A $1 billion investment from the government of Quebec will give Bombardier the cash to take the C Series through certification to full production, while a $3.2 billion write-down on development costs will accelerate returns from sales of the narrowbody airliner, the Montreal-based company says. The actions unveiled today, Oct. 29, follow confirmation in early October that talks had ended on Airbus taking a controlling stake in the C Series program. Quebec will take a 49.5% stake in a new ...

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