While Bombardier has just released its results for the second quarter of 2018, the backlog of commercial and corporate aircraft is on the rise.
In the second quarter of 2018, the backlog for the CRJ, Q400 and A220 (C Series) aircraft increased by 75 aircraft. Note, however, that this is the last quarter where A220 data (C Serires) are included in Bombardier’s results. The Delta and American CRJ-900 orders are included in the 75 firm orders as well as the Air Baltic 30 A220-300 order. Orders from American and Delta confirm that the replacement of older regional aircraft has begun and other similar orders are expected in the years to come.
In terms of business aircraft, the backlog grew by $ 300 million from $ 13.8 billion to $ 14.1 billion. Total deliveries were 34 and Bombardier did not provide a figure by aircraft model. The increase in the backlog indicates a recovery in the business aircraft market and we expect the recent arrival of the Global 5500 and 6500 to help push it up even faster.
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