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Wed, 11 July 2018

Bombardiers CS100 and CS300 Rebranded as Airbus A220-100 and A220-300

Airbus latest aircraft family the A220 was unveiled at a ceremony held at its Henri-Ziegler Delivery Centre, near Toulouse, France on Tuesday.

To celebrate, an A220-300 landed directly from painting at 12:25 am CEST wearing its new Airbus name and colours.

The A220 family comprises two models, the A220-100 and A220-300, formerly Bombardiers C Series (CS100 and CS300).

The aircraft are fully optimized for the 100 to 150 seat market and perfectly complement Airbus existing A320neo family.

Airbus A220-300. Click to enlarge.

Everyone at Airbus has been looking forward to this historic moment. Today, we are thrilled to welcome the A220 to the Airbus family and are honoured to see it wearing its new Airbus colours for the first time, said Guillaume Faury, Airbus President Commercial Aircraft. I pay tribute to all the women and men at Bombardier and the supply chain who have strived over the past years to bring this fantastic aircraft to the world. The A220 now enters a new phase in its career with all Airbus resources behind it to further its commercial success worldwide."

Eric Schulz, Airbus Chief Commercial Officer, added: We are enthusiastic about incorporating the A220 in the Airbus Family. I have received positive feedback from customers, and this contributes to my optimism that within the Airbus network, we will make the A220 a great commercial success."

JetBlue is the first customer to order the A220.

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