Swiss launch customer CS100, debut at Le Bourget

Bombardier Commercial Aircraft is sending the CS100 to its international airshow debut at Le Bourget nex month, the Canadian company said on 7 May. The aircraft will also pay a visit to Zürich, Switzerland as part of a demonstration organized for Swiss International Air Lines’ local stakeholders. Swiss is launch customer of the CS100, receiving the first airliner in the first half of 2016.

The CS100 first flew on 15 September 2013. Swiss was previously announced as the launch customer for the CSeries aircraft program after parent Deutsche Lufthansa AG (Lufthansa) signed a firm purchase agreement in 2009 for 30 CS100 single-aisle aircraft for Swiss.

Bombardier has booked orders and commitments for 603 CSeries aircraft, which include firm orders for 243 CSeries airliners.

Source: Bombardier
Featured image: First flight of the Bombardier CSseries on September 16, 2013 (Image © Bombardier Aerospace)