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Article from BTNews 19 DECEMBER 2016

Praise for CS300

Bombardier Commercial Aircraft of Canada on Thursday congratulated launch operator airBaltic on what it described as “the superb execution of the CS300 aircraft's first commercial flight”. 

With 120 passengers aboard, including local media, the flight departed Riga and landed in Amsterdam. The airline, which has ordered a total of 20 of the aircraft, is operating the CS300 in a 145-seat, two-class configuration. 

AirBaltic CEO Martin Gauss said: “We have been counting down the days to this landmark moment. On its maiden commercial flight, the CS300 performed beyond our expectations and offered a new level of travel experience for our customers. 

"We look forward to serving many communities across western Europe and the eastern markets with the CS300, which is the largest variant in the world’s most efficient and environmentally-friendly family of airliners.”

The success marks the latest step forward for Bombardier’s C Series Aircraft Programme, which has already seen the CS100 variant enter revenue service with SWISS, completing more than 1,600 flights.

The company says the C Series is the only aircraft optimised for the 100- to 150-seat market segment, opening up new opportunities for single-aisle aircraft operation.

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