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Analysts believe Bombardier Belfast would be a good fit for Airbus, as it  manufactures the composite wing for the Airbus A220 aircraft, previously known as the C series. Photograph: Clodagh Kilcoyne/Reuters

The UK’s Department for Business has said it is in “regular conversation with a wide range of companies” in relation to the sale of Bombardier’s North(...)

 A Shorts factory in the harbour area of Belfast. Its   owner Bombardier has announced it is to sell its Belfast operation. Photograph: Jonathan Porter/PressEye

Bombardier’s Belfast operation, Short Brothers plc, currently holds the valuable intellectual property (IP) rights to the pioneering technology it dev(...)

Workers inspect a C Series aircraft wing in Bombardier’s Belfast factor. Photograph: Clodagh Kilcoyne/Reuters

The UK government should examine the possibility of nationalising Bombardier in Northern Ireland to protect thousands of jobs which are at risk, union(...)

Unite’s Susan Fitzgerald  said her union did not believe Brexit had expedited Bombardier’s decision to sell in Belfast. Photograph: Pacemaker

Bombardier jobs are “absolutely vital” to the Northern Ireland economy but it does not matter “whose name is above the gate” providing the jobs and sk(...)

There have been serious fears about Bombardier and the future of its five production sites in the North since the Canadian group announced a global restructuring programme last November. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

“Stunned and shocked” was the first reaction on the factory floor in Bombardier Belfast to the announcement that its Canadian parent intends to sell u(...)

Lynne Parker: “Mischief is a really big part of theatre-making. Once you get pious and restricted you’re not going to have the fluidity that you need.”

Puck descends a staircase, strutting with fresh achievement, and everyone in the rehearsal room lights up. In the middle of the long playing space, w(...)

Bombardier’s NI operations suffered in tandem with the company as a whole last year after the US department of commerce confirmed it was investigating its US trade practices. Photograph: Clodagh Kilcoyne/Reuters

The Northern Ireland arm of aircraft manufacturer Bombardier swung to a $53 million (€45 million) loss in 2017 in a year that was “extremely challengi(...)

A worker inspects a C-series plane wing in the Bombardier factory in Belfast. Photograph: Clodagh Kilcoyne/Reuters

Belfast’s Bombardier aircraft factory has its roots in a period of intense co-operation and friendship between the north Atlantic neighbours of Canada(...)

Bombardier executive chairman Pierre Beaudoin, who is giving up management responsibilities after an outcry over compensation. Photograph: Reuters/Christinne Muschi

Bombardier, the Canadian maker of aircraft and trains, reported better-than-expected quarterly results on Thursday. However, the firm’s executive chai(...)

The company reported a profit before tax of $76.3 million compared to a $339.2 million loss in fiscal 2015 for its NI operation. Photograph: Valda Kalnina

Six of Bombardier’s top management team shared a massive hike in their pay packets totalling $32.6 million (€30.6 million) last year, as the Canadian (...)

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