PlaneSmart From New Zealand, joined Dec 2004, 1664 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (10 years 11 months 3 weeks 6 days ago) and read 2773 times:
In less than a decade BMB and E will be part of A or B (don't know which), so don't lose any sleep over subsidies.
The only wild card are the Japanese, who are looking to jump-start their civil airliner business, and have talked with BMB & E, although some think this is a ploy to encourage B to establish a 737 replacement production line in Japan.
"The government has agreed to back a massive investment at the aerospace company Shorts in Belfast, a move which could create up to 1,700 jobs.
Shorts parent company, Bombardier, has been offered up to £180m in aid to help launch a new series of aircraft."