"The diversity of the C Series aircraft customers ... speaks volumes about the flexibility of the aircraft to serve diverse transport needs worldwide," said Mike Arcamone, president of Bombardier's commercial aircraft division.
This year's airshow is taking place at a time when the global economy is showing signs of slowing down and governments around the world are cutting back costs on military spending as they grapple with high debt levels. The combination of a faltering economy and lower government spending is a difficult combination for the aviation industry as air travel tracks global economic growth.
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