Bombardier shuts Canadian assembly lines over COVID-19

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2020/03/26 | 167 words | LE JOURNAL DE L'AVIATION | INDUSTRY / TECHNOLOGY

Bombardier said Tuesday it will halt its aircraft and trains assembly lines in Canada after Quebec and Ontario ordered all non-essential businesses shut to stem the coronavirus pandemic.The measure was to take effect at 11:59 pm (0359 GMT Wednesday) and last until April 26, according to a statement."This suspension includes Bombardier's aircraft and rail production activities in the provinces of Quebec and Ontario," it said.More than 12,000 employees, or 70 percent of Bombardier's Canadian w...(…)

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