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  • Bombardier lays off 550 US employees, contractors

    Airplane-maker Bombardier announced Tuesday it plans a workforce reduction of about 1,700 employees and contractors at its facilities in the United States and Canada. That number includes 550 people in the company's Learjet facility in Wichita.

  • A damaged Air France Airbus A380 sits at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York on Tuesday. The world's largest passenger aircraft clipped a much smaller regional jet while taxiing on a dark, wet runway on Monday. (Associated Press)

    New giant jet clips smaller aircraft at JFK

    A frightening collision of one of the world's largest airliners with a commuter jet on a dark, wet tarmac at John F. Kennedy International Airport is underscoring worries about ground accidents as U.S. airports begin handling a new generation of giant planes.

  • ** FILE ** Workers assemble regional jets at a Bombardier plant in Montreal in 2003. (Canadian Press Photo/Ryan Remiorz)

    Another Bombardier jet has landing gear problem

    Two planes made by Canadian manufacturer Bombardier have had to make emergency landings in less than a week because of a landing-gear problem.

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