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DUBLIN — A Bombardier CSeries CS100 branded in the livery of SWISS, the launch operator of the jetliner, was presented to the attendees of the Annual General Meeting of the IATA in Dublin.

The event, considered to be the world’s largest gathering of airline leaders, was held from June 1, in which the CS100 FTV5 (C-GWXZ • MSN 50005) was featured on a static display, hosting visitors and media tours.

“As we approach first delivery and entry into service with launch operator SWISS next month, it’s our pleasure to be showcasing the CS100 aircraft to influential industry leaders in Dublin during this premier IATA event,” said Fred Cromer, President, Bombardier Commercial Aircraft.

During the 2016, the CSeries has gained momentum in sales after obtaining a commitment from Air Canada for up to 75 CS300, plus a major firm order from Delta Air Lines announced last April for up to 75 CS100 plus 50 purchase options.

“Our execution has been flawless in 2016, and as our teams focus on meeting our commitments, we’re taking every opportunity to update the industry on our progress and continue to promote the CSeries aircraft worldwide.” Cromer said.

After the IATA event, the aircraft took the executives of Star Alliance, special guests and media members to Zurich, where the general assembly of the global airline alliance will take place.

We expect to see more good news for the program, perhaps as early as the Farnborough Air Show this July, which will coincide with the Entry into Service with SWISS, now scheduled to take place on July 15.

Stay tuned for a complete Trip Report on this Dublin – Zurich Flight coming soon, and an extensive coverage in the first revenue flight with SWISS.