Airbus renames the C Series as the A220

    Airbus renamed (10-Jul-2018) the C Series as the ‘A220’. The two aircraft family will comprise the A220-100 (formerly the CS100) and the A220-300 (formerly the CS300). Airbus chief commercial officer Eric Schulz said the company “received positive feedback from customers, and this contributes to my optimism that within the Airbus network, we will make the A220 a great commercial success.” As previously reported by CAPA, Airbus took a 50.01% ownership stake in the C Series programme on 01-Jul-2018. [more – original PR]