Bombardier official says company 'not very late' on C-Series

Thu Mar 28, 2013 11:43am EDT
 
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WASHINGTON, March 28 (Reuters) - A top Bombardier Inc leader on Thursday acknowledged that the company is behind schedule in developing its new C-Series jet but said he hopes to maintain plans to achieve first flight by the end of June.

"We are a little bit late, but not very late in relative terms. We hope to maintain that," Guy Hachey, president and chief operating officer of the Canadian plane maker, said at a conference in Washington.