More Jobs To Go At Bombardier Belfast

Canadian jet maker Bombardier has confirmed a second wave of job cuts at its site in Belfast, with 130 agency and contract staff to leave, bringing the total number of job losses at the site to more than 500 in six months.

Canadian jet maker Bombardier has confirmed a second wave of job cuts at its site in Belfast, with 130 agency and contract staff to leave, bringing the total number of job losses at the site to more than 500 in six months.

Bombardier, which announced a group loss of $1.6bn for Q4 2014 last week, cut 300 temporary and contract jobs and made 90 permanent staff redundant in September.

The Belfast facility provides MRO services on engine nacelles, landing gear, flight control components and electrical harnessing, as well as designing and manufacturing components for the CRJ700, CRJ900 and CRJ1000 NextGen, CSeries and Q400NextGen aircraft.

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