CBI NI responds to Bombardier Belfast purchase

1 Nov 2019 10:46 AM

The CBI has commented on the news that Bombardier has entered into a definitive agreement with Spirit AeroSystems for the purchase of its Belfast operations.

CBI Northern Ireland Director, Angela McGowan, said:

“As Belfast’s largest manufacturing company and world-class aerospace operation, this announcement will be positive news for its workforce and local communities.

“Spirit’s commitment to growing Bombardier’s Belfast-based business over the long-term and supporting the Northern Irish economy is warmly welcome.  The CBI looks forward to seeing Spirit AeroSystems build on the success of the Belfast site.”