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London/New Delhi — Bombardier sealed the second deal for its C series jet since reaching a landmark agreement with Airbus a few weeks ago that will result in the European aircraft maker taking control of the programme and helping revive the fortunes of the narrow-body aircraft. EgyptAir Airlines plans to buy 12 of Bombardier’s biggest variant of the jet, the CS300, and has options for a further 12, the carrier said on Tuesday at the Dubai Air Show. The deal is valued at $1.1bn before discounts. The accord is a significant win for Bombardier, which gains another customer for its new jet less than a month after the company agreed to cede control of the C Series to Airbus in exchange for the European aircraft maker’s marketing heft and manufacturing expertise. The aircraft had been plagued by delays and cost overruns, and recently was hit with 300% tariffs in the US after a trade complaint by Boeing Co. Bombardier CEO Alain Bellemare told analysts two weeks ago that he expected sales o...

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