Bombardier announced today that it has been selected by Airbus as a supplier on a new engine nacelle programme for the A320neo family of aircraft.

The company's factory in Belfast will develop and manufacture a new thrust reverser allowing Airbus to offer a new, innovative nacelle.

ADS Chief Executive Paul Everitt said: 

“Today’s announcement is welcome news for Bombardier’s factory in Belfast and for companies in its supply chain across Northern Ireland.

“It is positive to see two of the most important companies in our globally competitive aerospace sector working together, and this deal will contribute further to the development of high value manufacturing capabilities here in the UK.”