Bombardier sale threatens 7,200 jobs

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Reference to my analysis within front page article Belfast Telegraph 3 May 2019 re. the potential impact of sale of Bombardier's plants


"Leading economist Dr Esmond Birnie said Bombardier supports a total of 7,200 jobs in the regional economy....

Dr Birnie said that the purchaser is "more likely to be one of the smaller and more recent entrants to the aircraft industry and that is not without risk to the long-term sustainability of the Northern Ireland operation"..

Period3 May 2019

Media coverage


Media coverage

  • Title"Bombardier sales threatens 7,200 jobs"
    Degree of recognitionRegional
    Media name/outletBelfast Telegraph
    Media typePrint
    Duration/Length/Size2 paras within page 1 article
    CountryUnited Kingdom
    DescriptionFront page article Belfast Telegraph 3 May 2019 re. the impact of Bombardier's sale- included and referenced my analysis
    Producer/AuthorBelfast Telegraph
    PersonsEsmond Birnie