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Bombardier CSeries suffers setback as first client backs off

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STOCKHOLM - Sweden's Braathens Aviation said it no longer wishes to be the first operator of Bombardier's new CSeries jets, adding to the troubled Canadian manufacturer's woes. 

The tail of the new Bombardier CSeries aircraft is seen in Mirabel, Quebec on September 16, 2013

"We have informed Bombardier that we will not assume the role of formal launch operator of the aircraft type," Braathens said in its second-quarter interim report published Friday.

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