Bombardier signs airline for five Q400 NextGen airliners
Bombardier Aerospace announced today that it has received a signed, firm order for five Q400 NextGen turboprop airliners.
The airline which placed the order has requested to remain undisclosed at this time, and has also taken options on an additional five Q400 NextGen aircraft.
Based on the list price for the Q400 NextGen aircraft, the firm order contract is valued at approximately $159 million US, and could rise to $332 million US if the five options are exercised.
The transaction announced today increases firm orders for Q400/Q400 NextGen aircraft to 362, with 245 delivered as of April 30, 2009. Q400 and Q400 NextGen aircraft are in service with, or have been ordered by, 30 operators around the world.