Bombardier Says Airline Agrees To Buy 5 Planes


Salon Staff
February 14, 2012 12:00AM (UTC)

NEW YORK (AP) — An unnamed airline has agreed to buy five Q400 aircraft from Bombardier Aerospace, the company said Monday, with a total combined list price of about $160 million.

The Q400 is a turboprop plane that is used mostly by regional airlines. Bombardier said the latest order was for Q400 NextGen models, which seat 70 to 80 passengers.

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Canada's Bombardier said the airline placing the order requested anonymity.

The aircraft maker said that with the deal, it has firm orders for 418 Q400-series aircraft and had delivered 389 by Dec. 31.


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