Yakutia Airlines orders three Q400s

Yakutia Airlines Q400Bombardier Aerospace announced on January 31, 2013 that Yakutia Airlines, a airline based in the northeast region of Russia, will operate three Q400 aircraft, the first delivered to the airline recently. The Q400 is the largest Western-built turboprop aircraft to be awarded type approval for operation in Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States.

Bombardier has booked firm orders for 463 Q400 and Q400 NextGen turboprop aircraft, and the Q400 is in service with more than 40 operators in over 30 countries, on five continents. Q400s have transported more than 243 million passengers and have logged more than 3.8 million flight hours.