Air Côte d’Ivoire orders up to four Q400 NextGen aircraft

Air_Côte_d'Ivoire_logoOn November 18th, 2013, Bombardier announced that Air Cote d’Ivoire had signed a conditional agreement for two Q400 NextGen aircraft with options for a further two Q400 NextGen aircraft.

Bombardierhas made significant sales in Africa such that Dash 8/Q-Series turboprops and CRJ regional jets comprise 50 per cent of the 37 to 120 seat aircraft fleet in Africa. There are approximately160 aircraft in service, or on order, by more than 50 operators within Africa. As of September 30, 2013 Bombardier had booked 476 firm orders for Q400 and Q400 NextGen turboprops.