December 2013 archive

Bombardier and Embraer Split American Airlines order

On December 12th, 2013, American Airlines announced it had placed an order for aircraft with Bombardier and Embraer with a combined list value of $3.9 billion dollars. The agreements are for 30 firm orders for Bombardier CRJ900 NextGen aircraft and 60 Embraer 175s with additional options. Deliveries are planned to start in the second quarter …

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Nantong Tongzhou Bay Aviation signs LoI for 30 Q400 NextGens

On December 5th, 2013, Bombardier announced that Nantong Tongzhou Bay Aviation signed a letter of intent for 30 Q400 NextGen aircraft in advance planning for the airline to begin operations in China as Sutong Airlines. The airline intends to operate an all Q400 fleet with initial operational service beginning sometime in 2015. As of September …

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Iraqi Airways firms order for five CS300s


On December 4th, 2013, Bombardier announced that Iraqi Airways signed a firm purchase agreement to acquire five CS300 aircraft with options on 11 further aircraft after the airline signed a letter of intent to purchase the aircraft during the Dubai Airshow. As of December 4th, 2013, Bombardier has booked orders and commitments for 419 CSeries …

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China Express Airlines signs agreement for up to 16 CRJ900 NextGens

On December 2nd, 2013, Bombardier announced today that China Express Airlines placed a firm order for three CRJ900 NextGen aircraft, conditional purchase agreements for five CRJ900 NextGen aircraft and options on eight CRJ900 NextGen aircraft. China Express currently operates a fleet of five CRJ200 aircraft and six CRJ900 NextGen aircraft. As of September 30th, 2013, …

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