On March 27th, 2014, Bombardier announced that an unnamed customer from Latin America signed a firm purchase agreement for one CRJ700 NextGen aircraft for use in special mission applications. Details of the services and modification work were not disclosed.
Worldwide, CRJ series aircraft are in service with more than 60 airlines and more than 30 customers operate corporate variants of the aircraft. CRJs are operating in over 50 countries on six continents. On average a CRJ takes off every 10 seconds somewhere in the world. CRJs have transported more than 1.4 billion passengers and have logged more than 38 million flight hours and over 32 million takeoffs and landings.