WestJet Purchases Five Q400 NextGens

WestJet DHC-8On March 27th, 2014, Bombardier announced that WestJet Encore signed an agreement to purchase five Q400 NextGen airliners. The order is a conversion of five of 25 outstanding options that the airline holds for Q400 aircraft.

Including WestJet’s order, Bombardier has recorded firm orders for a total of 491 Q400 and Q400 NextGen aircraft. Worldwide, Q400 and Q400 NextGen aircraft have carried more than 295 million passengers and have over 4.7 million flight hours and more than 5 million take-offs and landings.