January 2015 archive

Alaska Air Group purchases two Q400 NextGens

Alaska Airlines Q400

On January 22, 2015, Bombardier announced that Horizon Air converted two of seven previously acquired Q400 NextGen aircraft options to firm orders. The airline holds options on another five Q400 NextGen aircraft. This order will increase Horizon Air’s fleet to 54 Q400 aircraft. The airline is the largest operator of Q400s worldwide. Including Horizon Air’s …

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Elix Aviation acquires three Q400 NextGens

Elix Aviation Q400

On January 21, 2015, Bombardier announced that leasing company Elix Aviation Capital Limited took assignment of three Q400 NextGen aircraft previously booked by an existing Bombardier customer. Bombardier has booked firm orders for a total of 521 Q400 and Q400 NextGen aircraft.