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 order, Bombardier has recorded firm orders for a total of 521 Q400 and Q400 NextGen aircraft.