WestJet has signed a conditional order with
Bombardier for 20 Q400 NextGen turboprops.
The transaction also includes options on
an additional 25 Q400 NextGen aircraft.
Based on list price, a firm order for 20
Q400 NextGen aircraft is valued at approximately US$683 million,
and could increase to approximately US$1.59 billion should the 25
options be converted to firm orders.
“This is an exciting time for Bombardier and
WestJetters alike. We’re equally keen to see how WestJet will
adopt the Q400 NextGen aircraft into its unique operations and
it’s a thrill to see the enthusiasm as the airline solicits
feedback from the country’s regional airports and its guests,”
said Mike Arcamone, President, Bombardier Commercial Aircraft.
“The Q400 NextGen aircraft’s superior economics, outstanding fuel
economy and excellent passenger comfort give WestJet the flexibility to service a diverse number of routes and airports. We
look forward to the waiving of the order conditionality in the
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