Ethiopian Airlines has concluded a firm order
with Bombardier for 10 new Q400 aircraft.
The order also includes purchase rights
for five additional Q400 aircraft.
Based on the list price of the Q400 aircraft,
the firm order is valued at approximately US$332 million.
“The Bombardier turboprops continue to deliver
unmatched performance to our operators, and we are proud that the
flag carrier of Ethiopia is once again recognizing its tremendous
value by increasing its fleet of Q400 aircraft,” said Fred Cromer,
President, Bombardier Commercial Aircraft. “The market trend for
high-performing and larger turboprops is intensifying, and this
fifth reorder is a great example of the Q400 turboprop success
story and the value it creates for clients around the world.”
Q400 aircraft are available with an
optional dual-class interior for enhanced passenger comfort, in an
optional extra-capacity configuration offering up to 90 seats for
higher-density markets, and in a cargo-passenger combi