Bombardier has received a firm order for six
CRJ900 aircraft with options for a further six.
Based on list prices, the firm order is valued
at approximately US$290 million, rising to US$580 million if all
six options are also taken.
Bombardier has said that the customer
currently wishes to remain anonymous.
“Bombardier’s CRJ aircraft have been the
backbone of regional aviation in markets around the world. In the
last five years, more than 25 new airlines have joined the family
of CRJ Series operators, and this is testament to the tremendous
value this aircraft can deliver to customers thanks to its
unmatched performance and economics,” said Fred Cromer, President,
Bombardier Commercial Aircraft. “The demand for regional air
travel is booming, and we are pleased that airlines continue to
select the CRJ900 aircraft to generate both passenger and revenue
Including this latest order, Bombardier has
firm orders for 1,918 CRJ Series aircraft.
The CRJ Series aircraft
family includes over 120 owners and operators flying people in
over 90 countries. The worldwide fleet has logged 50 million