American Airlines has signed a firm order with
Bombardier for 15 new CRJ900 regional jets, with options for an
additional 15 CRJ900 aircraft.
Based on the list price of the CRJ900
aircraft, the firm order is valued at approximately US$ 719
selected PSA Airlines to operate the 15 CRJ900 in a dual-class
configuration with 76 seats, including 12 first class seats.
The airline intends to take delivery of their first aircraft with
the new interior in the second quarter of 2019.
“We are pleased with
American’s continued confidence in Bombardier and the CRJ900
aircraft,” said Fred Cromer, President, Bombardier Commercial
Aircraft. “This order is a testament to the tremendous value that
the CRJ Series provides to airlines in the North American regional
market. With its outstanding economics and new cabin design, the
CRJ900 continues to offer unique revenue growth opportunities,
while delivering the most modern regional jet cabin features in
line with today’s trends and requirements.”