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Fri, 9 December 2016

Philippine Airlines Finalises Order for 5 Q400 Aircraft

Bombardier has finalised a firm purchase agreement with Philippine Airlines for five Q400 aircraft with purchase rights on an additional seven.

Based on the list price of the Q400 aircraft, the firm order is valued at approximately US$165 million and could increase to US$401 million, should Philippine Airlines exercise all its purchase rights.

Philippine Airlines Q400.

As we strive to become a top-rated airline, the Q Series family of aircraft has enabled us to develop our business model into one which efficiently meets our domestic route requirements while providing our passengers with a full service onboard experience, said Jaime J Bautista, President and Chief Operating Officer, Philippine Airlines. We are proud of our collaboration with Bombardier and welcome the first modern and innovatively configured two-class, 86-seat Q400 aircraft to our growing fleet.

The five firm-ordered Q400 aircraft are expected to be delivered throughout 2017.

See also: Philippine Airlines First to Use Sabres AirVision Commercial Analytics (includes exclusive HD video interview and podcast).

See other recent news regarding: PAL, Philippine Airlines, Bombardier, Q400, Philippines.

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