Tag: Q400

Bombardier Delivers First 90-seat Q400 Aircraft to SpiceJet

Bombardier Commercial Aircraft announced the delivery of its first 90-seat Q400 aircraft. The aircraft was handed over to India’s SpiceJet Limited (“SpiceJet”) the launch operator for the extra-capacity, 90-seat aircraft. “We are excited to induct the 90-seat Q400 aircraft into our fleet,” said Ajay Singh, Chairman and Managing Director, SpiceJet. “The additional seats and performance […]

Biman Signs Order for Three New Bombardier Q400 Aircraft

Bombardier Commercial Aircraft announced that Biman Bangladesh Airlines Ltd. has ordered three new Q400 turboprops by signing a purchase agreement with the Canadian Commercial Corporation (CCC). Based on the list price of the Q400 aircraft, the firm order is valued at approximately US$106 million. “We are very pleased that Biman is expanding its Q400 fleet […]

Bombardier Continues African Market Penetration with Pre-Owned Q400

Bombardier Commercial Aircraft announced that the company successfully placed three pre-owned Q400 turboprops with PassionAir from the Republic of Ghana. The airline acquired the aircraft through a dry-lease with a third party. “Bombardier has sold about 3,500 new regional aircraft to date, and we continue to be very active on the used aircraft market.” said […]

Bombardier’s 90-seat Q400 Gets Transport Canada Nod

Bombardier Commercial Aircraft announced that its 90-passenger Q400 aircraft configuration has received its certification from Transport Canada, becoming the first in-production commercial turboprop in the world to reach that capacity. “With increasing growth in the number of passengers per departure in the turboprop market, we are excited to offer our customers a higher-capacity configuration and […]

Bombardier Statement Over the Tragic Event in Kathmandou

Everyone at Bombardier is saddened by the tragic event involving the Q400 aircraft. Bombardier extend  sympathies to the families of those whose lives were lost in this accident, and our thoughts are with those who survived. Bombardier Air Safety Investigation Office is in contact with the authorities, and will provide assistance to all authorities as […]

Bombardier Signs Largest Ever Q400 Turboprop Order

Bombardier Commercial Aircraft today announced that it has concluded a firm purchase agreement with SpiceJet Limited (“SpiceJet”) of Gurgaon, India for up to 50 Q400 turboprop airliners, making it the largest single order ever for the Q400 turboprop aircraft program and bringing total Q400 firm orders to over 600 Q400 aircraft. Upon delivery, the airline […]

AirBaltic To Replace Bombardier Q400s With Jets

Latvian carrier airBaltic, which is in the process of being reprivatized, plans to phase out its 12 Bombardier Q400s and replace them with either CSeries or Embraer E195-E2s. “We will be announcing an order to replace the Q400s. The decision to replace our Q400s with jets has already been taken, so it just a question […]

Bombardier Wins Orders for Two CS300 and One Q400 Aircraft

Bombardier Commercial Aircraft announced that the United Republic of Tanzania represented by the Tanzanian Government Flight Agency (TGFA) has signed firm purchase agreements for two CS300 jetliners and one Q400 turboprop aircraft. The aircraft will be leased to and operated by Air Tanzania (The Wings of the Kilimanjaro) based in Dar es Salaam. Based on […]

Bombardier Agrees to Sell its Aircraft Program to Viking Air Ltd

Bombardier announced that it has reached a definitive agreement for the sale of its Amphibious Aircraft program to British Columbia-based Viking Air Limited. The agreement covers the Type Certificates for all variants of the aircraft, the CL-215, the CL-215T and the Bombardier 415 aircraft as well as after-market services. The completion of this transaction is […]

Bombardier Continues its Domination of the North American Turboprop Market

Bombardier Commercial Aircraft announced today that Calgary-based WestJet Encore Ltd. has signed a firm order for nine Q400 turboprops. The transaction is a conversion of options booked by the airline’s parent company WestJet and will increase WestJet Encore’s fleet to 45 Q400 aircraft. Based on the list price for the Q400 aircraft, the transaction is […]