Bombardier and CemAir sign $66M order for two Q400

Sale increases South African airline's current fleet of Bombardier aircraft to 17.

November 29, 2017   by PLANT STAFF

Bombardier’s Q400 turboprop aircraft.
Photo: Bombardier

TORONTO — Bombardier Commercial Aircraft has firmed up a $66 million order for two Q400 turboprop aurcraft for CemAir (PTY) Ltd. of South Africa.

The airline also signed the lease for a used Q400 aircraft delivered this month.

The letter of Intent was signed on June 21 at the 2017 Paris Air Show.

The Q400 deal brings CemAir’s fleet of Bombardier aircraft to 17, which includes five Q turboprops and 12 CRJ Series aircraft and a recently added used CRJ900.Bombardier forecasts Africa will take deliveries of 550 new aircraft over the next 20 years.

The aircraft, made in Toronto, cost US$31.3 million. As of September 30, 1,232 had been built.

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1 Comment » for Bombardier and CemAir sign $66M order for two Q400
  1. Steve Bullock says:

    Love to see Boeing try to be competitive in that market. (not)

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