Bombardier announced the sale of 6 Q400 turboprop airliners to an undisclosed customer, this being another order after the announced sale of the program to Viking Air. Customers for the aircraft continue to confident about its future global support.
The Q400 remains a unique aircraft, offering higher speeds than competing turboprops. Fred Cromer, President , Bombardier Commercial Aircraft said “the demand for turboprop aircraft worldwide is tremendous and the Q Series aircraft are ideally positioned to meet the needs of regional airlines as they offer a unique ability to serve diverse and challenging environments. The Q400 offers the lowest seat costs amongst turboprops, with an enhanced passenger experience and a proven 99.5 percent reliability.”