Posts Tagged “q400”

The Ilyushin Finance CSeries Order Change

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The Ilyushin Finance CSeries Order Change






Ilyushin Finance has modified its CSeries order with Bombardier, reducing firm orders from 32 to 20 CSeries aircraft, and also dropping five options.  This reduces the firm order book for the CSeries from 369 to 357.  IFC also ordered one Q400 and added 5 options.  This order change was not unexpected, given the impact of…

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Premium #211- 90+ Seat Turboprops

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Premium #211- 90+ Seat Turboprops






The 90+ seat turboprop is something that has been bubbling up for a long time. Interest was primarily driven by rising fuel prices. The key firms in the turboprop business today are ATR and Bombardier. Both firms have long made the case that a 90-seater isn’t in the cards. But interest never went away, as also…

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The 90-seat turboprop is here

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Industry talk about the need for a 90-seat turboprop is well known.  Both of the principal OEMs, ATR and Bombardier, have not rushed to develop something new.  As we have heard both OEMs say at ISTAT – the business case for developing a new aircraft isn’t there. Today Bombardier announced their Q400 can now seat…

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Bombardier launch customer for Q400 Combi announced

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Bombardier launch customer for Q400 Combi announced






Bombardier announced Okinawa-based Ryukyu Air Commuter Co., Ltd is the unidentified airline that had signed a firm purchase agreement for five Q400 turboprop airliners announced in July 2014. Based on the list price for the Q400 aircraft, the transaction is valued at about $168m. The Q400 combi aircraft offers up to 9,000lb. of cargo capacity…

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Bombardier Noise Demo

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In the two minute video you will hear (and see) why Bombardier says the C Series is quieter than the already quiet Q400.  The demo was for the local media of course, to demonstrate the case the airplane will work well at an expanded Billy Bishop Airport in the heart of downtown Toronto. There was…

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EuroLOT Headed for Liquidation

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EuroLOT Headed for Liquidation






LOT Polish Airlines regional subsidiary will be closing its doors and liquidating as of 31 March, and is refunding tickets from April forward.  This is the result of a government decision made by the Polish treasury, which owns 62.1% of the airline.  That department indicated that “there was no prospect of profits in the foreseeable…

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