From the Wires
Undisclosed Customer in China Orders Seven Bombardier CRJ700 NextGen Aircraft
By: Marketwired .
Dec. 6, 2012 12:45 PM
MONTREAL, QUEBEC -- (Marketwire) -- 12/06/12 -- Bombardier Aerospace announced today that an undisclosed customer in China has signed a purchase agreement for seven CRJ700 NextGen aircraft. Based on the aircraft's list price, the contract including ancillary services is valued at approximately $330 million US.
"This latest order is a great step in establishing the CRJ700 NextGen aircraft as an excellent special mission aircraft," said Michel Bourgeois, President, Specialized and Amphibious Aircraft, Bombardier Aerospace.
More than 100 Bombardier aircraft, including CRJ Series and Q-Series commercial aircraft, as well as Learjet, Challenger and Global business jets, are currently operating in Greater China.
Worldwide, CRJ Series aircraft are in service with more than 60 airlines and more than 30 customers operate corporate variants of the aircraft. CRJ Series aircraft have logged more than 34 million flight hours and 28 million take-off and landing cycles.
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