Bombardier announces firm order for five Q400 NextGen aircraft Bombardier Commercial Aircraft announced that Calgary-based WestJet Encore has signed a firm purchase agreement for five Q400 NextGen airliners. This transaction is a conversion of a batch of five options booked by the carrier's parent company WestJet and follows the first conversion of five option aircraft announced on March 27, bringing the number of option aircraft exercised to 10. The initial total of 25 option aircraft was part of the original contract announced on August 1, 2012 that included WestJet's firm order for 20 Q400 NextGen airliners. Based on the list price of the Q400 NextGen airliner, the transaction announced today is valued at approximately $167M.
Bombardier signs MOU with Flexjet for twenty Challenger 350 aircraft Bombardier Business Aircraft announced that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Flexjet to purchase 20 Challenger 350 aircraft. The transaction is valued at approximately $544M, based on the current list price for standard-equipped aircraft.