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Bombardier Aerospace has confirmed that CDB Leasing Co., Ltd. (“CDB Leasing”), a subsidiary of China Development Bank (“CDB”), is the ultimate beneficial owner of the entity previously unidentified as the customer who placed an order for five Global 6000 jets on December 21, 2012. The firm order is valued at approximately $293 million US based on the 2012 list price for typically equipped aircraft.
Bombardier Aerospace announced today that Moscow-based, national leasing company, Ilyushin Finance Co. (IFC), has signed a purchase agreement to acquire 32 CS300 aircraft and options for an additional 10 CS300 aircraft. The transaction, which follows a letter of intent signed by IFC in 2011, is subject to approval by the company’s shareholders. A signing ceremony to commemorate the agreement was held today during a visit by IFC and Russian dignitaries to Bombardier’s final assembly facility…
Bombardier Aerospace today announced the start of production at its transitional facility in Morocco. Following a graduation ceremony held on February 1 at the Institut des Métiers de l’Aéronautique (IMA), 18 aircraft assemblers began production of the first Bombardier components to come out of its Moroccan manufacturing facility.
Bombardier Aerospace announced today that its Q400 and Q400 NextGen aircraft program wrapped up a successful year in 2012 with up to $2.7 billion US in orders including 50 firm orders and 31 option aircraft, while welcoming seven new customers, operators and leasing companies.
Bombardier Aerospace announced today that Australia’s largest domestic and international airline, Qantas Airways Limited has placed a firm order for three Q400 NextGen turboprop airliners. Based on the list price for the Q400 NextGen aircraft, the contract is valued at approximately $98 million US.
Bombardier Aerospace announced today that it has received orders for a total of five Global 6000 business jets from an undisclosed customer. The transaction is valued at approximately $293 million US based on the 2012 list price for typically equipped aircraft.
Bombardier Aerospace announced today that airBaltic has signed a firm purchase agreement to acquire 10 all-new Bombardier CS300 airliners.
Bombardier Aerospace announced today that an airline, which is based in the Americas, has signed a Letter of Intent to acquire 12 CS100 airliners with options on an additional 18. At this time the airline has requested to remain undisclosed.
Bombardier Aerospace has continued to enhance its aftermarket offering for operators flying to Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA). Bombardier’s Dubai parts depot has grown and moved to a new facility, located in the Jebel Ali Free Zone area in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE). The expansion will allow for a greater inventory capacity and was successfully completed on September 30, 2012.
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.