OR­DERS FOR CSERIES AIR­CRAFT FOR BOM­BARDIER

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An or­der from Delta Air Lines for up to 125 CSeries air­craft was con­firmed by Bom­bardier in April this year. Bom­bardier de­scribed the Delta deal as a strong en­dorse­ment of the CSeries. The or­der is the largest yet for the CSeries and is for 75 CS100 air­craft with op­tions for an ad­di­tional 50. Based on list price, the firm or­der is val­ued at $5.6 bil­lion. De­liv­er­ies are sched­uled to be­gin in 2018. Bom­bardier said that with this lat­est or­der, the pro­gramme is ex­pected to en­ter ser­vice with a back­log of more than 300 air­craft or up to 800 in­clud­ing all op­tions and com­mit­ments. Pres­i­dent and CEO Alain Belle­mare said, “Given Delta’s po­si­tion as one of the world’s largest and most re­spected air­lines, this deal is a strong en­dorse-

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