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Bombardier inks deal to sell 24 CRJ900 NextGen jets to unidentified buyer

January 2, 2015
By Alyssa Dalton

Jan. 2, 2015 – Bombardier has inked a deal to sell 24 CRJ900 NextGen regional jets to an unidentified buyer.

Based on the list price, the firm order is worth about US$1.14 billion, the company said.

Bombardier said the purchase brings the total number of CRJ series aircraft ordered to 1,858, including 384 CRJ900 and CRJ900 NextGen aircraft.

Meanwhile, the Montreal-based company also announced it had received a firm order for six Learjet 75 business jets with options on an additional three, also from a customer that did not want to be identified at present time.


It said the six Learjet 75 aircraft are valued at about US$83 million based on the 2014 list price. If all the options are exercised, the total value of the order would be US$124 million at list price.

— With files from the Canadian Press

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