Delta places order 14 Bombardier jets

Bombardier Aerospace announced today that Delta Air Lines has signed an additional firm order for 14 Bombardier CRJ900 regional jets. This order is the second from the Atlanta, Georgia-based airline in less than four months.

The approximate value of the firm order announced today, based on the list price for the CRJ900 aircraft, is $511 million US.

Delta will outfit its CRJ900 aircraft in a two-class configuration with 12 business class and 64 economy seats.

“Nine airlines have placed CRJ900 orders since the beginning of 2006, and three of these have placed more than one order,” said Steven Ridolfi, President, Bombardier Regional Aircraft.

“Clearly, the CRJ900 aircraft’s passenger comfort and excellent operating economics are seen as a winning combination.”

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Including the order announced today, Adria Airways, Air Nostrum, Air One, Arik Air, Atlasjet Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Lufthansa CityLine, MAT Macedonian Airlines, Mesa Air Group, Myair.com, Northwest Airlines, SkyWest Airlines and Tatarstan Airlines have now ordered a total of 210 CRJ900 regional jets. As of January 31, 2007, Bombardier had delivered 1,409 CRJ Series aircraft including 251 CRJ700, 15 CRJ705 and 89 CRJ900 regional jets to operators around the world.
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