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PARIS AIR SHOW  - FLYBE BOMBARDIER Q400 ORDER

FlyBE orders four more Bombardier Q400 Airliners

 

BY OUR AVIATION CORRESPONDENT

15 June, 2005, Paris: FlyBE has placed an order for Bombardier planes. The Canadian planemaker announced at the Paris Air Show that FlyBE of Exeter, England has converted four options on the Bombardier Q400 turboprop airliners to firm orders. Delivery of the Bombardier aircraft, coupled with the order for 20 Q400 aircraft announced on January 27, 2005, will expand the FlyBE Q400 aircraft stable to 45 aircraft. 

The deal is valued at around $100 million. The order increases firm orders for the Bombardier Q400 turboprop to 151 aircraft.

FlyBE chairman and managing director Jim French said: "The Bombardier Q400 aircraft has played a huge part in the financial turnaround that we have accomplished in the last few years. This aircraft has allowed us to significantly reduce our unit costs and help us become one of Europe's premier low-cost, low-fare airlines in a very competitive marketplace. We are making money with the Q400 turboprop."

"FlyBE is a showcase for the Bombardier Q400 aircraft's ability to deliver exceptional value to an airline," said Steven Ridolfi, head of Bombardier Regional Aircraft. "The Q400 combines exceptionally low operating costs, jet speed and a very comfortable passenger experience."

FlyBE and Bombardier have also agreed to jointly promote the Q400 aircraft in the Britain and the rest of Europe. 

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