June 24, 2011
by CANADAN PRESS
PARIS: Bombardier Aerospace has signed a firm order for another 10 of its CS100 jetliners. The Montreal-based company says the buyer is a first-time European customer, who wishes to remain unidentified.
Based on the list price of the CS100, Bombardier says the order is valued at approximately $628 million US. The company earlier announced sales agreements will several customers at the Paris Air Show. Republic Airways tentatively ordered 40 of the 124-seat A319neos, the plane that competes most closely with the larger CSeries. It also ordered 40 of Airbus’ larger A320neos in a deal that could be worth up to US$10 billion for both planes.
Other customers include Australia’s AVWest, which placed a US$400 million order for four Global 7000 and two Global 8000 ultra long-range jets. VistaJet of Switzerland placed a firm order for 10 Global 8000 aircraft worth approximately US$650 million.