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Chorus buys 13 Bombardier Q400s, options for more

The order follows ratification by Chorus pilots of a new long-term contract, which extended the service agreement with Air Canada



Bombardier Q400 NextGen turboprop. PHOTO Bombardier Aerospace

Bombardier Q400 NextGen turboprop. PHOTO Bombardier Aerospace

MONTREAL—Air Canada partner Chorus Aviation has ordered up to 23 Bombardier Q400 turboprops.

The Halifax parent company of Jazz Aviation placed a firm order for 13 planes valued at US$424 million at list prices. Options for 10 more Q400s planes would increase the value to US$758 million.

The order follows the ratification by Chorus pilots of a new long-term contract that was a key part of an extended service agreement with Air Canada.

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