Air Canada orders up to 90 CRJs
Bombardier Aerospace announced that it has signed a contract with Air Canada for the sale of up to 90 Bombardier CRJ aircraft, as follows:
45 orders of which 30 are firm orders (15 Bombardier CRJ700 Series 705 and 15 Bombardier CRJ200) and 15 conditional orders (Bombardier CRJ200) + 45 options.
Air Canada has ordered the Bombardier CRJ regional jets for its wholly owned regional airline, Air Canada Jazz. The contract is contingent upon Air Canada's emergence from bankruptcy protection. Deliveries of the CRJ200 model are scheduled to commence in 2004, with deliveries of the CRJ700 Series 705 model commencing in 2005.
Air Canada signs for 45 ERJ-190s
Embraer announced that Air Canada has signed a purchase agreement for 45 Embraer 190 aircraft. The purchase agreement, contingent upon Air Canada's emergence from bankruptcy protection. Deliveries of the jets is due to start in November 2005.