Steve Costley

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Bombardier Unveils High-Density Q400 That Seats Up To 86 Passengers 

Bombardier Aerospace has launched an extra-capacity seating configuration option for the Q400 NextGen that adds up to 14 seats to the cabin to allow operators to carry a maximum of 86 passengers.

Thailand-based Nok Air, the launch carrier for the newly configured Q400the launch customer, has placed a firm order for two of these high-capacity aircraft. The airline also holds two options and purchase rights on an additional four. The total list value of the deal is approximately $258 million.

UAE’s Mubadala Signs New Deals With Boeing, Airbus 

Mubadala Development Company has signed cooperation agreements with both Boeing and Airbus at the Dubai air show.

With Boeing, the company announced a new strategic agreement that will provide the opportunity to supply as much as $2.5 billion in advanced composites and machined metals for Boeing’s commercial aircraft programs, including the 787 and 777X, as a Tier 1 supplier.

Bombardier Launches Extra Seat Option for Q400
New option adds up to 14 more seats, can accommodate 86.
Mubadala Signs New Agreements with Boeing, Airbus
Boeing and Mubadala Development Company announced a new strategic agreement at the Dubai air show
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