Bombardier expects order intake for its Q400 turboprop to bounce back, with the company setting a near-term target of rebuilding the backlog to about 18 months. That target is equivalent to about 60 aircraft. Whether the objective can be met by year-end is not clear, however. Securing sufficient orders would represent “a really good year,” says Chet Fuller, senior VP-commercial for Bombardier Commercial Aircraft. The company sees opportunities in various markets, including leasing ...


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