South Korea-based Jeju Air yesterday placed a firm order for five 74-seat Bombardier Q400s and took options on a further three. The firm order contract is valued at roughly $120 million, but it could rise to $196 million if all options are exercised. According to Bombardier, the carrier is its first South Korean Regional airline customer. The company now has 147 firm orders for the Q400. "We evaluated several turboprop and jet aircraft and selected the Bombardier Q400 because it is the ...

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