Calgary-based WestJet, which originally had 20 Bombardier Q400s on firm order, has converted an additional five of its 25 options into firm orders, in a deal valued at approximately $167 million based on current list prices. The transaction follows the first conversion of five options announced in March, bringing the number of optioned aircraft exercised to 10. The original contract was announced in 2012. The aircraft will be operated by the new regional carrier WestJet Encore, which in June ...

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