Double-digit orders from American Airlines and Delta Air Lines have pushed Bombardier's CRJ backlog to 60 for the first time in nearly two years, as the manufacturer considers a production rate increase next year. Bombardier's firm CRJ backlog stood at 60 aircraft at the beginning of the month, executives confirmed during an Aug. 2 earnings call. The OEM delivered five CRJs in the second quarter, while booking a 15-aircraft order from American in early May and a 20-aircraft buy from ...

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