Q400. Courtesy, Bombardier WestJet (WS) has signed a letter of intent to buy 20 Bombardier Q400 turboprops, the Canadian low-cost carrier announced Tuesday. The deal also includes options on a further 25 aircraft. Calgary-based WS said the aircraft will be operated by its new regional airline, which is expected to launch in the second half of 2013 (ATW Daily News, Feb. 9). It will fly the Q400 on new city routes as well as on existing destinations not currently connected by WS, ...

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