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Philippine Airlines to buy up to 12 Bombardier Q400 aircraft

Staff Writer |
Bombardier Commercial Aircraft said that Philippine Airlines, flag carrier of the Philippines, has signed a letter of intent to buy up to 12 Q400 aircraft.

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“For close to a decade, the Bombardier Q Series family of aircraft has been instrumental in evolving our domestic network operations,” said Jaime J Bautista, President and Chief Operating Officer, Philippine Airlines.

“We are proud that our continued fleet growth now makes us the first airline to launch service with the two-class, 86-seat Q400 aircraft. As we strive to become a 5-star-rated airline, the Q400 aircraft, featuring a modern and innovative configuration, will be instrumental in providing our travellers with a world-class, in-flight passenger experience.”

“Integrating the extra-capacity, two-class Q400 aircraft into its operations is the ideal solution for Philippine Airlines as it reshapes its domestic air travel strategy,” said Fred Cromer, President, Bombardier Commercial Aircraft.

Bombardier’s customer support network for commercial aircraft in the Asia-Pacific region includes Regional Support Offices in Narita (Tokyo), Sydney, Beijing, Shanghai and Mumbai, as well as Parts Depots in Sydney, Beijing and Singapore.

Operating from the company’s regional office located in Singapore, Bombardier Commercial Aircraft’s sales and marketing team is well positioned to provide industry-leading solutions to its current and prospective customers.

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