20-Jun-2013 9:52 AM

Arik Air orders three CRJ1000s and four Q400s

Arik Air signed (19-Jun-2013) a firm contract to acquire three Bombardier CRJ1000 NextGen and four Q400 NextGen aircraft, valued at USD297 million. The airline will be the first in Africa to operate the CRJ1000. Arik Air currently operates four CRJ900s, two Q400s, nine Boeing 737-700s, four 737-800s and two A340-500s and has eight 737-800s, seven 787-9s and two 747-8s on order, according to the CAPA Fleet Database. [more - original PR]