21-Oct-2013 5:39 AM

Bombardier discloses CDB Leasing Co Ltd as customer for up to 30 CSeries aircraft

Bombardier Aerospace announced (18-Oct-2013) that CDB Leasing Co Ltd (CLC) is the previously announced undisclosed customer that signed a conditional purchase agreement for five CS100 and 10 CS300 aircraft. The purchase agreement also includes options on an additional five CS100 and 10 CS300 aircraft, for a total of up to 30 CSeries aircraft. This agreement was initially announced as a conditional order from an undisclosed customer for five CS100 and 10 CS300s on 08-Jul-2012. As previously announced by Bombardier, based on list prices of CS100 and CS300 aircraft, the contract is valued at approximately USD1.02 billion. Should all 15 options be exercised, the value of the contract would increase to USD2.07 billion. Bombardier has to-date booked orders and commitments for 403 CSeries aircraft, which include firm orders for 177 CSeries airliners. Some 15 customers and lessees have joined the CSeries aircraft programme. [more - original PR]

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