A Dublin, Ireland regional airline has agreed to purchase six Bombardier CRJ900 regional jets with options for four more, Bombardier said Wednesday.
The agreement with CityJet is expected to convert into a firm order at the end of the month, Bombardier said in a news release. The deal is valued at $467 million at list prices if the options are exercised.
CityJet also announced on Wednesday it has acquired Cimber A/S, the Copenhagen, Denmark-based subsidiary of SAS Scandinavian Airlines, and that as part of the deal it will operate regional air service for SAS from Copenhagen. Cimber already has a fleet of 11 CRJ900s, CityJet said in its news release announcing the acquisition.
Bombardier is the Montreal-based parent of Learjet and also operates a service center and flight test center at Wichita Eisenhower National Airport.