Pinnacle/Colgan Air Buys 15 More Airliners

Canadair Regional Jet manufacturer Bombardier Aerospace announced that Colgan Air has signed a firm order to buy 15 Q400 NextGen airliners. This purchase is in addition to the 15 aircraft order Pinnacle announced in January. Based on the list price of the Q400 NextGen aircraft, the contract is valued at approximately $432 million.

On Jan. 15, Colgan Air announced the order of 15 of the fuel-efficient, low emission, 70- to 80-seat turboprops airliners. Designed for efficiency, Q400 and Q400 NextGen airliners are fast, fuel-efficient and lower-emission turboprop airliners, ideally suited to short-haul operations.

Colgan Air is a subsidiary of Pinnacle Airlines.