Bombardier Commercial Aircraft said that China Express Airlines has placed a firm order for 10 CRJ900 regional jets, raising its total orders for this model of aircraft to 38.
With this transaction, China Express has exercised eight previously acquired options for CRJ900 aircraft. To date, 20 of the CRJ900 aircraft ordered by China Express have been delivered.
Based on the list price of the CRJ900 aircraft, the order announced today is valued at approximately USD 462.6 million.
Based in Chongqing and four other cities, China Express launched operations in 2006 and specializes in regional services. The airline now serves 62 cities in China.
Bombardier is a manufacturer of both planes and trains. It is headquartered in MontrÃ©al, Canada.