GE Capital Aviation Services leases 3 Bombardier Q400 aircraft to Air Berlin

Bombardier Commercial Aircraft said that Air Berlin PLC of Berlin, Germany has leased three new Q400 aircraft from GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS).

The Q400 aircraft, part of GECAS´ order book of five announced on December 31, 2014, will increase the Air Berlin Q400 aircraft fleet to 20.

Designed as a modern, 21st-century turboprop, the Q400 aircraft is the most recent development in the Q Series family of aircraft.

Bombardier has recorded firm orders for a total of 547 Q400 aircraft.

Bombardier (TSX: BBD) is a manufacturer of both planes and trains, and is headquartered in Montréal, Canada.