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PrivatAir orders up to 10 Bombardier CSeries aircraft

Bombardier Aerospace has announced that Geneva-based PrivatAir has placed a firm order for five CS100 aircraft and has taken options on an additional five.

Based on the list price for the CS100 aircraft, the firm order contract is valued at approximately US$309 million, and could increase to $636 million if the five options are exercised.

The CSeries aircraft features a body built of 70% advanced structural materials to deliver weight savings. 46% of the body – including the wings – will be advanced composite materials.

The aircraft is designed for the growing 100- to 149-seat market. Bombardier says the CSeries will be up to 12 000 lbs (5443 kg) lighter than other aircraft in the same seat category.



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