Bombardier Aerospace announced today that Tatarstan Airlines of Kazan, Republic of Tatarstan, Russia, has placed a firm order for six Bombardier CRJ900 regional jets and has taken options on four additional CRJ900 aircraft. Tatarstan is a republic in west-central Russia, at the confluence of the Volga and Kama rivers.
The contract value, based on CRJ900 aircraft list prices, is approximately $217 million US.
Subject to certification by the Russian authorities, the CRJ900 aircraft will operate from Tatarstan Airlines’ home base in Kazan.
One hundred and eighty-one Bombardier CRJ900 aircraft have now been ordered by, or are in service with Adria Airways, Air Nostrum, Air One, Arik Air, Atlasjet Airlines, Delta Airlines, Lufthansa CityLine, MAT Macedonian Airlines, Mesa Air Group, Myair.com, Northwest Airlines, SkyWest Airlines and Tatarstan Airlines.
As of January 31, 2007, 1409 CRJ Series aircraft had been delivered to customers around the world.
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