Russian leasing company signs deal to buy up to 42 Bombardier CSeries planes

The Globe and Mail
Wednesday 20th February, 2013

A Russian leasing company has agreed to purchase up to 42 Bombardier Inc. CSeries aircraft in a potential $3.42-billion deal, the aircraft manufacturer announced Wednesday, shortly after it disclosed Transport Canada has certified the plane’s Pratt Whitney engine.Ilyushin Finance Co. seeks to acquire 32 of the larger CS300 planes at a list price of about $2.56-billion (U.S.), and has options for 10 additional planes, making it one of the largest CSeries orders to date.

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