Dozens of Bombardier Cseries for Irish lessor

A Cseries seen during testing. (Image ©
A Cseries seen during testing. (Image © Bombardier Commercial Aircraft)

Bombardier Commercial Aircraft announced on Friday 26 September that Ireland based lessor Macquarie AirFinance has signed a firm purchase agreement for 40 CS300 jetliners and has taken options on an additional 10 CS300 aircraft.

Macquarie AirFinance, which currently owns or manages 136 jet aircraft leased to 73 operators in 43 countries across six continents, will lease the CS300 aircraft to airline operators around the world. Delivery of the aircraft will be on a phased basis from 2017 to 2019.

Including Macquarie’s order, Bombardier has booked orders and commitments for 563 CSeries aircraft, which include firm orders for 243 CSeries airliners.

Source: Bombardier Commercial Aircraft