Q400

Bombardier Completes The Sale of Q400 – de Havilland Is Officially Back

Great news for both Bombardier and us, aviation enthusiasts, as Bombardier has sold the Q400 program to Longview. Including in the sale is the De Havilland brand. Read more:...


Bombardier to sell Q400 program for $300M, cut 5,000 jobs

Bombardier is selling its Dash 8 turboprop aircraft program to home-based Viking Air for $300 million, Canadian manufacturer revealed on November 8, 2018....


Opinion: Ground worker steals Horizon Air’s Q400. But how?

On August 10, 2018, a Horizon Air ground service agent stole a company plane, performed acrobatic maneuvers for 75 minutes, then he crashed the plane. Learn how he did it....


Bombardier renegotiates $420M deal with CIB Leasing

Industrial Bank Financial Leasing (CIB Leasing) is converting a previous order for 10 Bombardier CRJ Series aircraft to five 90-seat Bombardier Q400 turboprops, and five Bombardier CRJ900 regional jets, the Canadian plane maker announced on August 28, 2018....


Celebrating 20 years of Q400: reliable all-terrain turboprop

For 20 years, the Q400 aircraft has helped develop new markets, connect underserved cities, and make safe, reliable air-travel possible even in the world's most remote locations....


Ethiopian to purchase 10 Bombardier Q400s

Ethiopian Airlines, Ethiopia's flag carrier and one of the largest airline in Africa, signed a firm $332 million-worth order to purchase ten Bombardier Q400 turboprop planes, the Canadian manufacturer announced on April 27, 2018. The order also includes purchase rights for five additional Q400 aircraft....


Bombardier reacts to Q400 crash in Nepal

It is a rough week for Canadian plane maker Bombardier. Two deadly accidents involving its Challenger 604 jet and commercial Q400 turboprop took place within a day, on March 11 and 12, 2018. As investigations on both accidents just commenced, the manufacturer released a statement, offering condolences to Q400 crash victims, but defending the reliability of the model....


Opinion: Bombardier Q400 continues to risk human lives

On 10 of January Polish national carrier LOT flight LO 3924 crash-landed at Warsaw’s Chopin airport when Bombardier Dash 8 Q400 nose gear did not lock. It was the ninth similar happening with the same type of aircraft. In 2008, Canadian aircraft manufacturer managed to quench similar scandal by agreeing to pay out $164 million settlement with SAS Airlines. Maybe this is the reason why over 1000 planes, flying all around the world, were not...


LOT airplane makes emergency landing at Warsaw airport

LOT, Polish carrier, made an emergency landing at Warsaw Chopin airport on January 10, 2017. After wheel collapsing of Q400 turboprop, the aircraft landed on its belly. The 63 people onboard avoided injuries....


Dubai Airshow: Bombardier signs for two Q400 turboprops with NAC

Bombardier Commercial Aircraft concluded a firm purchase agreement for two new Q400 turboprops with Nordic Aviation Capital (NAC) in September 2017. NAC will lease these two Q400 aircraft to Jambojet, based in Nairobi, Kenya. Based on the list price of the Q400 aircraft, the firm order is valued at approximately $64 million....