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Bombardier to supply Brit Air with six further CRJ1000 Nextgen Airliners.

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Bombardier Aerospace, a manufacturer of commercial aircraft and business jets, has announced that Brit Air (Morlaix, France), a wholly owned subsidiary of Air France, has ordered six extra Bombardier CRJ1000 NextGen jetliners.

The airline said that the order is valued at USD299m, based on the list price for the CRJ1000 NextGen jetliner.

Brit Air originally ordered eight CRJ1000 NextGen aircraft in February 2007 and the latest transaction involves the conversion of six options taken with that order.

Bombardier Aerospace also announced that a prototype of the CRJ1000 NextGen jetliner made a successful inaugural flight on 3 September 2008 from the its facility at Mirabel, Quebec.

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