New Bombardier aircraft, train orders received after options are exercised

|About: Bombardier Inc.B (BDRBF)|By:, SA News Editor

Bombardier (OTCQX:BDRBF -0.6%), (OTC:BOMBF) Commercial Aircraft has announced that WestJet Encore has signed a firm purchase agreement for five Q400 NextGen airliners valued at approximately $167M.

The transaction is a conversion of a batch of five options booked by the carrier's parent company WestJet (OTC:WJAFF +4.8%) and follows the first conversion of five option aircraft.

Separately, Bombardier Transportation received orders for 22 additional Francilien commuter trains from SNCF's and STIF's (the Ile-de-France transportation authority) exercised options - for an order valued at approximately €162M ($218M).