February 4, 2015
Mesa Airlines signs agreement with Bombardier for purchase of seven new CRJ900 NextGen aircraft
Mesa Airlines has reached an agreement in principle, subject to definitive documentation, with Bombardier for the purchase of seven new CRJ900 NextGen aircraft to operate under a long-term capacity purchase agreement with a major U.S. airline. The aircraft will be purchased new from Bombardier and will bring the total number of CRJ900 aircraft operated by the Company to 64. The Company expects delivery of the seven additional aircraft in 2015. The agreement also includes an undisclosed number of options to purchase additional CRJ-900 aircraft. Mesa was the launch customer for the CRJ900 aircraft in 2001 and is one of the largest operators of CRJ900 aircraft in the world.