Regional change

Bombardier is exiting the commercial turboprop business after agreeing to sell the Dash 8 programme.
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AS WE briefly reported last month, it’s all change in the turboprops market after Bombardier sold the Dash 8 Q400 programme to Longview Aviation Asset Management (LAAM) in Canada, parent company of Viking Aircraft. What does the deal involve, why has it happened and what are its wider implications?

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