MUMBAI: Canadian aircraft maker Bombardier today signed a pact with budget carrier SpiceJetBSE 0.63 % for sale of up to 50 turboprop jets valued at USD 1.7 billion.

Upon delivery, the airline will become the first in the world to operate a 90-seat turboprop, pending certification by regulatory authorities, Bombardier said in a release.

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Bombardier inks $1.7 bn deal with SpiceJet for 50 jets