April 2011 archive

Dniproavia ERJ-145 UR-DNK slides off taxiway

Dniproavia ERJ-145 UR-DNK Incident Damage

On April 28th, 2011, Dniproavia ERJ-145 (MSN 145039) UR-DNK. skidded off a taxiway at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo Airport at approximately 4:30 PM local time. The aircraft’s landing gear buckled and the aircraft was disabled on the edge of the taxiway. Early information indicates there may have been a brake failure on the aircraft. The site Avianews has a report …

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Jazz Air brand to be retired

Air Canada Jazz CRJ 705

It was announced today that a decision has been made by Air Canada to retire the Jazz branding of its regional carrier and replace that name with Air Canada express. The new branding will replace the current Jazz brand as part of an attempt to “more clearly educate passengers on what to expect in terms …

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Pluna Líneas Aéreas Uruguayas S.A. orders three CRJ900 NextGen

Pluna CRJ900 NG

Bombardier Aerospace announced today that Pluna Líneas Aéreas Uruguayas S.A. (Pluna) has signed a additional order for three CRJ900 NextGen regional jetliners. The airline currently operates 10 CRJ900 NextGen aircraft in its fleet. Founded in 1936, Pluna is Uruguay’s flag carrier and serves destinations in Argentina, Brazil, Chile and Paraguay. The airline is based at Carrasco International …

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India’s DGCA gives type certification to Lineage 1000

Embraer Lineage 1000

India’s Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has given Embraer type certification for its ultra-large Lineage 1000 executive jet. Currently nine Lineage 1000 jets are in operation worldwide. With a range of up to 4,500 nautical miles (8,334 km), the Lineage 1000 can fly from Mumbai in India to Beijing or Dubai non-stop. The Embraer Lineage 1000 is …

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