July 2011 archive

Korean Air confirms C Series order and options

Korean Air Lines announced today that it would purchase 10 Bombardier CS 300 series aircraft for 709 billion won ($675 million). The South Korean flag carrier said in a regulatory filing that it could buy 20 additional planes that it has under option with Bombardier.

First Virgin Australia Embraer 190 seen

Virgin Australia Embraer E-190 VH-ZPR

Australian Aviation.com has reported that Virgin Australia Embraer E-190 VH-ZPR has become the first E-190 to wear the airline’s new livery.. The aircraft was spotted also wearing the wearing the name Dundee Beach, at Sydney on July 27. The E-190 had first been delivered to Virgin Blue/Australia in Brisbane on April 4 wearing an all-white …

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Air India CRJ 700 slides off runway at Kanpur airport

Air India Express CRJ700 VT-RJE

On July 20th, 2011 at approximately 11:20 AM local time, an Air India Regional Canadair Regional Jet 700 Series operated by Alliance Air, departing from Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi as flight AI9801, landed at Kanpur/Chakeri Airport. The weather conditions were rainy and poor at the time. The aircraft appeared to suffer a blown tire on landing …

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CRJ Accident at Boston Airport

N132 EV on Taxiway at Boston International Airport after collision

On July 14th, 2011 at approximately 7:30 PM local time at the Boston International Airport, a Canadair Regional Jet operated by Atlantic Southeast Airlines flight 4904 flying under the Delta Connection banner for Delta Air Lines to Raleigh, North Carolina, collided with a Delta 767 operating flight 266 to Amsterdam. The CRJ was a 900ER …

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