August 2011 archive

Ilyushin Finance deal to purchase C Series aircraft imminent

Ilyushin Finance Co., is in negotiations to purchase 30 C Series aircraft from Bombardier. The deal is expected to be completed by the end of November 2011. The 30-plane order includes a letter of intent for 10 firm, 10 options and 10 purchase rights. Each group of 10 aircraft  is for seven CS300 130-seat and …

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SkyWest signs agreement to operate CRJ200s as US Airways Express

SkyWest Airlines signed an agreement to operate 14 Bombardier Canadair Regional Jet Series 200 aircraft on Phoenix based US Airways Express services from 2012, adding US Airways to its capacity purchase agreements with mainline US carriers. The three-year agreement, subject to approvals, also provides options to upgrade to larger CRJ700 series aircraft should demand on …

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