February 3, 2012 archive

Sukhoi Superjet receives type certification from EASA

Sukhoi Superjet

The Sukhoi Superjet 100 received  type certification from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) February 3rd, 2012, thus becoming the first Russian aircraft to gain certification under CS-25 rules. This clears the way for European operators to operate the aircraft. Superjets are already in service with Aeroflot and Armavia of Armenia.

Estonian Air update on Embraer switch

Further to earlier reports on Estonian Air switching from Bombardier CRJ900 NextGen aircraft to Embraer 170s and 190s, further details have become available. The airline will lease four Embraer 170 aircraft from Finnair this month and is in talks with Embraer and aircraft leasing companies for eight more aircraft Estonian Air said in an e-mailed statement on February …

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Air Nostrum receives its 75th Bombardier CRJ

Air Nostrum

Air Nostrum of Valencia, Spain took delivery of their 75th Bombardier commercial aircraft at Bombardier’s Mirabel facility in Quebec on February 2nd, 2012. The aircraft, a CRJ1000 NextGen regional jet, was accepted by Miguel Angel Falcon the General Manager of Air Nostrum. This aircraft follows nine CRJ1000 NextGen, 11 CRJ900, and 35 CRJ200 regional jets …

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