March 2012 archive

BA Cityflyer converts one Embraer 190 option

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British Airways has converted an option it holds and will order an additional Embraer 190 aircraft. This order will increase the number of Embraer aircraft the airline has on order to 14, comprising six Embraer 170s and eight Embraer 190s. The aircraft will be operated by London City based regional subsidiary BA CityFlyer, and delivery …

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First discussions on Indian Regional Jet program begin

The Indian government has begun initial talks with two local aerospace companies to begin development of an indigenous regional jet program. Mahindra & Mahindra and Taneja Aerospace & Aviation are in separate talks as the country seeks a partner for a planned regional jet that will begin the country’s drive to develop a modern and …

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RwandAir orders two CRJ900 NextGen aircraft


Bombardier Aerospace announced today that RwandAir of Kigali, Rwanda has signed a firm order for two CRJ900 NextGen regional jets from Bombardier with an option for two additional CRJ900 NextGen aircraft. RwandAir will become the first operator of CRJ900 aircraft in Eastern Africa. RwandAir’s fleet includes larger jet aircraft, and two Bombardier CRJ200 regional jets …

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Linhas Aéreas de Mocambique orders two more Embraer 190s

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Two additional Embraer 190 aircraft will be added to the fleet of African airline Linhas Aéreas de Moçambique (LAM) increasing the number of Embraer aircraft used by the airline to four. The first Embraer 190 is due to arrive in October of 2012 and the other aircraft will be delivered by the end of 2013. …

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