June 2012 archive

Garuda mulling over turboprop purchase in 2013

Garuda Indonesia, according to reports, is considering the purchase of 50 turboprop regional aircraft during 2013. The airline has indicated that it is considering aircraft built by ATR and Bombardier to fulfill its requirements. The ATR option would be the ATR72 aircraft and Bombardier would be offering the DHC-8Q-400. The airline’s chief executive Emirsyah Satar …

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Delta Airlines makes regional carrier changes that make the future of Comair a question

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The future of Comair is uncertain as Delta Air Lines negotiates plans to reduce the number of 50-seater regional jets it operates which may result in the airline deciding to close the operations of its regional carrier. Comair is in the final stages of the airline’s previously announced reduction in its CRJ100 and CRJ200 fleet, which will …

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Transaero orders six Sukhoi Superjet 100s


Transaero Airlines announced that it has signed a firm order with Sukhoi Aircraft for six Sukhoi Superjet 100 aircraft. The airline also placed an option for an additional ten future aircraft. Deliveries are scheduled to begin in 2015. The aircraft will be delivered in a two-class 90-seat configuration, eight seats in business class and 82 in economy. The Sukhoi …

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Nordic Aviation Capital Orders 12 CRJ1000 for Garuda Indonesia

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Bombardier Aerospace announced today that Nordic Aviation Capital has placed an order for twelve Bombardier CRJ1000 NextGen aircraft to be forward leased to Garuda Indonesia. Garuda plans to operate up to 36 CRJ1000 NextGen aircraft as part of their fleet renewal plans, and has previously been announced as the launch customer for the CRJ1000 NextGen aircraft program …

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