July 11, 2012 archive

Defunct Pluna CRJs up for sale

Pluna Logo

It has been announced by the government of Uruguay, that it is planning to auction off the CRJ900s that were once operated by the county’s national airline Pluna SA. It also announced that a search is on, as an alternative option, to find a group willing to acquire the planes, hire the company’s employees and …

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Embraer backlog of orders lowest in six years

Embraer announced today that its backlog of firm orders for its aircraft offerings had dropped to the lowest level in six years during the second-quarter of 2012. The current backlog of firm orders is $12.9 billion, down from $15.8 billion in 2011. However, deliveries of aircraft increased during the same period. Embraer delivered 55 aircraft …

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