July 13, 2012 archive

ARJ21 deliveries pushed back to the end of 2013

Comac confirmed at the Farnborough Air Show that first delivery of the ARJ21 regional jet has been pushed back by about two years to the end of 2013. Deliveries were initially scheduled for 2007, but quickly slipped towards the end of 2011 as the program encountered problems during the aircraft’s development. This further delay is …

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Bombardier calls Farnborough Air Show successful

Bombardier called the Farnborough International Airshow a success today in that the company announced $3.27 billion in firm orders and options for DHC-8Q-400 NextGen, CRJ and CSeries aircraft. While Bombardier did not capture a regional jet order from SkyWest that went to Mitsubishi, there is still the possibility of the airline purchasing more aircraft from Bombardier …

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