July 2012 archive

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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Chorus Aviation Orders Six Bombardier DHC-8Q-400 NextGen Aircraft

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Bombardier announced today that Chorus Aviation Inc., the parent company of Jazz Air, has ordered six DHC-8Q-400 NextGen aircraft. This will be the conversion of six of the 15 options taken by the airline with its original order for 15 Q400 NextGen airliners previously announced on April 30, 2010. The aircraft will be painted and operated under Air …

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Skywest places order for 100 Mitsubishi Regional Jets

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Mitsubishi Aircraft announced today the signing of an agreement in principal with SkyWest Airlines. The deal provides for the airline to purchase 100 Mitsubishi Regional Jets (MRJ), deliveries of which are planned to begin in 2017 and conclude by the end of 2020. A firm agreement is expected according to reports within the next several …

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Defunct Pluna CRJs up for sale

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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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