September 2012 archive

California Pacific sets registrations for Embraer 170s

The FAA received a request from California Pacific Airlines to reregister their first Embraer 170 from its current identification of N176EC to the proposed N760CP. As well, the airline has reserved the registration N619CP for the second planned aircraft for their fleet. The two registrations reflect the local area codes of the San Diego County area where the …

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The End of an Era – Comair ends operations today

On this date, September 29th, 2012, a milestone in the history of worldwide regional jet operations will be reached when Comair operates it’s final flight today. Comair was formed in 1977 and pioneered the regional jet era by introducing Bombardier CRJ regional jets to North America in 1993 and operated for more than thirty-five years. …

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The History of Canadair Regional Jet MSN 7005

Canadair Regional Jet RJ100LR MSN 7005 D-ACLB in service with Lufthansa Cityline Accident Scene at MUC September 14, 2002 (Photo By: Werner Früchtl / Source: PlanePictures.Net)

This is one in a series of articles on Winglets which track the histories of Canadair Regional Jets. MSN 7005 C-GRJN, D-ACLB Fifth Canadair Regional Jet Built Operated for Lufthansa Cityline only during service career. One accident incident, gear problem at Munich in 2002. Removed from service in 2005. All reports indicate that aircraft was scrapped after …

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Historical CRJ Operators – ALMA de México

ALMA Route Map

This is one in an ongoing series of articles on Winglets that will summarize past airlines and other operators of CRJ aircraft that are no longer in existence. ALMA de Mexico – Aerolíneas Mesoamericanas, S.A. de C.V. IATA Code: C4 ICAO Code: MSO Callsign: ALMA Low Cost Mexican Airline Operated 2006- 2008 Number of CRJs Operated: …

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