September 2012 archive

AirBaltic orders four new DHC-8Q-400s

AirBaltic announced that it will be taking delivery of four new Bombardier DHC-8Q-400s on leases planned to begin in the first quarter of 2013. The airline indicated that it was a less complicated option to lease four new aircraft than any other option it had considered. The four aircraft are scheduled for delivery in May …

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CSeries first flight likely to slip into 2013

In several reported interviews, Bombardier admitted that the first flight of the prototype CSeries aircraft FTV-1 could likely slip into the first quarter of 2013. In more positive news, it was also announced that the first set of flight ready wings to be delivered to Bombardier will occur before the end of October 2012. It …

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Conviasa takes delivery of first Embraer 190

Conviasa Logo

On September 21, 2012, Conviasa took delivery of the airline’s first Embraer 190. The airline has ordered a total of six of the aircraft type from Embraer with options for a further 14 aircraft. The aircraft is ERJ-190-100STD, MSN 19000509, registration YV2849. The aircraft is configured with 104 seats in economy class. Conviasa is the eleventh …

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The History of Canadair Regional Jet MSN 7004

Canadair Regional Jet RJ100ER MSN 7004 C-GRJJ in service with Lufthansa Cityline (Photo By: Torsten Maiwald)

This is one in a series of articles on Winglets which track the histories of Canadair Regional Jets. MSN 7004 C-GRJJ, D-ACLA, C-FLNS, XA-UHM, C-FYFS, 5Y-BWR Fourth Canadair Regional Jet Built First CRJ delivered to airline service. Operated for Lufthansa Cityline, ALMA de México, and then DAC East Africa who subleased to CMC Aviation. Operating for United …

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