September 2012 archive

Eznis Airways receives first DHC-8Q-400

Eznis Airways Logo

Eznis Airways has acquired a previously owned Bombardier DHC-8Q-400 aircraft and has begun domestic service with the type. The aircraft was leased through Nordic Aviation Capital who obtained the aircraft from Air Nippon Network of Japan who had operated the aircraft since delivery from Bombardier. The Q400 has been certified for gravel runway operations, which …

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ASA charged with fine from FAA

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The FAA has proposed charging Atlantic Southeast Airlines with a $400,000 penalty for operating a Bombardier regional jet when it was not in compliance with FAA regulations. The FAA alleges Atlantic Southeast Airlines maintenance returned the aircraft to service after routine work, but without an authorized signature on the airworthiness release form and without an appropriate entry in the aircraft’s …

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Historical CRJ Operators – MyAir

MyAir Historical Route Structure

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. MyAir – My Way Airlines S.r.l. IATA Code: 8I ICAO Code: MYW Callsign: FRANKY Low Cost Italian Airline Operated 2004 – 2009 Number of CRJs Operated: 4 CRJ-900 Order …

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Pluna CRJ auction fails to accomplish goals

Pluna CRJs Stored

On September 14th, it was announced that the Uruguayan government had delayed the planned auction of Pluna’s CRJ-900s and the airline’s other assets until some point in October. According to a news conference by the country’s Minister of Transport and Public Works, the auction was delayed because the government wanted “to give the interested parties more time.” …

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