October 2012 archive

First CRJ1000 delivered to Garuda Indonesia

Garuda Indoneisa CRJ1000 PK-GRA

On October 10th, 2012, Garuda Indonesia took delivery of the airline’s first CRJ1000 aircraft. The first aircraft is registered as PK-GRA, MSN 19025, and is the 25th CRJ1000 built. The airline plans to base the aircraft at Makassar, on the island of Sulawesi and will be operating the aircraft on routes to Ternate, Lombok, Kendari …

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Qatar Airways still mulling over possible CSeries order

Qatar Airways Logo

Press reports have indicated that Qatar Airways is continuing negotiations with Bombardier which may lead to the eventual purchase by the airline of Bombardier’s CSeries aircraft. At one time, Qatar Airways was held as being the CSeries launch customer, but this did not come to fruition due to concerns of the airline over maintenance costs …

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Historical CRJ Operators – PLUNA

PLUNA 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. PLUNA – PLUNA Líneas Aéreas Uruguayas S.A. IATA Code: PU ICAO Code: PUA Callsign: PLUNA Flag carrier airline of Uruguay Operated 1936-2012 Number of CRJs Operated: 13 CRJ-900 …

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The History of Canadair Regional Jet MSN 7006

Canadair Regional Jet RJ200LR MSN 7006 D-ACLC in service with Lufthansa Cityline Lufthansa Regional Titles (Photo By: Alex Knoelke)

This is one in a series of articles on Winglets which track the histories of Canadair Regional Jets. MSN 7006 C-GRJO, D-ACLC, XA-UHB, 5Y-JLB Sixth Canadair Regional Jet Built Operated for Lufthansa Cityline, ALMA de Mexico, Jetlink Air, Rwandair and Marsland Aviation. Originally a RJ100ER, converted to RJ100LR and then RJ200LR configuration. Aircraft History C-GRJO, 7006, was …

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