November 2012 archive

The History of Canadair Regional Jet MSN 7010

Canadair Regional Jet RJ100LR MSN 7010 D-ACLE in service with Lufthansa Cityline (Photo By: Greg Gayden)

This is one in a series of articles on Winglets which track the histories of Canadair Regional Jets. MSN 7010 C-GRJW, D-ACLE, SE-DUX Tenth Canadair Regional Jet Built Operated for Lufthansa Cityline and West Atlantic Sweden. Originally a RJ100ER, converted to RJ100LR configuration, then converted to RJ200LR(PF) Freighter configuration. Aircraft History C-GRJW, 7010, was the tenth Canadair …

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Azerbaijan Airlines orders 4 new Embraer 190s and 2 used Embraer 170s

AZAL Azerbaijan Airlines Logo

Embraer announced a firm order from Azerbaijan Airlines for four new Embraer 190s and two used Embraer 170s on November 14th, 2012. This announcement assists Embraer in maintaining the production line for its Embraer E-Jet series aircraft. Azerbaijan Airlines ordered the two used Embraer 170s through  Embraer ECC Leasing. Azerbaijan Airlines will receive two used …

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Historical CRJ Operators – Estonian Airlines

Estonian Air CRJ Routes

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, or are no longer operating the type. Estonian Air – AB Estonian Air IATA Code: OV ICAO Code: ELL Callsign: ESTONIAN  Flag carrier airline of Estonia Operated CRJs from 2010-2013 Number of CRJs Operated: …

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Bombadier pushes first flight of CSeries to occur by June 2013

Bombardier released its third quarter 2012 results and confirmed that the first flight of the CSeries prototype aircraft is not expected to occur by the end of 2012. As well, difficulties with the companies rail division, slowing orders and other charges meant that the company will face $150 million in restructuring charges in the fourth …

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