April 2013 archive

United orders 30 Embraer 175s for delivery starting 2014

United Embraer 175

On PAril 29th, 2013, United confirmed an order with Embraer for 30 Embraer-175s with an option for further aircraft that United will lease to its regional subsidiaries. The aircraft will be delivered starting in 2014 and all aircraft as expected to be in service by the end of 2015. The aircraft’s interior will be 12 …

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RwandAir places order for one Q400 NextGen

On April 29th, 2013, Bombardier announced the sale of one Q400 NextGen turboprop to RwandAir. The airline will become the newest operator of Q400 and Q400 NextGen aircraft in Africa, and its Q400 NextGen aircraft will join more than 40 Q400 and Q400 NextGen aircraft that are already in service with, or have been ordered by, …

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Porter Airlines becomes launch customer in Canada for CSeries

Porter Airlines CSeries

Bombardier announced on April 10th, 2013 that Porter Airlines has signed a conditional purchase agreement for 12 CS100 aircraft, with options on an additional 18 aircraft. The airline also took purchase rights on six Q400 NextGen aircraft. It was also revealed that Porter Airlines was the unidentified, Americas-based customer that signed a Letter of Intent …

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