November 2013 archive

jetBlue likely to convert outstanding Embraer 190 orders to Embraer 190-E2s

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Indications are that jetBlue Airways will convert its remaining Embraer 190 orders to the re-engined Embraer 190-E2. This assumption is based on the airline’s recent announcement that it would defer deliveries of twenty-four Embraer 190 from the 2014-18 delivery period to beyond 2022. While jetBlue has not explicitly stated that they would be changing to the E2 aircraft series, …

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Bombardier considering future CSeries test program plans

Bombardier has indicated that it is considering several different plans for the rest of the CSeries flight test program. Bombardier had previously planned to deliver the first CSeries aircraft to its customer twelve months after the program’s first flight, but that seems unlikely to many observers who feel that a more realistic delivery date will …

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