February 2014 archive

Falcon Aviation Services Signs LOI for CSeries

Falcon Aviation Services CSeries

On February 26th, 2014, Bombardier announced that Abu Dhabi-based Falcon Aviation Services has signed a Letter of Intent to acquire one CS300 aircraft and an additional option on one more aircraft. Falcon Aviation Services operates a fleet of corporate aircraft and it is likely that the CSeries will be configured in a VIP or similar role. Falcon …

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Malawian Airlines starts Q400 service

Malawian Airlines Q400

On February 14th, 2014, Bombardier celebrated in a news release that during January 2014, Malawian Airlines began operations with a single Q400 NextGen aircraft. This makes Malawian Airlines the 15th operator of the Q400 in Africa. The aircraft was transferred from Ethiopian Airlines. The Q400 and Q400 NextGen program has over 50 customers and operators in …

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US-Bangla Airlines takes delivery of two used Q400s

US-Bangla Airlines Q400

On February 12th, 2014, Bombardier announced that a start up Asian airline named US-Bangla Airlines had purchased two previously owned Q400 turboprop aircraft. The airline intends to begin service in April 2014. US-Bangla Airlines is a United States-Bangladesh joint-venture company. The airline is planning to operate international flights to the United States, the United Kingdom, …

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Falko Regional Aircraft acquires one CRJ900

Falko Regional Aircraft

On February 11, 2014, Bombardier announced that Falko Regional Aircraft Limited added a CRJ900 aircraft to its portfolio. The aircraft in question was built in 2006, is currently on lease to Mesa Airlines, and is being operated under the US Airways Express banner which is soon to be merged into the American Airlines regional program …

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