August 2014 archive

CSeries flight testing to resume next month

Bombardier appears set to resume flight testing for the CSeries in early September after months of delays. The flight test program came to a halt in late May after the program suffered an engine incident on FTV-1. The program has not operated any flight tests since that date. Delays in the arrival of new engines …

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Embraer and Mitsubishi split order with JAL

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On August 28, 2014, it was announced that Embraer and Mitsubishi split an order for aircraft from Japan Airlines. Embraer received an order for 15 E-Jets and Mitsubishi received an order for 32 MRJs. The first deliveries of Embraer 170 and Embraer 190 aircraft are expected in 2015 and Japan Airlines has an option for a …

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Bombardier delivers first high density Q400 to Nok Air

On August 28, 2014, Bombardier delivered the first Q400 high density aircraft to Nok Air. The carrier has another six Q400s on order with options on a further two aircraft. The Q400s will replace the two ATR 72s in the airline’s fleet. The high density version of the Q400 can carry a maximum of 86 …

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Saurya Airlines takes delivery of first CRJ200

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On August 18, 2014, Saurya Airlines, a new airline operating in Nepal, took delivery of its first CRJ200. The aircraft is MSN 7493, a CRJ-200 that was previously operated by Air Nostrum as EC-HTZ. The aircraft’s new registration will be 9N-ALE. 7492 first flew on February 26, 2001 and was delivered to Air Nostrum on …

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