March 2015 archive

Jambojet commences operations with Q400s

Nairobi, Kenya-based, Jambojet became a Q400 operator on March 30, 2015 after the airline chartered a Q400 turboprop from DAC Aviation. Jambojet will be operating the aircraft to three destinations in Kenya’s coastal region — Lamu, Malindi and Ukunda — from its base at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport. Jambojet, a subsidiary of Kenya Airlines, is …

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flymojo signs Letter of Intent for up to 40 CSeries

On March 17, 2015, Bombardier announced that new startup Malaysian airline called flymojo, have signed a Letter of Intent to purchase 20 CS100 aircraft with options for an additional 20 CS100 aircraft. The airline is owned by the Government of Malaysia and will operate from two hubs, one in Johor Bahru, Johor and the other in …

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Starbow takes delivery of one Q400

Starbow Q400

On March 16, 2015, Bombardier announced that Accra, Ghana-based Aero Surveys Limited (“Starbow”) had taken delivery of a Q400 aircraft. The aircraft is wet-leased from Falcon Aviation Services of Abu Dhabi. The aircraft is one of six that Falcon ordered from Bombardier in 2014. Bombardier has firm orders for a total of 537 Q400 and …

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Mesa Airlines signs agreement for seven CRJ900 NextGens

American Eagle CRJ900

On March 12, 2015, Bombardier announced that Mesa Air Group signed a purchase agreement for seven CRJ900 NextGen aircraft. Mesa is one of the largest CRJ900 aircraft operators, currently operates 57 CRJ900 aircraft with 79 seats in a dual-class interior and 20 CRJ700 with 66 to 70 seats in a three-class interior.