Category: Deliveries

Republic Airways begins American Eagle Embraer 175 Operations

American Eagle E175

On August 1, 2013, Republic Airways began operation Embraer 175s on the behalf of American Airlines under American Eagle branding and in the new American Airlines colour scheme. Two aircraft will be delivered each month, and as the Embraer 175 fleet grows, service will expand to Kansas City, Minneapolis, Toronto and Washington. The aircraft are …

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Firefly takes delivery of first ATR 72-600

The Malaysian airline Firefly took delivery of its first new ATR 72-600 aircraft on July 5, 2013. This represents the first of 20 ATR 72-600s ordered by Malaysia Airlines for Firefly in December 2012 with options on 16 further aircraft for its other regional-airline subsidiary MASwings. Firefly operates 12 ATR 72-500s and with the arrival …

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Westjet receives first Q400s

On June 7th, 2013, Westjet took delivery of the airline’s first two Q400 aircraft at a ceremony at the Bombardier assembly plant in Toronto. WestJet has orders for 20 Q400s with an option for 25 additional aircraft. Current delivery schedules are that one aircraft will be delivered per month. The airline has scheduled a ceremony …

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WestJet reveals Encore Routes

WestJet DHC-8

WestJet announced on February 14th, 2013 the first routes to be operated by its regional carrier Encore including new services to Fort St. John and Nanaimo, British Columbia. The services will be operated by Q400 aircraft. The airline will also operate service between Vancouver and Victoria. Routes will be Calgary and Fort St. John, Fort St. John and Vancouver, Vancouver …

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