Category: Fleet Update

Jazz Air brand to be retired

Air Canada Jazz CRJ 705

It was announced today that a decision has been made by Air Canada to retire the Jazz branding of its regional carrier and replace that name with Air Canada express. The new branding will replace the current Jazz brand as part of an attempt to “more clearly educate passengers on what to expect in terms …

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Pluna Líneas Aéreas Uruguayas S.A. orders three CRJ900 NextGen

Pluna CRJ900 NG

Bombardier Aerospace announced today that Pluna Líneas Aéreas Uruguayas S.A. (Pluna) has signed a additional order for three CRJ900 NextGen regional jetliners. The airline currently operates 10 CRJ900 NextGen aircraft in its fleet. Founded in 1936, Pluna is Uruguay’s flag carrier and serves destinations in Argentina, Brazil, Chile and Paraguay. The airline is based at Carrasco International …

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ARJ21 flight testing increases

COMAC ARJ-21 Prototype B-1110L. Photographed by Peng Chen

Comac of China is accelerating flight testing for its ARJ21 regional jet programme as it aims to have first delivery by the close of 2011. Aircraft 101, one of four aircraft in the ARJ21 test fleet, completed static testing on April 12th, 2011 after three and a half years. Comac plans its first delivery to launch operator …

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Oman Air adds Embraer 175 to fleet

Oman Air Embraer 175

Oman Air unveiled the newest member of its fleet, the Embraer 175, at the Muscat International Airport today. The deal was originally announced in November 2009 and included firm orders for five Embraer 175s, plus options for another five aircraft. Oman Air’s Embraer 175 are configured with 71 seats in a dual-class layout, with 11 …

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