Category: Fleet Update

US Airways regional jets to have first class seating

US Airways Express will install First Class on its Embraer 170 and 175s, and Canadair Regional Jet 700s and 900s. The initial upgrade will be on the Embraer 175 fleet this coming October. Rework on the remaining three regional jet fleets should be complete by January 2012. The seats will be arrayed in one–two configuration, …

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LOT Polish Airlines retires Embraer 145 from service

LOT Polish Airlines ERJ-145

On April 18th, 2011, LOT Polish Airlines operated its last Embraer 145 flight from Gdansk to Warsaw. The airline had operated 14 of the aircraft serving short European and domestic routes. The airline is replacing its fleet of Embraer 145 aircraft with Embraer 170, 175 and 195 planes. LOT currently operates ten ERJ 170s, 14 ERJ 175s and one …

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Embraer confirms five E-jet options for KLM Cityhopper

KLM Cityhopper Embraer 190

Embraer and KLM Cityhopper, KLM’s regional subsidiary, have signed a contract for an additional five Embraer 190 jets, firming up options originally placed in August 2007. The total value of the deal, at list price, is US$ 214 million, based on January 2011 economic conditions. The initial deliveries of this new order are scheduled to …

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Mirabel reworked to support C Series production

Bombardier C Series Aircraft

Bombardier Aerospace has begun work at its aircraft production facility in Mirabel, Québec, to accommodate final assembly of the first flight test C Series aircraft. In March 2011, space optimization and re-tooling at the Mirabel facility, began which will accommodate final assembly of the first C Series aircraft required for the flight test and certification …

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