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Macquarie AirFinance signs purchase agreement for 50 CSeries

On September 26, 2014, Bombardier announced that Macquarie AirFinance signed a firm purchase agreement for 40 CS300 aircraft and has taken options on an additional 10 aircraft. Macquarie AirFinance currently owns or manages 136 jet aircraft leased to 73 operators in 43 countries across six continents and will lease the CS300 aircraft onwards. Delivery of …

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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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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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