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Bombardier delivers CRJ200SF

Bombardier has delivered the first CRJ200 Special Freighter (CRJ200SF) to launch operator Gulf & Caribbean Cargo, which is part of the IFL Group of Waterford, Michigan. The CRJ100SF and CRJ200SF are converted from the passenger versions of the aircraft by Aeronautical Engineers (AEI) of Miami, a specialist in passenger-to-freighter conversions. The freighter design includes a […]

Island Air receives first Q400

Island Air (Hawaii) has received the first of three Bombardier Q400 turboprop aircraft, delivered via Irish leasing company Elix Aviation Capital Limited. The aircraft has a 78-seat configuration and fits in the fleet renewal and expansion strategy of the airline. Island Air currently flies five ATR-72-212 aircraft. Bombardier has recorded firm orders for a total […]

AirBaltic begins CS300 operations

AirBaltic has begun commercial service with its first Bombardier CSeries CS300 jetliner today, 14 December 2016. With 120 passengers aboard, the aircraft flew from Riga to Amsterdam. It arrived at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport at 17.30 hrs. The AirBaltic CS300 aircraft flies in a two-class configuration with 145 seats. The airline has ordered a total of […]

First CS300 goes to AirBaltic

Bombardier has delivered the first CSeries CS300 aircraft to launch operator Air Baltic Corporation (airBaltic), the flag carrier of Latvia. The larger variant of Bombardier’s new CSeries aircraft carries between 130 and 150 passengers. The handover to airBaltic comes five months after the entry into service of the CS100. The maiden commercial flight of the […]

PAL launches extra capacity Q400

Philippine Airlines has signed a letter of intent (LOI) for the acquisition of up to 12 Bombardier Q400 turboprop aircraft. When this order is firmed up, the airline becomes the launch customer of the extra-capacity, two-class version of the Q400. This version will have 86 seats including ten premium service seats. Philippine Airlines will use […]

CS300 receives EASA approval

Bombardier has received European type validation for the CSeries CS300 by Europe’s aviation authority EASA. EASA’s validation follows the CS300 aircraft type certification awarded by Transport Canada in July 2016. The validation is a requirement for the aircraft’s operation in Europe and a precursor to first delivery to CS300 launch operator, airBaltic of Latvia. Bombardier’s […]

CS300 begins route proving

Bombardier has begun route proving flights in Europe and to the Middle East with the CSeries CS300 in close cooperation with AirBaltic, the first operator. The new Canadian jetliner will fly from airBaltic’s base in Riga, Latvia, on short and longer haul destinations. The aircraft is the second CS300 flight test vehicle and it is […]

Two Q400s for Air Tanzania

Air Tanzania has recevied two new Bombardier Q400 turboprop aircraft. The aircraft are delivered with a 76-seat configuration. The delivery of the two aircraft increases the fleet of Q Series turboprops in Africa to approximately 125 aircraft including 40 Q400s. Bombardier has recorded firm orders for a total of 565 Q400s. Also visit: Airliner Gallery

P&W delays hit CSeries deliveries

Bombardier Commercial Aircraft will deliver only 7 CSeries aircraft this year instead of the planned 15. This is a result of engine delivery delays by Pratt & Whitney. Two aircraft are currently in service now with Swiss and a third is to be delivered next month. According to Fred Cromer, president of Bombardier Commercial Aircraft, […]