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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 […]

Tanzania buys CSeries and Q400

The government of Tanzania has ordered two Bombardier CSeries CS300 jetliners and one Q400 turboprop. The aircraft will be leased to and operated by Air Tanzania (The Wings of the Kilimanjaro) based in Dar es Salaam. The two CS300 airliners will be configured in a dual-class layout. Earlier this year, Bombardier delivered two Q400 turboprops […]

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 […]

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

Tanzania to buy two Q400s

The government of Tanzania has signed a purchase agreement for two Bombardier Q400 turboprop aircraft. The aircraft will be delivered with a 76-seat, dual-lavatory configuration and will be used for commercial airline operations in the region. Tanzania is a large country with some challenging airfields where the Q400 turboprop’s capabilities can be very useful. Bombardier […]

WestJet orders more Q400s

WestJet Encore (Canada) has signed a firm order for nine more Bombardier Q400 turboprop airliners. The transaction is a conversion of options booked by the airline’s parent company WestJet. The new order will increase WestJet Encore’s fleet to 45 Q400 aircraft. With the new acquisitions the airline wants to expand services to more communities across […]

Flugfelag Islands receives Q400

Flugfelag Islands / Air Iceland has received the first of three Bombardier Q400 aircraft. The secondhand aircraft are replacements for Fokker 50s currently flown by the airline. With the introduction of the new aircraft type, the company has introduced a new colour scheme. Flugfelag Islands also flies two Q200s. Also visit: Airliner Gallery

Ryukyu launch customer for Bombardier Q400 Combi

Okinawa-based Ryukyu Air Commuter (RAC) has become the launch customer for the Bombardier Q400 cargo-combi variant. The airline already signed an order for five aircraft in July 2014 during the Farnborough Airshow, but the order was announced then as from an unidentified customer. All five aircraft will be delivered in combi configuration. Ryukyu Air Commuter […]

Aurora Airlines to receive Bombardier Q400 aircraft soon

Aeroflot’s subsidiary Aurora Airline will soon take delivery of five new Bombardier Q400s and one Dash 8-300. Three of the 68-seat Q400s are purchased by Aeroflot Group and are currently being converted to Russian standards, Aurora says in a statement. The government of the Sakhalin region will acquire two more of the type and local […]