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Airlink puts Embraer 190 into service

South Africa’s Airlink placed its first Embraer ERJ 190 into service on 3 August, on flights from Johannesburg to Pietermaritzburg and Bulawayo. The airline is planning to replace its fleet of 12 Avro RJ85s with Embraer E-Jets over the next three years, and has already acquire three ERJ 170s and two ERJ […]


BRA Avro RJ85 SE-DSO

Braathens Regional Airlines extends JetSpares contract

Braathens Regional Airlines (BRA) has signed a two-year extension to its long-standing JetSpares contract for its ten RJ100s and two RJ85s with BAE Systems Regional Aircraft. BRA is now JetSpares oldest customer, having signed its first contract in April 1996. The extension comes on the heels of the airline’s announcement that it was […]


Bombardier CSeries certificated

After a protracted development period, Bombardier received Canadian type certification for its CS100 jetliner on 18 December. US and European certification is expected to follow shortly. Both Swiss and Malmö Aviation have ordered the 110-seat CS100 to replace their Avro RJs (former Avro RJ operator airBaltic is another early customer). […]