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User currently offlineFlying-Tiger From Germany, joined Aug 1999, 4166 posts, RR: 36
Posted (14 years 5 months 1 week 5 days 6 hours ago) and read 1688 times:

-Air Europa, Spain, considers the introduction of 25 till 30 70-100 seat regional jets with first deliveries
in 2001.
-Augsburg Airways, Germany, considers an order for up to 10 30-seat regional jets, the 328JET being
likely. In addition they will soon choose between the CRJ700 and the 728JET family to fulfill 70-100 seat requirements.
-Rheintalflug, Austria, is interested in the ERJ-170, deliveries might start in 2003. In addition they are
belived to be the european launch customer for the new 44-seater ERJ-140. A firm order might be placed during the Farnborough Air Show.
-Cintra, Mexico, is believed to have expressed interest for up to 100 30 till 50 seat regional jets, no type or decision date is known.
-Oneida, New York-based start-up, has plans to aquire five 428JET. No decision dates were announced but it is rumoured that they have already signed commitments for it.

If anyone has heard another rumour please post!

Regards
Flying-Tiger
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User currently offlineLatinplane From United States of America, joined Dec 1999, 2738 posts, RR: 14
Reply 1, posted (14 years 5 months 1 week 5 days 2 hours ago) and read 1472 times:

I can confirm that Cintra (AeroMexico's & Mexicana's parent company) will be in the market for around 50 regional jets late this year or early 2001.

However, they are very close to making their final decision about their 100 plane order for either 737/A320 family no later than September. Once this has been placed, the regional jet orders will be the second project that will need urgent evaluation. These planes will go to Aerolitoral (AeroMexico's subsidiary) and AeroCaribe (Mexicana's subsidiary). These planes are urgently needed in order to combat the growing amount of competition by the U.S. carriers such as Continental and it's subsidiary Continental Express which is now offering jet service from it's Houston hub to most Mexican cities.


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User currently offlineN202PA From United States of America, joined Jun 2000, 1562 posts, RR: 3
Reply 2, posted (14 years 5 months 1 week 5 days 2 hours ago) and read 1458 times:

The only thing I know is that Oneida Air recently changed its name to Legacy Airways, after realizing that they would be unable to fly from their base in Utica (airport officials wouldn't come through with the renevations they wanted). They're now based out of Syracuse.

Check the website:

http://www.flyoneida.com


User currently offlineFlying-Tiger From Germany, joined Aug 1999, 4166 posts, RR: 36
Reply 3, posted (14 years 5 months 1 week 4 days 17 hours ago) and read 1410 times:

It has been rumoured that the big Narrowbody order might be split between Airbus and Boeing. Mexicana is currently leaning towards the A318/319/320 (don´t forget that they have signed a lease for 2 A319) while Aeromexico is more interested in Boeing products.

Considering the size of the regional planes currently operated by Mexicana´s and Aeromexico´s subsidaries it seems likely that they will order a mix of 30 till 50 seat RJs thus the choices are limited. It should be currently quite difficult to obtain delivery slots for the ERJ-135/-140/-145 as well as for the CRJ200. To my best knowledge the 328/428JET line still has some space. But as always we will have to wait.

I like to you both for having posted these news.

Regards
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User currently offlineYMQ From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 4, posted (14 years 5 months 1 week 3 days 23 hours ago) and read 1353 times:

Hi. Bombardier will hold two press conferences at Farnborough. One on the 24th and the other the following day -or is it 25-26??. Anyhow... Rumour has it that one of these will be to announce the construction of a new assembly line at YMX. This extra capacity is needed for the CRJ-900 which they will launch at Farnborough. The thing is, there are only, IIRC, 10 official orders yet. They might have some orders up their sleeves that could be announced at the same time...
On a different note, the WTO ruled against Brazil's ProEX program for the 4th time on Friday the 21st.


User currently offlineAC183 From Canada, joined Jul 1999, 1532 posts, RR: 2
Reply 5, posted (14 years 5 months 1 week 2 days 10 hours ago) and read 1305 times:

According to YYZ news "It is almost confirmed that Air Canada (or its regional) will purchase twelve Dash 8-400s along with some-200 and -300 aircraft in the same order to be announced shortly. (Perhaps at the Farnborough airshow?)"

Air Canada is also currently in contract talks with it's pilots, and is said to transfer it's CRJ aircraft over to it's regional subsidiaries (AC will add new mainline aircraft in it's fleet to take the place of the CRJ's on a one for one basis). It is possible that additional CRJ's could be purchased by the regionals, as well.


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