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CRJs, Q400s To India  
User currently offlineFlying-Tiger From Germany, joined Aug 1999, 4165 posts, RR: 36
Posted (7 years 11 months 3 weeks 1 day 9 hours ago) and read 2914 times:

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New Delhi, Nov 07: Canada-based aircraft firm Bombardier is in talks with several Indian carriers to sell its regional jets and turboprop aircraft meant for serving short-haul routes and smaller airstrips.

"We are in advanced stages of discussions with some of these airlines. Our 86-seater Canadian Regional Jet (CRJ) was stationed here for a week in September when we displayed it to our potential customers in India", Bombardier Chairman and CEO Laurent Beaudoin told here.

http://www.zeenews.com/znnew/articles.asp?aid=334070&ssid=53&sid=BUS

Any hints from our Indian members who these airlines are apart from Indian Airlines/Alliance Air, who have already stated that they are looking at the CRJ900?


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User currently offlineCricket From India, joined Aug 2005, 2971 posts, RR: 7
Reply 1, posted (7 years 11 months 3 weeks 1 day 8 hours ago) and read 2889 times:

Indus Air is staring operations later this month with a fleet of CRJ-200's. However, the operating economics of small jets will preclude them from too many sales in India. However Bombardier missed out big time with the Q400's surrendering the burgeoning turboprop to ATR which has had massive success in India moving almost 100 frames here!


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User currently offlineKaran69 From India, joined Oct 2004, 2893 posts, RR: 18
Reply 2, posted (7 years 11 months 3 weeks 1 day 8 hours ago) and read 2881 times:

Quoting Flying-Tiger (Thread starter):
Any hints from our Indian members who these airlines are apart from Indian Airlines/Alliance Air, who have already stated that they are looking at the CRJ900



Quoting Cricket (Reply 1):
However Bombardier missed out big time with the Q400's surrendering the burgeoning turboprop to ATR which has had massive success in India moving almost 100 frames here!

but i heard that Spice Jet is looking at Q400s.

Karan


User currently offlineRjnut From United States of America, joined Dec 1999, 1237 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (7 years 11 months 3 weeks 1 day 5 hours ago) and read 2824 times:

You mean SPice Prop!!??


filler filler


User currently offlineGr8Circle From Canada, joined Dec 2005, 3116 posts, RR: 4
Reply 4, posted (7 years 11 months 3 weeks 1 day 5 hours ago) and read 2797 times:

Quoting Rjnut (Reply 3):
You mean SPice Prop!!??

The "low-cost" and "low-speed" wing of SpiceJet Big grin


User currently offlineHAWK21M From India, joined Jan 2001, 31684 posts, RR: 56
Reply 5, posted (7 years 11 months 3 weeks 1 day 4 hours ago) and read 2773 times:

Quoting Karan69 (Reply 2):
but i heard that Spice Jet is looking at Q400s.

Interesting.Whats their reasoning for the choice.
regds
MEL



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User currently offlineScoliodon From India, joined Oct 2005, 217 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted (7 years 11 months 3 weeks 1 day 4 hours ago) and read 2751 times:

Quoting Karan69 (Reply 2):
Spice Jet is looking at Q400s.

Wasn't Kingfisher looking at Q400s too ??



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User currently offlineCRJ900 From Norway, joined Jun 2004, 2206 posts, RR: 1
Reply 7, posted (7 years 11 months 3 weeks 23 hours ago) and read 2611 times:
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Does this mean that there will actually be some sales soon, as they are "happily" talking to the press?

Are we talking BIG orders, like 50 x CR9 or Q400 or just 10 here and there?



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User currently offlineGr8Circle From Canada, joined Dec 2005, 3116 posts, RR: 4
Reply 8, posted (7 years 11 months 3 weeks 19 hours ago) and read 2530 times:

Quoting CRJ900 (Reply 7):
Are we talking BIG orders, like 50 x CR9 or Q400 or just 10 here and there?

More likely the 10 here and there...


User currently offlineCricket From India, joined Aug 2005, 2971 posts, RR: 7
Reply 9, posted (7 years 11 months 3 weeks 10 hours ago) and read 2411 times:

Quoting Scoliodon (Reply 6):
Wasn't Kingfisher looking at Q400s too ??

But Kingfisher placed orders with ATR for 72-500's and was looking at expanding that order.



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