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User currently offlineFlying-Tiger From Germany, joined Aug 1999, 4160 posts, RR: 36
Posted (12 years 4 months 1 week 5 days 4 hours ago) and read 904 times:

Saab has confirmed that Shuttle America will get 9 additional Saab S340A in addition to the 9 already in service. Interesting IMO that the leases are comparably short-term, only for three and four years. Means that they have to decide on a replacement rather soon, maybe already late next year.

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User currently offlineFallingeese From Canada, joined Apr 2001, 2097 posts, RR: 18
Reply 1, posted (12 years 4 months 1 week 5 days 3 hours ago) and read 876 times:

The original Shuttle America planes sit idle outside of Field Aviation in YYC, looking for new owners.


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User currently offlineDeltAirlines From United States of America, joined May 1999, 8894 posts, RR: 12
Reply 2, posted (12 years 4 months 1 week 5 days ago) and read 856 times:

I believe the reason for the short term leases are that Shuttle America is interested in Regional Jets, especially the FRJ-328. I believe the Saab 340s are just a temporary measure until they get more cash (they just came out from Chapter 11).

Jeff


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