Tag: CS300

First CS300 Deliveries to Russia Expected in May 2019

Reading Time: 2 minutes Russian airline Red Wings, which is due to be the launch operator of the new Bombardier CS300 jet in the region, is to start taking delivery of them in May 2019, the airline’s general director Evgeny Klyucharev has revealed to a media gathering. The airline, owned by lessor Ilyushin Finance Co (IFC), first revealed its […]

Egypt Air Confirms First Bombardier C-Series Order in 18 Months

Reading Time: 1 minute Egypt Air has confirmed it will buy 12 CS300 aircraft from Bombardier and reserved the right to buy an additional 12 on the same terms at a later date. The commitment was originally announced as an understanding between the North African carrier and Bombardier at the Dubai Airshow. The agreement was widely viewed as a […]

Air Tanzania Expecting CS300s in Late 2Q18

Reading Time: 1 minute Air Tanzania will take delivery of its first Bombardier and Boeing equipment during the second and early third quarters of next year. Government spokesman Hassan Abassi told The Citizen newspaper the state-owned carrier would add its two CS300s in June next year with its single B787-8 due a month later. The aircraft, which will be […]

airBaltic Eyeing New Destinations In Russia From 2018

Reading Time: 2 minutes Latvia’s national carrier airBaltic plans to open new destinations in Russia in 2018, the airline’s director in Russia, Andrey Larchenko, has told Russian Aviation Insider. The route network expansion is expected to enable the carrier to take advantage of the additional traffic to be generated by football fans arriving to Russia for the 2018 FIFA […]

AirBaltic Accelerates Growth in 2017

Reading Time: 1 minute The Latvian airline airBaltic achieved +10% passenger growth in 2016, and is set to accelerate its growth with +16% of additional tickets or seats on sale in 2017 throughout its network spanning Europe, Scandinavia, Russia, CIS and the Middle East. Chief Executive Officer of airBaltic Martin Gauss: “We are proud that 2016 was a successful […]

airBaltic Receives the Second CS300 Aircraft

Reading Time: 1 minute The Latvian airline airBaltic has received the second of its 20 Bombardier CS300 jets on firm order. The modernized fleet will ensure growth of the carrier with at least 10 additional routes and 16% more tickets on sale in 2017. The second CS300 aircraft, registered as YL-CSB, departed from Montreal Mirabel shortly before midnight local […]

Bombardier CS300 Awarded Type Validation by the FAA

Reading Time: 2 minutes Bombardier Commercial Aircraft announced that its CS300 airliner has been awarded its Type Validation by the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). This most recent approval means that both the CS300 aircraft and the smaller CS100 aircraft are now approved by Transport Canada, the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and the FAA. The FAA recently conducted […]

Bombardier Wins Orders for Two CS300 and One Q400 Aircraft

Reading Time: 2 minutes Bombardier Commercial Aircraft announced that the United Republic of Tanzania represented by the Tanzanian Government Flight Agency (TGFA) has signed firm purchase agreements for two CS300 jetliners and one Q400 turboprop aircraft. The aircraft will be leased to and operated by Air Tanzania (The Wings of the Kilimanjaro) based in Dar es Salaam. Based on […]

Bombardier Gains Same Type Rating for CS100 and CS300

Reading Time: 1 minute Transport Canada and the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) have awarded both variants of the Bombardier CSeries with the Same Type Rating (STR), which Bombardier said will provide airlines with “significant cost-saving opportunities.” The STR “is a reflection of the high commonality between the CS100 and CS300 aircraft,” Bombardier said in a statement. “Customers that […]

airBaltic Announces World Debut of CS300

Reading Time: 1 minute The Latvian airline airBaltic will start Bombardier CS300 commercial operations on December 14, 2016 on its route linking Riga with Amsterdam. Martin Gauss, Chief Executive Officer of airBaltic: “CS300 is a great aircraft, and a great improvement for our customers this Christmas. We are delighted to announce that the historic first airBaltic commercial flight with […]