Announcing the order on July 14, 2014, on the first day of the Farnborough International Airshow 2014, Embraer said deliveries of the aircraft to Trans States Holdings are scheduled to begin in June 2020.

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On the first day of the Farnborough International Airshow 2014, Bombardier revealed commitments for CSeries jets from three new customers and conversion of an earlier commitment from an existing customer into a firm order for two CS300s.

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Guernsey-based regional carrier Aurigny Air Services will use the Embraer 195, its first jet airliner, to add capacity on its flagship route linking the island of Guernsey in the Channel Islands with London Gatwick Airport.

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Compass Airlines expects to begin taking delivery of the new Embraer 175 jets ordered by American and start scheduled service under the American Eagle brand and livery in the first quarter of 2015.

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Bombardier Aerospace has delivered the first of 30 enhanced CRJ900 NextGen regional jets to American Airlines Group Inc. The new Bombardier CRJ900 NextGens will be operated by PSA Airlines, Inc., a subsidiary of American Airlines Group, under the American Eagle name.

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Nadi-based Fiji Link has acquired the aircraft on operating lease from Singapore-based leasing company Avation PLC. Fiji Link will base its new ATR 72-600 at Nausori International Airport near Fiji’s capital Suva.

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Silver Airways is expanding its sizable intra-Florida network with new daily non-stop flights between Key West International Airport and Orlando International Airport beginning on June 12.

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Bombardier Commercial Aircraft has won firm sales on March 31 from three airlines for three more CRJ900 NextGen regional jets and four more Q400 NextGen turboprop regional airliners, and has booked options on four more Q400 NextGens.

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SkyWest Airlines, one of SkyWest Inc.’s two main regional-airline subsidiaries, will operate the aircraft for United Airlines under a United Express franchise agreement. Its Embraer 175s are to be configured in a dual-class 76-seat layout.

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Based on the list price for the Bombardier CRJ900 NextGen regional jet, the manufacturer values the order at approximately US$92 million.

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The deal represents a conversion of five of the 25 options booked by the carrier’s parent company WestJet and announced on August 1, 2012 along with WestJet’s firm order for 20 Bombardier Q400 NextGen turboprops.

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All four aircraft are scheduled for delivery between April and June, with Etihad Regional’s first ATR 72-500 due to arrive at the carrier’s Geneva International Airport main operating base on April 1.

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Dhaka-based US-Bangla Airlines has acquired two used Bombardier Q400 turboprops from a third party and has announced it plans to begin domestic operations in April.

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Bangkok Airways has been operating ATR aircraft for two decades and currently operates eight ATR 72-500 turboprops. Its first new ATR 72-600 will be delivered later this year, allowing Bangkok Airways to start renewing its fleet.

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The February 12 deal represents DAE’s first order for regional airliners. The 20 ATR 72-600 turboprops on firm order are scheduled for delivery between 2015 and 2018.

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According to ATR, Binter Canarias’ order for six ATR 72-600 turboprops signals the start of the carrier’s renewal of its current fleet of 18 ATR 72-200s and ATR 72-500s.

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The manufacturer announced the deal on the first day of the Singapore Airshow 2014. Based on the list price for the Bombardier CRJ900 NextGen, the manufacturer values a firm order for up to 12 CRJ900 NextGen regional jets at approximately US$563 million.

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Based on the list price of the Bombardier Q400 NextGen, the manufacturer values the order at approximately US$61 million.

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Caribbean regional carrier Seaborne Airlines is launching twice-daily, non-stop service on March 15 from its base at San Juan’s Luis Muñoz Marin International Airport to Santiago de los Caballeros, the second-largest city in the Dominican Republic.

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