Alliance Air, which also operates under the name Air India Regional, is due to receive five new ATR 72-600 turboprop regional airliners on lease from Singapore-based leasing firm Avation by July 2015.

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Nearly 250 of the regional jets operated on the American Eagle network ‒ into which the US Airways Express regional network will be absorbed as the US Airways name gradually disappears ‒ will have in-flight wireless Internet service installed by 2016.

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Air Canada is expanding its North American route network by adding eight non-stop routes in its summer 2015 schedule, as well as increasing capacity on two other routes. Four will be operated by regional-airline partner Jazz Aviation LP and four by Air Canada rouge.

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Two regional airlines operating Delta Connection flights for Delta Air Lines will launch daily non-stop service next spring from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport to five new destinations as part of the continued expansion of Delta’s West Coast hub.

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Haiti-based regional airline Sunrise Airways will expand its Western Caribbean route network on October 30 by launching twice-weekly scheduled service from its hub at Port-au-Prince’s Toussaint L’Ouverture International Airport to the Cuban city of Santiago de Cuba.

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United Airlines is planning to offer Wi-Fi and Wi-Fi-based personal-device entertainment on more than 200 two-cabin United Express regional jets and expects its first Wi-Fi-enabled regional jet flights to operate later this year.

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From November 6, Silver Airways will increase its intra-Florida schedule to more than 560 weekly flights linking 10 Florida cities, the regional airline operating on 15 different non-stop routes within the state.

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Mokulele Airlines will operate new routes between Kalaeloa on Oahu and Molokai; Kalaeloa and Kapalua on Maui; Kapalua and Molokai; and Kapalua and Hana on Maui.

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TransNusa will be the first operator of the ATR 42-600 in Indonesia and the aircraft will represent a boost for the airline’s efforts to develop its presence in the fly-in, fly-out charter segment.

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Republic Airways Holdings Inc., which operates the world’s largest fleet of Embraer E-Jets, has placed a firm order for 50 Embraer 175s as part of a three-way deal which will also see it transfer 24 Bombardier Q400 turboprops to UK regional airline Flybe.

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On the same day, August 28, Embraer received both welcome and potentially unwelcome news from Japan Airlines concerning the manufacturer’s E-Jets and E-Jets E2 families.

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Air Lease Corporation has purchased ATR 72-600 regional airliners every year since signing its first purchase contract at the Farnborough show in 2010. The July 15 order will increase the lessor’s portfolio of ATR 72-600s for leasing to 28 aircraft.

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Announcing the launch of the new Q400 NextGen version at the Farnborough International Airshow, Bombardier Aerospace revealed it will offer a cargo-passenger Combi configuration that the company said would deliver the greatest payload capability and operational flexibility in its segment.

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Brazilian manufacturer Embraer has announced orders and commitments from two existing customers for eight more examples of its current E-Jets family, as well as revealing a new E-Jets operator.

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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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