Regional Airlines

News and issues relating specifically to regional airlines, including aircraft, engines, personnel, acquisitions, accidents, safety, security and training; and coverage of annual conventions of the U.S. Regional Airline Association (RAA) and European Regions Airline Association (ERA).

Dec 23, 2008 - 5:24 AM
British Airways has ordered six Embraer E170s and five E190SRs for its wholly owned CityFlyer regional affiliate in a deal valued at some $376 million.
Dec 15, 2008 - 9:08 AM
ATR inked a contract last Friday with Vietnam Airlines for the sale of six new ATR 72-500s, valued at more than $112 million.
Dec 1, 2008 - 7:09 AM
Future fuel prices will determine the markets for regional turboprop and jet aircraft, according to Saab Aircraft Leasing president and chief executive Mic
Dec 1, 2008 - 7:06 AM
The first flying prototype of the Sukhoi Superjet (SSJ) 100 regional jet, the second airframe built, was handed over to Russia’s Interstate Aviation Commit
Dec 1, 2008 - 7:04 AM
What will the regional airline industry look like when the economic dust settles? That’s the question the Regional Airline Association challenged its panel
Dec 1, 2008 - 7:01 AM
Irish-American aircraft lessor GE Commercial Aviation Services (GECAS) is to acquire as many as 25 General Electric CF34-powered ARJ21-700ER regional jets
Dec 1, 2008 - 7:01 AM
Grand China Express (GCE), the country’s largest regional carrier, wants to be Asia’s biggest regional carrier.
Dec 1, 2008 - 7:00 AM
China’s Joy Air has ordered three Modern Ark 60 (MA-60) jets and is negotiating to buy 10 advanced MA-600s.
Dec 1, 2008 - 6:59 AM
Mitsubishi Aircraft is considering a stretched variant of its regional jet and is analyzing market demand.
Dec 1, 2008 - 6:57 AM
Embraer confirms that “at the present time” it has no large-airplane project.