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 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.
Dec 1, 2008 - 4:34 AM
Embraer released its first market outlook dedicated to the Chinese market at Airshow China 2008 in the People’s Republic of China.
Nov 3, 2008 - 7:00 AM
Midwest Airlines will replace all but nine of its Boeing 717s with 12 Embraer E170s flown by Indianapolis-based Republic Airways as part of an effort to re
Nov 3, 2008 - 6:47 AM
Virgin Nigeria took delivery of its first Embraer E190 in late September during a ceremony held at Embraer’s manufacturing plant in São Jose dos Campos, Br