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Daily Insight: Monday 1 April 2019: The Q400 is Far from Dead

News Bombardier announced the sale of 6 Q400 turboprop airliners to an undisclosed customer, this being another order after the announced sale of the program to Viking Air.  Customers for the aircraft continue to confident about its future global support. The Q400...

A fleet audit – the de Havilland Canada DHC-8

The recent purchase of this program, in its entirety, by Viking Air, by way of Longview Aviation, provides an excellent time to do an audit to see what Viking has got its hands on. Our audit shows there were 1,260 of the four models ordered. These models are the...

Podcast – Bombardier’s Q Series sale and CRJ implications

A wide-ranging chat with regional airline guru UK-based Bernie Baldwin.  We discuss the sale of the Q400 program to Viking.  Along with several implications of this move. Viking has now bought every propeller-driven program Bombardier has owned. Indeed, Viking will...

Bombardier Focused on Market Leadership in North America

Fred Cromer, President of Bombardier Regional Aircraft and Patrick Baudis, Vice President of Marketing provided a briefing on the regional market and product news about the CRJ and Q400 at the Regional Airline Association on September 24th. Fred set the stage by...

Premium #128 – Farnborough Expectations

Next week is the biggest air show of the year. The industry looks forward to it because so much news is announced that...

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EDITORIAL – There are no winners when economic sanctions are imposed

The current political tensions in the Ukraine have resulted in economic sanctions imposed by the US and its western...

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