Tagged With "Embraer"

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Re: Why your airline chose your plane

Jonathan L ·
I rode a 747 to and from China a few months ago. It was the first time in years that I had been on one, and it reminded me that not all coach flights have to be like a sardine can. The wide body had room to walk and stretch on the 13 hour flight, and toilets were actually comfortable. I wish they were still using them on cross country flights.
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Re: Why your airline chose your plane

DrFumblefinger ·
Thanks for the bit of history, Pheymont. Nicely written and I, for one, found it very interesting. Looking forward to part II.
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Re: Alaska goes big on new regional jets

Travel Rob ·
I know turboprops are safe but I always feel uneasy when I fly in one.
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British Airways goes head-to-head with Ryanair, Easyjet

PHeymont ·
British Airways will fly from London Stansted for the first time as its CityFlyer subsidiary takes on the discounters on some of their favorite vacation routes.
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Embraer rolls out its newest jet

DrFumblefinger ·
Brazil's Embraer is rolling out the first of its E2 series planes for the 75-130 seat market. The more efficient planes will replace its current 190 series.
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Mitsubishi takes a 1-year delay for its new regional jet

PHeymont ·
Mitsubishi's plans to get Japan's first postwar jetliner out to the flight line in 2017 have been put on hold to reevaluate and redesign some of its structural parts. The new delivery date is set for 2018. Japan has largely been out of the aircraft manufacturing business since the end of World War II, although some turbo-prop models have been marketed. Mitsubishi's experience as an aircraft manufacturer is long: it made many of Japan's World War II planes. The new MRJ, with 78 and 92...
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Why your airline chose your plane

PHeymont ·
  As you settle down into your seat, comfortably at the front of the plane (above) or squeezed into the last inches at the back (below), you must have sometimes wondered how the airline chose the plane you’re sitting in or why the schedule...
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Bombardier's new plane takes off into murky skies

PHeymont ·
Canadian aircraft manufacturer Bombardier, which along with Brazil's Embraer, has dominated the market for 100-seat and under regional jets for years, has completed the first successful test flight of its CS300, a plane that can be configured for...
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Alaska goes big on new regional jets

PHeymont ·
Alaska Airlines' Horizon subsidiary is adding Embraer regional jets to its turboprop fleet to serve longer routes without the cost of mainline jets.
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