On the largest plane ever to Kolhapur – demo tour of E195-E2

I have been a big fan of Regional Jets or “Small Narrow Body” as they are now known as. I first got the opportunity to study them in 2011. A lot has changed in the decade since then. From CRJ and E190 to the E2 family of Embraer and the A220, the segment has come … Continue reading On the largest plane ever to Kolhapur – demo tour of E195-E2

B747s are no more registered as Indian Airlines’ fleet drops by 21 planes between January and April

The Director General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) released the fleet details of Schedule / Scheduled commuter airlines on its website. The details are current as of April 15, 2022. The last update was in January 2022.  There has been significant change in the Indian aviation landscape between January and April, with the most prominent being … Continue reading B747s are no more registered as Indian Airlines’ fleet drops by 21 planes between January and April

Helvetic airways becomes the only operator to induct E190-E2 and E195-E2

When HB-AZI - the first E195-E2 for Helvetic Airways lands at Zurich Airport later today, it will make Helvetic the first and only airline to operate both E190-E2 and the E195-E2 in its fleet. The Swiss regional airline inducted its first E195-E2 yesterday in a small ceremony held at São José dos Campos, Brazil. This … Continue reading Helvetic airways becomes the only operator to induct E190-E2 and E195-E2

Dash 8-400 production comes to a halt

The De Havilland Canada Dash 8-400 (formerly the Bombardier Q400) will see an indefinite suspension in production. In a press release, the company said “Given that prevailing industry circumstances have hindered the ability to confirm new aircraft sales, De Havilland Canada will not produce new Dash 8-400 aircraft at its Downsview site beyond currently confirmed … Continue reading Dash 8-400 production comes to a halt