I was enjoying a holiday when I got a message inviting me for Star Air’s inaugural flight with the E175. I have been a big fan of regional aviation for ages and continue to see scope to operate regional jets in India, profitably. With a few adjustments it was time to head to Bengaluru for … Continue reading Experiencing the Star Air E175 on its first commercial flight
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
Star Air plans to induct two E175s this year
While the country waits for an order from either Air India or Jet Airways or both, the surprise came from Star Air! The Bengaluru headquartered all Embraer operator has signed a deal with Nordic Aviation Capital (NAC) for leasing two E175 aircraft. E175 is an interesting choice and signals that the airline is ready to … Continue reading Star Air plans to induct two E175s this year
Farnborough Preview: What are the big 4 focusing on?
Farnborough International Airshow - one of the foremost events in aviation will be back to physical format and is being held from July 18 to July 22, 2022. This is the first time that the airshow is being held without restrictions after the pandemic started. The last edition of the airshow was moved online. Subsequently … Continue reading Farnborough Preview: What are the big 4 focusing on?
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