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

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

Airbus increases range of A220; what it means for India?

I have been a keen follower and believer of the Regional Jets market since 2011 and an article on Network Thoughts about Regional Jets in India is still one of the most read ones. Needlessly to say, I closely tracked Bombardier and Embraer programs for the next generation regional jets. Subsequently, Bombardier C-series became the … Continue reading Airbus increases range of A220; what it means for India?

Regional Jets & India – An untapped opportunity: Part 2

The first part of this article can be found here Regional jets in India – Why airlines in India will do wonders with a Regional Jet There have not been many regional jet operators in the country. Air Sahara, which was later acquired by Jet Airways operated a fleet of 7 CRJ-200 aircraft. The aircraft … Continue reading Regional Jets & India – An untapped opportunity: Part 2