Braathens

June 4, 2013 - 2:45am

Sweden’s Braathens Regional has received a trial approval from the Swedish Airworthiness Authority for an electronic flight bag (EFB) Class 2 system based on the iPad, the airline announced in late April.

Braathens has equipped each of its 140 pilots with an iPad as part of the EFB system and has begun modifying its fleet of 17 Saab 340s, Saab 2000s and ATR 72s with power supplies to allow both pilots to use their iPad during all phases of flight.

February 20, 2013 - 12:30pm

The Regional Aircraft Division of BAE Systems has won a contract with Eastern Airways of the UK for its rate-per-flying-hour aircraft spares support service. The three-year support deal covers 16 Prestwick-built Jetstream 41 turboprop airliners. BAE Systems has provided support for Eastern Airways’ Jetstream 41 operation for the past 11 years.

July 29, 2011 - 9:40am

Korean Air has converted a letter of intent covering 10 CS300 airliners to a firm order, Bombardier Aerospace announced today. The transaction also includes options on 10 CS300s and purchase rights on another 10. The larger of the two CSeries models, the CS300 can hold as many as 145 passengers, assuming a seat pitch of 30 inches.

June 27, 2011 - 8:25am

The Bombardier C Series appears to have assumed some much overdue sales momentum recently, as the Canadian company announced two separate orders for the new single-aisle over the span of a week last month.

June 21, 2011 - 1:28am

A undisclosed “major network carrier” has placed a firm order for 10 Bombardier CSeries CS100s and has agreed to become the aircraft’s first operator, the Canadian manufacturer announced here yesterday.

June 13, 2011 - 8:12am
Bombardier has now drawn firm orders for 103 C Series jets, including five CS...

The Bombardier C Series appears finally to have achieved some sales momentum recently, as the Canadian company announced two separate contracts for the new narrowbody over the span of a week early this month.

 
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