Monthly Archive: May 2013

Embraer Books ‘Milestone’ SkyWest Order – Airwise News

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US regional airline group SkyWest has agreed to buy at least 40 Embraer E175s, in a deal that could climb to 200 aircraft and a total price tag of more than USD$8 billion. “This is truly a milestone order for Embraer,” Paulo Cesar de Souza e Silva, the head of Embraer’s commercial aviation unit, said …

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Newark Gear-Up Landing Raises Same Old Question: What Airline Are You Really Flying? – Forbes

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News reports immediately identified the aircraft that made a belly landing at Newark International Airport this past Saturday morning as a USAirways airplane. The flight was referred to as a USAirways flight. But buried somewhere in the news reports the next day, was the information that the aircraft was in fact operated by Piedmont Airlines, …

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