Tag: regional aircraft

TAP names new regional aircraft after the town of Cascais

TAP Air Portugal brings one of its new regional aircraft to life by naming an Embraer E190 after the charming town of ‘Cascais’ - one of the country's most popular tourist locations. The municipality is located about 30 kilometers from TAP’s base in Lisbon and has recently become one of the...

Ampaire Flies First Hybrid-Electric Regional Aircraft

Ampaire's Eco Caravan, a nine-seat regional aircraft, made its first flight today on a fully-integrated hybrid-electric propulsion system. Ampaire expects it to be the first electrified regional aircraft to enter commercial service (certification in 2024) and the first in a series of larger Ampai...

Deutsche Aircraft and HEGGEMANN AG announce the production readiness of the Dornier 328 landing gear

Deutsche Aircraft and HEGGEMANN AG announce today the production readiness stage of the new landing gear, which will be compatible with the whole Dornier 328 (D328®) aircraft family. The landing gear is retrofittable to both turboprop and jet of the existing in-service fleet, as well as the new...

Elix Aviation delivers one ATR 72-600 to Afrijet

Elix Aviation, the international regional aircraft leasing company, has confirmed the delivery of one new ATR 72-600, MSN 1646, under a sale and leaseback transaction with Afrijet. With this new delivery, Elix Aviation continues to grow its ATR portfolio and increase its leasing and asset managem...

ATR paves way for next generation of its best-selling aircraft

ATR today announced its plans for the next generation of its best-selling family of regional aircraft by 2030, the ATR ‘EVO’. The plan foresees advanced design features and a new powerplant with hybrid capability to offer customers the next generation of ATR aircraft. It will encompass inn...

ACIA Aero Leasing Acquires Two Embraer ERJ145s from Jetcraft

ACIA Aero Leasing (“ACIA”), a leading provider of regional aircraft leasing and lease management services, today announced the purchase of two Embraer ERJ145 aircraft from Jetcraft Commercial, the commercial aircraft division of a global leader in jet sales and acquisitions, Jetcraft. The air...

Airspace of the Future: Nine Tech Leaders come Together to Realise the Future of UK Aviation

Nine UK organisations have today announced The Airspace of the Future (AoF) Consortium, which comprises Thales, Cranfield University, Cranfield Airport Operations, Inmarsat, Altitude Angel, Ocado Group, Blue Bear, Satellite Applications Catapult, and Connected Places Catapult. ...

TrueNoord adds US$360 million financing facility to support further portfolio growth

TrueNoord adds US$360 million financing facility to support further portfolio growth

TrueNoord has closed a new revolving warehouse finance facility of US$360 million with an uncommitted US$150 million accordion feature. This will be used by the specialist regional aircraft lessor to finance business development and expand its portfolio of 50-150 seat aircraft which includes region...

Paris Air Show: United Airlines signs with Embraer for 49 E175s

Paris Air Show: United Airlines signs with Embraer for 49 E175s

Embraer announced today at the 53rd Paris Air Show that it has signed a contract with United Airlines for up to 39 E175s. The order comprises 20 firm aircraft and 19 options in a 70-seat configuration. The order has a value of $1.9 billion, based on Embraer's current list prices, with all option...

TrueNoord secures further funding to drive growth plans

TrueNoord secures further funding to drive growth plans

Aircraft lessor TrueNoord said it has secured new investment from existing and new investors. This brings total equity available to nearly $400 million to expand its aircraft portfolio and partially refinance the existing fleet as it embarks upon the next phase of growth. It complements a senior ...

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