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Air Canada launches seasonal service to Atlantic City

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Air Canada (Montreal) yesterday (May 22) launched seasonal service to Atlantic City, New Jersey.

Air Canada flight AC 7918 from Toronto (Pearson) marked the start of seasonal services to Atlantic City, resort city famed for beaches, boardwalks and casinos.

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Seasonal, four times weekly Air Canada Express flights from Toronto to Atlantic City are operated by Jazz Aviation LP (Halifax) with 74-seat Bombardier DHC-8-402 (Q400) aircraft on Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays and Mondays.

New routes launched to date this year in addition to Toronto-Atlantic City include: Toronto-Austin, Montreal-Venice, Vancouver-Osaka, Vancouver-Comox, Calgary-Halifax and Calgary-Nanaimo. Upcoming new routes still to launch include: Toronto-Dubai, Toronto-Delhi, Toronto-Amsterdam, Toronto-Abbotsford, Montreal-Mexico City and Calgary-Terrace.

Copyright Photo: TMK Photography/AirlinersGallery.com. Air Canada Express-Jazz Aviation Bombardier DHC-8-402 (Q400) C-GGOY (msn 4365) is pictured on the ramp at Toronto (Pearson).

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Horizon Air to operate nonstop Seattle/Tacoma – Helena flights

Alaska Airlines (Seattle/Tacoma) on August 23 is introducing Alaska Horizon (operated by subsidiary Horizon Air) Bombardier Q400 nonstop service from Seattle/Tacoma hub to Helena, Montana. The new route will operate on a daily basis according to Airline Route.

The airline currently serves Helena via a stop in Great Falls.

Copyright Photo: Michael B. Ing/AirlinersGallery.com. Alaska Horizon’s (Horizon Air) Bombardier DHC-8-402 (Q400) N443QX (msn 4353) in the special UAA Seawolves – University of Alaska Anchorage college livery taxies to the runway at the Seattle-Tacoma (SeaTac) International Airport (SEA) hub.

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United Express Q400 flight 4882 is forced to make an emergency landing at Philadelphia with an engine fire

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Republic Airlines’ (2nd) (Indianapolis) United Express flight UA 4882 from Raleigh-Durham (RDU) to United Airlines’ hub at Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) was forced to make an emergency landing at Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) yesterday afternoon (April 28). The Bombardier DHC-8-402 (Q400) N336NG (msn 4336) with 71 passengers and four crew members on board safely landed on runway 9R-27L. The ARFF personnel put out the fire on the ground. The fire broke out in the number 2 engine.

PHL Airport put out this short statement:

United Express #4882 diverted from Raleigh to EWR. Right engine was on fire. Passengers evacuated, fire extinguished. Pax being bussed to EWR.

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Copyright Photo Below: Brian McDonough/AirlinersGallery.com. N336NG arrives at Washington (Reagan National) prior to this incident.

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Biman Bangladesh to become a new Bombardier Q400 operator

Biman Bangladesh Airlines (Dhaka), the national flag carrier airline of Bangladesh, is becoming a new Bombardier Q400 operator. The airline has confirmed it has signed an agreement with Smart Aviation Company (Cairo, Egypt) for the lease of two Bombardier Q400 NextGen turboprops.

While Biman’s main hub is located at Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka, it also operates flights from its secondary hubs at Shah Amanat International Airport in Chittagong and Osmani International Airport in Sylhet (see map below).

Copyright Photo: Nik French/AirlinersGallery.com. Smart Aviation’s Bombardier DHC-8-402 (Q400) SU-SMI (msn 4368) is pictured at Sharm el-Shekh Airport in Egypt.

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Air Côte d’Ivoire orders two more Bombardier Q400s

Air Côte d’Ivoire (Abidjan)Air Côte d’Ivoire Orders Two More Bombardier Q400 , the national airline of the Republic of Côte d’Ivoire has converted options on two Q400 NextGen airliners to a firm order. Air Côte d’Ivoire’s two options were acquired under a contract announced on December 18, 2013 that also included a firm order for two Q400 NextGen aircraft. Air Côte d’Ivoire took delivery of its first two aircraft in 2014, in a dual-class configuration.

Copyright Photo: TMK Photography/AirlinersGallery.com. Air Côte d’Ivoire Bombardier DHC-8-402 (Q400) C-FBUO (msn 4478) is pictured at Downsview.

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Flybe to add Liverpool-Amsterdam service

Flybe (Exeter) has announced it will operate a new year round service between Liverpool John Lennon Airport (LJLA) and Amsterdam Schiphol Airport starting on September 7. This will offer up to three flights a day departing early morning, lunchtime and late afternoons.

With the addition of this new route, Flybe’s 2015 Summer schedule features those to the Isle of Man and Belfast City offering a total choice of up to 60 flights a week.

Copyright Photo: SPA/AirlinersGallery.com. Bombardier DHC-8-402 (Q400) G-FLBD (msn 4259) taxies at Southampton (SOU).

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Jambojet becomes a new Bombardier Q400 operator

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Jambojet (Jambojet.com) (Nairobi) has launched flights to three new destinations in the country’s coastal region, namely Lamu, Malindi and Ukunda. The first flights on the new routes took off from Nairobi’s Jomo Kenyatta International Airport on March 28.

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Jambojet launched the new service with a Bombardier Q400 turboprop chartered from DAC Aviation.

Jambojet, a subsidiary of Kenya Airways (Nairobi), has joined more than 50 owners and operators of Q400 aircraft worldwide. The airline is the second new operator to have adopted the Q400 aircraft in Africa in 2015, and has become the 19th member of the family on the continent.

The new airline will commemorate its first year of operations on April 1. Jambojet also operates three Boeing 737-300s.

Photo: Kenya Airport Authority.