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Arik Air places its first Bombardier CRJ1000 into revenue service

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Arik Air (Lagos, Nigeria) has placed the first dual-class Bombardier CRJ1000 NextGen aircraft configured with three-abreast business-class seating into revenue service in West Africa.

Arik Air (www.arikair.com) is Nigeria’s and West Africa’s largest airline and operates mainly from two hubs at Murtala Mohammed Airport in Lagos and Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in Abuja.

Arik Air also operates four Bombardier CRJ900 aircraft and four Bombardier Q400 NextGen aircraft.

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Bombardier delivers the first CRJ1000 to Garuda Indonesia

Bombardier Aerospace (Toronto) has delivered the first of six CRJ1000 (PK-GRA, msn 19025) to Garuda Indonesia Airways (Jakarta). Garuda Indonesia is the launch customer in the Asia-Pacific region. The Indonesian flag carrier also intends to operate 12 additional CRJ1000 NextGen aircraft through a third-party lease agreement and holds options on 18 more aircraft of the same type.

The new type is due to be introduced into revenue service on October 17 on the Denpasar-Surabaya route.

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Garuda Indonesia now has 18 Bombardier CRJ1000s on order

Garuda Indonesia Airways (Jakarta) in February 2012 ordered the six Bombardier CRJ1000 NextGen regional jets and placed 18 options.

Now, a wholly owned subsidiary of Nordic Aviation Capital A/S (Billund) has signed a firm purchase agreement for twelve CRJ1000 NextGen aircraft with Bombardier. Nordic Aviation Capital has confirmed that the aircraft will be leased to Garuda Indonesia. Nordic Aviation Capital is one of the world’s largest lessors of regional aircraft, with a portfolio of over 160 turboprop and jet aircraft serving more than 30 customers in 20 countries.

Garuda’s twelve leased CRJ1000 NextGen aircraft, plus six firm-ordered directly from Bombardier in February 2012, will result in a fleet of 18 CRJ1000 NextGen aircraft. Should the airline also convert the 18 options placed with Bombardier, its fleet of CRJ1000 NextGen aircraft would increase to 36.

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Bombardier announces an order for six CRJ1000s to an undisclosed customer

Bombardier Aerospace (Toronto) has announced that an airline, which has requested to remain unidentified at the present time, has signed a firm order for six CRJ1000 NextGen regional jets and has taken options on another 18.

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