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Friday, 17 February 2017

Regional Jet Update for 17-Feb-2017

Updated: 17-Feb-2017 @ 1230

8111 - Canadair CL600-2B19 (850) VP-CWY Liuzhou Zhengling Group

Flew Peterborough, ON - Keflavík - Moscow-Vnukovo 15/16-Feb-2017 on delivery. This is the former C-GONH, which was built in 2012.

15253 - Canadair CL600-2D24 (900) D-ACNM Eurowings, Dusseldorf

Last service 15-Feb-2017 Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden - Hamburg, ending sixteen years of CRJ operations by the German carrier. Eurowings began flying the CRJ-200 series in 2001.

MSN 15253 - CRJ-900 D-ACNM
Manchester 25-Jul-2014
Andy Holden Photo

145117 - Embraer EMB-145LR N626AE ExpressJet Airlines, Atlanta, GA (American Airlines)

Flew Kingman, AZ - Abilene, TX 16-Feb-2017 as ENY9847. This aircraft had only arrived in Kingman on 10-Jan-2017.

MSN 145117 - EMB-145LR N626AE
ExpressJet Airlines
Dallas/Fort Worth, TX 10-Jul-2015
Eric Smith Photo

AEI Signs LOI With Avmax for 8 CRJ200 SF Freighter Conversions 

Miami, Florida – February 16th, 2017 – Aeronautical Engineers, Inc. (AEI) is pleased to announce the company has signed a Letter of Intent to provide a minimum of eight (8) CRJ200 freighter conversions to Avmax who currently own 65 CRJ200 aircraft. The LOI calls for the freighter conversions to commence in late 2017. As of right now, the modification touch labor for the conversions will be accomplished at Commercial Jet’s Dothan, Alabama facility. 

“Avmax truly understands the CRJ200 and we are delighted they acknowledge the value in the AEI CRJ200 SF,” said Robert Convey, AEI Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing. “The synergy of these two companies will definitely be a benefit to all current and future CRJ200 SF operators.”

As one of the world’s largest lessors of CRJ series aircraft, Avmax is uniquely positioned in the industry to provide tailored solutions to its customer base. Additionally, Avmax helps aircraft operators maximize the reliability of their operations with globally integrated services ranging from aircraft leasing and operations to component repairs and spares requirements. 

Rick Pollock, Avmax Business Development Manager for the Americas said, “This agreement with AEI provides us with a valuable option for maintaining the residual value of our fleet of CRJ200 series aircraft and further helps us expand our product offering by re-purposing the CRJ200.” 

Avmax intends to make the CRJ200 SF freighters available for sale and/or wet/dry leasing options to operators around the world. 

The AEI CRJ200 SF shall provide Avmax with an Ancra CLS capable of carrying: 

  • (8) 61.5” x 88” Containers/Pallets, P1 to P8 

When combined with proven reliability, the AEI converted CRJ200 SF will allow Avmax and its customers to keep their aircraft - “In the air, generating revenue.”

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