Northwest Airlines has placed firm orders for 36 Bombardier CRJ900s and for 36 Embraer 175s in order to pursue growth opportunities in the US. Northwest also took options for 96 CRJ900s and for up to 136 more E-175s.
Northwest is expected to take the initial delivery of both Bombardier and Embraer aircraft within the next few months. Northwest’s new regional subsidiary, Compass Airlines, will operate the Embraer 175s as Northwest Aiarlink.
EgyptAir has placed a firm order for six Embraer 170s with options for an additional six. Delivery is scheduled for April. The Embraer 170s will operate under EgyptAir’s newly created subsidiary, EgyptAir Express.
Ryanair has placed an order for a further 32 Boeing 737-800s. Deliveries for this order, valued at USD 2.25 billion is scheduled to begin next year. To date, Ryanair has ordered 281 737-800s, of which 111 have been delivered to date.
MyWay Airlines of Vicenz, Italy, has placed orders for 19 Bombardier CRJ900s. The value of these aircraft is approximately USD 702 million. MyAir currently flies to Europe and the Middle East with Airbus A320s.
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