Aviation news analysis
50 SKY SHADES - World aviation news

First CRJ900 Aircraft delivered to Uganda Airlines

Download: Printable PDF Date: 18 Apr 2019 00:42 categories:
Publisher:
First CRJ900 Aircraft delivered to Uganda Airlines - Manufacturer publisher
Krista Kuznecova
Country: Uganda Aircraft: Airplanes

The first two of four CRJ900 aircraft ordered by Uganda National Airlines Company in July 2018 is delivered. The new airline has selected Bombardier and the CRJ900 regional jets fitted with the ATMOSPHÈRE cabin for its upcoming debut, making it the first operator in Africa with this enhanced cabin experience.

The CRJ900 delivery ceremony held today at Bombardier’s Mirabel, Québec facility, was attended by executives of both Uganda Airlines and Bombardier Commercial Aircraft as well as several shop floor employees who build the CRJ900 aircraft.

“We are thrilled to commence our operations with the world’s leading regional jet, and we look forward to providing the most modern passenger experience in regional aviation to the people of Uganda and across Africa,” said Ephraim Bagenda, CEO, Uganda National Airlines.”

“We congratulate Uganda Airlines for taking delivery of their very first CRJ900 jetliner fitted with the ATMOSPHÈRE cabin in a dual-class configuration with 76 seats, including 12 first class seats. The CRJ Series is recognized for its superior economics and efficiency and I am confident that it will be the stepping stone for the development of Uganda’s regional air travel”, said Fred Cromer, President, Bombardier Commercial Aircraft.



Loading comments for First CRJ900 Aircraft delivered to Uganda Airlines...


Recommended

Stockholm Arlanda and Caen airports got sustainable aviation fuel from Air BP and Neste

Stockholm Arlanda  (ARN/ESSA) airport and Caen Carpiquet (CFR/LFRK) airport now are the opportunity to use  sustainable aviation fuel by Air BP for both general and business a...

First Ever Non-stop Mission from London City Airport to Los Angeles

Recently, Bombardier announced details regarding an amazing mission - First Ever Non-stop flight from London City Airport to Los Angeles. Type of aircrraft? It's obvious - TheGlobal 7...

Type Certification hat-trick for Embraer Praetor 600

Congratulation to Embraer! Amazing Type Certificate Hat-trick! ​ “Now certified by the key aviation safety agencies of the world, the Praetor 600 has proven to be the most disru...

New Cirrus Aircraft Facility in the Dallas Metroplex Area

A new facility Cirrus Aircraft at the McKinney National Airport (KTKI) in McKinney, Texas is announced! It will provide a world-class customer experience for Cirrus aircraft owners in the Dall...