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Hamilton Sundstrand (US) signs 10-year contract to extend its Comprehensive Asset Repair and Exchange agreement with Tianjin Airlines (China)

posted Jul 22, 2010, 7:22 AM by Rowan Hewitt

Aviator.aero Daily News 21JUL2010

Hamilton Sundstrand (US) signs 10-year contract to extend its Comprehensive Asset Repair and Exchange agreement with Tianjin Airlines (China) to provide repair services and asset management for airframe components on carrier’s 50 E170s and E190s.

Irkut (Russia) firms order with Crecom Burj Resources (Malaysia) for 25 MS21-200s and 25 MS21-200s, in deal valued at US$3 billion. Deliveries to begin 2016.

Qantas (Australia) places firm order with Bombardier for seven Q400s to be operated by regional subsidiary QantasLink. Contract valued at approximately US$218 million and delivery in 1H 2011.

Superjet 100 completes around 70 percent of its certification test program and first delivery is on schedule for launch customer Aeroflot (Russia) at end of 2010, according to Vladimir Prisyazhunyuk, president of Sukhoi Civil Aircraft (Russia).

Ilyushin Finance (Russia) signs memorandum of intent with Irkut (Russia) to purchase 28 MS-21s with option for 22 more. Aircraft be delivered between 2019 and 2022.

Bombardier forecasts demand for 20- to 149-seat commercial aircraft to reach 12,800 new aircraft in 20-year period from 2010 to 2029, up 400 units compared to 2009 forecast. Demand is valued at approximately US$612 billion.

Sukhoi Civil Aircraft (Russia) and Gazpromavia (Russia) sign agreement of intent for delivery of 10 Superjet 100/95 LRs, in deal valued at US$323 million at list prices. First SSJ100 planes to be delivered in 2012.

Republic Airlines (US) signs letter of intent with Embraer to buy 24 additional E190s, in deal valued at US$960 million at list prices. Deliveries to begin in 1H 2011.

SuperJet International (Italy) signed agreement with Pearl Aircraft Corporation (Bermuda) for sale of thirty Superjet 100s, plus fifteen options. Pearl Aircraft was advised by Aerbiz Business Consultants (Italy) in deal valued over US$900 million.

Bombardier Q400 operated by Porter Airlines (Canada) to be flown in biofuel test program by early 2012.

Azul (Brazil) plans to build heavy maintenance facility by end of 2011 at its Campinas base. Carrier’s fleet consists on E190s and E195s, with ATR72-600s coming at later date.

Rockwell Collins (US) selected by Bombardier to supply flight control system for CSeries.

Bombardier’s pricing of CSeries not an issue in any talks with potential customers, according to vice president for commercial aircraft and aircraft program’s head, Benjamin Boehm. He also said potential re-engine of A320 and B737 “doesn’t worry Bombardier at all.”

Ilyushin Finance (Russia) signs contract to purchase 10 AN158s from Antonov (Ukraine) with option to buy additional 10. Delivery expected between 2011-2013.

Pluna (Uruguay) plans to add heavy maintenance services for CRJs by September 2010. Carrier to initially begin with C-checks on its own CRJ900s and then expand to include regional carriers.

SuperJet International (Italy) signs five-year spare part distribution agreement with Lufthansa Technik Logistik (Germany).

1Time Airlines (South Africa) to begin new services from Johannesburg to Maputo on August 12.

Augsburg Airways (Germany) to sell its last two DHC8-300 (serials 521 and 543) to new airline Regent Airways (Bangladesh).

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