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An Air Canada E190 (Photo: BriYYZ (Flickr: Air Canada Embraer E190 C-FHKP) [CC BY-SA 2.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons)

Air Canada Announces Plans to Retire Embraer 190 Fleet

Air Canada has announced that it will retire its twenty-five Embraer 190 aircraft within the next 18 months. The airline made the announcement as it prepares to take delivery of its new Bombardier CS300 aircraft, which is slated to be delivered late 2019. The Embraer 190s are operated as Air Canada's mainline fleet and are only about 10 years old. The aircraft, hopefully, won't be visiting the boneyard just yet, as the airline is hoping to place the newly-retired aircraft…

Airbus A321LR Completes Maiden Test Flight

On Wednesday, Airbus announced that its newest narrowbody aircraft model, the Airbus A321LR, had completed its maiden flight test, the first step in the aircraft’s certification process. The test aircraft, MSN7877, flew for 2 hours and 36 minutes over the skies of Europe with a crew of six to test…