Bombardier Aerospace announced that RusLine of Moscow, Russia has become the first airline to operate scheduled flights with a Bombardier CRJ regional jet in Russia, flying a previously-owned 50-seat CRJ100 aircraft. The airline started the scheduled flights by February 14, 2008.
Established in 1994, RusLine also operates a fleet of Russian-built jet aircraft and operates scheduled and charter flights to destinations in Russia and other CIS countries from Vnukovo and Sheremetyevo airports in Moscow. RusLine said it planned to fly the CRJ100 jetliner on its routes from Vnukovo to Magnitogorsk, Kurgan, Ufa and Elista in Russia, and to Aktobe in Kazakhstan, and to other destinations.
The Bombardier CRJ family is the best-selling regional aircraft program in history, with 1,626 firm orders from 50 customers worldwide. Bombardier had delivered 1,452 CRJ aircraft as of October 31, 2007.
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