The delivery of the Bombardier was made under an agreement Croatia Airlines signed with Bombardier Aerospace on May 31, 2007. The fleet of Bombardiers has replaced the airline’s short haul fleet of ATR aircraft. The Bombardiers operating for Croatia Airlines have a capacity of 76 seats and is organized in an all economy class layout. 9A-CQD which recently arrived is the last Bombardier to be delivered this year to Croatia Airlines. The other 2 orders will be delivered during 2011. The airline now operates 13 aircraft (which includes the leased Adria Airways CRJ200 for the summer). Together with the 2 Bombardier orders it has another 4 Airbus A319s on order.
Monday, June 29, 2009
Croatia Airlines’ newest fleet member - 9A-CQDCroatia Airlines has received its fourth Dash 8 Q400 aircraft. The aircraft arrived in Zagreb a few days ago and has received the Croatia Airlines livery as well as the registration 9A-CQD. The aircraft has been named Dalmatia, after the Southern coastal region of Croatia. The aircraft was built during 2009 and has already entered scheduled service for Croatia Airlines. The national Croatian carrier now has a total of 4 Bombardiers and a further two orders for this type of aircraft. It also has a further 4 options for the Bombardier.