Thursday, December 26, 2013

FLEET UPDATE: BQB Lineas Aereas Received its Fourth ATR-72 on 11/12Nov13

BQB Lineas Aereas of Uruguay received its fourth ATR-72-212A on 11/12Nov13. The aircraft, c/n 636, was originally delivered to Jet Airways on 01Mar00 registered as VT-JCD.  It was stored in August 2013 prior to its recent delivery to BQB registered as CX-POS.    

CX-POS will be used to help expand BQB's route network, primarily based at Montevideo (MVD), to include new destinations, such as Rio de Janeiro Galeao (GIG), Sao Paulo Guarulhos (GRU) and Curitiba (CWB), all in Brazil. 

Frequencies on existing destinations, such as Buenos Aires Ezeiza (EZE), Buenos Aires Aeroparque (AEP), Salto, Uruguay (STY), Asuncion, Paraguay (ASU), and the Brazilian airports of Florianapolis (FLN), Foz de Iguassu (IGU), and Porto Alegre (POA) have been or will be increased in the coming months with both the new ATR and the recent addition to BQB's fleet of an A320, its first jet aircraft. 

Photo of BQB's newly-added ATR-72 on its delivery flight in Recife, Brazil (REC) on 11Nov13:


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