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Notable Airline, Hotel and Travel News: September 16, 2013

A brief sampling of industry news that caught my attention today: Bombardier’s CSeries jetliner took to the skies for the first time today in Montreal. The CS100 jet and family is designed for the 100- to 149-seat market and it will certainly provide new competition for Airbus and Boeing. American Airlines inaugurated Airbus A319 service…

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US Airways to upgrade express fleet, brings jobs back to the USA & asks Airbus for A321 ETOPS

Yesterday, The Cranky Flier and Henry Harteveldt tweeted updates throughout the day from a US Airways Media Day event in Phoenix. One of the larger announcements was that the carrier will be investing $35 million to upgrade their largest Express jets (Embraer 170/175s & Bombardier CRJ-700/900s) to include first class. Whereas the other major carriers…

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