Bombardier will this month deliver a CRJ900 to American Airlines with enhancements providing a 5.5% improvement in fuel burn over previous CRJ900s. The aircraft is the first CRJ900 featuring a package of aerodynamic and other “NextGen” enhancements. The 5.5% fuel burn improvement will now be the “production standard” on the CRJ900, Bombardier Commercial Aircraft VP-Americas sales Kevin Smith told reporters Monday at the Regional Airline Association convention in St. ...

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