Horizon Air (IATA code QX/QXE) currently operates a fleet consisting of 40 Bombardier Q400 and 17 Bombardier CRJ-700 aircraft. Horizon Air announced on Wednesday that it will be cutting some routes and leasing out four CRJ-700 aircraft as part of a longer-term goal of eliminating the CRJ-700 in favor of an all-Q400 fleet. Brett Snyder, better known as The Cranky Flier, compared Horizon Air's CRJ-700 routes with routes over 500 miles flown with the Q400. His analysis revealed that most of this longer Q400 flying is from California while the CRJ-700 flying is largely from the Pacific Northwest hubs in Portland and Seattle.
Today's featured map illustrates the domestic portion of this network. In addition, Horizon operates the CRJ-700 on international flights from Seattle to Edmonton and from Los Angeles to Baja California destinations La Paz and Loreto.
Many thanks to Brett for contributing the research for this featured map.
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