Jersey European has acquired the five former Thai BAe 146-300s from FBM Jet Engine Support (which bought the aircraft from Thai) in a deal brokered by BAe-AMJ, which had the exclusive marketing rights for the aircraft on behalf of FBM. The first two aircraft have arrived in the UK; all five are due to be delivered by early July, bringing JEA’s BAe 146 fleet to 17 aircraft. Delivery of the aircraft will allow increased jet service on several of the airline’s routes. From 18 May, all JEA’s services from the Channel Islands to Birmingham and Glasgow have been operated with BAe 146s, replacing Fokker F27s. On 1 August, a new route will be launched from Belfast to London Luton, with three daily roundtrips.
Recent news items on Jersey European:
- Oldest BAe 146 in passenger service retired (2012-09-15)
- First British European BAe 146 painted (2000-06-05)
- Jersey European BAe 146 damaged (2000-05-31)
- Jersey European adopts British European name (2000-05-08)
- Jersey European BAe 146 damaged at Belfast Harbour (1998-10-31)