Halifax-based Air Atlantic will terminate its commercial agreement with Canadian Airlines on 24 October, and cease all flight operations. Air Atlantic’s owner, IMP Group, will continue to maintain the airline’s operating certificate and will study the viability of a non-scheduled operation over the winter months, although the current excess capacity […]
As part of a realignment of Air Canada‘s and AirBC‘s operations in western Canada, AirBC will introduce a new Edmonton-Denver BAe 146 service on 5 October. The flight will provide connections with Air Canada’s Star Alliance partner United Airlines’ Denver hub.
Norwegian airline Braathens has bought Swedish airline Malmö Aviation for SEK 600 million (about US$76 million). The take-over will take place during the autumn, and will bring Malmö into the KLM alliance. Earlier, Braathens had taken over Transwede and renamed it Braathens Sweden AB. Malmö will, however, continue to operate […]
WDL Aviation of Köln placed former KLM uk BAe 146-100 D-AWDL (msn E1011 ex G-UKJF) into service on 8 August. She was delivered to WDL on 2 July after painting in its colors. She has been used to operate airline backup flights, and has already flown for Aero Lloyd and Eurowings. Additional charters […]
BAe 146-300 D-AEWB (msn E3183) of Eurowings was damaged on landing at Hof on 30 August when her tail struck the ground. She was ferried to Nürnberg for repairs the same day. Recent news items on Eurowings:
Debonair has added a former National Jet Systems (NJS) BAe 146-100 to its fleet. VH-NJA (msn E1004) underwent heavy maintenance at Adelaide following her return from a lease to Indonesia’s Merpati. She was then flown to Exeter, arriving on 3 August, for modification to Debonair standards and painting in full Debonair […]
QANTAS regional airline subsidiary Airlink will operate non-stop services between Brisbane and Hobart during the 1998/1999 Christmas period. Daily non-stop flights between the two cities will be flown between 20 December 1998 and 25 January 1999 by a BAe 146-100 operating as QF871/872. This is the first time Airlink has […]