Mesaba Airlines, which operates Avro RJ85s on behalf of Northwest Jet Airlink, will begin regional jet services from Northwest’s hub at Memphis. Service to Cincinnati will begin on 1 March; to Huntsville and Wichita on 4 April; and to Fayetteville on 15 May. Mesaba has now received 20 of 36 […]
British Aerospace Regional Aircraft has unveiled a new livery for its prototypes and demonstrators. The new livery, created by BAe Regional Aircraft’s in-house team in co-operation with Strung Design House of Ontario, Canada, uses specially-developed paint mixes of blue and silver, begin with a deep blue on the lower fuselage, […]
Swedish BAe 146 operator Malmö Aviation has changed its name to Braathens Malmö Aviation to reflect its acquisition by Norway’s Braathens. Operations are being integrated with those of Braathens Sverige (formerly Transwede).
A court in Perth, Australia, has allowed a former Ansett flight attendant to proceed with a suit against the airline for negligence and loss of income for chronic illnesses she says were caused by years of exposure to toxic fumes in on-board air. The former flight attendant, Judy Cullinane, reported […]
BAe 146-200 N608AW (msn E2049) of Air Wisconsin suffered an uncontained failure of the number 4 engine on 11 February while climbing out of Aspen on a scheduled United Express service to Denver. Although several blades penetrated the tail cone and wing, there were no injuries and the aircraft landed […]
CityJet‘s board has rejected an offer a IEP4.4 million (US$3.7 million) offer from National Jet Systems (NJS) for 60 percent of the airline, even though NJS had already paid part of the purchase price to CityJet. NJS had planned to drop several of the routes operated by CityJet, including the […]
British Aerospace Regional Aircraft has announced that will begin to conditionally offer a new version of the Avro RJ, the Avro RJX, to airlines, to be powered by the AlliedSignal AS977-1A engine. The AS977 would make the RJX even quieter than the RJ, while offering 17% more range, 15% lower […]