Daily Archives: 1999-06-30

Avro RJ competitors make strides

While BAe Regional Aircraft completes final design on the re-engined Avro RJX in anticipation of a formal launch decision, competitors have poached two of its high-profile customers. In April, Lufthansa announced it would order 60 Fairchild 728JETs, with 60 more on option (Lufthansa’s regional subsidiary CityLine had earlier ordered 10 […]

National Jet to establish Italy-based British Airways franchise

Australian airline National Jet Systems (NJS) is preparing to start an Italian subsidiary to operate British Airways franchise flights. Few details have emerged so far on the new airline, which will apparently operate five former Uni-Air BAe 146-300s. NJS personnel were reported to be in Taiwan in late June, preparing […]