Monthly Archives: October 1999


Palmair Flightline ends BAe 146 operations

Flightline‘s BAe 146-300 G-BPNT (msn E3126) ended her long association with Palmair Flightline, the in-house airline of Bournemouth tour operator Bath Travel. Palmair is replacing her with a Boeing 737-200 operated by European Aviation, which offers it a longer range, allowing them to serve a broader range of destinations. A former […]


Braathens Malmö to acquire former SAM Avro RJ100s

Swedish airline Braathens Malmö Aviation is set to acquire the nine former SAM Colombia RJ100s, which are being returned off-lease to BAe due to poor economic conditions in Colombia. The aircraft will supplement and replace Braathens Malmö’s current fleet of BAe 146-200s, providing greater capacity. Earlier, Malmö had negotiated to […]


Debonair aftermath: Flightline and British Midland pick up the pieces

Efforts to sell grounded Debonair as a whole have failed. Several airlines were approached as potential buyers, including Lufthansa and Virgin Express, but no agreement was reached. Debonair had operated three BAe 146s on Swissair Express services from Zürich. Following Debonair’s grounding, Crossair temporarily took over the flights to Bologna […]


BAe describes Avro RJX plans

The new Avro RJX is making steady progress towards its expected service entry in mid 2001. British Aerospace Regional Aircraft Senior Vice President Jeff Marsh, speaking at the 1999 European Regional Airline Association meetings, expressed optimism that launch customers will soon be secured for the RJX. Aircraft serial number 376 […]