Flightline will operate a BAe 146-200 on behalf of Croatia Airlines from 12 April. The aircraft, which will be partially painted in Croatia Airlines colors, will be used on services from Zagreb to destinations throughout the airline’s domestic and European system. The lease will run for six weeks at first, […]
Ending months of speculation, Ansett New Zealand announced that a consortium of New Zealand investors had bought the airline from News Corp for an undisclosed sum. The investors, brought together by merchant bank Clavell Capital, include businessmen Alan Gibbs and Trevor Farmer, the Dunedin-based Skeggs group, and current Ansett NZ […]
Titan Airways will operate a BAe 146-200 on behalf of Austria’s Tyrolean Airlines on a 6-month lease. The aircraft will be used on services from Budapest. Titan is currently operating a BAe 146 on behalf of Augsburg Airways.
Aegean Airlines has signed an order for two more Avro RJ100s, for delivery in June and July. They will bring Aegean’s RJ100 fleet to six, replacing the two Fokker 100s acquired with the purchase of Air Greece. Aegean’s Avro RJ100s have achieved a dispatch reliability of 99.92% in February on […]
BAE Systems has formally launched its new Avro RJX. Taking advantage of the RJ Summit Meeting at London City Airport, Mike O’Callaghan, Managing Director for Regional Aircraft, announced the formal launch of the Avro RJX family of regional jet airliners. Although no orders were announced, Mr. O’Callaghan expressed confidence that […]
The first Avro RJX is beginning to take shape on the Woodford assembly line. The nose section, flight deck floor, and forward fuselage drum are all being assembled at Woodford, while other components are being manufactured at other BAE Systems and subcontractor plants. The wing is scheduled to be delivered […]
In an interview with Reuters, BAE Systems vice president for marketing Nick Godwin hinted that about 20 orders for Avro RJs and RJXs will be announced in the next few weeks. A conditional order for the RJX has apparently been received from a European airline, although a formal launch is […]