After a long wait, Malmö Aviation has begun receiving the nine Avro RJ100s it ordered from BAE Systems’ Asset Management arm to replace its 146s. The first, SE-DST (msn E3247), was delivered on 14 November. For the airline, the choice of the Avro RJ100 is a logical one, as the […]
BAe 146-200 D-AMAJ (msn E2028) of WDL Aviation began a two-week wet-lease to Deutsche BA on November 1, flying between Köln and Münich, Dusseldorf, and Berlin (Tegel). During September, she had briefly replaced series 300 D-AWUE operating Air Nostrum routes. Recent news items on WDL:
Northwest Airlines has offered to buy Mesaba for $13 per share. Northwest already own a 28% share of Mesaba, which operates as Northwest Jet Airlink. Mesaba’s fleet includes 36 Avro RJ85s. Northwest’s move appears to have been an attempt to pre-empt a possible bid from Phoenix-based Mesa Air Group Inc. […]
Malmö Aviation is planning to return most of its BAe 146s as it takes delivery of Avro RJ100s, but some will remain. One of these, 146-200 SE-DRA (msn E2115), was repainted in the new Malmö Aviation white and yellow colors by Sprayavia at Norwich between October 25 and 29.