BAE Systems delivered only fourteen Avro RJs during 2000, compared to 23 in 1999 and 21 in 1998, as orders for current models are completed and attention turns to the forthcoming RJX.The total included the last seven RJ85s to Mesaba, five RJ100s to CityFlyer, and two RJ100s to Aegean Aviation.
Italian start-up Goldwing Airlines began operations on 20 December with a twice daily flight from Taranto, in southern Italy, to Roma Fiumicino and a single daily flight from Taranto to Milano Malpensa. Goldwing was planning to begin service using a BAe 146-100 leased from Air Botswana, but the aircraft was […]
The Financial Times is reporting that British Airways is negotiating to take over British Regional Airlines Group PLC, which includes BAe 146 operators British Regional Airlines (BRAL) and Manx. BRAL already operates as a British Airways franchisee.
As part of its shake-up of operations at its loss-making London Gatwick hub, British Airways is planning to bring Avro RJ100 operator CityFlyer “more closely together” with its other subsidiary, European Operations at Gatwick (EOG). Many Gatwick-based longhaul flights will be suspended or transferred to Heathrow, with Gatwick operations focusing […]