Yearly Archives: 2001


Rollercoaster month for DAT

December is proving a rollercoaster for Delta Air Transport (DAT)‘s efforts to re-establish itself as an independent airline following the bankruptcy of parent SABENA. DAT restarted operations on 10 November, with its fleet of six BAe 146-200s, fourteen Avro RJ85s, and twelve RJ100s, building up services over the next several […]


Flightline picks up BWA pieces

British World‘s misfortune is proving a blessing for Flightline. Before its shutdown, BWA had been operating oil industry support flights between Aberdeen and Scatsta with BAe ATPs. Flightline was able to step in on short notice, putting to use several of its idle BAe 146s. Flightline positioned two BAe 146s […]


buzz expands into France

Low cost airline buzz is planning to add several new routes to and within France. Beginning on 31 March 2002, buzz will fly daily services from its base at London Stansted to Brest, Caen, Dijon, Bergerac, Grenoble, Limoges, Toulon-St Tropez, and Tours, and twice daily to Rouen. These routes will […]


Avro RJX Cancelled

BAE Systems has announced that it is ending the Avro RJX program. The four Avro RJs still in production will be completed, at which point production will cease. The move comes in response to a drastic fall-off in demand for new aircraft following the 11 September terrorist attacks. “Regrettably it […]