Avro RJ85 OO-DJQ (msn E2289) of Delta Air Transport (DAT) was the first RJ painted in SABENA‘s new ‘Qualiflyer Group’ colors, with a blue bottom.
BAE Systems’ asset management arm has announced two lease renewals in its year-end review. Australian Air Express renewed the leases on three BAe 146QT freighters (two series 300s and a series 100). Australian Air Express is a joint venture company between Qantas and Australia Post. It has operated BAe 146 […]
After twenty years of test flying, the number one BAe 146, serial number E3001, has found a new role in life as an atmospheric research aircraft. BAE Systems won the contract to supply an instrumented aircraft to the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology (UMIST). UMIST will use […]
French BAe 146 operator Air Jet has separated from parent Jet Services. Jet Services was acquired by the TNT Post Group in December 1998. TNT’s interest was limited to Jet Service’s parcel distribution network. Neither the airline nor its three BAe 146s were integrated into the TNT network, partly because […]
Aer Lingus cancelled the majority of its flights on 6 to 8 February because of a strike by the IMPACT union which represents its cabin crew. The union is seeking pay increases. Aer Lingus Commuter operates eight BAe 146-300s on routes from Dublin to UK regional airports. Flights at SABENA […]
The Avro RJX came one step closer to first flight on 24 January, when the first Honeywell AS977 engine was fitted to the prototype RJX-85, msn E2376, in the number four position. The engine arrived at Woodford the previous day. The entire engine assembly, comprising the AS977 engine, nacelle, and […]