After a tumultuous few months, efforts to assure the survival of Delta Air Transport (DAT) and build a new Belgian national airline around it seem to be bearing fruit. A key part of the rescue effort fell into place when creditors of Sabena Interservice Centre (SIC), the in-house banking arm […]
Crossair is already Swiss, of course, but it is now formally adopting the name as a new Swiss national airline is built around it. The new airline, which will join Crossair with the remnants of bankrupt Swissair, will be formally known as “Swiss Air Lines” and advertize itself as “Swiss”. […]
The other shoe has finally dropped. British European announced that it has cancelled the twelve RJX-100s, with eight options, that it had ordered. British European had planned to use the RJX to replace its fleet of seventeen BAe 146 jets (six series 300s, eight series 200s, and three series 100s). […]
French BAe 146 operator Air Jet is planning to take over the route from Paris Orly to Saint Etienne that Air France is dropping. Air Jet will start services on the route on 4 March. Air Jet operates two BAe 146-200QCs, but is considering acquiring more.
In what will probably be both the first and the last “first flight” of a production RJX, the first production RJX-100 took to the air from Woodford on 9 January. Msn E3391 is the third RJX and the first built to production standard. She was to be the first RJX […]