Monthly Archives: May 2002

Stored BAe 146 returns to the air

After over a year in storage, BAe 146-200 G-TBIC (msn E2047) of TBI is once again flying for Flightline. She has joined several other Flightline 146s in Aberdeen, operating oil industry support flights. She wears the titles of the Integrated Aviation Consortium, the group of oil companies that has contracted […]

Flightline BAe 146-200 G-TBIC

buzz to merge with Basiq Air

Stansted-based BAe 146 operator buzz will be merged with KLM’s other low-cost airline, Basiq Air, into a single airline. In March, KLM had signaled its intention to eventually consolidate its two low-cost subsidiaries by placing them under a single management team headed by Floris van Pallandt. KLM did not indicate […]

Druk Air leases airBaltic Avro RJ70

airBaltic‘s Avro RJ70 YL-BAK (msn E1223) began a 6-month wet-lease to Druk Air on 28 April, covering for the absence of the airline’s own BAe 146-100 A5-RGE (msn E1199), who has been ferried to Bournemouth for maintenance by F.R. Aviation. YL-BAK had returned to airBaltic in October 2001, at the end of […]

Air Botswana resumes BAe 146 operations

Botswana’s national airline, Air Botswana, has resumed BAe 146 operations after a hiatus of several years. Last year, the airline had arranged to lease its remaining 146-100, A2-ABD (msn E1101), to Italian start-up Goldwing Airlines, but the deal fell through. After a period of storage in Europe, the aircraft returned […]