Monthly Archives: October 2002


buzz to expand operations, but without BAe 146s

KLM has announced a substantial expansion of its low-cost subsidiary, buzz, so as to compete with EasyJet and Ryanair in the fast-growing low-cost airline market. A second hub will be opened at Bournemouth in March, and a third at another UK airport later in the year. The airline’s eight BAe […]


Turkish renews Avro RJs leases

Turkish Airlines has extended the leases on all twelve of its Avro RJs. Turkish operates nine Avro RJ100s and three RJ70s on domestic and regional routes. This is the third time that the airline renews the leases on the RJs. Turkish is planning to transfer several of the RJs to […]


CityJets adds another BAe 146

After a long period of storage at Exeter, former Malmö Aviation BAe 146-200 SE-DRI (msn E2058) is joining CityJet‘s fleet. She was re-registered G-ECAL and ferried to East Midlands for painting into Air France colors. She will become EI-CWA with CityJet.

CityJet BAe 146-200 G-ECAL

Club Air receives first BAe 146

Italian start-up Club Air has taken delivery of its first BAe 146. The former Flightline series 200 G-DEFK (msn E2012) was delivered from Southend to Brescia on 3 October. A second 146 will follow in mid-October. Club Air has been formed by tour operator Valsole Viaggi, primarily to undertake flights […]