Yearly Archives: 2003


Former Ansett BAe 146-200QT VH-JJZ

Titan adds BAe 146 freighter

Stansted-based Titan Airways has acquired a former Ansett Cargo BAe 146-200QT freighter to supplement its current three 146-200QC convertible freighters. The aircraft, VH-JJZ (msn E2114), is one of two that Ansett had operated on its cargo services. She had been undergoing heavy maintenance in Blenheim, New Zealand, when Ansett ceased […]


Azzurra Air parks its Avro RJs

The plan to merge Azzurra Air with bankrupt French regional airline Air Littoral has fallen through due to the failure of Investment fund Seven Group, owner of Azzurra to align the necessary financing. Seven Group missed several deadlines set by the court overseeing Air Littoral’s bankruptcy, and finally threw in […]


How many BAe 146s/Avro RJs?

BAE Systems’ press release on the delivery of the final Avro RJ notes it “bring[s] the total of BAe 146 and Avro RJs delivered to 390.” In fact, 391 BAe 146s and Avro RJs were built, but one — the series 200 prototype, msn E2008 — was never sold and […]


Further delay for Swiss Avro RJ replacement

Swiss has requested a further delay in the delivery of the Embraer 170s and 195s it ordered. Swiss predecessor Crossair was originally the launch customer for both models. Heavy losses had already forced an earlier postponement of deliveries, along with a substantial cut in the order. Continuing losses have now […]


Club Air BAe 146s re-registered

Club Air‘s two BAe 146-200s were re-registered to lessor IMP Group as EI-DBY (msn E2012 ex G-DEFK) and EI-DBZ (msn E2014 msn G-DEFL) in October. The airline had earlier indicated that it intended to replace the 146s with Boeing 737s, but will apparently now retain them.