Daily Archives: 2003-02-27


Ryanair takes the axe to buzz

Ryanair has announced swingeing cuts in the operations of buzz, which it is acquiring from KLM. As of 1 April (when the transaction is scheduled to be closed), all buzz flights will be grounded to allow time for the company to be restructured. Service on most buzz routes will be […]


First BAe 146 painted in Air-Berlin colors

WDL Aviation‘s BAe 146-200 D-AMAJ (msn E2028) has been painted in Air-Berlin colors. She will begin operating on behalf of Air-Berlin on March 1, operating services to London Stansted, Z├╝rich, Vienna, and Bergamo. Until then, she is operating on the Airbus shuttle contract, with the Air-Berlin titles blanked out. Series […]


Avro RJ fleet spared in Swiss cuts

In an effort to stem losses, Swiss has announced a package of emergency measures that will include substantial cuts in its fleet. Twenty aircraft are to be cut, including twelve SAAB 2000s, five ERJ 145s, two MD-83s, and one A321. Its fleet of nineteen Avro RJs (four RJ85s and fifteen […]