Lufthansa decided that its subsidiary CityLine will continue to operate its fleet of 18 Avro RJ85s well into the second half of the decade. The RJ85s had been due to be replaced by the Fairchild Dornier 728s Lufthansa had ordered, but the manufacturer’s bankruptcy has ended that plan. Cityline took […]
Marseilles-based Axis Airways has taken delivery of former Air Jet BAe 146-200QC F-GLNI (msn E2188) after she was painted at Norwich. The second former Air Jet 146QC, F-GOMA (msn E2211), should follow shortly.
Four of the BAe 146-300s formerly operated by buzz returned to the air on 1 May, flying for Irish airline Ryanair. Ryanair’s acquisition of buzz from KLM was completed on 11 April. Ryanair paid EUR20.1 million to KLM for buzz’s operations, including the four 146s, six Boeing 737-300, the relevant […]
In an effort to stem losses, Swiss is planning to place its regional operations in a separate subsidiary, to be called Swiss Express. The change will occur in the fall, at the start of the 2003/04 winter timetable. The move is aimed at reducing costs 20 percent below those of […]