Loss-making Swiss International Air Lines is to make further cuts in its fleet and route structure in a bid to survive. 34 aircraft are to be withdrawn from use, reducing the fleet to 18 long-haul aircraft, 21 medium-haul aircraft, and 35 regional aircraft. The airline did not specify how the […]
Australia’s National Jet Systems (NJS) is to reduce the flying it undertakes on behalf of QantasLink. Beginning in early summer, QantasLink BAe 146 services in eastern Australia will gradually be taken over by other Qantas group operators. As a result, the airline will close its bases in Brisbane, Canberra, and […]
All four former Air China BAe 146-100s have now arrived at Southend. B-635L (msn E1085) arrived on 23 May, B-634L (msn E1083) on 30 May, B-632L (msn E1076) on 6 June, and B-633L (msn E1081) on 10 June. The four aircraft are being offered for sale by broker Avtrade.
The last BAe 146 being worked on at Woodford is nearing completion. This is, ironically, not a new-build aircraft, but a modification of the very first BAe 146 built. BAe 146 msn E3001 was built as the 146 prototype, msn E1001, in 1981, then modified to serve as the series […]
Bhutanese national airline Druk Air has selected the Airbus A319 to replace its pair of BAe 146-100s. The airline had earlier ordered two Avro RJX-85s for this purpose, but was left high and dry when BAE Systems cancelled the RJX program. An order for two A319s is expected to be […]
Malmö Aviation is operating a BAe 146 on behalf of Skyways. The 146 is being used on services from Stockholm Arlanda to Skelleftea, in northern Sweden. Malmö is providing the flight crew, and Skyways the cabin crew. The aircraft being used, SE-DRM (msn E2196), was recently leased from SN Brussels […]
WDL Aviation‘s newest BAe 146-200, D-AMGL (msn E2055). is now flying for Air-Berlin. The airline took delivery of the former Malmö Aviation aircraft on 4 April and flew her to Köln for maintenance. Upon emerging, she joined her fleetmates D-AMAJ, D-AWUE, and D-AWBA, who are already flying for Air-Berlin. Recent news […]