Finnish airline Air Botnia, a subsidiary of SAS, has announced that it will be changing its name to Blue1 from 1 January 2004. The name change comes as Air Botnia prepares to substantially increase its capacity, by adding two Avro RJ85s and two Avro RJ100s to its five current Avro […]
Flightline‘s BAe 146-300 G-BPNT (msn E3126) is back in the Rock’n’Roll business. After operating a series of charter flights on behalf of singer Robbie Williams in the early summer, she was employed to fly the Rolling Stones in the early fall. The inevitable question is: did the band get satisfaction?
British investment group 7 Group Plc has announced that it has acquired Italian airline Azzurra Air. Azzurra Air was set up in 1996 by Air Malta and Italian investors. The airline operates three Avro RJ85s and four Avro RJ70s on scheduled services, alongside several Boeing 737-700s and Airbus A320s used […]
Irish airline CityJet is planning to resume flying between Dublin and London City later this year. The route had been the airline’s first when it began services in 1994. The airline abandoned it in 2000, however, after two years of bruising competition with Aer Lingus, though it continued to fly […]