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.
Air Botnia has begun to take delivery of the two Avro RJ85s and two RJ100s it has ordered. RJ100 OH-SAM (msn E3386) was the first to arrive, on 22 October, already painted in the colors of Blue1, the new name that Air Botnia will adopt on 1 January 2004. The […]
The seven Avro RJs of Italian airline Azzurra Air have been largely idled by the termination of the contract to provide services for Alitalia. In a cost-cutting move, Alitalia cancelled services to Hamburg, Copenhagen, Porto, and Stockholm from Milano’s Malpensa Airport, as of 26 October 2003 — services that Azzurra […]
As expected, Lufthansa is re-aligning its regional operations under the Lufthansa Regional brand. The move will bring together the 18 Avro RJ85s of CityLine and the 8 BAe 146s of Eurowings. Recent news items on Eurowings:
Northwest Airlines is considering cancelling Mesaba‘s contract to operate thirty-six Avro RJ85s on its behalf under the Northwest Jet Airlink brand. The contract between the two airlines runs through 2006, but under its terms Northwest can terminate it, at its sole discretion, by providing notice to Mesaba on or before […]
The BAe 146 atmospheric research aircraft (ARA) made her first flight from Woodford on 1 October, following modification to its new role. The aircraft is a modification of the very first BAe 146 built, which had later been modified to serve as the series 300 prototype. She was rolled out […]
BAe 146 operator Air Wisconsin has finalized a contracts to continue providing flight services for United Express. Air Wisconsin has been flying under the United Express since 1985. The airline currently operates 17 BAe 146s on United Express’ behalf (12 series 200s and 5 series 300s), in addition to a […]