Daily Archives: 2004-01-01


Air Botnia is now Blue1

Finnish Avro RJ operator Air Botnia officially changed its name to Blue1 on 1 January 2004. The four new Avro RJs the airline recently took delivery of had already been painted with the new titles and livery (which differs from the previous one in having blue rather than red engine […]

Blue 1 Avro RJ85 OH-SAO

Meridiana BAe 146 I-FLRU

Meridiana to replace BAe 146s

Italian airline Meridiana has ordered four Airbus A319s to replace its four Firenze-based BAe 146-200s. The airline has been searching for a replacement for its 146s for quite some time, and was once considered a prime candidate for the Avro RJX. A decision was repeatedly postponed, however. The airline has […]