Meridiana operated its last BAe 146 service on 30 June. Its last 146, series 200 I-FLRI (msn E2220), has now been withdrawn from use and is parked at the airline’s Firenze base. The other three 146s have already been returned to BAE Systems. Two are in storage at Kemble. The four 146s were last series 200s built before production switched to the Avro RJ. Meridiana has replaced the 146s with Airbus A319s in a transaction arranged by BAE Systems’ asset management arm.
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