Titan Airways has painted BAe 146-200QT freighter G-ZAPR (msn E2114) into a stunning new blue and silver color scheme. This is the fourth major color scheme worn by the airline’s 146s. Titan operates three BAe 146-200QC convertible freighters in addition to pure freighter G-ZAPR.
The first of two former Azzurra Air Avro RJ70s has been painted in the new colors of Isle of Man-based EuroManx. The aircraft, EI-CPJ (msn E1258), had been in storage at Exeter since late 2003, when owner Air Malta repossessed Azzurra Air’s fleet for non-payment. Following overhaul, she was flown […]
Air Canada Jazz retired its last BAe 146 on 15 February. The move, announced last summer, is part of the re-organization plan of parent Air Canada. Air Canada has ordered Bombardier CRJ700s and CRJ705s and Embraer 175s and 190s to renew its regional jet fleet. Jazz operated ten series 200s […]
Italian regional airline Air Dolomiti has chosen the BAe 146 to grow into the 100-seat market. The airline plans to acquire five BAe 146-300s to replace its Bombardier CRJs regional jets. The 146s will be configured with 99 seats, providing a substantial increase in capacity over the 48-seat CRJs, helping […]
National Jet Systems (NJS) has been selected by Qantas to operate the Boeing 717s it is to transfer to its QantasLink operation. The 717s, currently operated by Qantas’ low-cost subsidiary JetStar, will replace the BAe 146s that NJS is currently operating on QantasLink services. NJS competed with JetStar for the […]
Minden Air has taken delivery of a former Air Wisconsin BAe 146-200, N606AW (msn E2033), and begun converting her to the air tanker role. In late 2004, Minden Air tested a BAe 146-100 for possible use as an air tanker, with very good results. The 146 will have a tank […]
Filipino airline Asian Spirit is leasing four BAe 146s from BAE Systems. The first aircraft are two series 100s being returned off-lease by Australia’s National Jet Systems. The first of them, VH-NJZ (msn E1009) was delivered on 20 January. The second, VH-NJY (msn E1005) will follow shortly. They will then […]
BAe 146-300 G-BPNT (msn E3126) of Flightline, who was damaged Firenze on 29 May 2004, has returned to service. She encountered severe wind shear while attempting to land. The crew initiated a go-around, but the rear of the fuselage struck the ground. The aircraft went around the circuit and landed […]