Monthly Archives: March 2005

Lufthansa to buy Swiss

Lufthansa will buy financially-troubled Swiss under a plan approved by the boards of the two airlines and shareholders representing more than 80% of the Swiss share capital. Lufthansa will initially acquire 11% in a newly-established Swiss company, AirTrust. This share will be increased to 49% once antitrust clearance has been […]

Air Dolomiti BAe 146-300 G-BUHC

First Air Dolomiti BAe 146 rolled out

The first BAe 146-300 for Italian airline Air Dolomiti was rolled out from the Sprayavia paintshop at Norwich on 21 March. The aircraft, series 300 G-BUHC (msn E3193) still carries her British registration. She was formerly operated by Dan-Air, Flightline, Air UK/KLM uk/buzz, and Aer Lingus. Air Dolomiti announced its […]

Flybe to add Avro RJ100s

Exeter-based Flybe is planning to add several former Turkish Airlines Avro RJ100s to its fleet, to replace its existing BAe 146-200s and -300s. The first two aircraft are G-JEBU (msn E3234) and G-JEBV (msn E3236). Both are currently undergoing maintenance prior to delivery to the airline. G-JEBV was recently painted […]

Flybe Avro RJ100 G-JEBV