Monthly Archives: May 2005

SN Brussels sticks with its Avros

SN Brussels Airlines has decided to retain its fleet of BAe 146s and Avro RJs. The airline had been examining options to replace the type on its shorthaul European services. After an extensive study of the available options, however, it concluded that keeping the Avro RJs was the most cost-effective […]

SN Brussels Avro RJ100 OO-DWG

BAE Systems offers BAe 146 life extension and other upgrades

BAE Systems Regional Aircraft introduced a Life Extension Programme for the BAe 146 to allow it to continue operations for at least another 20 years. The Programme includes two new manuals, the Corrosion Protection and Control Programme (CPCP), and the Supplementary Structural Inspections Document (SSID). The CPCP covers corrosion; it […]

Club Air adds Avro RJ85

Italian airline Club Air had added a former Azzurra Air Avro RJ85, EI-CNJ (msn E2300), to its fleet. The addition gives the airline a rather eclectic fleet, as it already operates two early build series 200s (msns E2012 and E2014, originally built for Air Wisconsin), a mid-production series 200 (msn […]

Club Air Avro RJ85 EI-CNJ

Transwede to operate Avro RJ70

Another airline is joining the roster of BAe 146/Avro RJ operators. After being dormant for several years, Swedish airline Transwede Airways AB is planning to resume operations using a former Azzurra Air Avro RJ70 leased from Air Malta. The RJ70 was recently rolled out in the airline’s colors at Malmö’s […]

Transwede Avro RJ70 EI-COQ

Air Nostrum BAe 146 D-AMGL

WDL flies for Air Nostrum

WDL Aviation is operating BAe 146-200 D-AMGL (msn E2055) on behalf of Air Nostrum, giving the Spanish airline additional capacity on its Iberia Regional services during the summer season. This is the third time that Air Nostrum has brought in 146s to complement its fleet: Earlier leases included WDL’s BAe […]