Irish BAe 146 operator CityJet has leased former British Airways CitiExpress series 200 G-MIMA (msn E2079). After painting with Air France titles at Norwich, she was delivered on 1 September. Like the rest of CityJet’s fleet, she is operated on behalf of Air France.
Two Avro RJ100s of SN Brussels Airlines are being used to promote the latest album of comics character Asterix. OO-DWH (msn E3340) sports a large picture of Asterix while OO-DWE (msn E3327) depicts his companion, Obelix.
Northwest Airlines, which recently filed for bankruptcy, has advised Mesaba that it intends to reject the leases on its 35 Avro RJ85s. Northwest leases the RJ85s from various financial institutions, and sub-leases them to Mesaba, who operates them under the Northwest Airlink banner. Under Chapter 11, bankrupt companies can terminate […]
Italian airline Air Dolomiti continues to take delivery of the five 146-300s the airline is acquiring to replace its Bombardier CRJs regional jets. The first two, I-ADJF (msn E3193) and I-ADJH (msn E3129), were delivered in April, and I-ADJG (msn E3169 ex G-BSNS) followed in May. The fourth, I-ADJI (msn E3148 ex G-BTZN) was delivered on […]
Financially-troubled Northwest Airlines has failed to make a US$18.7 million payment due to Mesaba. Mesaba operates feeder services under the Northwest Airlink banner. Its fleet includes 35 Avro RJ85s.
The Air France-KLM group has long mooted a substantial order to replace the varied types operated by their regional affiliates, but the recent order for 6 Embraer 190s by Air France affiliate Régional Airlines does not mean such an order is imminent. CityJet operates a substantial fleet of BAe 146s […]
Bulgarian BAe 146 operator Hemus Air has announced its intention to acquire four additional 146s to supplement its current three series 200s. The airline is negotiating with ANZ Bank to acquire four series 300s. Recent news items on Hemus Air: