Monthly Archives: November 2005

Avro RJ joins Royal Jet fleet

Another Avro RJ is heading to the Gulf states in VIP configuration. Abu Dhabi-based charter carrier Royal Jet has acquired former Azzurra Air Avro RJ70 EI-CPL (msn E1267) as A6-RJK. The airline specializes in luxury private charters. The RJ70 will complement Royal Jet’s two Boeing Business Jets (BBJs) and two […]

Last Ansett BAe 146 leaves Essendon

The last former Ansett BAe 146 to be stored at Melbourne’s Essendon airport was flown out on 27 September. Series 300 ZK-NZH (msn E3137) had been parked at Essendon since 22 February 2002, along with several other former Air New Zealand and Qantas New Zealand BAe 146s which had been […]

Former Ansett BAe 146 ZK-NZH

Atlantic Airways Avro RJ100 OY-RCC

Atlantic Airways adds an Avro RJ100

Faroe Island-based BAe 146 operator Atlantic Airways has added former a Swiss Avro RJ100, msn E3357, to its fleet as OY-RCC. Built in 1999, she was delivered to Crossair in September of that year and later transferred to Swiss. After painting at Norwich, she was flown to Atlantic Airways’ base […]

Swiss European takes off

Swiss‘ new regional subsidiary, Swiss European Air Lines, began operations on 1 November, after it received its operating licence from the Swiss Federal Office of Civil Aviation. The new airline takes over Swiss’s four Avro RJ85s and fifteen RJ100s as well as it eight remaining Embraer 145s. The latter are […]