SN Brussels Airlines has painted another of its Avro RJ100s in a special color scheme. The new scheme, worn by RJ100 OO-DWD (msn E3324), depicts the Atomium, a Brussels landmark in the shape of an atom. The Atomium recently re-opened its doors after modernization.
Avro RJ100 G-BZAX (msn E3356) has been painted in the new colors of British Airways Connect, which replace the “British Airways” titles under the windows with large “BA Connect” titles. British Airways’ regional subsidiary, British Airways CitiExpress, changed its name to BA Connect on 1 February.
The latest former British Airways CitiExpress Avro RJ100 to join the Swiss European fleet has been painted in Star Alliance colors. Swiss will shortly be joining the Star Alliance, and Alliance rules require examples of each type in an airline’s fleet to be painted in the Alliance’s colors. HB-IYV (msn […]
EuroManx has flown its two Avro RJ70s to Exeter for storage. EI-CPJ (msn E1258) was ferried on 3 February, and EI-CPK (msn E1260) joined her on 7 February. Both had spent most of their time in the past few months parked on Ronaldsway’s disused runway, 17/35, although they had on […]
Transwede inaugurated its twice daily Avro RJ70 from Stockholm Arlanda to London City on 13 February. The RJ70 is flown on behalf of SAS, and has received a SAS-like livery, taking advantage of the similarities between the two airlines’ color schemes.
Former Ansett BAe 146 VH-JJU (msn E2116) was broken up at Melbourne’s Tullamarine Airport on 6 February. VH-JJW (msn E2110) suffered the same fate on the following day. Both 146s had been stripped of useful parts several years ago, and their hulks had sat abandoned at Melbourne. VH-JJP (msn E2037) […]
Stansted-based Inflite is offering an avonics installation allowing BAe 146s and Avro RJs to meet emerging precision navigation (P-RNAV) requirements. P-RNAV requires the ability to maintain track within 1nm for at least 95% of flight time. Although P-RNAV is not required, it is in use at several congested airports, such […]
United Airlines is planning to use Bombardier CRJ700s operated by SkyWest for services to Aspen-Pitkin County Airport. To date, the BAe 146 and Avro RJ are the only jet airliners certified for operation at the airport, which is at 7,820 feet AGL and is surrounded by mountains rising to over […]
Turkish Airlines continues to gradually return its Avro RJ fleet to BAE Systems. Avro RJ100 TC-THM (msn E3264), who arrived at Southend on 1 February, and then continued on to Norwich, was the latest to return. During 2005, THY had already returned two RJ100s (TC-THC msn E3236 in January, TC-THO […]