Spanish start-up airline Orionair has put its two BAe 146 into service. Series 300 G-EEWR (E3195 ex VH-EWR) has become EC-JVJ, while sistership G-EEWM (E3179 ex VH-EWM) has become EC-JVO.
KLM Engineering at Norwich has been contracted to prepare thirteen of the former Mesaba Avro RJ85s that CityJet is acquiring. KLM Engineering will work on the thirteen RJ85s that were acquired from MBIA, a bank that underwrote Mesaba’s debts and repossessed them from Mesaba. KLM Engineering extended the old KLM […]
SN Brussels Airlines has unveiled the first of three Avro RJs painted designs that express the feelings of summer and holidays. Avro RJ100 OO-DWJ (msn E3355) bears a design submitted by Julie T.
Atlantic Airways has put into service the latest addition to its fleet, former Air Wisconsin BAe 146-200 OY-RCZ (msn E2041 ex N179US), following maintenance and painting by Malmö Aviation. Atlantic Airways’ fleet now includes five BAe 146-200s and an Avro RJ100.
Irish airline CityJet has finally announced its plan to acquire 23 former Mesaba Avro RJ85s. Under the US$221 million deal, the airline is scheduled to receive the first RJ85 in November, with deliveries continuing through the middle of 2007. The RJ85s will progressively replace CityJet’s current fleet of sixteen BAe […]
Italian airline Club Air has added former EuroManx Avro RJ70 EI-CPK (msn E1260) to its fleet, replacing BAe 146-200 I-FLRI (msn E2220), who was recently returned off-lease. EI-CPK was delivered from Exeter to Verona on 12 July. In addition to the RJ70, Club Air’s fleet includes four BAe 146-200s and […]
SN Brussels Airlines has announced a competition to decorate the tails of three of its Avro RJs. Artists have until 6 August to submit designs that express the feelings of summer and holidays. In the meantime, Avro RJ100 OO-DWJ (msn E3355) has been painted in an overall white color scheme, […]
Northwest Airlines has reached an agreement with its creditors over lease terms on 13 leased Avro RJ85s. Under the agreement, which is subject to bankruptcy court approval, lease rates on the aircraft will be reduced to US$70,000 a month until they are withdrawn from service later this year. The RJ85s […]
Spanish start-up airline Orionair took delivery of its first BAe 146, former Ansett series 300 G-EEWR (E3195 ex VH-EWR), in early July. Sistership G-EEWM (E3179 ex VH-EWM) should join her shortly.
Serbian start-up Centavia began operations with its BAe 146-200 YU-AGL (msn E2210) on 8 July. The first flight was a charter from Belgrade to Corfu (CNA 800), which departed at 11:30. A second rotation, to Bodrum, was flown later that same day. The airline had received its operating licence the […]