A new Indian airline, MDLR Airlines, has announced plans to launch operations from Chandigarh with two Avro RJ70s. The airline is being established by real estate entrepreneur Gopal Kumar Goyal, Chairman of the MDLR Group. Initial services would focus on Northern Indian destinations such as Kullu, Dharamsala, and Dehra Dun. […]
Indonesian airline Air Efata (also known as Efata Papua Airlines) is understood to be negotiating with BAE Systems to lease several former Turkish Airlines Avro RJ100s. Air Efata flies domestic services in Indonesia with McDonnell Douglas MD-80s. Unlike many recent start-ups, Air Efata is a full service airline.
Transwede began operating an Avro RJ100 on behalf of Skyways on 20 August, using SE-DSO (msn E3221) from sister airline Malmö Aviation. The RJ100 will fly 40 trips a week between Stockholm Arlanda and Halmstad, in southeastern Sweden, providing additional capacity over the Fokker 50 normally used on the route. […]
Avro RJ85 A6-RJE (msn E2299) was rolled out of Sprayavia’s paintshop at Norwich on 18 August, ready for delivery to Abu Dhabi-based executive charter carrier Royal Jet. She departed late that evening. Initially built for Azzurra Air as EI-CNI, she had most recently been flying for Club Air. She spent […]
The second BAe 146 for Zagreb-based Centavia is being readied for delivery by KLM Engineering at Norwich, where she was seen on 15 August. BAe 146-200 YU-AGM (msn E2220 ex I-FLRI/G-BVMT) was most recently operated by Italy’s Club Air.
Avro RJ85 OO-DJO (msn E2279) is the third SN Brussels Airlines aircraft to wear a special design that express the feelings of summer and holidays. This design was submitted by P. Puissant.
Ancona-based ‘virtual airline’ Evolavia has announced that it will cease operations on 31 October. Evolavia has frequently contracted with BAe 146 operators to operate flights on its behalf, including Axis Airways and, more recently, Club Air. The latter is currently flying a BAe 146 for Evolavia from Ancona to Palermo […]
Avro RJ100 OO-DWC (msn E3322) is the second SN Brussels Airlines aircraft to wear a special design that express the feelings of summer and holidays. This design was submitted by S. Vanden Briessche.
A further three former Ansett BAe 146s have met an ignominious end at Melbourne. Series 200 VH-JJP (msn E2037), and series 300s ZH-NZH (msn E3137) and ZK-NZI (msn E3143) were parted out and then dragged out onto the apron to be chopped up. Two additional series 300s, ZK-NZL (msn E3175) […]
Swedish cargo operator West Air Sweden is planning to add a BAe 146QT freighter to its fleet in October. The Göteborg-based airline currently operates a fleet of turboprop HS-748 and ATP freighters. The 146QT in question is most likely former Ansett series 200QT VH-JJY (msn E2113), who has been under […]