Monthly Archives: December 2006


FaroeJet shuts down

Avro RJ operator FaroeJet abruptly ceased operations on 16 December. FaroeJet had operated a single Avro RJ100, OY-FJE (msn E3234), on scheduled services between Copenhagen and Vagar, as well as on charters. Like many start-ups, however, it proved to be under-capitalised. Competitor Atlantic Airways has taken over the lease of […]


Club Air shuts down

Verona-based Club Air ceased operations on 12 December, after Italian civil aviation authority ENAC withdrew its operating certificate. The company had been in financial straits for some time, with a loss of EUR1.7 million in 2005. A hoped-for infusion of new capital from an investor group from Naples fell through. […]

Club Air BAe 146s I-FLRU and EI-CNJ

Johnny Johnstone O.B.E.

Mr J.A. “Johnny” Johnstone, former Marketing Director on the HS/BAe 146 has passed away. Mr Johnstone was instrumental in keeping the HS 146 project alive at Hatfield during its early days of the project and after its revival in 1978.