The Avro RJ100 operated by short-lived FaroeJet, OY-FJE (msn E3234), is now flying for Atlantic Airways, still wearing partial FaroeJet colors. FaroeJet ceased operations on 16 December.
The Bolivian Air Force has taken delivery of its first BAe 146. Former Air Wisconsin BAe 146-200A FAB-100 (msn E2080 ex N290UE) was delivered to Grupo Aéreo de Transporte 71, also known as Transporte Aéreo Militar (TAM), on 19 February. Bolivian President Evo Morales, Vice President Alvaro Garcia, and Minister […]
A new Mexican airline, Ka’an Beel Air (KBA), is hoping to start operations with BAe 146s on services linking tourist destinations on the Yucatan peninsula. The airline is being established by hotel and tourist operators in Cancún. It takes its name from the Mayan word for “skywalker”. Possible destinations include […]
A CityJet BAe 146 operated on behalf of Air France burst its tyres on landing at London City on 20 February, blocking the runway and closing the airport for most of the day. BAe 146-200 EI-CZO (msn E2024) was landing at 08:35, after operating AF5020 from Paris Orly. Several tyres […]
BAe 146 and Avro RJ operator CityJet is planning a major expansion of its services from London City Airport. Beginning on 26 March, CityJet will start adding services from London City to Genève, Madrid, Milano Linate, Nice, and Zürich. CityJet already flies from London City to Paris Orly and Dublin. […]
A second Hemus Air BAe 146 has joined the fleet of Iranian start-up Taban Air. Series 300 LZ-HBG (msn E3146) was ferried from Sofia to Tehran on 9 February, joining LZ-HBD (msn E3141) who has been flying in Iran since last November. Recent news items on Taban Air: Recent news […]
A new Spanish airline, Pyrenair, is planning to start operations from Huesca, in northeastern Spain, to Madrid and Barcelona. The airline is hoping to operate two Avro RJ85s on the route. The service would be aimed at businessmen heading to the capital and at skiers looking to quickly reach ski […]
National Jet Systems (NJS) has signed an extension to its contact to transport personnel from Perth to Barrow Island on behalf of Bristow Helicopters. The contract calls for NJS to use a BAe 146-300 on the service, replacing the smaller series 200 used so far.