In early May, Hemus Air replaced BAe 146-300 LZ-HBF (msn E3159) with series 200 LZ-HBC (msn E2093) on the services it is operating on behalf of Albanian low-cost airline Belle Air.
Brussels Airlines has unveiled a new special color scheme, promoting the Rock Werchter 2007 festival, an annual music festival held in the village of Werchter. The festival’s logo adorns Avro RJ85 OO-DJV (msn E2295). Recent news items on Brussels Airlines:
Swedish airline Transwede has acquired two Avro RJ85s from Swiss. The first, Avro RJ85 SE-DJN (msn E2231, ex HB-IXG) was ferried from Basel to Malmö on 10 May, following her withdrawal from service by Swiss. She was then flown to Eindhoven, where she was painted in full SAS colors but […]
The third BAe 146 for South African airline Airlink is being prepared at Norwich. Former CityJet BAe 146-200 EI-CSL (msn E2074) was painted in Airlink’s colors at Norwich. She had been ferried to Norwich in January and returned off-lease (despite a lease extension having been signed a few months earlier). […]
South African airline Airlink has placed its first two BAe 146s into service. The two former Flybe series 200s were ferried to South Africa in the second half of April. G-JEAW (msn E2059) left Southend on 21 April, routing via Faro, Las Palmas, and Dakar. After her arrival, she was […]
The remains of former Air Wisconsin BAe 146-300 G-CDPF (msn E3132 ex N614AW) are now at Lasham, having been stripped of useful parts by Air Salvage International (ASI). She was partly dismantled at Southend and then moved by road to Lasham for further parts removal.
Avro RJ operator MDLR Airlines has been instructed to cease scheduled flights by the Indian Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA). MDLR began operations on 27 April, with a daily roundtrip from Chandigarh to Delhi. The service was extended to Ranchi on 15 May, and will soon be further extended […]
Members of the Bolivian Constituent Assembly got a scare when the Transporte Aéreo Militar (TAM) BAe 146 that was to carry them aborted her takeoff. BAe 146-200 FAB-100 (msn E2080) was accelerating for takeoff from Tarija’s Oriel Lea Plaza Airport when she ingested a bird into one of her right […]
Fresh from her recent stay with LTU, WDL‘s BAe 146-200 D-AMGL (msn E2055) is now undertaking some flying for Flybe. Flybe has been short of crews due to the departure of many former BA Connect crew prior to the merger, and the need to train the remainder in Flybe procedures. […]
Brussels Airlines hasn’t abandoned SN Brussels Airlines‘ practice of frequently painting its Avro RJs in special color schemes. RJ100 OO-DWI (msn E3342) carries the logo of the Europalia.europa festival, to be held in Brussels from October 2007 to February 2008. Europalia.europa will present the culture of Europe and its 27 […]