Avro RJ operator BA CityFlyer will start four new routes from London City in the summer of 2008, but drop service to Milano Malpensa. Services to Amsterdam, Barcelona, Nice, and Warsaw will begin in May, bringing to ten the destinations the airline serves from London City. The Amsterdam service will […]
Indonesian regional airline PT Aviastar Mandiri has bought former Flybe BAe 146-300 G-JEBC (msn E3189). The deal was arranged by Aircraft Leasing and Management (ALM). Flybe is disposing of its fleet of BAe 146s as it replaces them with Embraer 195s and Bombardier Q400s. The 146 will represent a substantial […]
Abu Dhabi’s Palm Aviation is reported to have acquired the seven BAe 146-300s previously operated by China Eastern. These 146s had originally been delivered to China Northwest, and were absorbed by China Eastern when the two airlines merged in 2002. Unlike other 146s, they are fitted with LF507-1H engines with […]
Dubai’s Air Wing has bought three former Mesaba Avro RJ85s. One will be configured as a VVIP aircraft, while the others will be used in a variety of roles. They are expected to be delivered in early 2008. Two other Gulf State governments already use Avro RJs: the Bahrain Defence […]
BAE Systems has sold an Avro RJ100 to an undisclosed customer in the Middle East for use as a VVIP aircraft. The aircraft, which is currently in airline use, will be delivered in January 2008.
The first BAe 146 for Indonesia’s Linus Airways arrived at Jakarta’s Halim Airport on 7 November, having departed from Kemble on 4 November. The aircraft, series 200 PK-LNJ (msn E2210 ex G-BVMP), was still wearing the full colors of previous operator Centavia, causing some confusion among the waiting media. The […]
Six former officials of Crossair have been charged by Switzerland’s federal prosecutor with negligent homicide and causing bodily injury through negligence over the crash of Avro RJ100 HB-IXM (msn E3291) on 24 November 2001. The RJ100 crashed near Bassersdorf, Switzerland, while approaching runway 28 at Zürich airport in poor weather. […]