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 […]