BAE Systems has signed a contract to re-market West Air Sweden‘s BAe 146-200QT freighter, SE-DRN (msn E2113). West Air acquired the freighter in late 2006 as a temporary measure, to fulfill a contract for Norwegian Post pending delivery of two Bombardier CRJ200PFs, for which the airline was launch customer. The […]
Flightline is using the appropriately registered BAe 146-200 G-OZRH (msn E2047) on the routes it operates for Swiss. G-OZRH is covering for the 146 usually used, series 300 G-FLTC (msn E3205), who is on maintenance at Southend. G-FLTC is scheduled to return to her duties with Swiss in mid March.
Indonesian airline Aviastar Mandiri has placed former Flybe BAe 146-300 PK-BRD (msn E3189 ex G-JEBC) into service. The BAe 146 complements the airline’s existing fleet of de Havilland Canada DHC-6 on services within Papua Indonesia. She was delivered in late November, and still wears basic Flybe colors, with Aviastar’s logo […]
Indonesia’s Linus Airways began operations on 20 February, flying from Jakarta to Tanjung Pandan, an island between Sumatra and Borneo. On 1 March, the airline plans to add services from Jakarta to Palembang and Pekanbaru (on Sumatra), and from Pekanbaru to Batam (an island near Singapore) and Medan (on northern […]
Italian Avro RJ operator Club Air ended their ‘hub’ operation at Ancona Airport, which it had launched with much fanfare last August. The airline struggled to achieve more than minimal load factors, and found the subsidies provided by the airport’s management company, Aerdorica, insufficient to justify remaining. Club Air was to […]
Two former Air Wisconsin BAe 146-300s were delivered to South Africa’s Executive Turbine in late January and early February. N612AW (msn E3122) departed Kingman on 25 January, and N611AW (msn E3120) followed on 31 January. Both still wear basic United Express colors. They join former CityJet BAe 146-200 N146BL (msn […]
The first of two former Blue1 Avro RJ85s for BA CityFlyer has been painted in full British Airways colors at Norwich. E2383 had been flying as OH-SAH for Blue1 until early December. She was ferried to Stansted on 7 December, then returned to BAE Systems after post-lease maintenance by Inflite, positioning […]
Greek Avro RJ operator Aegean Airlines is planning to add a daily service from Athens to Tirana, Albania, on 2 May, using their Avro RJ100s. Aegean operate six Avro RJ100s. The airline posted a EUR35.8 million ($52.6 million) profit in 2007, a 39% increase from the previous year.
New Spanish airline TAER Andalus is hoping to start operations with a leased BAe 146 this summer. Initial routes would link the airline’s base at Córdoba, in Andalucía, to Barcelona, Valencia, Bilbao, Santiago de Compostela, Tenerife, Lisboa, and Casablanca. A second 146 would be added three months after the start […]