Monthly Archives: April 2008


Minor incident for MDLR RJ70

An Avro RJ70 operated by MDLR Airlines suffered a minor but embarassing incident when it burst several tires on landing at Kullu’s Bhuntar Airport on 26 April during a proving flight. Other than to the tires, there was no damage to the aircraft, nor any injuries to those on board. […]


CityJet Avro RJ85 EI-RJM

Last CityJet Avro RJ85 delivered

Irish airline CityJet took delivery of the last of 23 former Mesaba Avro RJ85s. RJ85 EI-RJM (msn E2350 ex N525XJ) Caher Island departed Norwich on 20 April, painted in full Air France colors. The delivery process was initially to have concluded by mid 2007, but proved unexpectedly protracted due to […]


Belle Air adds another BAe 146

Albanian airline Belle Air has added another BAe 146 on lease from Hemus Air. Series 200 LZ-HBB (msn E2073) joined the airline in early April, with Belle Air titles applied on the standard Hemus Air color scheme. She replaces series 300 LZ-HBE (msn E3131), who flew regularly for Belle Air […]