Monthly Archives: May 2008

Swiss Avro RJ100s mark Euro 2008 competition

Swiss has added special ‘The airline for all fans’ markings to several of their Avro RJ100s, including HB-IXN (msn E3286), -IXO (msn E3284), -IXP (msn E3283), -IXR (msn E3281), -IXT (msn E3259), -IXU (msn E3276), -IXV (msn E3274), -IXW (msn 3272), -IXX (msn E3262), -IYR (msn 3382), -IYW (msn E3359), […]

Swiss Avro RJ100 HB-IYW

Asian Spirit to merge with Seair

Philippines BAe 146 operator Asian Spirit is to be merged with rival domestic airline South East Asian Airlines (Seair). Both airlines are being acquired by Filipino businessman Alfredo M. Yao. Yao reportedly bought Asian Spirit from its owner, the Airline Employees’ Cooperative (AEC), for about PHP1 billion (US$22 million) in […]

Club Air to lose its license

Verona-based Avro RJ operator Club Air will not have their license renewed by the Italian civil aviation authority, ENAC. Club Air have been operating on a temporary license that was first issued on 27 July 2007, and then renewed on 31 January and 31 March. The current extension expires on […]

New Greek airline to operate BAe 146s

Another airline is joining the ranks of BAe 146 operators. New Greek airline Astra Airlines has taken delivery of former Flybe BAe 146-300 G-JEBE (msn E3206). G-JEBE departed Southend on 20 May after painting in the new airline’s colors. She is due to become SX-DIZ. Astra Airlines is backed by […]

Astra Airlines BAe 146-300 G-JEBE