Austrian cargo airline Amerer Air will acquire the first newly-converted BAe 146QT. Amerer Air is based in Linz and currently operates a Fokker F27-500 freighter. It will receive former Flybe series 200QT, G-JEAJ (msn E2099), which was converted to QT standard by Aerostar in Bacău. After a successful first flight in this configuration on 25 June, she was ferried to Southend for painting into Amerer Air colors. She is currently undergoing final maintenance checks, after which she will be ferried to Linz. Amerer Air will operate her on behalf of major integrator companies and on ad hoc freight charter work. Amerer Air was founded in 1995 by Captain Heinz Peter Amerer who is joint owner and Chief Executive Officer. Captain Amerer is also an airline pilot and engineer and has built up Amerer Air with his wife Susanne Amerer and their versatile team to achieve a high quality cargo business.