Flightline‘s BAe 146-200 G-FLTF (msn E2022) has now had British Airways titles and ribbon applied on the forward fuselage, in a manner similar to that on sistership G-FLTB (msn E2024). Both are operating on behalf of BA CityFlyer from London City. G-FLTF began operating for BA CityFlyer in early September. […]
Bolivia’s Transporte Aéreo Militar (TAM) is applying a new color scheme to their BAe 146s. Series 200A FAB-100 (msn E2080) was first to be repainted.
The end of the summer saw the end of Nex Aviation‘s franchise deal with Aer Arann. Nex had been operating two BAe 146s on behalf of the Irish regional airline since 1 May, on services from Galway and Waterford to Amsterdam, Faro, Bordeaux, and Malaga. Flights to Bordeaux ended on […]
Flybe has retired its last BAe 146. The airline once operated a large fleet of BAe 146s, including examples of all three variants. It had also been the launch customer for the Avro RJX, with an order for fourteen. When that program was cancelled, however, the airline was forced to […]
Air France KLM’s takeover of VLM was approved by the United Kingdom’s Office of Fair Trading. The approval was conditioned not only on the airline giving up slots on the London City-Amsterdam route, but on a new entrant being identified to use them. As a result, Eastern Airways will begin […]
New Zealand start-up Kiwijet has announced its latest plan. The airline originally planned to operate Boeing 737s, then switched to Embraer ERJ-145s. In September, it announced a plan to operate four Avro RJ100s on low-fare passenger operations within New Zealand. Start-up dates were repeatedly postponed, however, until the entire project […]
Over the past few months, TNT Airways has been applying its new slogan, “Sure we can”, to its aircraft. BAe 146-300QT OO-TAA (msn E3151) was the first of the type to receive the treatment.
Austrian airline Amerer Air has cancelled its order for a BAe 146-200QT. The airline had agreed to acquire the first new QT conversion, G-JEAJ (msn E2099). She made her first flight after conversion to QT configuration on 25 June, and then flown to Southend where she was being prepared for […]
Two Avro RJ operators were honored by the European Regions Airline Association (ERA). Aegean Airlines won the Airline of the Year 2008/9 Gold Award, while CityJet took home the Silver Award. Aegean operates six Avro RJ100 alongside Boeing 737s and Airbus A320s, while CityJet’s entire fleet is composed of 23 […]
Brussels Airlines and Hewa Bora have revised their plans for AirDC, the new airline they are establishing by to operate in the Democratic Republic of Congo. AirDC was to have been registered in Mauritius, to avoid the problems of a Congolese registration (all Congolese airlines are barred from Europe). The […]