Compagnia Aerea Italiana, the investor group that has bought Alitalia and Air One and intends to merge them, is planning on keeping Air One’s service from Milano Linate to London City. This service is currently being operated by Transwede using Avro RJ70 SE-DJZ (msn E1225) in full Air One colors.
Romavia‘s BAe 146-200 YR-BEB (msn E2220), who suffered severe damage in a landing accident at Bucuresti’s Henri Coanda airport at Otopeni on 22 April, has now been assessed as being beyond economic repair and will probably be parted out.
British Airways has selected Embraer’s E-Jet family as a replacement for BA CityFlyer‘s fleet of ten Avro RJ100s and two RJ85s. The airline has placed an order for six 76-seat Embraer 170s and five 98-seat Embraer 190SRs, with three more of the latter on option. Deliveries are expected to begin […]
On December 18, Italian tour operator Global Aviation Network (GAN) abruptly suspended the services it was operating from Salerno under the VolaSalerno brand. The interruption came abruptly, with the day’s Malpensa-bound flight already loaded and ready to depart. GAN blamed the suspension in part on the poor state of the […]
BAe 146-300 EX-27000 (msn E3216 ex B-2717) was spotted at Tehran’s Mehrabad International Airport in early December wearing the colors of Iranian airline Mahan Air. Like several other aircraft in Mahan Air’s fleet, she is registered in Kyrgyzstan to avoid the US embargo on sales of high technology to Iran. […]
Catullo spa, which manages Brescia’s Montichiari Airport, has announced that it will provide EUR1.6 million to Italiatour Airlines to support operations from the airport. Brescia was left without scheduled services when McDonnell Douglas MD-80 operator Air Bee suspended operations in September. Italiatour is being established by the Soglia Group and […]
After a six-year absence, a BAe 146 is set to once again grace New Zealand’s skies. Charter airline Air National has acquired former Jazz BAe 146-200 C-GRNX (msn E2130). Auckland-based Air National operates a diverse fleet of aircraft on private air charters throughout New Zealand, Australia, and the South Pacific. […]
CityJet‘s Avro RJ85s will take over services from London City to Amsterdam Schiphol from VLM‘s and KLM Cityhopper’s Fokker 50s. CityJet will operate eight times a day on the route, replacing VLM’s eleven daily flights and KLM Cityhopper’s seven. The United Kingdom’s Office of Fair Trading made a reduction in […]
At the end of November, German BAe 146 operator WDL Aviation wound down the services it was operating on behalf of SAS. WDL began flying three BAe 146s on SAS services in late January, helping cover for the loss of capacity resulting from the grounding of the Scandinavian airline’s Bombardier […]
Transwede has painted Avro RJ70 SE-DJX (msn E1223) in the colors of sister company Malmö Aviation. SE-DJX flew for Air One on the London City to Milano Linate route from late September to early November, covering for maintenance to sistership SE-DJZ (msn E1225). She then flew briefly for SAS until […]