Star Perú continues to expand its fleet of BAe 146s. Its latest acquisition is former Eurowings BAe 146-200 D-AJET (msn E2201), who was ferried to Peru in late November. D-AJET flew her last service for Eurowings, LH932 from Frankfurt to Nüremberg, on 15 November. She departed Nüremberg on 26 November, […]
As of 19 November, CityJet has taken over from Transwede the route from Milano Linate to London City which is operated on behalf of Air One. Transwede used Avro RJ70 SE-DJZ (msn E1225) on the route until the end of May, but RJ70 SE-DJX (msn E1223) took over until early […]
BAE Systems has announced the sale of another Avro Business Jet (ABJ), to Southend-based Inflite Engineering Services. Inflite, which has already been involved in several other ABJ projects, is acquiring former Air Botswana BAe 146-100 G-BVLJ (msn E1160 ex A2-ABF) for conversion to ABJ configuration. It does not yet have […]
Less than two months after launching scheduled flights from Malta to Catania, Maltese BAe 146 operator Efly suspended services on 3 November. The airline blamed predatory tactics by competitors, whom it accused of dumping capacity on the route below cost, for forcing it end services. Efly also alleged that Malta […]
Cobham Aviation Services has bought from BAE Systems the three BAe 146QTs that it is operating on behalf of Australian Air Express. Cobham recently won a A$100 million extension to its Australian Air Express contract until 2015. Cobham also extended the lease on BAe 146-300 VH-NJN (msn E3217).
BAE Systems has announced the sale of an Avro Business Jet (ABJ) to UK-based Gill Group. The Gill Group was founded by Chief Executive and owner Raj Gill and specialises in large airport and motorway infrastructure construction. The ABJ will be used by Gill Group’s newly-formed ‘in house’ flight department, […]
South Africa’s Interlink Airlines failed to start services from Wonderboom Airport outside Pretoria on 30 October as planned. The airline was to have operated to Cape Town and Durban using two BAe 146-300s, apparently leased from Allegiance. However, the lease arrangement for the 146s fell through, for reasons that are […]