Monthly Archives: July 2010

Aegean-Olympic merger questioned

The European Commission has questioned whether the proposed merger of Aegean Airlines with rival Olympic Air would meet European Union competition regulations, as the combined airline would operate the vast majority of domestic flights. An in-depth investigation has been launched, with a formal decision on the merger plan due in […]

Former Aegean Avro RJ100 SX-DVF

Albanian BAe 146-100 ZA-MAK

Albanian withdraws BAe 146-100

Albanian Airlines has withdrawn from use BAe 146-100 ZA-MAK (msn E1085). The aircraft was due for a heavy check, which was thought to be uneconomic, and so she was parked at Tirana in March and used as a source of spares for the rest of the airline’s fleet. Albanian’s new […]

CityJet renews JetSpares support contract

Irish Avro RJ operator CityJet has renewed its JetSpares support contract with BAE Systems for another five years. The airline also extended its Tech 21 service contract which entitles it to priority technical support (AOG), including regular customer support reviews on fleet dispatch reliability, the services of a dedicated customer […]

Cello begins operations

Eighteen months of hard work were rewarded when Cello Aviation received its AOC from the United Kingdom’s Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) on 9 July. The airline operated its first charter with BAe 146-200 G-RAJJ (msn E2108) a scant three days later, with a light to Germany on behalf of a […]