Finland’s Blue1 has returned the first of two Avro RJ85s it had leased from CityJet. Avro RJ85 OH-SAQ (msn E2349 ex EI-RJL) was ferried to Norwich on 25 August. She had joined Blue1 last March. The second RJ85 that Blue1 is leasing from CityJet, OH-SAR (msn E2350 ex EI-RJM) is […]
WDL Aviation BAe 146-200 D-AWUE (msn E2050) operated a series of flights on behalf of Volvo. For the occasion, the BAe 146 was emblazoned with the slogan, “Mehr mut. Mehr Volvo.” Recent news items on WDL:
Another African airline has joined the ranks of BAe 146/Avro RJ operators. Cronos Airlines of Equatorial Guinea is leasing former Eurowings BAe 146-200 ZS-SOV (msn E2077, ex G-UKRH/D-AEWE) from African Airlines Investments. She was noted at Lanseria painted in the airline’s colors on 14 August, and departed for Malabo soon […]
The second Avro RJ100 for Cobham Aviation Services was ferried to Australia in early August. Former BA CityFlyer RJ100 G-BZAU (msn 3328) departed Southend on 2 August and arrived in Adelaide on 7 August, still using her British registration. She is due to become VH-NJQ. A third RJ100 for Cobham, […]
BAE Systems has sold two former Jazz BAe 146-200s to Avmax International Aircraft Leasing Inc. of Calgary, Canada. The two aircraft, C-FBAV (msn E2121) and G-GRNT (msn E2140), have both been in storage at Calgary for several years. They will be used by Axmax’s Regional 1 airline subsidiary.
StarPerú has added two more BAe 146s, bringing its fleet of the type to seven. The two latest additions have been acquired directly from BAE Systems. Both had been in storage at Calgary for several years. The first, former Jazz series 200 C-GRNV (msn E2133), was flown to Lima in […]
Neptune Aviation is testing the Tronos BAe 146 air tanker at its base in Missoula, Montana. The tests consist of dropping retardant over a field in thousands of fence posts have been placed, with plastic cups attached to the tops. The amount of retardant in each cup is then measured […]