Monthly Archives: November 2010


MDLR to resume operations?

MDLR Airlines is apparently seeking to resume operations, which were suspended in October 2009 after India’s Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) issued a show-cause notice to the airline for several safety violations. The airline has reportedly applied to the DGCA for approval to import two Avro RJs to allow […]


CityJet modifies color scheme again

CityJet has once again modified its color scheme. Beginning in March, it had started adding two rows of grey and red dots to the lower part of the fuselage of the Avro RJ85s that are painted in its colors (about half its fleet is painted in the colors of parent […]

CityJet RJ85 EI-RJF

FAAM BAe 146-301ARA G-LUXE

New colors for FAAM BAe 146

FAAM’s BAe 146-301ARA G-LUXE (msn E3001) has finally received her new colors. The aircraft was undergoing a refit, which was to have included a repaint, when Iceland’s Eyjafjallajoekull volcano erupted in April, and had to be rushed back into service to assess the concentration of ash in the air. The data […]


CityJet RJ85s fly for Flybe

After a few years’ absence, BAe 146 family aircraft were once again operating for Flybe, albeit by proxy. A number of CityJet Avro RJ85s operated on Flybe’s behalf from late summer to the middle of fall, primarily on routes from Edinburgh usually served by Bombardier Q400s. Avro RJ85 EI-RJN (msn […]