After Balkan Hemus Group (BHG), owner of Hemus Air and Viaggio Air, bought Bulgaria Air in January 2007, the airlines were at first kept separate. In May 2009, it was announced that Bulgaria Air and Hemus Air would continue to operate separately so as not to lose Hemus Air’s air […]
Titan Airways subsidiary Snowjet resumed operations for the 2010-11 ski season. A BAe 146 is being used for flights to Sion, with Boeing 737s serving Chambéry and other destinations. BAe 146-200QC G-ZAPK (msn E2148) kicked off the season on 19 December when it operated flight ZT6411. During the peak season, […]
On 9 December, Avro RJ85 G-CFZM (msn E2299) was ferried from Kemble, where she had been stored, to Bournemouth for painting into the colors of India’s Jagson Airlines. She was then to have returned to Kemble, but that airport was closed because of snow, so on 17 December she was […]
A new Malaysian airline, Heritage Air, has begun operations using a BAe 146-200. The airline is based in Melaka, and is owned by the Kemuning Group in partnership with Indonesia’s Kagum Group. It intends to begin scheduled flights from Bandung to Melaka and Kuala Terenggangu by the end of the […]
Romanian BAe 146 operator Romavia ended commercial operations with its pair of BAe 146-200s, YR-BEA (msn E2227) and YR-BEC (msn E2062) in October. A pair of football charters were among the last services flown, with YR-BEA flying Romania’s Under-21 team to Norwich for a game against England on 8 October, […]
Malmö Aviation Avro RJ100 SE-DSR (msn E3244) was the first four-engined aircraft to land at Corrado Gex Airport in Aosta, in Northern Italy. The charter from Göteborg was arranged by the airport’s management company, AVDA, to demonstrate the recently expanded airport’s capabilities. AVDA hopes that regular chart flights to the […]
East African Safari Air Express (EASAE), suspended all flights in mid-November, bringing to a quick end its days as a BAe 146 operator. The airline had leased two BAe 146-200s, ZS-SDX (msn E2046) and ZS-AAY (msn E2044), from South Africa’s Allegiance Air, the first arriving in late August and the […]
Comores Aviation International is once again a BAe 146 operator, having leased from Mouritzen a series 200 made idle by the collapse of East African Safari Air Express. ZS-AAY (msn E2044) was ferried from Nairobi to Dar es Salam on 22 November to begin service with Comores Aviation.