Monthly Archives: February 2011


Virtual Italian airline plans BAe 146 operations

Start-up Italian airline SkyTrain is planning to begin operating BAe 146s on services from the southern Italian airport of Reggio Calabria, using BAe 146s leased from Greece’s Astra Airlines. SkyTrain is a virtual airline, with flight operations being contracted to other airlines. Since first announcing its plans in mid-2010, however, […]


Air National grounded again

New Zealand’s Air National, whose fleet includes a BAe 146, was grounded again on 2 February, for the second time in a year. The airline had briefly stopped flying last September after its flight operations and training manager abruptly resigned. This time the grounding was imposed by the Civil Aviation […]


First BAe 146 for Korongo painted

The first BAe 146-200 for Korongo Airlines, OO-MJE (msn E2192), was painted in the airline’s full colors at Southend. Korongo Airlines is being established by Brussels Airlines in partnership with Georges Forrest International (GFI) and Congolese investors. OO-MJE had been intended to join AirDC, an earlier effort by Brussels Airlines […]

Korongo Airlines BAe 146 OO-MJE