Monthly Archives: June 2011


First RJ85 delivered to Eznis Airways

Mongolia’s Eznis Airways has taken delivery of the first of two former Lufthansa Cityline RJ85s it is leasing from Falko. CityLine returned D-AVRD (msn E2257) to BAE Systems at Kemble on 3 March, at which point she became G-CGTP. On 6 June she was ferried to Norwich, and rolled out in Eznis […]

Eznis Airways RJ85 JU-9909

Tanzanian airline acquires a BAe 146

Tanzania’s Air Zara International has given a home to one of the BAe 146s orphaned by the shutdown of Allegiance Air early this year. The Dar es Salaam-based airline acquired series 200 ZS-AAY (msn E2044). She had been stored at Kruger Mpumalanga since shortly after Allegiance’s collapse. Tanzania will be […]


Eznis Airways Avro RJ85 JU-9909

First Avro RJ85 delivered to Eznis Airways

Mongolia’s Eznis Airways took delivery of the first of two former Lufthansa Avro RJ85s it is acquiring from BAE Systems. RJ85 JU-9909 (msn E2257 ex D-AVRD/G-CGTP) departed on her delivery flight on 23 June following maintenance at Kemble and painting at Norwich. The aircraft has been modified to allow operation […]


Blue1 to phase out Avro RJ85s

Finland’s Blue1 has announced a plan to phase out its five remaining Avro RJ85, focusing its fleet entirely on the Boeing 717. The airline will also concentrate on routes in the the Finnish and Nordic markets. Blue1 built up a fleet of seven RJ85s and two RJ100s when it was […]


Albanian BAe 146-300 ZA-MAN

Albanian adds a BAe 146-300

Albanian Airlines has acquired former Eurowings BAe 146-300 G-BTTP (msn E3203 ex D-AEWQ) from BAE Systems Regional Aircraft as ZA-MAN. She was flown from Bucuresti’s Baneasa Airport, where she had been stored since last October, to Tirana on June 15. ZA-MAN is configured in a six-abreast, 98-seat all-economy class layout. […]