CityLine continues to gradually retire its Avro RJ85s, which it operates for Lufthansa Regional. Seven had already been retired by the end of 2010 (D-AVRL msn E2285; D-AVRC msn E2251; D-AVRF msn E2269; D-AVRD msn E2257; D-AVRE msn E2261; D-AVRI msn E2270; and D-AVRK msn E2278). One more was retired […]
Equatorial Guinea’s Cronos Airlines has added a second leased BAe 146 to its fleet. Series 300 ZS-SOP (msn E3187) was ferried from Lanseria to Malabo in mid-October. She joins series 200 ZS-SOW (msn E2069), who has been flying for Cronos for the past year.
After several years’ absence, the BAe 146 will once again be used commercially within Canada. North Cariboo Air has acquired former Jazz series 200 C-GRNT (msn E2140). C-GRNT has been in storage at Calgary since June 2005. A sale to Mexico’s Ka’an Beel Air (KBA) fell through in 2008. In […]
The second former Lufthansa Cityline RJ85, JU-9915 (msn E2261 ex D-AVRE) was delivered to Mongolia’s Eznis Airways in late September. She had been returned to BAE Systems at Kemble on 1 June, and became G-CGWJ. After installation of a gravel kit, she was ferried to Norwich on 21 August, and rolled out in Eznis colors on […]
The launch of Venuezuelan airline Línea Aérea Mérida Internacional de Aviación C.A. (LaMia) is being hampered by political opposition. One member of the National Assembly, in particular, has launched a myriad accusations against the airline and the municipal authorities that support it – accusations that both have strongly rejected. As […]
Cordner Aviation Group has won an exclusive agreement to remarket First Kuwaiti Trading and Construction’s BAe 146-200 RP-C2997 (msn E2178). The company has been using the 146 since 2008 as a company shuttle, carrying staff, engineers, managers, executive officers, and clients between major construction projects throughout the Middle East. As […]
Falko and Design Q will present the fifth and final design concept for the Avro Business Jet (ABJ) at the National Business Aviation Association Convention and Exhibition (NBAA) to be held from October 10 to 12. The new design is dubbed the ABJ ‘Q’ in honor of the ‘Q’ character […]
Her latest tests having proven satisfactory, Tronos’ BAe 146 air tanker, series 200 N146FF ‘Tanker 40’ (msn E2049), won interim approval from the Interagency Air Tanker Board on 24 September, making it the first new airtanker to be approved by the US Forest Service in nearly 30 years. On 29 […]