Bulgaria Air has withdrawn its BAe 146s from service. Series 200 LZ-HBZ (E2103) had already been parked in November 2011. She was then joined by series 200 LZ-HBB (msn E2073) in April 2012, and by Series 300 LZ-HBE (msn E3131) in June. Series 300 LZ-HBF (msn E3159) was retired next, […]
Romavia returned BAe 146-200 YR-BEC (msn E2062) off-lease to Falko Regional Aircraft on 12 December, and her previous registration of G-CEVF has been restored. She has been parked at Bacău since November.
The second Avro RJ100 for Air Libya, former Turkish Airlines RJ100 G-CEIH (msn E3232), is being prepared for delivery. She had been in storage at Bacău since February 2008. Following post-storage maintenance by Aerostar, she conducted a flight test on 30 December, still wearing basic Turkish Airlines colors. Later that […]
Several more Avro RJ100s are being prepared for delivery to Asian Express Airline. The airline took delivery of its first RJ100, G-CGNT (msn E3374), on October 28; she has since been re-registered as EY-572. Another former Aegean RJ100, G-CGNU (msn E3375 ex SX-DVF), was ferried from Exeter, where she had been […]
AAR Corporation has won a contract to service the aircraft of Britain’s No.32 (The Royal) Squadron, which includes two BAe 146 C2s. Under the three-year contract (with a one-year renewal option), AAR will be the exclusive manager and single source for repairs and spare parts requirements for the squadron’s BAe […]
Ghanaian airline Starbow has received a fourth BAe 146 – its first series 200. Former Airlink 9G-SBD (msn E2059 ex ZS-PUM) was ferried from Johannesburg on 16 December. She joins Starbow’s current fleet of three BAe 146-300s: 9G-SBA (msn E3125), 9G-SBB (msn E3123), and 9G-SBC (msn E3183).
Philippine BAe 146 operator SkyJet resumed scheduled services to Basco, in Batanes, on 14 December. The flights had been suspended on 11 June, when the airline’s provisional permit expired. The airline was granted a temporary operating permit on 3 August. As a final step in securing the Civil Aviation Authority […]
Greek airline Sky Wings suspended operations on 1 December. Its service between Athens and Kiev has been taken over by its Ukrainian partner airline, Khors Air. At the time of the suspension, Sky Wings’ fleet included a single Avro RJ100, SX-DMB (msn E3343), along with an Airbus A320 and a […]
Bolivia’s Transporte Aéreo Militar (TAM) has acquired another BAe 146-200 in a transaction arranged by Tronos. The most recent addition is former Flightline series 200 G-FLTF (msn E2022), which has been idle at Southend since that airline’s collapse in late 2008. After post-storage maintenance, she was re-registered N140CA and departed […]
BAe 146-200 ZS-SFZ (msn E2030) was damaged at Lanseria on the weekend of 27-28 October, when heavy winds pushed her into a Cessna 500 and a Fokker 100. ZS-SFZ last operated for Comores Aviation International as D6-BJH, from December 2008 to March 2010. She has since remained parked at Lanseria. […]