Monthly Archives: January 2013


Tronos acquires former Korongo BAe 146

Lessor Tronos has acquired former Korongo Airlines BAe 146-200 OO-MJE (msn E2192). OO-MJE had returned to Bruxelles from Lubumbashi in October, for maintenance. With regional airports in the DRC being upgraded to accept Boeing 737s, the 146 was no longer needed there. Sistership OO-DJJ (msn E2196) remains in Lubumbashi to […]


Second Conair Avro RJ85 delivered

The second former Lufthansa Avro RJ85 was delivered to Canada’s Conair Group in January, for air tanker conversion. RJ85 N354AC (msn E2256) was ferried from Kemble to Abbotsford, British Columbia, arriving on 11 January. On 21 January, she was then ferried to Spokane, via Boeing Field, for interior stripping. Sistership […]

Avro RJ85 N354AC

WDL helps evacuate oil workers from Algeria

Norwegian oil company Statoil chartered WDL Aviation‘s BAe 146-300 D-AWBA (msn E3134) to bring several of its employees who had been evacuated from Algeria back to Bergen. The employees had been flown to Palma after Islamic militants seized the In Amenas gas plant in Algeria. Several Statoil employees at the plant […]


Manunggal Air BAe 146 PK-VTN

Manunggal Air adds a BAe 146

Indonesian BAe 146 operator Manunggal Air has taken over the BAe 146-100 previously operated by Penas Airlines. PK-VKD (msn E1104) had been parked at Medan’s Polonia airport for several months. After some test flights in early December, Manunggal Air took her over as PK-VTN. She is still wearing Penas’ basic […]