Monthly Archives: February 2013


RJ85 G-GCYR arrives at Norwich

Cello Aviation to add Avro RJ85

Cello Aviation is planning to add a former Brussels Airlines Avro RJ85 to its current BAe 146. Brussels Airlines returned RJ85 OO-DJL (msn E2272) on 2 December 2011; she has been in storage at Kemble since then as G-CGYR, in care of Chevron Aviation Services. She was ferried to Norwich […]


Australian Air Express absorbed into Qantas Freight

Australian Air Express (AaE) is being absorbed into Qantas Freight. Qantas took full control of AaE in October 2012 by buying out its partner, the Australia Post. As of 14 February, the AeE website redirects to qantasfreight.com. AaE’s fleet includes a BAe 146-100QT and two 146-300QT operated by Cobham Aviation Services.


SkyJet begins flying to Busuanga

SkyJet operated its first flight from Manila to Busuanga on 15 February, using its BAe 146-200 RP-C5525 (msn E2031). The service continues the airline’s strategy of operating to under-served tourist destinations. Busuanga, on the island of Coron — the northernmost in the province of Palawan — provides access to the […]


BAE Systems signs new spares support deal for Malmö Aviation

BAE Systems Regional Aircraft has signed a three-year extension to rate-per-flying-hour aircraft spares support service with Braathens Technical AB of Sweden, which covers support for Malmö Aviation‘s fleet of 12 Avro RJs. BAE Systems Regional Aircraft has been providing this service to Braathens Technical/Malmö Aviation for 14 years. Swiss signed […]