The three former Bulgaria Air BAe 146-300s have been sold to Ukraine’s UM Air — which probably means they will eventually end up in Iran. Bulgaria Air retired the three series 300s in 2012, and parked them at Sofia. LZ-HBE (msn E3131) departed Sofia for Kyiv on 3 January, followed […]
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 […]
Like other Ghanaian airlines, BAe 146 operator Starbow was forced to suspend operations on 16 February due a shortage of fuel. Normal operations resumed on February 18 when supplies were obtained from Côte d’Ivoire and Togo. Recent news items on Starbow Airlines:
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 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 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 […]
South Africa’s Fair Aviation has acquired a former TNT Airways BAe 146-200QT. OO-TAR (msn E2067) had been withdrawn from use by TNT Airways in the fall of 2011 and parked at its base at Liège airport. On 7 December 2012, she was registered as N146QT to International Air Services Inc […]