Yearly Archives: 2014

First Swiss Avro RJ100 retired

Swiss has retired Avro RJ100 HB-IXR (msn E3281). She operated her last flight — a roundtrip from Zürich to Genève — on 30 November. She was then ferried to Kemble on 2 December, for parting out by Chevron Technical Services. Several other RJ100s will be retired in the coming months as […]

Starbow resumes operations

Ghana’s Starbow Airlines resumed operations on 4 November. Operations had been suspended in the wake of the hydraulic failure experienced by BAe 146-200 9G-SBD (msn E2059) on 28 October, to allow the airline’s remaining aircraft to be inspected. Although a statement by Deputy Transport Minister Joyce Bawa Mogtari on 29 […]

Jota BAe 146-200 G-SMLA

Jota Aviation begins BAe 146 operations

Southend-based Jota Aviation operated her first BAe 146 charter flight on 24 October. The airline had taken delivery of series 200 G-SMLA (msn E2047) at the end of August, following which she undertook crew training and route proving flights. She positioned to Luton and then on to Shannon on 24 […]