The Irish Independent is reporting that the sale of CityJet to Intro Aviation should be completed “within a couple of weeks.” Intro made a firm offer to Air France-KLM for CityJet and VLM just before Christmas 2013. CityJet operates 22 Avro RJ85s.
Even in retirement, BAe 146s can continue to prove useful. WDL Aviation’s BAe 146-200 D-AMAJ (msn E2028), retired from service at the end of August, has been acquired by de-icing company N*ICE Aircraft Services & Support GmbH for use as a trainer. She was ferried from Köln to Frankfurt on 31 January.
On 19 February, new Greek Avro RJ operator Ellinair operated its first flight, ELB200 from the airline’s base at Thessaloniki to Kyiv Boryspil, using RJ85 SX-EMI (msn E2305). SX-EMI had been delivered on 12 December, still wearing the basic colors of previous operator Brussels Airlines. She had been ferried to […]
Atlantic Airways has agreed to lease out its last Avro RJ100, OY-RCC (msn E3357), to Malmö Aviation from the end of August. Her departure will bring to an end Atlantic Airways’s BAe 146/Avro RJ operations, leaving the airline with a fleet composed of three Airbus A319s as well as various […]
SkyJet resumed operations on 31 January using newly delivered BAe 146-100 RP-C8538 (msn E1015). The airline was forced to suspend operations after its previous 146-200, RP-C5525 (msn E2031), was damaged beyond repair when she over-ran the runway at Balesin on 19 October. To replace her, the airline acquired 79-seat RP-C8538 […]