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 […]