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 […]
The lease of BAe 146-300 ZS-SOP (msn E3187) to Equatorial Guinea’s Cronos Airlines has ended. She had been flying for Cronos since 2011. She was noted at Johannesburg in late October, still wearing Cronos titles. The airline still operates series 200 3C-MAKK (msn E2069).
BAe 146-200 9G-SBD (msn E2059) of Starbow Airlines experienced hydraulic problems while operating flight S9 124 from Accra to Takoradi on 28 October. During the climb out of Accra, the landing gear would not fully retract. The crew leveled off at 6000 feet and then returned to Accra, but found that the […]
Brussels Airlines has once again retired Avro RJ85 OO-DJP (msn E2287) — for good, this time. After being retained long after her sisterships had been returned off-lease, she was to have been retired last October. Instead, her lease was extended and she returned to service at the end of the year. […]
Canada’s Summit Aviation has taken delivery of Avro RJ85 G-CHKP (msn E2302) as C-FLRJ. A former Brussels Airlines example, she had been stored at Southend since September 2012. She was taken out of storage in May, and prepared for delivery by Inflite. She was rolled out in Summit ‘s colors […]