Avro RJ85 EI-RJG (msn E2344) of CityJet was damaged in a hard landing at Firenze on 23 March. She touched down hard on landing at the completion of WX281 from London City. None of the passengers and crew on board were injured, but the aircraft suffered substantial damage. The return flight was […]
BAE Systems Corporate Air Travel has leased BAe 146-200QT G-OTIF (msn E2056 ex EC-HDH) from lessor Tronos. She is one of five freighters that Tronos acquired last year from Pan Air Líneas Aéreas and TNT Airways, and has been in storage at Summerside since July 2015. She was re-registered on […]
Brussels Airlines‘ operations were severely disrupted by a terrorist attack on its namesake airport. Terrorists detonated several bombs in the departure hall of Bruxelles’ Zaventem Airport in the morning of 22 March, killing 17 and injuring 81 people, some of whom later succumbed to their wounds; another attack took place […]
Avro RJ85 EI-RJU (msn E2367) of CityJet suffered a cracked windshield on climb out from Dublin while operating flight WX118 to London City on 18 March. She stopped the climb and returned safely to Dublin. The passengers were later conveyed to London City by RJ85 EI-RJD (msn E2334). After repairs, EI-RJU was […]
New Romanian airline Aviro Air is negotiating with Italian tour operator SoleAir to operate BAe 146-300 YR-AVR (msn E3193 ex SX-DIX) on their behalf during the 2016 summer season. SoleAir is based in the Puglia region of southern Italy. Aviro Air took delivery of the former Astra Airlines 146 in March 2015; she is currently […]
The Moroccan government has acquired the former Abu Dhabi Amiri Flight Avro RJ100 A6-AAB (msn E3387). She had been in storage at Kemble since March 2015. On 7 March she was ferried to Casablanca. She will be repainted by the STTS Group.
The Braathens Regional Airlines (BRA) brand was formally launched on 29 February. It brings together Avro RJ operator Malmö Aviation with other regional airlines in the Braathens Aviation Group, which had hitherto operated under Sverigeflyg umbrella brand. The merger had been announced early last year and was expected to take place in the fall, […]