Braathens Regional Airlines (BRA) is continuing to repaint its Avro RJs into its own colors. The latest to be repainted was RJ100 SE-DSU (msn E3248). She retains her special color scheme celebrating Sweden’s national football team, but now sports BRA’s multi-colored tail.
As planned, Brussels Airlines has begun retiring its twelve Avro RJ100s. RJ100 OO-DWF (msn E3332) was the first to be withdrawn from service, after operating SN3597/SN3598 from Bruxelles to Marseilles and back on 16 April. She is now undergoing hand-back maintenance prior to being returned off-lease to Falko Regional Aircraft. […]
Virgin Australia has won a five-year contract to operate cargo flights within Australia on behalf of TNT Express. The airline is planning to wet-lease two BAe 146QTs and a Boeing 737-300F to fulfill the contract, in addition to carrying belly freight on its passenger services. Virgin Australia had previously carried […]
Bruxelles’ Zaventem Airport re-opened on 3 April, twelve days after being closed because of a terrorist attack. During the airport’s closure, Brussels Airlines relocated most of its Avro RJ100s to Antwerpen to operate a limited schedule from there. Five RJ100s (OO-DWB, -DWC, -DWD, -DWE, -DWG, and -DWI) were ferried to Antwerpen on 24 […]
Jota Aviation’s new Avro RJ85, G-JOTR (msn E2294 ex G-CHFE), was delivered to the airline’s base at London Southend after painting at Norwich. After preparation by Avalon Aero at Cranfield, she was ferried to Norwich on 18 March for painting. She was rolled out of the paintshop in full Jota colors on 30 March, and then […]
Avro RJ100 G-OFMC (msn E3264), which has been in storage at Southend since the end of 2008, has been broken up after all useful parts were salvaged. She had been built in 1995 and delivered to Turkish Airlines. She flew for Turkish until early 2006, before being returned off-lease to […]