Monthly Archives: July 2016


Aviro Air BAe 146 begins operations

Romania’s Aviro Air began operations in May with their BAe 146-300, YR-AVR (msn E3193), still wearing the basic green livery of previous operator Astra Airlines. A proposed contract to fly for Italian operator SoleAir during the 2016 summer season never materialized. The airline received a contract, to fly on behalf of Dusseldorf-based AdriaFly. AdriaFly […]

AdriaFly BAe 146-200 YR-AVR

StarTrack BAe 146-300QT VH-NJZ

First BAe 146QT painted in StarTrack colors

Cobham Aviation Services has painted BAe 146-300QT VH-NJZ (msn E3126) with large StarTrack and Qantas Freight titles. The titles were applied at Adelaide between 1 and 4 July. She returned to service on 6 July, operating Launceston–Sydney–Brisbane–Sydney–Canberra. Qantas announced in May that it would fly three BAe 146-300QT freighters on […]


Swiss Avro RJ100 HB-IXP

Inflite closes Southend maintenance base

Inflite Engineering Services has closed its aircraft maintenance operations at Southend. Inflite’s Southend base had been certified under EASA part 145 to provide all major maintenance checks, minor maintenance checks, and defect rectification on BAe 146s and Avro RJs. Over the years, the company had worked on the 146s and […]