The newest addition to SkyJet‘s fleet arrived in the Philippines on 21 December. Former StarPerú BAe 146-200 OB-1885-P (msn E2087) left Lima as RP-C3855, still wearing basic StarPerú colors, on 13 December, working her way up the west coast of the Americas, stopping in Guayaquil, San Salvador, Laredo, Denver Centennial, […]
After several years of absence, a BAe 146 is again operating on behalf of an Italian airline, in this case virtual airline PeopleFly, based in Cagliari. Romania’s Aviro Air is operating its BAe 146-300, YR-AVR (msn E3193), on PeopleFly’s behalf. She operated her first flight on 7 December, it took her from Trapani to […]
BVI Airways has taken delivery of its second Avro RJ100. VP-LWW (msn E3274) was previously operated by Swiss, and was acquired via Tronos. She is currently being outfitted at Tronos’ base at Summerside.
On 8 December Bolivia’s Minister of Public Works ordered Transporte Aéreo Militar (TAM) to suspend commercial operations, enforcing its order by banning the airline from using check-in facilities and parking its aircraft at passenger terminals, and by instructing the airport and ATC authority, Aasana, not to accept TAM flight plans for […]
Aerovías DAP rolled out BAe 146-200 CC-CZP (msn E2042) in a new color scheme representing a king penguin. Hitherto, Aerovías DAP has limited itself to applying its titles to whatever colors the aircraft wore when they were acquired, resulting in a rather drab and heterogeneous fleet. The airline has now […]
Considerable evidence is emerging that the crash of the LaMia Bolivia Avro RJ85 in Rionegro, Colombia, may have been due to fuel exhaustion. Avro RJ85 CP-2933 (msn E2348) crashed while on approach to Rionegro Airport, outside Medellín, Colombia, on 28 November. Four passengers and two LaMia employees (a flight attendant […]