Yearly Archives: 2017


BVI Airways begins Avro RJ operations

BVI Airways operated its first commercial flight with one of its Avro RJ100s on 13 April, when RJ100 VP-LWW (msn E3274) flew a charter carrying the BVI National Athletics Team to Curacao for the Carifta Games 2017. The airline hopes to start services to Miami soon, but is still awaiting authorization from the […]


Jota to add an Avro RJ100

Jota Aviation has signed a letter of intent with lessor Falko Regional Aircraft to acquire an Avro RJ100. Former Brussels Airlines RJ100 OO-DWJ (msn E3355) will join Jota’s fleet at G-JOTS. Jota already operates BAe 146-200 G-SMLA (msn E2047) and Avro RJ85 G-JOTR (msn E2294). In Jota service, G-JOTS will be […]

Former Brussels Airlines Avro RJ100 OO-DWJ

BAE Systems marks Swiss BAe 146/Avro RJ anniversary

BAE Systems Regional Aircraft marked 27 years of continuous operations of BAe 146s and Avro RJs by Swiss by presenting the airline with an engraved glass plaque during the recent BAE Systems Flight Operations Support Conference, which was held at Prestwick. Swiss’ predecessor Crossair took delivery of the first of […]


Second BVI Airways Avro RJ100 painted

The second Avro RJ100 for BVI Airways, VP-LWW (msn E3274 ex HB-IXV), has been painted in the airline’s colors at Summerside. her colors differ from those sported by the airline’s first RJ100, VP-LOS (msn E3282), in that the underside is painted dark blue. It is thought that VP-LOS will also be […]

BVI Airways Avro RJ100 VP-LWW

Braathens Regional Airlines extends JetSpares contract

Braathens Regional Airlines (BRA) has signed a two-year extension to its long-standing JetSpares contract for its ten RJ100s and two RJ85s with BAE Systems Regional Aircraft. BRA is now JetSpares oldest customer, having signed its first contract in April 1996. The extension comes on the heels of the airline’s announcement that it was […]