Monthly Archives: May 2018

Airlink ends flights from Pretoria

On 8 May, South Africa’s Airlink suspended its service from Pretoria’s Wonderboom National Airport to Cape Town International. The airline had initially used Avro RJ85s on the route, with RJ85 ZS-ASW (msn E2313) flying the inaugural service in August 2015. However, traffic on the route did not develop as the airline had hoped, and smaller Embraer ERJ 135s took over some of […]

Astra BAe 146-300 SX-DIZ

Astra contract with NextJet ends

Astra Airlines‘ contract to operate BAe 146-300 SX-DIZ (E3206) on behalf of Sweden’s NextJet has come to and end. SX-DIZ has been flying twice daily from Stockholm Arlanda to Örnsköldsvik and on to Gällivare, in northern Sweden, since 8 January. He last flight for NextJet was 2N 9209 from Gällivare to Stockholm Arlanda on 30 April, after […]

Another BAe 146QT delivered to Jota

A third former ASL Airlines Spain BAe 146-300QT freighter has been delivered to Jota Aviation. EC-MHR (msn E3166) flew her last service, TAY057Y/058F from Liège to Marseille and back, on 23 April. She was then ferried to Southend on 3 May. Jota announced in April that it is acquiring four 146QTs from ASL, and has already […]

TAM Avro RJ70 FAB-108

TAM temporarily suspends services

Bolivia’s Transporte Aéreo Militar (TAM) announced on 2 May that it was suspending all services until 11 May to allow for preventive maintenance on its aircraft. TAM’s fleet is believed to include one operational BAe 146-200, FAB-106 (msn E2048). The airline is in the process of converting itself into a civil airline, to […]

‘New’ WDL BAe 146 enters service

Germany’s WDL Aviation has put into service its newest BAe 146-200, D-AZFR (msn E2108), which it recently bought from Cello Aviation. After having her cabin changed from Cello’s VIP configuration to a regular 6-abreast passenger configuration at Prestwick, she was ferried to WDL’s base at Köln on 5 April. After a test […]

WDL BAe 146-200 D-AZFR