Yearly Archives: 2018

CityJet Avro RJ85s go anonymous

Now that CityJet is no longer operating its own flights, it has started to remove its titles from its aircraft. Avro RJ85 EI-RJD (msn E2334) was the first to receive the anonymous treatment, being first noted as such on 2 December at Dublin. CityJet operated its last service under its […]

CityJet Avro RJ85 EI-RJD

New air tanker contracts to be short term

The USFS issued a new solicitation for “up to five” large air tankers on 3 December. While previous such exclusive-use contracts had generally been multi-year contracts, this solicitation would be for one-year contracts, with options to renew for up to four more years. This approach, which is driven by budget […]

WDL to replace BAe 146s with Embraer 190s in 2019

Köln-based WDL Aviation has acquired four Embraer ERJ 190s to replace its BAe 146s. The airline had announced plans to update its fleet in August. WDL currently operates three 146-200s in passenger configuration, and one 146-300QT freighter. Two additional 300QT freighters are being prepared for service. The airline also operated 146-300 […]

Tez Jet Avro RJ85s for sale

Kyrgyz airline Tez Jet is advertizing its two Avro RJ85s for sale. RJ85 EX-27003 (msn E2296) and EX-27005 (msn E2305) have both been listed for sale, the former with a total time of 43,240 hours and 33,316 cycles and the latter with a total time of 43,885 hours and 33,147 […]