Former WDL BAe 146-200 D-AZFR

Pionair buys BAe 146s from WDL

Australia’s Pionair, which recently bought three BAe 146-300QTs freighters from WDL Aviation, has also bought two 146-200 passenger aircraft from the German airline. The first of these, D-AZFR (msn E2108), left Köln on delivery on 8 November, still wearing the basic livery of previous operator Cello Aviation but without WDL’s titles and […]

Astra Airlines suspends operations

Financial problems have apparently forced Greece’s Astra Airlines to suspend operations. The airline started cancelling flights on 9 November. Astra operates a BAe 146-300, SX-DIZ (E3206), as well as two ATR72s and one ATR42. The 146 has had a busy summer, operating a mix of domestic routes and charters. In October, for […]

TAMep services still suspended

Bolivia’s TAMep has still not resumed services, which it suspended on 28 September. The airline had announced on 27 September that it would cancel all its services from the following day through 3 October for unspecified “administrative adjustments.” Over two weeks later, services remain suspended, with the booking function on […]