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RAF to sell BAe 146s?

The Royal Air Force is considering selling the four VIP-configured BAe 146s operated by No.32 (The Royal) Squadron. Although no firm decision has been made, the four aircraft (two CC2 and two CC3s) were included in a brochure of available aircraft distributed by the UK’s Defence Equipment Sales Authority (DESA) […]


WDL ends Flybe flights

WDL Aviation‘s contract to operate a BAe 146-200 on behalf of Flybe on routes between the United Kingdom and Germany came to an end on 30 August. D-AMGL (msn E2055) has been operating for Flybe since 1 August, generally flying two or three roundtrips a day. When some technical problems put her behind […]


BRA puts Avro RJs up for sale

Sweden’s Braathens Regional Airlines (BRA) is putting its fleet of eight Avro RJ100s and two RJ85s up for sale, and appointed Skyworld Aviation as its exclusive agent to remarket the fleet, along with spare engines, spares, and tooling. BRA had announced in April that it intended to withdraw its Avro RJs from service and focus […]


Jota flies for Aigle Azur

In addition to flying charters (sports teams have been particularly frequent clients), Jota Aviation‘s BAe 146s and Avro RJs have flown services on behalf of a wide variety of airlines, sometimes on a long-term basis and sometimes ad hoc. Jota recently added a new client to its roster, when RJ100 […]


Last hurrah for G-TYPH

In early July, BAE Systems Corporate Air Travel retired BAe 146-200 G-TYPH (msn E2200), replacing her with an Embraer ERJ 145. G-TYPH was parked at Warton, awaiting her fate. But in mid-August she was pressed briefly back into service. With one 145 undergoing heavy maintenance, Corporate Air Travel found itself short-handed. It […]