Albanian Airlines

Albanian Airlines grounded

Citing safety concerns, the Albanian Civil Aviation Authority revoked the operating certificate of Albanian Airlines on 11 November, grounding the airline. Albanian operated three BAe 146s: a series 200 (ZA-MAL, msn E2054) and two series 300s (ZA-MAN, msn E3203, and ZA-MEV, msn E3197). Albanian rejected the allegations of unsafe practices, and […]

Albanian BAe 146-300 ZA-MAN

Albanian adds a BAe 146-300

Albanian Airlines has acquired former Eurowings BAe 146-300 G-BTTP (msn E3203 ex D-AEWQ) from BAE Systems Regional Aircraft as ZA-MAN. She was flown from Bucuresti’s Baneasa Airport, where she had been stored since last October, to Tirana on June 15. ZA-MAN is configured in a six-abreast, 98-seat all-economy class layout. […]

Albanian withdraws BAe 146-100

Albanian Airlines has withdrawn from use BAe 146-100 ZA-MAK (msn E1085). The aircraft was due for a heavy check, which was thought to be uneconomic, and so she was parked at Tirana in March and used as a source of spares for the rest of the airline’s fleet. Albanian’s new […]

Albanian BAe 146-100 ZA-MAK

Albanian adds another BAe 146

Albanian Airlines has agreed with the administrators of Ansett to acquire one of the bankrupt carrier’s stored BAe 146s, series 300 VH-EWS (msn E3197). Albanian carrier bought a series 200 from BAE Systems in April 2001, to begin the process of replacing its Tupolev Tu-134s. The airline also began negotiations […]