Astra Airlines BAe 146-300 SX-DIZ (E3206) has left the sunny skies of the Greek islands for the decidedly colder winter skies of Sweden. Beginning 8 January, it is operating on behalf of Sweden’s NextJet, flying twice daily from Stockholm Arlanda to Örnsköldsvik and on to Gällivare, in northern Sweden. NextJet had planned […]
Aviro Air‘s BAe 146-300 YR-AVR (msn E3193) has returned home to Romania at the completion of her contract to operate on behalf of Greece’s Astra Airlines. YR-AVR started operating for Astra on 26 May. She flew primarily on domestic routes within Greece, but also occasionally on international charters. Her schedule became considerably […]
In the past few months, Aviro Air‘s BAe 146-300 YR-AVR (msn E3193) has spent most of her time flying to a variety of destinations within Greece, on behalf of Astra Airways. Charters have occasionally taken her further afield, however. One such charter, on 27-29 September, brought her all the way […]
Astra Airlines‘ BAe 146-300 SX-DIZ (E3206) has been frequently operating for Italy’s Meridiana in the past few months, usually for a single day at a time. These assignments are a far cry from la dolce vita, however. On the latest such assignment, on 9 July, SX-DIZ began the day by […]
BAe 146-300 YR-AVR (msn E3193) has returned to Greece and is once again flying for previous operator Astra Airlines, whose all-green colors she is still wearing. Romania’s Aviro Air acquired YR-AVR from Astra in 2015. Aviro Air began operating YR-AVR on behalf of Astra on 26 May, under a contract that should run until early […]
New Romanian airline Aviro Air has acquired BAe 146-300 SX-DIX (msn E3193) from Astra Airlines. She arrived at Bucuresti’s Baneasa Airport on 4 March and was parked there. On 8 April, she was registered YR-AVR. She remains parked at Baneasa, in full Astra green colors but without titles. Aviro Air […]
Greece’s Astra Airlines has painted BAe 146-300 SX-DIX (msn E3193), which hitherto had been operated in the basic colors of former operator Air Dolomiti, into a striking overall green scheme that mirrors the blue one of sistership SX-DIZ (msn E3206).
Greece’s Astra Airlines has leased former Air Dolomiti BAe 146-300 I-ADJF (msn E3193) from BAE Systems Regional Aircraft as SX-DIX. She was ferried from Southend to Thessaloniki on 20 May, still wearing basic Air Dolomiti colors with no titles. She is configured in a 99-seat all economy class layout and […]
New BAe 146 operator Astra Airlines began operations on 5 July, with a flight from its home base at Thessaloniki to Rhodos. Astra took delivery of former Flybe BAe 146-300 SX-DIZ (msn E3206 ex G-JEBE) in mid May. A demonstration flight was flown on 17 June.
Another airline is joining the ranks of BAe 146 operators. New Greek airline Astra Airlines has taken delivery of former Flybe BAe 146-300 G-JEBE (msn E3206). G-JEBE departed Southend on 20 May after painting in the new airline’s colors. She is due to become SX-DIZ. Astra Airlines is backed by […]