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Astra Airlines BAe 146-300 SX-DIX

Astra Airlines adds a second BAe 146

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 […]


Astra Airlines begins operations

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.

Astra Airlines BAe 146-300 SX-DIZ

Astra Airlines BAe 146-300 G-JEBE

New Greek airline to operate BAe 146s

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 […]