Australian Air Express


Australian Air Express (AaE) BAe 146s repainted in Cobham colors

BAe 146-300QT VH-NJF (msn E3198) has had its Australian Air Express (AaE) colors painted over and replaced by simple Cobham titles. Although AaE was absorbed into Qantas Freight in February 2013 and its 737-300(F) freighters were repainted in Qantas Freight colors later that year, its two 146-300QTs and single BAe 146-100QT have so far continued flying […]

Cobham BAe 146-300QT VH-NJF

Australian Air Express absorbed into Qantas Freight

Australian Air Express (AaE) is being absorbed into Qantas Freight. Qantas took full control of AaE in October 2012 by buying out its partner, the Australia Post. As of 14 February, the AeE website redirects to qantasfreight.com. AaE’s fleet includes a BAe 146-100QT and two 146-300QT operated by Cobham Aviation Services.


Asset Management announces BAe 146 lease renewals

BAE Systems’ asset management arm has announced two lease renewals in its year-end review. Australian Air Express renewed the leases on three BAe 146QT freighters (two series 300s and a series 100). Australian Air Express is a joint venture company between Qantas and Australia Post. It has operated BAe 146 […]