Flybe completed its takeover of BA Connect on 25 March. Although Flybe has owned BA Connect since 28 February, flights had continued under the BA Connect name until 24 March. Flybe’s takeover of BA Connect brings with it three BAe 146s — two series 200s and a series 300 — […]
BA CityFlyer, the new company formed by British Airways to operate the former BA Connect Avro RJ100s, has announced a major expansion on routes from London City. New services to Glasgow and Zürich, each served four times a day, will begin on 26 March and an extra round trip to […]
After numerous delays, Flybe‘s takeover of BA Connect was finally concluded on 5 March. The two airlines had hoped to complete the deal before the end of 2006, but sorting out details such as BA Connect’s pension fund took much longer than expected and numerous deadlines came and went. Approval […]
The deadline for the completion of the deal for Flybe‘s takeover of BA Connect has been pushed back to 31 January. The two airlines had earlier indicated that they hoped to complete the deal before the end of the year. Recent news items on Flybe:
British Airways is apparently bringing back the CityFlyer name for its new subsidiary. The new BA CityFlyer will take over BA Connect‘s Avro RJ100 fleet and London City services when the rest of BA Connect is acquired by Flybe.
Flybe has announced that it has agreed in principle to acquire BA Connect from British Airways. The deal would include all of BA Connect’s operations except for the services from London City, which would retained by British Airways along with the Avro RJs necessary to operate them. The Manchester-New York […]
Avro RJ100 G-BXAR (msn E3298), who was damaged at Birmingham last 29 December, has returned to service. She got stuck in the mud while undertaking high power engine runs, sustaining damage to the lower fuselage in the process, and then was further damaged when one of the vehicle aiding in […]
Avro RJ100 G-BZAX (msn E3356) has been painted in the new colors of British Airways Connect, which replace the “British Airways” titles under the windows with large “BA Connect” titles. British Airways’ regional subsidiary, British Airways CitiExpress, changed its name to BA Connect on 1 February.
Another year, another re-organization plan for British Airways’ troubled regional subsidiary, British Airways CitiExpress. In the latest plan, BACX will be rebranded as British Airways Connect and switch to a single-class, low-fare model. The airline itself will adopt the new name from 1 February, but the new service levels will […]