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 airline Belle Air has returned off-lease to Hemus Air/Bulgaria Air both the BAe 146s that it had been operating. Belle Air has regularly been leasing in 146s for several years. During this summer, series 300s LZ-HBE (msn E3131) and LZ-HBF (msn E3159) had been in use. Both were returned […]
Albanian airline Belle Air began schedules services from Tirana to Liège, Belgium, on 24 June. The inaugural service was flown by BAe 146-300 LZ-HBF (msn E3146). The service will be operated twice a week, routing through Pristina, Kosovo. It is Belle Air’s first route outside its traditional markets in Italy […]
Albanian airline Belle Air has added another BAe 146 on lease from Hemus Air. Series 200 LZ-HBB (msn E2073) joined the airline in early April, with Belle Air titles applied on the standard Hemus Air color scheme. She replaces series 300 LZ-HBE (msn E3131), who flew regularly for Belle Air […]
In early May, Hemus Air replaced BAe 146-300 LZ-HBF (msn E3159) with series 200 LZ-HBC (msn E2093) on the services it is operating on behalf of Albanian low-cost airline Belle Air.
Another airline has joined the ranks of BAe 146 operators. Albanian low-cost airline Belle Air is wet-leasing BAe 146-200 LZ-HBF (msn E3159) from Hemus Air, replacing a Fokker 100 wet-leased from Montenegro Airlines. She entered service on 23 March. Hemus Air is providing both flight and cabin crew. Formed in […]