British Airways has begun transferring its Avro RJ100s to newly-formed regional subsidiary British Airways CitiExpress (BACX). BACX was formed in March by merging Brymon and British Regional Airlines. British Airways Regional is also being merged into BACX. The RJ100s were formerly operated by Gatwick-based CityFlyer, which was integrated into British […]
British Airways has taken a further step in its plan to re-structure its regional operations by merging its subsidiaries British Regional Airlines (BRAL) and Brymon to form British Airways CitiExpress (BACX). BRAL was bought by British Airways in March 2001, and the plan to merge it with Brymon was announced […]
As a result of British Airways‘s “Future Size and Shape” review, Manx will lose its identity on 1 September and adopt the parent airline’s corporate identity. Manx was acquired by British Airways in 2001, along with sister airline British Regional Airlines (BRAL), but had remained separate. BRAL is being merged […]
British Airways has announced details of its plan to merge BAe 146 operator British Regional Airlines with Plymouth-based Brymon. The two airlines will be combined into a single operation under the name British Airways CitiExpress. Louise Fowler, Brymon’s Managing Director, will lead the effort to integrate the two airlines, a […]
British Airways has offered to buy British Regional Airlines Group PLC (BRAL), which includes BAe 146 operators British Regional Airlines and Manx, for UKP78 million ($115 million). BRAL’s board is recommending that shareholders accept BA’s offer. BA is planning to merge British Regional with Brymon, another BA regional subsidiary. British […]
The Financial Times is reporting that British Airways is negotiating to take over British Regional Airlines Group PLC, which includes BAe 146 operators British Regional Airlines (BRAL) and Manx. BRAL already operates as a British Airways franchisee.
Press reports suggest that the Avro RJX is the leading contender in British Regional Airlines‘ search for a new regional airliner. BRAL has a requirement for as many as 20 aircraft in the 70-110 seat size range, for delivery from early 2003. Together with partner Manx, BRAL currently operates five […]
BAe 146-200 G-GNTZ (msn E2036) of British Regional Airlines (BRAL) was damaged in a bird strike after take-off from Belfast on 4 September, while operating BA7844 from Belfast to Manchester. She was ferried un-pressurized to Exeter later that same day for repairs by JEA Engineering.
British Regional Airlines has purchased an additional BAe 146 from BAe-AMJ and extended the lease on its existing BAe 146 until 2006. The new aircraft is series 200 G-GNTZ (msn E2036). She was formerly operated by Business Air on its London City to Frankfurt route. This route, which had been […]