Cello Aviation


Cello ceases operations

Birmingham-based Avro RJ operator Cello Aviation ceased operations on 12 October. Cello had been operating Avro RJ100 G-ILLR (msn E3379) on behalf of Air France subsidiary Hop!, but the aircraft had twice been grounded for extended periods by technical problems, and the airline’s Boeing 737 had been covering for her. The […]


WDL Aviation buys Cello BAe 146

Germany’s WDL Aviation has bought Cello Aviation‘s BAe 146-200 G-RAJJ (msn E2108). In recent months, Cello has struggled to find work for this VIP-configured aircraft, even as its regularly-configured Avro RJ100, G-ILLR (msn E3379), has been steadily employed on ACMI contracts. G-RAJJ had been ferried to Cranfield for a C […]

Cello BAe 146-200 G-RAJJ

Former Swiss Avro RJ100 G-ILLR

Avro RJ100 being prepared for Cello

Cello Aviation‘s new Avro RJ100, G-ILLR (msn E3379 ex G-CFAC/HB-IYU), was ferried to Norwich on 20 December for painting into the airline’s colors. She had been in storage at Cranfield since having been returned off-lease by Swiss in early July. She was registered to Cello on 24 October, and has […]


Cello to add an Avro RJ100 1

Cello Aviation has announced that it will add an Avro RJ100 to its fleet. Cello already operates BAe 146-200 G-RAJJ (msn E2108) in a 46-seat VIP configuration. The RJ100 is to be registered G-ILLR. After maintenance and painting into Cello’s colors, she will be delivered in the first half of […]