Iranian airline Mahan Air has added a second former China Eastern BAe 146. Series 300 EX-27001 (msn E3212 ex B-2712) was delivered through Iranshahr on 1 July, wearing Mahan Air’s logo but without titles. She had been stored at Nanjing since 2005. Recent news items on Mahan Air:
Abu Dhabi’s Palm Aviation is reported to have acquired the seven BAe 146-300s previously operated by China Eastern. These 146s had originally been delivered to China Northwest, and were absorbed by China Eastern when the two airlines merged in 2002. Unlike other 146s, they are fitted with LF507-1H engines with […]
China Eastern is offering the seven BAe 146-300s it acquired in its recent take-over of China Northwest for sale via broker JJM Aviation. All seven were delivered new to China Northwest between late 1992 and early 1994. They have an average 22,000 hours and 15,000 cycles. Unlike other 146s, they […]
Xian-based BAe 146 operator China Northwest merged with the Eastern Air Group, parent of China Eastern Airlines, on 11 October. The move is part of the consolidation of Chinese airlines ordered by the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC). At present, China Northwest and China Yunnan, which was also aquired […]
Eastern Air Group, parent of China Eastern Airlines, will take over Xian-based China Northwest, whose fleet includes three BAe 146 series 100s and seven series 300s. The move is part of the consolidation of Chinese airlines ordered by the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC). As part of the move, […]
The Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) is urging Chinese airlines to consolidate into groupings led by the country’s three major airlines Air China, China Southern Airlines, and China Eastern Airlines. Air China operates four BAe 146-100s on domestic services, while China Northwest operates three series 100s and seven series 300s.