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.
Swedish airline Braathens Malmö Aviation is set to acquire the nine former SAM Colombia RJ100s, which are being returned off-lease to BAe due to poor economic conditions in Colombia. The aircraft will supplement and replace Braathens Malmö’s current fleet of BAe 146-200s, providing greater capacity. Earlier, Malmö had negotiated to […]
Malmö Aviation is reported to be planning to acquire seven BAe 146-300s from China Northwest. The transaction would enable the Swedish company to substantially increase its capacity, both by increasing its fleet and by replacing some of its series 200s with the larger series 300s, which seat 16 more passengers. […]