Delta Air Transport (DAT)

BAE Systems marks Swiss BAe 146/Avro RJ anniversary

BAE Systems Regional Aircraft marked 27 years of continuous operations of BAe 146s and Avro RJs by Swiss by presenting the airline with an engraved glass plaque during the recent BAE Systems Flight Operations Support Conference, which was held at Prestwick. Swiss’ predecessor Crossair took delivery of the first of […]

Rollercoaster month for DAT

December is proving a rollercoaster for Delta Air Transport (DAT)‘s efforts to re-establish itself as an independent airline following the bankruptcy of parent SABENA. DAT restarted operations on 10 November, with its fleet of six BAe 146-200s, fourteen Avro RJ85s, and twelve RJ100s, building up services over the next several […]

DAT resumes operations

Delta Air Transport (DAT), the regional subsidiary of bankrupt Belgian national airline SABENA, resumed limited operations on 10 November. One of its Avro RJ100s inaugurated the new services with a flight from Brussels to Genève. Four other flights were operated that day. On the following day, 22 services were operated. […]


SABENA Avro RJs and BAe 146s

SABENA bankrupt

Belgian national airline SABENA suspended all operations on 6 November. Since 5 October, SABENA had been operating under ‘Judicial Composition’, a status similar to that of US Chapter 11 bankruptcy that gave it time to attempt to re-organize. The European Commission agreed to allow the Belgian government to provide a […]