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 […]
Manx was able to resume operations on 10 October, after it reached an agreement that allowed it to be included in the insurance indemnification scheme established by the UK government. Manx had been grounded on 25 September after it had been left out of the program. Manx was able to […]
Manx was all but grounded on 25 September after third party insurance cover for war and acts of terrorism was withdrawn in the wake of the 11 September terrorist attacks. Commercial insurance companies cancelled the cover to all airlines effective midnight on 24 September. New policies were offered, but with […]
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 […]
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-MIMA (msn E2079) of Manx was repainted in a new color scheme patterned on that of British Airways.