MDLR


Efforts to restart MDLR continue

MDLR Airlines is proceeding with its efforts to resume operations. The airline, which had operated three Avro RJ70s, suspended operations in October 2009 while being investigated for several safety violations. The airline has now purchased one of the RJ70s it had been leasing, VT-MDN (msn E1252), which has been in […]


MDLR to resume operations?

MDLR Airlines is apparently seeking to resume operations, which were suspended in October 2009 after India’s Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) issued a show-cause notice to the airline for several safety violations. The airline has reportedly applied to the DGCA for approval to import two Avro RJs to allow […]


MDLR to restart operations?

Grounded Indian Avro RJ70 operator MDLR Airlines is hoping to restart operations in early 2010. The airline suspended operations on October 5. Two of the airline’s Avro RJ70s are in storage at Delhi, while the third (VT-MDN msn E1252) is at Bacău for a C check. Starair Consulting, which is […]


MDLR grounded

Indian Avro RJ70 operator MDLR Airlines suspended operations on 5 October. India’s Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) issued a show-cause notice in mid-September to the airline after several safety violations were identified during a recent audit. Although the airline’s fleet includes three RJ70s, all on lease from BAE Systems, […]


Heavy fog hampers MDLR operations

MDLR Airlines‘ operations were hampered by heavy fog in northern India in late December and early January, with MDLR’s base at Chandigarh particularly affected. Fog caused substantial disruptions from 20 to 25 December, and then again from 31 December to 4 January. On some days, all flights had to be […]


MDLR flies for GoAir

Indian Avro RJ70 operator MDLR Airlines has sold seats on its services to low-fare carrier GoAir. Indian aviation rules require domestic airlines to operate a minimum proportion of their services to poorly-connected smaller cities, but airlines can meet this requirement by buying capacity on other airlines. This is what GoAir […]