TNT Airways has added former Mistral Air BAe 146-200QT I-TNTC (msn E2078) to its fleet as G-BNPJ. She had been in storage at Norwich since June, following the end of Mistral’s BAe 146 operations. After receiving maintenance from KLM Engineering in October, she departed Norwich for Liège on 7 December. […]
Italian airline Mistral Air ended BAe 146 operations when she withdrew her second BAe 146-200QT freighter from service in mid July. I-MSAA (msn E2109) was ferried to Norwich on July 18, joining sistership I-TNTC (msn E2078) in storage. Both are for sale. Mistral Air had been the oldest BAe 146 […]
Italian airline Mistral Air withdrew one of its two BAe 146-200QT freighters from service in mid June. I-TNTC (msn E2078) was ferried to Norwich on 16 June and placed in storage. She is advertised for sale. Mistral Air took delivery of I-TNTC in late 1987, making her almost 22 years […]
The Italian Post Office has bought a 75% interest in BAe 146QT operator Mistral Air from TNT. Mistral Air operates two BAe 146-200QTs on internal Italian freight routes, connecting to TNT’s broader system. Mistral will continue to operate for TNT for the next five years.
Several new airlines are considering adding to Italy’s already sizeable BAe 146 and Avro RJ fleet. Most advanced is Goldwing Airlines, which has already acquired a former Air Botswana BAe 146-100 and is planning to begin operations from Taranto to Roma Fiumicino (twice daily) and Milano (daily) on 20 December. […]
TNT announced that it would establish and operate its own cargo airline company, to be called TNT Airways, to operate its carrier fleet. The new airline will be based in Liège, Belgium, where TNT’s state-of-the-art air cargo hub, the TNT European Express Centre, is located. It will replace the current […]