Starbow


Starbow to restart operations?

News reports from Ghana suggest that Starbow Airlines may resume operations this summer. “Currently, as we speak, [Starbow] plan to come back in July,” Deputy Aviation Minister Kwabena Okyere Darko is reported to have said. “They are re-strategizing, re-organizing themselves.” The airline suspended operations on 26 November following an accident to its newly-delivered ATR72-500, and then dismissed […]

Starbow BAe 146-300 9G-SBB

Former Starbow Avro RJ100 9G-SBE/M-NONA

Starbow Airlines shuts down

Ghana’s Starbow Airlines has shut down entirely. The airline had suspended operations on 26 November following an accident to its newly-delivered ATR72-500, and then dismissed many of its employees on 30 November. It’s sole operational aircraft, Avro RJ100 9G-SBE (msn E3332), was ferried to Malta on 30 November. A committee has been named […]


Starbow Avro RJ100 flown to Malta

Ghana’s Starbow Airlines ferried Avro RJ100 9G-SBE (msn E3332) to Malta on 30 November. The airline suspended operations on 26 November following an accident to its newly-delivered ATR72-500, and then dismissed many of its employees on 30 November. The prospects of Starbow resuming operations thus appear to be grim. Recent news items on Starbow […]

Starbow Avro RJ100 9G-SBE

Starbow suspends operations

Ghanaian Avro RJ operator Starbow Airlines suspended operations on 26 November following an accident to its newly-delivered ATR72-500. The ATR72 had been taking off from Accra on 25 November when it veered off the runway, apparently due to strong winds and heavy rain, and was damaged when it hit a perimeter […]


Executive Jet Support acquires former Starbow BAe 146 for parts 1

Aircraft and component broker Executive Jet Support (EJS) has acquired former Starbow BAe 146-300 D-AEJS (msn E3183 ex 9G-SBC) as a source for parts. Executive Jet Support, based near London Heathrow, provides commercial aircraft, engines, and airframe components to almost 200 operators in over 40 countries worldwide. German airline WDL has already purchased the main […]

Former Starbow BAe 146-300 D-AEJS

Starbow Airlines Avro RJ100 9G-SBE

Avro RJ100 delivered to Starbow

Starbow Airlines took delivery of former Brussels Airlines Avro RJ100 9G-SBE (msn E3332). She was rolled out from the paintshop at Norwich on 16 September, wearing a modified color scheme, and departed to Accra the following day. Starbow once operated four BAe 146-300s, but 9G-SBA (msn E3125) has long been […]