Syrian Pearl

Syria holds Orionair BAe 146

The Syrian government is preventing OrionAir from recovering BAe 146-300 EC-JVO (msn E3179). The 146 had been flown to Syria in early May for operation on behalf of new airline Syrian Pearl, beginning operations on 4 May. On 7 May, however, the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) of the […]

Syrian Pearl BAe 146-300 EC-JVO

Syrian lifeline for Orionair

Spanish airline Orionair has received a one-year ACMI contract to operate its two BAe 146s on behalf of a new Syrian airline, Syrian Pearl. Syrian Pearl, a joint venture of Cham Holding, Syrianair, Kuwaiti company Aqeeq Aviation, and several individual investors, will be Syria’s first private scheduled airline. Operations are […]