WDL Aviation

WDL BAe 146-300 D-AWBA

WDL acquired by Zeitfreracht

Berlin-based Zeitfracht Group acquired Köln-based BAe 146 operator WDL Aviation on 25 October. WDL currently operates two BAe 146-200s and one -300. They are currently operated on behalf of Air France, but that contract is about to end. Zeitfracht also recently acquired the Leisure Cargo subsidiary of bankrupt Air Berlin. Zeitfracht CEO Wolfram […]

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

WDL BAe 146-100 broken up

BAe 146-100 D-AWDL (msn E1011) of WDL Aviation was broken up at Köln at the end of March. D-AWDL was WDL’s first 146, acquired from BAe-AMJ in July 1998. She had been parked at Köln since December 2008, serving as a spares source for the airline’s other 146s. Two other WDL BAe 146s, D-AMAX (msn E3157) […]

WDL BAe 146 retired

WDL Aviation retired BAe 146-200 D-AMAJ (msn E2028) from service at the end of August. Her last service was a charter from Glasgow to Birmingham on behalf of Flybe, on 31 August, following which she was ferried back to WDL’s base at Köln. She requires a major overhaul, which would be […]

WDL helps evacuate oil workers from Algeria

Norwegian oil company Statoil chartered WDL Aviation‘s BAe 146-300 D-AWBA (msn E3134) to bring several of its employees who had been evacuated from Algeria back to Bergen. The employees had been flown to Palma after Islamic militants seized the In Amenas gas plant in Algeria. Several Statoil employees at the plant […]