WDL Aviation


WDL BAe 146s lose their new logos

WDL Aviation has started removing its new logo from its BAe 146s. The new logo was adopted after the airline’s acquisition by Berlin-based Zeitfracht Group in late 2017, but Austrian Airlines complained that it was too similar to its own old logo. So far 146-200s D-AWUE (msn E2050) and D-AZFR (msn E2108) have had their […]

EasyJet BAe 146 D-AWUE

WDL BAe 146-200 D-AZFR

‘New’ WDL BAe 146 enters service

Germany’s WDL Aviation has put into service its newest BAe 146-200, D-AZFR (msn E2108), which it recently bought from Cello Aviation. After having her cabin changed from Cello’s VIP configuration to a regular 6-abreast passenger configuration at Prestwick, she was ferried to WDL’s base at Köln on 5 April. After a test […]


WDL Aviation buys Cello BAe 146

Germany’s WDL Aviation has bought Cello Aviation‘s BAe 146-200 G-RAJJ (msn E2108). In recent months, Cello has struggled to find work for this VIP-configured aircraft, even as its regularly-configured Avro RJ100, G-ILLR (msn E3379), has been steadily employed on ACMI contracts. G-RAJJ had been ferried to Cranfield for a C […]

Cello BAe 146-200 G-RAJJ

EasyJet BAe 146-200 D-AWUE

Third WDL BAe 146 joins EasyJet

WDL Aviation‘s BAe 146-200 D-AWUE (msn E2050) has joined her fleetmates flying on behalf of EasyJet. Series 200 D-AMGL (msn E2055) and series 300 D-AWBA (msn E3134) have both been operating for EasyJet since 11 January. D-AWUE was ferried to Berlin Tegel on 31 January, and then entering service the […]


WDL BAe 146s fly for EasyJet

WDL Aviation began operating two of its BAe 146s on behalf of EasyJet, helping to cover routes left vacant by the collapse of Air Berlin and its subsidiaries. In preparation, Series 200 D-AMGL (msn E2055) was ferried from WDL’s base at Köln to Wien as U2 9001 on 10 January, and […]

EasyJet BAe 146-200 D-AMGL

WDL BAe 146-300 D-AWBA

WDL acquired by Zeitfracht

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 […]