WDL Aviation


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 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 […]