WDL Aviation


WDL to replace BAe 146s with Embraer 190s in 2019

Köln-based WDL Aviation has acquired four Embraer ERJ 190s to replace its BAe 146s. The airline had announced plans to update its fleet in August. WDL currently operates three 146-200s in passenger configuration, and one 146-300QT freighter. Two additional 300QT freighters are being prepared for service. The airline also operated 146-300 […]


WDL begins cargo operations

WDL Aviation placed its first BAe 146-300QT freighter into service on 20 November. D-AJAM (msn E3150) flew from Paderborn to Vitoria as WH 410. Early the next morning, she then flew from Vitoria to Châlons Vatry Airport as WH 430, before returning home to Köln. WDL has acquired three former […]


WDL flies for SAS

WDL Aviation has started a new contract, flying BAe 146-200 D-AZFR (msn E2108) for SAS. She was ferried from Köln to Copenhagen on 2 September, and flew her first SAS service, a roundtrip to Gothenburg as SK 434/433, on the following day. Prior to starting to fly for SAS, she […]


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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 […]