Monthly Archives: August 1998

Air Atlantic to end flight operations

Halifax-based Air Atlantic will terminate its commercial agreement with Canadian Airlines on 24 October, and cease all flight operations. Air Atlantic’s owner, IMP Group, will continue to maintain the airline’s operating certificate and will study the viability of a non-scheduled operation over the winter months, although the current excess capacity […]

Braathens buys Malmö Aviation

Norwegian airline Braathens has bought Swedish airline Malmö Aviation for SEK 600 million (about US$76 million). The take-over will take place during the autumn, and will bring Malmö into the KLM alliance. Earlier, Braathens had taken over Transwede and renamed it Braathens Sweden AB. Malmö will, however, continue to operate […]

WDL places BAe 146 into service

WDL Aviation of Köln placed former KLM uk BAe 146-100 D-AWDL (msn E1011 ex G-UKJF) into service on 8 August. She was delivered to WDL on 2 July after painting in its colors. She has been used to operate airline backup flights, and has already flown for Aero Lloyd and Eurowings. Additional charters […]