Monthly Archives: August 1999

KLM uk reduces domestic services

KLM uk is undertaking a substantial restructuring of its operations. Domestic UK services are to be reduced or eliminated, while flights to Amsterdam to provide feed to parent KLM will be increased. Cuts on routes flown by the airline’s BAe 146s include the elimination of Aberbeen-Stansted (from 12 September), Edinburgh-London […]

Successful first run for the AlliedSignal AS900

AlliedSignal’s new AS900 turbofan engine successfully completed its first run in early August. The AS977 version of the 7,000-lb thrust AS900 has been selected to power the proposed new Avro RJX regional airliner. Twelve test engines will be used in the test program, with certification planned for the first quarter […]

Air Zimbabwe to drop routes to Kariba

Loss-making Zimbabwean national airline Air Zimbabwe is seeking to have another airline take over flights from Harare and Victoria Falls to the popular tourist destination at Kariba. Currently, Air Zimbabwe operates its single BAe 146 to Kariba, whose runway is too short for the airline’s Boeing 737s. Air Zimbabwe had […]