Swedish airline Braathens Malmö Aviation is set to acquire the nine former SAM Colombia RJ100s, which are being returned off-lease to BAe due to poor economic conditions in Colombia. The aircraft will supplement and replace Braathens Malmö’s current fleet of BAe 146-200s, providing greater capacity. Earlier, Malmö had negotiated to […]
Efforts to sell grounded Debonair as a whole have failed. Several airlines were approached as potential buyers, including Lufthansa and Virgin Express, but no agreement was reached. Debonair had operated three BAe 146s on Swissair Express services from Zürich. Following Debonair’s grounding, Crossair temporarily took over the flights to Bologna […]
Ansett New Zealand, which had been reduced to flying a minimal schedule in the second half of September after locking-out its pilots, is slowly resuming services. The pilots, who had been refusing to sign a new contract, capitulated on 14 October after it became clear the airline would be able […]
BAe Regional Aircraft has completed low-speed wind tests of the new Avro RJX design, and confirmed that it would retain the type’s extraordinary shortfield performance.