Monthly Archives: November 2001

Avro RJX Cancelled

BAE Systems has announced that it is ending the Avro RJX program. The four Avro RJs still in production will be completed, at which point production will cease. The move comes in response to a drastic fall-off in demand for new aircraft following the 11 September terrorist attacks. “Regrettably it […]

DAT resumes operations

Delta Air Transport (DAT), the regional subsidiary of bankrupt Belgian national airline SABENA, resumed limited operations on 10 November. One of its Avro RJ100s inaugurated the new services with a flight from Brussels to Genève. Four other flights were operated that day. On the following day, 22 services were operated. […]


New BAe 146/Avro RJ maintenance program

OGMA Industria Aeronautica de Portugal, S.A., of Alverca, Portugal, and aircraft broker Hamilton Services have partnered in a joint venture to offer third-party maintenance support for the BAe 146 and Avro RJ. Government-owned OGMA has extensive experience maintaining Portuguese Air Force aircraft and overhauling Rolls Royce and other engines. In […]

SABENA Avro RJs and BAe 146s

SABENA bankrupt

Belgian national airline SABENA suspended all operations on 6 November. Since 5 October, SABENA had been operating under ‘Judicial Composition’, a status similar to that of US Chapter 11 bankruptcy that gave it time to attempt to re-organize. The European Commission agreed to allow the Belgian government to provide a […]