Monthly Archives: July 2002

Former Ansett BAe 146 parted out

Former Ansett BAe 146-200 VH-JJQ (msn E2038) has had all her useful parts removed at Brisbane. She had been undergoing repairs at Brisbane for wing corrosion when the airline went bankrupt. Work had ceased, and she had remained in storage until the decision to part her out was made by Ansett’s […]

Former Ansett BAe 146-200 VH-JJQ

British European BAe 146-300 G-JEBE

British European becomes Flybe

Exeter-based BAe 146 operator British European is changing its name to Flybe. The airline had been using Flybe as a marketing brand for its low-fare services since last November. It had initially been used on the London-Belfast routes, where British European competed with several low-fare carriers. The brand was later […]

buzz takes over KLM’s Amsterdam-Stansted route

Stansted-based BAe 146 operator buzz will take over KLM’s route from London Stansted to Amsterdam from the end of October. The move will allow KLM’s full-service subsidiary, KLM uk, to focus its operations on other routes. buzz will operate five times a day between Stansted and Schiphol, using one of […]

Air Jet flies for Ciao Fly

Italian start-up airline Ciao Fly began operations between Parma and London Luton on 1 July. The airline, which is owned by a Swiss-based financial group, had initially planned to launch services to Barcelona, Bruxelles, and Paris on 1 June, using BAe 146-300s. Both the route structure and the schedule changed […]