Monthly Archives: July 2003

Swiss Express plan jettisoned in labor accord

Loss-making Swiss International Air Lines has dropped a plan to create a low-cost regional subsidiary, to have been named Swiss Express. The move is part of an agreement settling a dispute with its pilot union, who agreed to over 550 job losses and not to apply last month’s ruling by […]

Flightline rocks

Flightline’s BAe 146-300 G-BPNT (msn E3126) operated a series of charter flights on behalf of singer Robbie Williams. G-BPNT is often used for VIP charters, having been configured with a 48-seat executive interior following the end of the Swissair Express operation.

Flybe adds routes, BAe 146s

Flybe celebrated its first anniversary as a low-fare airline by announcing a substantial expansion in the routes it flies from its base at Exeter International Airport, Devon. New routes to Alicante, Malaga, Murcia, Belfast City, Edinburgh, and Glasgow will be launched from 28 March 2004. The airline plans to use […]

Flybe BAe 146s G-TBAE, -JEAY, and -JEAK

airBaltic expands Avro RJ routes

Latvian national airline airBaltic is planning to serve Brussels from Riga with its Avro RJ70s beginning on 1 September. Initially, the service will be flown three times a week, but it could become daily if successful. airBaltic operates three Avro RJ70s. A plan to replace them with Boeing 737s was announced […]