BAE Systems Regional Aircraft has announced a formal go-ahead for its re-launched BAe 146QT (Quiet Trader) freighter conversion programme. BAE Systems sees a promising future for the BAe 146QT, as the type is fully capable of meeting planned Stage 4 noise limits. As a freighter, the 146QT would have a […]
Australia’s National Jet Systems (NJS) has extended the leases on four BAe 146s. The company is using the aircraft on support contracts to the mining and resource industry in Western Australia. NJS currently operates fourteen BAe 146s and one Avro RJ70. The aircraft whose leases were extended are series 100 […]
SN Brussels Airlines has repainted its first Avro RJ, OO-DWL (msn E3361), in the colors of Brussels Airlines — the name it will adopt after it completes its merged with Virgin Express on 25 March 2007. OO-DWL sports the revised version of the new logo, with fourteen dots. As originally […]
Titan Airways has painted its first BAe 146 in its new “Moon and Stars” colors. BAe 146-200QC G-ZAPN (msn E2119) arrived at Eindhoven for painting on 20 January and left on 27 January. Previous news items on Titan Airways:
Despite starting to advertise the routes, Air One has postponed starting scheduled services from Genova and Torino to London City until 27 March. Flights on the route were to have started on 29 January.
A new Irish airline, FlyU, is planning to start operations from Waterford using a BAe 146-200. The airline is currently recruiting key personnel.
Former Turkish Airlines Avro RJ70 G-BUFI (msn E1229 ex TC-THI) was rolled out in the full colors of MDLR Airlines at Norwich on 8 January. The new Indian airline has announced plans to launch operations from Chandigarh with two Avro RJ70s. G-CDNB (msn E1230 ex TC-THJ) will be the airline’s […]
CityJet took delivery of its first former Mesaba Avro RJ85 in late December. RJ85 EI-RJP Clare Island (msn E2363 ex N529XJ) was ferried from Norwich to Dublin on 22 December. She then returned to Norwich for her formal acceptance on January, before positioning to the airline’s Paris CDG base. She […]
Air One began scheduled services from Roma Fiumicino to London City on 8 January. Like the airline’s Milano Linate service, the Rome service is flown by an Avro RJ70 operated by Transwede. For this purpose, Transwede took delivery of another former airBaltic RJ70, G-CDOF (msn E1225 ex YL-BAN), as SE-DJZ. […]