The BAe 146 Atmospheric Research Aircraft (ARA) participated in a research study aimed at better understanding global climate change during July. The Oxidant and Particle Photochemical Processes (OP3) mission studied how equatorial rain forests influence climate change. FAAM’s BAe 146ARA G-LUXE (msn E3001) was based at Kota Kinabalu, in the […]
Romanian BAe 146 operator Romavia has leased another BAe 146 from BAE Systems Regional Aircraft, to cover for the example that was severely damaged in a landing accident at Bucuresti on 22 April. Former CityJet BAe 146-200 G-CEVF (msn E2062) had been in storage at Bacău since November 2007. She […]
The Indonesian Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has suspended the operating certificate of Riau Airlines after key personnel resigned. The airline’s chief pilot and its manager of operations both resigned in mid July following disputes with management. As these positions are critical for safe operations, on 24 July the […]
Orionair has returned BAe 146-200 EC-KKY (msn E2108) off-lease to BAE Systems Regional Aircaft. Orionair have apparently experienced considerable problems with this aircraft, and have seldom used her. She has been re-registered G-CFDH.
German BAe 146 operator WDL Aviation is operating BAe 146-200 D-AMAJ (msn E2028) on behalf of KLM Cityhopper to cover for maintenance of the Dutch airline’s Fokker 100s. Recent news items on WDL: