Monthly Archives: June 2009

Lufthansa CityLine marks 50th anniversary

CityLine is marking its 50th anniversary with special markings on its aircraft. The airline operated its first service, as Ostfriesische Lufttaxi (OLT), on 17 June 1959. It began scheduled regional services in 1974 under the name DLT Luftverkehrsgesellschaft. In 1978, it began cooperating with Lufthansa, a process which increased over […]

First BAe 146 for Efly delivered

The first BAe 146-300 for new Maltese airline Efly, former Flybe 9H-ELE (msn E3209 ex G-JEBG) was ferried from Exeter to Malta on 17 June. She was still wearing the basic red and black colors of the promotional scheme for Mansion that she wore during her last months with Flybe.

BAe 146-300 9H-ELE

Club Air declared bankrupt

Italian airline Club Air was formally declared bankrupt by a tribunal in Milano on 3 June. The airline was operating an Avro RJ70 and an RJ85 when its license was withdrawn by the Italian civil aviation authority, ENAC, in May 2008, because of of its continued financial and organizational troubles, […]

Linus Airways licence revoked

Indonesia’s Directorate General of Air Transportation (Dephub) has revoked the licence of BAe 146 operator Linus Airways. Linus had suspended operations on 27 April as a result of financial difficulties. Under Indonesian regulations, airlines may only suspend operations for a maximum of 30 days. The airline has been negotiating with […]