Monthly Archives: September 2012

Penas Air's BAe 146 PK-VKD parked at Medan

Penas Air suspends operations

Indonesian BAe 146 operator Penas Air appears to have suspended operations, at least with their BAe 146-100 PK-VKD (msn E1104), which has been parked at Medan’s Polonia airport, on North Sumatra, since at least the beginning of July. Reports from early in the year indicated that staff had not been […]

Air France considers selling CityJet

Air France KLM is seeking investors for its wholly owned subsidiary CityJet, which operates 22 Avro RJ85s. Depending on the offer, Air France could sell a partial stake in the Irish airline or sell it outright. “CityJet is studying different options with new investors,” said CityJet CEO Christine Ourmieres. “We […]

BAe 146-200 ZS-AAY at Dar es Salaam

BAe 146 returns to Tanzania

South African-based BAe 146 ZS-AAY (msn E2044) returned to Tanzania during the summer. She had previously been based in the country in 2011, on lease to Air Zara International, although she apparently did not operate any services during her stay there except for a single flight to Kigoma in August. […]

Oldest BAe 146 in passenger service retired

The oldest BAe 146 in passenger service has been retired, and is due to be scrapped. Cobham Aviation Services‘s BAe 146-100 VH-NJX (msn E1003) flew her last service as NJS5593 from Barimunya to Perth on 6 September. On the following day, she was ferried to Adelaide as NJS5500 for parting […]

E1002 makes her last landing,

Second Korongo Airlines BAe 146 arrives in DRC

Korongo Airlines received its second BAe 146. Series 200 OO-DJJ (msn E2196) departed Bruxelles on August 28 on her delivery flight. She joins 146-200 OO-MJE (msn E2192) and a Boeing 737-300. The airline’s 146s currently operate twice a week from Lubumbashi to Mbuji-Mayi and on to Kinshasa and four times […]