Monthly Archives: December 2012

Second Avro RJ100 being prepared for Air Libya

The second Avro RJ100 for Air Libya, former Turkish Airlines RJ100 G-CEIH (msn E3232), is being prepared for delivery. She had been in storage at Bacău since February 2008. Following post-storage maintenance by Aerostar, she conducted a flight test on 30 December, still wearing basic Turkish Airlines colors. Later that […]


AAR to service No.32 (The Royal) Squadron

AAR Corporation has won a contract to service the aircraft of Britain’s No.32 (The Royal) Squadron, which includes two BAe 146 C2s. Under the three-year contract (with a one-year renewal option), AAR will be the exclusive manager and single source for repairs and spare parts requirements for the squadron’s BAe […]

Starbow receives fourth BAe 146

Ghanaian airline Starbow has received a fourth BAe 146 – its first series 200. Former Airlink 9G-SBD (msn E2059 ex ZS-PUM) was ferried from Johannesburg on 16 December. She joins Starbow’s current fleet of three BAe 146-300s: 9G-SBA (msn E3125), 9G-SBB (msn E3123), and 9G-SBC (msn E3183). Recent news items […]

SkyJet resumes flights

Philippine BAe 146 operator SkyJet resumed scheduled services to Basco, in Batanes, on 14 December. The flights had been suspended on 11 June, when the airline’s provisional permit expired. The airline was granted a temporary operating permit on 3 August. As a final step in securing the Civil Aviation Authority […]

SkyJet BAe 146-200 RP-C5525

Sky Wings RJ100 SX-DMB

Sky Wings suspends operations

Greek airline Sky Wings suspended operations on 1 December. Its service between Athens and Kiev has been taken over by its Ukrainian partner airline, Khors Air. At the time of the suspension, Sky Wings’ fleet included a single Avro RJ100, SX-DMB (msn E3343), along with an Airbus A320 and a […]

TAM adds another BAe 146

Bolivia’s Transporte Aéreo Militar (TAM) has acquired another BAe 146-200 in a transaction arranged by Tronos. The most recent addition is former Flightline series 200 G-FLTF (msn E2022), which has been idle at Southend since that airline’s collapse in late 2008. After post-storage maintenance, she was re-registered N140CA and departed […]

TAM BAe 146-200 FAB-105