Italian Avro RJ operator Azzurra Air is ending its franchise agreement with Alitalia, which had seen it operating as Alitalia Express for the last few years. The franchise agreement will end on 31 March, and will be replaced by a much looser code-share agreement. Azzurra plans to continue scheduled flights […]
Several new airlines are considering adding to Italy’s already sizeable BAe 146 and Avro RJ fleet. Most advanced is Goldwing Airlines, which has already acquired a former Air Botswana BAe 146-100 and is planning to begin operations from Taranto to Roma Fiumicino (twice daily) and Milano (daily) on 20 December. […]
Azzurra Air leased BAe 146-200 G-TBIC (msn E2025) of Flightline on 3 November for one year, for operation on behalf of Alitalia Express.
Azzurra Air‘s growing Avro RJ fleet is being repainted in Alitalia Express colors, to indicate their use on code-sharing services with the national airline. Azzurra recently took delivery of four RJ70s previously operated by parent Air Malta to supplement its current fleet of three RJ85s.