Jota Aviation

Jota flies for Aigle Azur

In addition to flying charters (sports teams have been particularly frequent clients), Jota Aviation‘s BAe 146s and Avro RJs have flown services on behalf of a wide variety of airlines, sometimes on a long-term basis and sometimes ad hoc. Jota recently added a new client to its roster, when RJ100 […]

Jota flies charter to Baku

Avro RJ85 G-JOTR (msn E2294) operated one of Jota Aviation‘s longest ever charters on 28 May, when she carried a party of football fans heading to the UEFA Europa League Final—between Chelsea and Arsenal—in Baku, Azerbaijan. After a positioning flight from Southend, she departed from Stansted for Baku. The 2,200 […]

Jota launches cadet program

Jota Aviation is launching a pilot cadet program to help meet its flight crew needs. The program trains low-flight time pilots to become commercial airline pilots. The program includes ground training, emergency and safety training, examinations and simulator assessments, ultimately leading participants to become type-rated First Officers flying on Jota’s […]

The first three cadets of Jota's new training program

Double charter for Jota BAe 146QTs

Since starting services in mid-October, Jota Aviation‘s BAe 146QTs freighters have operated a number of cargo charters. On 11 December, both of Jota’s active 146QT operated together for the first time. G-JOTE (msn E3182) and G-JOTF (msn E3186) both departed Southend for Doncaster in early afternoon, and then flew on […]

Jota Aviation BAe 146-300QT G-JOTE

Jota operates more cargo charters

Jota Aviation has operated several more cargo charters using BAe 146-300QT G-JOTE (msn E3182). She had operated her first “go-now” charter on 18 October, flying a shipment of automotive parts from Poznan to Liverpool. She found additional work at the end of the month, flying from Southend to Bratislava and […]

Jota starts cargo charters

After a long period of preparation, Jota Aviation began freighter operations on 18 October. The airline has acquired four former ASL Airlines Spain BAe 146-300QTs. The first of these, G-JOTE (msn E3182) was positioned ot Poznan on 17 October. She then flew a shipment of automotive parts to Liverpool in […]

Freight deck of Jota BAe 146-300QT

Jota flies for Loganair

Jota Aviation‘s Avro RJ85 G-JOTR (msn E2294) operated a short contract for Loganair in mid-October. She had been parked at Southend since the end of her contract with Air France subsidiary Hop!. She was ferried to Inverness on 12 October, and then operated several roundtrips to Manchester before returning to Southend […]