KLM uk

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,

BAe 146s again flying for KLM uk

In January, KLM uk transferred its fleet of BAe 146-300s to low-cost subsidiary buzz, and focused its own scheduled services on its Fokker 100 and turboprop fleet. buzz 146s have occasionally been used on KLM uk routes when needed, however. This need is now being formalized — in order to […]

KLM uk prepares for buzz

KLM uk is preparing for the spin-off of its BAe 146 operations into new low-cost operator buzz. Aircraft are being cycled through Norwich for repaint in buzz’s basic yellow and purple color scheme, albeit without titles, and then placed back in KLM uk service. In December, the aircraft will return […]

KLM uk reduces domestic services

KLM uk is undertaking a substantial restructuring of its operations. Domestic UK services are to be reduced or eliminated, while flights to Amsterdam to provide feed to parent KLM will be increased. Cuts on routes flown by the airline’s BAe 146s include the elimination of Aberbeen-Stansted (from 12 September), Edinburgh-London […]

Air UK becomes KLM uk

Air UK adopted the name KLM uk on 30 January, to stress its close operational and marketing relationship with parent KLM. All Air UK aircraft, including its 10 BAe 146-300s and single BAe 146-100, are being repainted in a new livery similar to that of KLM. BAe 146-300 G-UKRC (msn […]