Orionair to fly from Salerno

Spanish airline Orionair has agreed to operate one of its two BAe 146-300s on services from Salerno airport at Pontecagnano, near Napoli. Twice daily services to Milano Malpensa will begin on 1 August, along with twice-weekly flights to Bucuresti and Barcelona. The aircraft will also be available for charters. The […]

Orionair adds a BAe 146-200

Spanish charter carrier Orionair has signed a long-term lease with BAE Systems Regional Aircraft for a BAe 146-200. The aircraft, msn E2108, was returned off-lease by CityJet in June, and had been in storage at Stansted. She was flown to Norwich in late September for painting into Orion Air’s colors, […]

Orionair BAe 146 EI-CWD

Orionair BAe 146 EC-JVJ

Orionair flies for Flybe

Spanish airline Orionair is operating BAe 146-300 EC-JVJ (msn E3195) on behalf of Flybe. The lease began on 1 September, and is scheduled to last until the end of October. She replaces WDL Aviation‘s BAe 146-200 D-AMGL (msn E2055), which had been flying for Flybe since the spring. Recent news […]

Logos added to Orionair BAe 146s

The practically anonymous, all-white color schemes worn by the BAe 146s of Spanish start-up airline Orionair have been slightly enlivened by small Orionair tail logos. Orionair operates two former Ansett BAe 146-300s, EC-JVJ (msn E3195) and EC-JVO (msn E3179).

OrionAir BAe 146-300 EC-JVO

New Spanish airline to operate BAe 146s

A new Spanish airline based at Valencia, Orionair, is planning to lease two former Ansett BAe 146-300s, G-EEWM (E3179 ex VH-EWM) and G-EEWR (E3195 ex VH-EWR). The two 146s were ferried to England in late 2005, and have been undergoing maintenance at Exeter. G-EEWR flew an air test on 21 […]