Riau Airlines

Nusantara Air Charter adds an Avro RJ100

Indonesia’s Nusantara Air Charter has added an Avro RJ100 to its fleet. The aircraft in question, VH-NBU (msn E2343) was previously operated by Riau Airlines as PK-RAY, and has been in storage at Adelaide since that airline’s demise in 2010. After post-storage maintenance by Cobham Aviation Services Engineering, she left Adelaide on 7 July, still […]

Former Riau RJ100 VH-NBU in storage at Adelaide

Riau Airlines RJ100 ferried to Australia

The first of two Avro RJ100s returned off-lease by Indonesia’s Riau Airlines has been ferried to Australia for continued storage. RJ100 PK-RAZ (msn E3265) had been returned prematurely to BAE Systems Regional Aircraft earlier this year after the airline fell in arrears on payments. She was ferried from Jakarta to […]

Riau Airlines resumes operations

Future Avro RJ100 operator Riau Airlines resumed operations on 8 August. The airline had been grounded since 27 July, after the Indonesian Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) suspended its operating certificate due to several safety-critical positions being vacant. The airline’s chief pilot and its manager of operations had both […]