The world’s already very limited supply of Avro RJ70s (ony 12 were built) suffered a major reduction when two RJ70s that had been in storage at Bacău were parted out during December. G-BZFA (msn E1223) and G-CDOE (msn E1224) had been the first two RJ70s built, in 1993, and had […]
The three remaining Avro RJs that had been flown by Transwede when that company shut down at the end of 2009 are now flying for Malmö Aviation. Avro RJ85 SE-DJN (msn E2231) had already been operating for Malmö since mid-2009, with Malmö titles and a Malmö logo on the tail, […]
As of 19 November, CityJet has taken over from Transwede the route from Milano Linate to London City which is operated on behalf of Air One. Transwede used Avro RJ70 SE-DJZ (msn E1225) on the route until the end of May, but RJ70 SE-DJX (msn E1223) took over until early […]
Swedish Avro RJ operator Transwede has announced its intention to shut down by the end of the year, once its last contracts come to an end. The airline operates four Avro RJ70s and two RJ85s. With airlines throughout the world cutting capacity due to the economic crisis, demand for ACMI […]
Swedish airline Transwede flew Avro RJ85 SE-DJO (msn E2226) on behalf of Estonian airlines from 6 August to 3 September. She was used on a variety of routes from Tallinn.
Compagnia Aerea Italiana, the investor group that has bought Alitalia and Air One and intends to merge them, is planning on keeping Air One’s service from Milano Linate to London City. This service is currently being operated by Transwede using Avro RJ70 SE-DJZ (msn E1225) in full Air One colors.
Transwede has painted Avro RJ70 SE-DJX (msn E1223) in the colors of sister company Malmö Aviation. SE-DJX flew for Air One on the London City to Milano Linate route from late September to early November, covering for maintenance to sistership SE-DJZ (msn E1225). She then flew briefly for SAS until […]
Air One ended services from Roma Fiumicino to London City on 28 October. The service had been operated on its behalf by Transwede, using an Avro RJ70. Unlike the airline’s successful service from Milano Linate to London City (which continues), the twice-daily Roma flight proved disappointing. The RJ70 will be […]
As scheduled, SAS began a twice daily service between London City and Oslo (Gardermoen) on 28 August. The service is operated by Transwede, using Avro RJ70 SE-DJP (msn E1254 ex EI-COQ). The RJ70 was switched to the Oslo route after RJ85 SE-DJN (msn E2231) took over the Stockholm (Arlanda) to […]
Per G. Braathens, owner of Swedish Avro RJ operators Malmö Aviation and Transwede, has organised his aviation-related businesses as Braathens Aviation. The new corporate group includes six companies: Malmö Aviation, Transwede, Braathens Technical (which offers maintenance services), Braathens Training (which offers training and type ratings), Braathens Leasing (which owns two […]