World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

British Regional Airlines

Article Id: WHEBN0027019140
Reproduction Date:

Title: British Regional Airlines  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: British Airways, International Airlines Group destinations, British Airways Flight 268, Antonio Vázquez Romero, Iberia Airlines Flight 401
Collection:
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Publication
Date:
 

British Regional Airlines

British Regional Airlines
IATA
TH
ICAO
BRT
Callsign
BRITISH
Founded 1996
Operating bases Manchester Airport
Belfast City Airport
Southampton Airport
Cardiff Airport
Inverness Airport
Edinburgh Airport
Glasgow Airport
Fleet size 56
Parent company BRAL Group
Headquarters Manchester Airport
Key people Michael Bishop (Chairman)
Terry Liddiard (MD)
Website www.british-regional.com

British Regional Airlines was a franchise partner of British Airways based in Manchester. They operated a large network of domestic and european services from many UK regional airports.

British Regional Airlines held a United Kingdom Civil Aviation Authority Type A Operating Licence, It was permitted to carry passengers, cargo and mail on aircraft with 20 or more seats.

History

British Regional Airlines can trace its history back to March 1991 when Manx Airlines created Manx Airlines Europe in order to expand and fly routes within the United Kingdom.[1]

In 1994 Manx Airlines Europe became a franchise carrier for British Airways. In September 1996 Manx Airlines Europe changed its name to British Regional Airlines.

In March 2001 British Airways purchased the British Regional Airlines Group (holding company of British Regional Airlines and Manx Airlines) for £78m.[2] The airline was merged with Brymon Airways to create British Airways CitiExpress.

Fleet

British Regional Airlines operated a large fleet of regional aircraft including 22 Embraer 145, 14 BAe ATP, 12 BAe Jetstream 41, 4 BAe 146 and 4 ATR 72.[3]

Gallery

References

  1. ^ Wings of Mann, Kniveton G N
  2. ^ http://www.independent.co.uk/news/business/news/exfootballer-makes-killing-from-british-regional-air-lines-695407.html
  3. ^ British Regional Airlines Fleet Details and History - Planespotters.net Just Aviation
This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and USA.gov, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for USA.gov and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
 
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
 
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.
 


Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.