A Brussels Avro RJ100; this fleet was retired in October 2017 (Photo: Brussels Airlines)

Revitalizing the Avro: Why the BAe 146 is Sticking Around

While the increasing need for larger and newer regional jets is upon us, one would expect to see the older models cast aside for the shiny new toy your local airline got. However, despite the BAe 146 seeing its numbers drop from 387 aircraft built to just 123 in operation, the aircraft has made sure it will continue to be seen in the skies for some time to come. The aircraft, which has made a name for itself flying regional…