With the D-AASH, the German airline Avanti Air has registered the first of three de Havilland Dash 8-400 on the AOC. The machine has the serial number 4187 and was used by Flybe in the past.
The approximately 14,5-year-old turboprop aircraft was originally delivered to Colgan Air as the N187WQ. In 2015, the machine switched to the British Flybe and was on the road as G-PRPA. Shortly after the bankruptcy of the British regional airline, this Dash 8-400 was parked at Saarbrücken Airport in Germany. In March, this current D-ASSH is to be repainted in the Netherlands. The cabin of this machine is also to be renewed, confirmed Managing Director Stefan Kissinger to Aviation.Direct.
In the past Avanti Air was in the air with ATR42/72. Later they switched to Fokker 100. The excursion into the world of regional jets is now coming to an end, because in autumn 2021 it became known that one Fleet three de Havilland Dash 8-400 will. These will For example, we also fly from Graz, Klagenfurt and Memmingen for tour operators.