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British World Goes Bust?  
User currently offlineCeilidh From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (14 years 2 months 1 hour ago) and read 1353 times:

There's a post on PPRuNe that says that BWA have ceased operations today, with aircraft being seized by lessors, airports and Eurocontrol (the last related to unpaid nav charges incurred by NJI of Italy, who had been using BWA's AOC).

Can anyone confirm this?

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User currently offlineCeilidh From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (14 years 2 months ago) and read 1318 times:

I've confirmed independently that they have indeed ceased operations with effect from this evening. Condolences to all at BritWorld affected by this.  Sad

User currently offline757man From United Kingdom, joined Feb 2001, 370 posts, RR: 1
Reply 2, posted (14 years 1 month 4 weeks 1 day 22 hours ago) and read 1272 times:

This is a real shame. I thought British World were doing well at the moment, what with the delivery of it's first 757 and also taking on the 737-300.

This carrier has a long history and it is a sad day for British civil aviation now that they've stopped flying. I'll also miss their excellent colour scheme too.

I just hope they are the last British carrier to go down the road of bankrupty.

User currently offlineSukhoi From Sweden, joined May 2006, 384 posts, RR: 5
Reply 3, posted (14 years 1 month 4 weeks 1 day 19 hours ago) and read 1238 times:

I agree this is a real shame everything looked to be going so well for them too. The 757 was employed on the Sierra Leone route and the 737's always seemed to have work.

Hope the people for Brit World will be okay a really bad time for this to happen.



User currently offline9V-SVA From Singapore, joined Aug 2001, 1861 posts, RR: 7
Reply 4, posted (14 years 1 month 4 weeks 1 day 19 hours ago) and read 1223 times:

This is just so sad. Airways reviewed them in the November issue and this has to happen.

Goodbye to an illustrious carrier with over 50 years of history, as British Air Ferries.


9V-SVA | B772ER
User currently offlineIainhol From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 5, posted (14 years 1 month 4 weeks 1 day 19 hours ago) and read 1218 times:

It is funny as magazines get on these carriers they seem to flop!

User currently offlineHkgspotter1 From Hong Kong, joined Nov 2005, 0 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted (14 years 1 month 4 weeks 1 day 19 hours ago) and read 1216 times:

Fantastic scheme, a real loss if true.

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