African Airlines Investments buys BAe 146s

May 26: African Airlines Investments (AAI) of South Africa has acquired five refurbished BAe 146 regional jetliners from BAE Systems for use on its growing aircraft leasing operations across sub-Saharan Africa.
Two of the aircraft are BAe 146-200s with the remaining aircraft being the bigger Series 300, and all are scheduled to be delivered by mid-July.
AAI is the fourth customer for the refurbished BAe 146/Avro RJ in South Africa.