Swiss RJ100 painted in Star Alliance colors


Swiss Avro RJ100 HB-IYV

Swiss Avro RJ100 HB-IYV emerges from the paintshop in Star Alliance colors (John Mason)

The latest former British Airways CitiExpress Avro RJ100 to join the Swiss European fleet has been painted in Star Alliance colors. Swiss will shortly be joining the Star Alliance, and Alliance rules require examples of each type in an airline’s fleet to be painted in the Alliance’s colors. HB-IYV (msn E3377, ex G-CFAB) was rolled out in the new colors at East Midlands on 17 February, and departed to Basel the same day. The next RJ100 to be transferred from British Airways CitiExpress will also wear Star Alliance colors.

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