Monthly Archives: August 2012


A water cannon salute greets Avro RJ85 D-AVRR at Münich

Lufthansa ends Avro RJ operations

CityLine operated its last Avro RJ85 flight on behalf of Lufthansa Regional on 27 August, bringing to an end eighteen years of RJ85 operations. CityLine received its first RJ85, D-AVRO (msn E2246), in October 1994, and gradually built up its fleet to eighteen examples. In the last few years, it […]


First Avro RJ100 painted in revised Swiss colors

Swiss Avro RJ100 HB-IXX (msn E3262) was the first to be painted in the airline’s revised color scheme, which features larger titles and omits the logo on the engines, as well as the small multi-language “Swiss” titles near the main titles. The revised color scheme was introduced in January on […]

Swiss RJ100 HB-IXX

Starbow begins international flights

Ghanaian airline Starbow operated its first international flight, from it base at Accra to Cotonou, in neighboring Benin, on 13 August. Flights to Cotonou will initially operate five times a week, but will eventually increase to daily. The airline is also planning to add services to Abidjan, in Côte d’Ivoire, […]