After over three years of futile efforts to start operations in Venezuela, LaMia is decamping to Bolivia. The airline, then based in Mérida, acquired four Avro RJ85s from CityJet in mid-2011. Although painted in the airline’s colors, however, the four RJ85s remained in storage at Norwich as the airline’s efforts […]
Summit Air‘s new Avro RJ85, C-FLRJ (msn E2302), underwent a series of tests in early December to obtain Canadian certification for operation from gravel strips. The airline has contracted B/E Aerospace to conduct the certification process.
Swiss has retired Avro RJ100 HB-IXR (msn E3281). She operated her last flight — a roundtrip from Zürich to Genève — on 30 November. She was then ferried to Kemble on 2 December, for parting out by Chevron Technical Services. Several other RJ100s will be retired in the coming months as […]