Yearly Archives: 2017

Avro RJ100 being prepared for Cello

Cello Aviation‘s new Avro RJ100, G-ILLR (msn E3379 ex G-CFAC/HB-IYU), was ferried to Norwich on 20 December for painting into the airline’s colors. She had been in storage at Cranfield since having been returned off-lease by Swiss in early July. She was registered to Cello on 24 October, and has […]

Former Swiss Avro RJ100 G-ILLR

CityJet Avro RJ85 operates Santa Flight

As in previous years, CityJet operated a special “Santa Express” flight for young patients from Temple Street Children’s Hospital and their families. This year’s flight was operated by Avro RJ85 EI-RJH (msn E2345) on 15 December. EI-RJH had been based in Paris to operate on behalf of Air France, but returned to Dublin […]

CityJet might accelerate Avro RJ85 retirement

After deciding earlier this year to keep its Avro RJ85s in service longer than planned, Irish airline CityJet is now considering accelerating their retirement. In May, CityJet executive chairman and founder Pat Byrne told the Sunday Independent that he expected to continue using the RJ85s until about 2021. In a recent interview with CAPA, however, Mr […]

Former CityJet Avro RJ85 EI-RJC