Monthly Archives: August 2017


Swiss ends Avro RJ100 operations

Swiss Avro RJ100 HB-IYZ (msn E3338) operated the airline’s last scheduled Avro RJ100 service on 14 August, bringing to an end almost 28 years of operations with BAe 146s and Avro RJs. HB-IYZ began the day by operating LX1612/1613 from Zürich to Milano Malpensa and back. Fittingly, her last scheduled service was […]

Swiss employees greet Avro RJ100 HB-IYZ on its final arrival at Zürich

Airlink puts Embraer 190 into service

South Africa’s Airlink placed its first Embraer ERJ 190 into service on 3 August, on flights from Johannesburg to Pietermaritzburg and Bulawayo. The airline is planning to replace its fleet of 12 Avro RJ85s with Embraer E-Jets over the next three years, and has already acquire three ERJ 170s and two ERJ […]


Air Libya Avro RJ100 5A-FLE

Air Libya acquires ex Swiss Avro RJ100

Air Libya has acquired former Swiss Avro RJ100 HB-IYR (msn E3382) from Falko as 5A-FLE. HB-IYR has been in storage at Cranfield since February, when she was returned off-lease to Falko. She was re-registered as G-CFAF in March. That registration was cancelled on 12 July, and she was registered M-ABKX […]