Philippine airline Royal Air Charter Service has acquired former Swiss Avro RJ100 HB-IYZ (msn E3338) as RP-C8960. HB-IYZ had operated Swiss’ last RJ100 service on 14 August. After maintenance at Prestwick, she had returned to Zürich. She departed Zürich on 29 September for Cranfield. Then, on 3 October, she headed east, with stops in Varna, Baku, Tashkent, Delhi, and Chiang Rai, finally arriving in Puerto Princesa, on the island of Palawan, on 5 October. She is still painted in basic Swiss colors, but with no logo or titles.
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