Ex-Swiss Avro RJ100 being prepared for Air Libya


Former Swiss Avro RJ100 M-ABKZ

Former Swiss Avro RJ100 M-ABKZ arrives in Prestick on 9 June (Ian Howat)

A second former Swiss Avro RJ100 is being prepared for service with Air Libya. RJ100 HB-IYS (msn E3381) has been stored at Cranfield since December 2016, initially as G-CFAE. In May, she was registered to Mohamed Ahmed Elobeid as M-ABKZ. On 9 June, she was ferried to Prestwick for maintenance, still wearing the ‘Zurich Airport Shopping Paradise’ special colors that she had worn during her last years with Swiss. Air Libya had earlier acquired RJ100 HB-IYR (msn E3382) as 5A-FLE.

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