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CityJet to keep Avro RJ85s longer

Irish airline CityJet has decided to keep its Avro RJ85s in service longer than planned. The airline started taking delivery of Sukhoi SSJ100 SuperJets last year, and now has six in service. The SuperJets were to gradually replace the RJ85s. “We originally thought we wouldn’t be using [the RJ85s] by 2018 or 2019, but […]


Jota Avro RJ85 flies for Flybe

In a rather complicated arrangement, Jota Aviation is operating Avro RJ85 G-JOTR (msn E2294) on behalf of Flybe, on routes from Southend which Flybe is operating on behalf of Stobart Air. Flybe recently announced that it would operate two Embraer 195s on Stobart Air’s routes from Southend, on an ACMI […]


BVI Airways Avro RJ100 flies for Sunrise Airways

BVI Airways is operating Avro RJ100 VP-LWW (msn E3274) on behalf of Haiti’s Sunrise Airways. She positioned to Port-au-Prince on 18 April, immediately after returning from Curacao, bringing the BVI National Athletics Team back from the Carifta Games 2017—BVI Airways first commercial flight. She is being operated on flights to Havana, Santiago de Cuba, and […]


BVI Airways begins Avro RJ operations

BVI Airways operated its first commercial flight with one of its Avro RJ100s on 13 April, when RJ100 VP-LWW (msn E3274) flew a charter carrying the BVI National Athletics Team to Curacao for the Carifta Games 2017. The airline hopes to start services to Miami soon, but is still awaiting authorization from the […]