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Last Swiss Avro RJ100 departs Zürich

Swiss Avro RJ100 HB-IYZ (msn E3338) was ferried from Zürich to Prestwick as LX5210 on 22 August for maintenance prior to being returned off-lease. She operated her last commercial service on 14 August. That evening, she positioned to Genève as LX5046 and then operated a special flight back to Zürich, LX7545, on 15 August. […]

Swiss Avro RJ100 HB-IYZ

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

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 […]


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 […]