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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 […]


Atlantic Star bid for St Helena service rejected

Start-up Atlantic Star has indicated that it has been informed by the St Helena government that it will not be invited to participate in the next phase of the Air Access tender process. Atlantic Star had proposed basing an Avro RJ100 on St Helena for a twice weekly service to Ascension Island. The RJ100 […]


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 […]


Summit Air Avro RJ100 C-FXRJ

Summit Air to open base at Calgary

Canadian Avro RJ operator Summit Air is planning to open a new base at Calgary, complementing its existing base at Edmonton. The new base, which is expected to be operational by the summer, will help support Summit’s fly-in-fly-out operations on behalf of mining companies. Summit Air has been operating two Avro RJ85s […]


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 […]


Iranian President flies on Mahan Air Avro RJ85

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani flew on Mahan Air Avro RJ85 EP-MOQ (msn E2261) from Tehran to Semnan on 6 April. President Rouhani was visiting Semnan province for the opening ceremonies of several infrastructure, construction, and service projects, including the inauguration of the Farda car manufacturing plant. President Rouhani is up […]