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CityJet might accelerate Avro RJ85 retirement

After deciding earlier this year to keep its Avro RJ85s in service longer than planned, Irish airline CityJet is now considering accelerating their retirement. In May, CityJet executive chairman and founder Pat Byrne told the Sunday Independent that he expected to continue using the RJ85s until about 2021. In a recent interview with CAPA, however, Mr […]

Former CityJet Avro RJ85 EI-RJC

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 […]


CityJet Avro RJ85 flies for Flybe

CityJet operated Avro RJ85 EI-RJO (msn E2352) on Flybe‘s service from London City to Cardiff during the first week of November. She operated the first service, BE1323, on 1 November, and the last, BE1326, on 6 November. On the following day, she was once again flying for Air France. Flybe was […]

CityJet Avro RJ85 EI-RJO