FlairJet buys former Lufthansa Avro RJ85

Nüremberg-based FlairJet has acquired former CityLine Avro RJ85 D-AVRK (msn E2278). FlairJet, part of Flair Aviation, operates a fleet of business jets. D-AVRK had operated her last flight for Lufthansa Regional in December 2010, and then been flown to Köln for storage. She had remained there since, occasionally lending parts […]

FlairJet Avro RJ85 D-AVRK

A water cannon salute greets Avro RJ85 D-AVRR at Münich

Lufthansa ends Avro RJ operations

CityLine operated its last Avro RJ85 flight on behalf of Lufthansa Regional on 27 August, bringing to an end eighteen years of RJ85 operations. CityLine received its first RJ85, D-AVRO (msn E2246), in October 1994, and gradually built up its fleet to eighteen examples. In the last few years, it […]

Teething problems for BAE Systems cabin air filter

Air Transport Intelligence reports that early customers have encountered problems with the AirManager cabin air treatment system. The AirManager was introduced in September 2009 by BAE Systems and Quest International UK. It uses Close Coupled Field Technology (CCFT), which is a contained and safe electrical field that eliminates smells, and […]

Lufthansa CityLine marks 50th anniversary

CityLine is marking its 50th anniversary with special markings on its aircraft. The airline operated its first service, as Ostfriesische Lufttaxi (OLT), on 17 June 1959. It began scheduled regional services in 1974 under the name DLT Luftverkehrsgesellschaft. In 1978, it began cooperating with Lufthansa, a process which increased over […]