Avro RJ85 EI-RJG (msn E2344) of CityJet was damaged in a hard landing at Firenze on 23 March. She touched down hard on landing at the completion of WX281 from London City. None of the passengers and crew on board were injured, but the aircraft suffered substantial damage. The return flight was […]
CityJet began service on a new route London City Airport to Firenze, linking two city-center airports. Service officially began on 10 January, but several services had already been flown during the Christmas holiday season. On January 19, a formal ceremony was held to mark the new route, with Avro RJ85 […]
Swiss began services from Zürich to Firenze on 1 April. Avro RJ100 HB-IYW (msn E3359) operated the first flight, LX1678, departing Zürich at 07:35 local time. The new service will operate three times a day. Recent news items on Swiss:
BAe 146-300 G-BPNT of Flightline was damaged while attempting to land at Firenze on 3 June. She encountered severe wind shear when over the threshold. The crew initiated a go-around, but the rear of the fuselage struck the ground. The aircraft went around the circuit and landed safely. As the […]
Italian airline Meridiana will add a second daily roundtrip from Firenze to Amsterdam. The BAe 146 and Avro RJ are the only jets allowed to operate at Florence.