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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

Mahan Air retires 146th BAe 146

Iranian airline Mahan Air has retired the 146th BAe 146 built. BAe 146-300 EP-MOK (msn E3146) was flown to Shahdad, near Kerman, on 7 December. After making a low pass, she landed on a gravel strip, with Captain Mokhtarabadi, Mahan Air’s Bae 146/Avro RJ fleet manager, at the controls. She is due […]


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