Canada’s Summit Air has taken delivery of former Cobham Aviation Avro RJ100 C-FXRJ (msn E3301). She had returned to the UK from Australia in October 2016, as VH-NJH, and been placed in storage at Cranfield. While there, she reverted to her previous UK registration of G-BXAS, but this was cancelled […]
Canada’s Summit Air has extended its partnership agreement with First Air. Summit Air has been operating Avro RJ85 C-FERJ (msn E2290) on behalf of First Air, in that airline’s colors, since June 2015, on scheduled services from Edmonton to Yellowknife and on to Norman Wells and Inuvik. This partnership has now been extended for another four […]
Summit Aviation ferried Avro RJ85 C-FLRJ (msn E2302) to Cranfield for a C check with Avalon Aero. She arrived at Cranfield on 25 June, via Keflavik. She made a test flight on 27 July and the departed back to Canada on 28 July, once again routing via Keflavik. Summit took […]
Avro RJ85 C-FLRJ (msn E2302) of Summit Aviation helped evacuate families from the town of Fort McMurray, Alberta, that was threatened by a massive forest fire. The fire, which started on 1 May, eventually destroyed most of Fort McMurray, forcing the entire town to be evacuated. Most left by road, […]
Canada’s Summit Air has taken delivery of its second Avro RJ85, C-FERJ (msn E2290 ex G-CHFR/OO-DJR). A former Brussels Airlines aircraft, she has been in storage at Southend since March 2012. She received post-storage maintenance by Inflite earlier this year, and was rolled out in early May. After several test […]
Summit Air‘s new Avro RJ85, C-FLRJ (msn E2302), underwent a series of tests in early December to obtain Canadian certification for operation from gravel strips. The airline has contracted B/E Aerospace to conduct the certification process.
Canada’s Summit Aviation has taken delivery of Avro RJ85 G-CHKP (msn E2302) as C-FLRJ. A former Brussels Airlines example, she had been stored at Southend since September 2012. She was taken out of storage in May, and prepared for delivery by Inflite. She was rolled out in Summit ‘s colors […]
Summit Aviation is planning to acquire an Avro RJ85 for operations in northern Canada. The RJ85, to be introduced this summer, will be used to support Rio Tinto’s Diavik Diamond Mine in the Northwest Territories, about 500 km northeast of Yellowknife. Regular flights will be operated between Edmonton and the […]