Special scheme Swiss Avro RJ100 retired

Now that it is taking delivery of Bombardier CS100s, Swiss has resumed the process of retiring its Avro RJ100s. The airline had already retired four examples by September 2015. All four have since been parted out. Following the delivery of its first CS100, RJ100 HB-IXQ (msn E3282) was withdrawn in […]

Former Swiss Avro RJ100 HB-IYS

Former Swiss Avro RJ100 HB-IXQ

Tronos acquires ex-Swiss Avro RJ100s

Canadian lessor Tronos is acquiring several former Swiss Avro RJ100s as they are retired from service in the next few months. The first was RJ100 HB-IXQ (msn E3282), who had operated her last service, LX1408/LX1409 from Zürich to Sarajevo and back, on 29 June. She flew air tests on 28 […]

Swiss Avro RJ100 HB-IXP

Inflite closes Southend maintenance base

Inflite Engineering Services has closed its aircraft maintenance operations at Southend. Inflite’s Southend base had been certified under EASA part 145 to provide all major maintenance checks, minor maintenance checks, and defect rectification on BAe 146s and Avro RJs. Over the years, the company had worked on the 146s and […]

First Swiss Avro RJ100 retired

Swiss has retired Avro RJ100 HB-IXR (msn E3281). She operated her last flight — a roundtrip from Zürich to Genève — on 30 November. She was then ferried to Kemble on 2 December, for parting out by Chevron Technical Services. Several other RJ100s will be retired in the coming months as […]