Air Botswana Avro RJ85 enters service

Air Botswana has placed into service the first of two former CityLine Avro RJ85s. A2-ABG (msn E2303 ex D-AVRP) departed Köln for Gaborone on 16 August. She flew her first service, from Gaborone to Harare as BP264, on 3 September. She joins BAe 146-100 A2-ABF (msn E1160), who has recently returned to service after repairs following her engine failure on 11 August. Another 146-100, A2-ABD (msn E1101), is in storage at Gaborone. Air Botswana is scheduled to receive a second RJ85, D-AVRQ (msn E3204), next month.

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