Swiss Avro RJ100 HB-IYZ

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 ends Avro RJ100 operations

Swiss Avro RJ100 HB-IYZ (msn E3338) operated the airline’s last scheduled Avro RJ100 service on 14 August, bringing to an end almost 28 years of operations with BAe 146s and Avro RJs. HB-IYZ began the day by operating LX1612/1613 from Zürich to Milano Malpensa and back. Fittingly, her last scheduled service was […]

Swiss employees greet Avro RJ100 HB-IYZ on its final arrival at Zürich

Swiss Avro RJ100 HB-IYU

Swiss is down to a single Avro RJ100

Swiss has reduced its once sizable Avro RJ100 fleet to a single example. The airline started 2017 with eight RJ100s, but now RJ100 HB-IYZ (msn E3338) is the only example of the type left in service. The others have been gradually retired. HB-IYR (msn E3382) in late January, -IXO (msn […]

BAE Systems marks Swiss BAe 146/Avro RJ anniversary

BAE Systems Regional Aircraft marked 27 years of continuous operations of BAe 146s and Avro RJs by Swiss by presenting the airline with an engraved glass plaque during the recent BAE Systems Flight Operations Support Conference, which was held at Prestwick. Swiss’ predecessor Crossair took delivery of the first of […]

Former Swiss Avro RJ100 HB-IYS

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 Following the delivery of its first CS100, RJ100 HB-IXQ (msn E3282) was withdrawn in […]