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Article from BTNews 18 SEPTEMBER 2017


With more and more Bombardier C Series being delivered, 11 to date, SWISS last remaining AVRO RJ100 has taken retirement with HB–IYZ making its final scheduled flight on 15 August 2017.  

The aircraft has been sold to an unnamed Canadian operator, Chevron Aircraft Maintenance of Prestwick, Scotland, undertaking a modification programme.  In Canada, over the last few years, the aircraft has found a new role in firefighting with Conair the lead operator.  (see BTN 10 April

SWISS has operated a BAe 146/AVRO RJ fleet for the last 27 years, originally as Crossair.  The remaining 16 aircraft have now mainly been sold off to operators all around the world and are expected to remain in service into the next decade.  With 387 built it is Britain’s most successful pure jet airliner with about 140 still operating in a variety of roles.

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