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Cityjet returns EI-RJB RJ85 to lessor

                                                  Cityjet RJ85  Irish carrier Cityjet has returned EI-RJB RJ85 construction number E2330 named 'Bere Island' to lessor Bae Systems, the return of this aircraft reduces RJ85 fleet to 18 units. EI-RJB RJ85 was ferried Dublin to Cranfield on Saturday 20th September in all white colours. This aircraft first flight was on 24th June 1998 and delivered to Mesa Airlines as N514XJ on 29th June operated in Northwest Airlink colours. On expiry of lease it became G-CEBS on 21st June 2006. The aircraft was delivered to Cityjet on 11th June 2007 as EI-RJB operating in Air France colours. Cityjet's new owner's are decide on RJ85 fleet replacement by the end of the year with Embraer E190, Superjet or Bombardier CSeries 100 under evaluation. Irish Aviation Research Institute © 26th September 2014 All Rights Reserved.