1. An apparatus for diverting objects, such as containers, cases, packages, which are conveyed on a transport apparatus,with a first transport device, on which the objects are transported in a single row,
with a second transport device, which is arranged on the side of the first transport device,
with a diverting device, which is provided on one side of the transport apparatus and with which an object to be diverted is diverted from the first transport device onto the second transport device, and
with a rail, which is provided on a side of the transport apparatus situated opposite the diverting device,
a device for generating an air jet, wherein the device for generating the air jet is configured such that the generated air jet runs parallel to the rail, and
wherein the device for generating an air jet comprises at least one nozzle, which is provided at the rail upstream from the diverting device.