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 British Aerospace RJ85 (E2289)

 

 
Date: 28/02/1999

Location: BRU/EBBR

Photo: Skystef

Description: this "Avro" RJ85 for DAT was delivered at Brussels on June 27 1996. Solely operated on behalf of Sabena, it only carried the markings of the flag carrier and is depicted in the first of two color schemes. It did wear additional "Flying together with Swissair" and "operated by DAT" titles.

Date: 08/2001

Location: BRU/EBBR

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: second and final colors of Sabena but with blue belly due to special "The Qualiflyer Group" logo plane. This airframe operated in such colors between December 23 2000 and July 4 2004, so long after the demise of the entire group in November 2001.

Date: 08/2001

Location: BRU/EBBR

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: detail of "The Qualiflyer Group" logo.

Date: 06/2002

Location: LHR/EGLL

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: transferred to SN Brussels Airlines, for a while operating in Qualiflyer markings without titles.

Date: 26/08/2003

Location: OST/EBOS

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: with "SN Brussels Airlines" titles.

Date: 12/10/2005

Location: BRU/EBBR

Photo: Skystef

Description: since July 11 2004 in their final colors.

Date: 14/09/2007

Location: BRU/EBBR

Photo: Skystef

Description: the airframe was transferred to Brussels Airlines on March 25 2007 but remained active for a couple of months in the old c/s with only the internet address changed and "SN" painted out.

Date: 22/11/2007

Location: BRU/EBBR

Photo: Skystef

Description: it was repainted by November 4 2007. On December 4 2011, it performed its final duty and after a period of storage at Brussels it left for Southend on January 6 2012 as returned to the lessor. Couple months later, on March 7, it was cancelled to England as "G-CHDO".

 

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