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Boeing 737-3M8(WL) (25070)

 

 

Date: 04/07/1991

Location: BRU/EBBR

Photo: Skystef

Description: this B737-300 airframe of TEA was delivered on May 21 1991 and served the airline till its closure on October 16 1991.

Date: 06/1992

Location: BRU/EBBR

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: on February 1 1992, the airframe went to one of the successors of TEA namely Eurobelgian Airlines and served the airline till a lease to Air Provence Charter which started from January 1996 onwards.

Date: 10/03/1994

Location: BRU/EBBR

Photo: Skystef

Description: with additional "Eurobelgian Airlines" titles which were the full colors.

Date: 02/1996

Location: AMS/EHAM

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: leased to Air Provence Charter (APC), at first wearing EBA marking.

Date: 24/07/1996

Location: BRU/EBBR

Photo: Skystef

Description: a bit later carrying "APC" titles and reregistered "F-GLTM", it served the French airline till March 27 1997.

Date: 09/1997

Location: BRU/EBBR

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: returned to EBA which on August 1 1996 had changed its corporate identity into Virgin Express, here depicted in temporary white colors.

Date: 29/08/1999

Location: BRU/EBBR

Photo: Skystef

Description: in full (first) colors which were adopted during October 1997.

Date: 10/05/1998

Location: BRU/EBBR

Photo: Skystef

Description: between April 16 1998 and March 23 1999 leased to French subsidiary "Virgin Express France" carrying the full (first) colors of Virgin Express, this time reregistered "F-GMTM" and with a French flag.

Date: 12/10/2005

Location: BRU/EBBR

Photo: Skystef

Description: from December 19 2002 onwards with updated colors.

Date: 04/2003

Location: BRU/EBBR

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: from the end of March 2003 for a couple of weeks operational with Budget stickers (on both sides).

Date: 12/2003

Location: FAO/LPFR

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: between November 2003 and March 2004 with additional "stop subsidies" titles.

Date: 16/04/2007

Location: BRU/EBBR

Photo: Skystef

Description: on March 25 2007 merged into Brussels Airlines and changed to these colors on February 12 2007.

Date: 13/03/2008

Location: BRU/EBBR

Photo: Skystef

Description: from February 16 2008 onwards it was operational with winglets. On March 8 2011, it made its final commercial flight.

Date: 09/06/2011

Location: BRU/EBBR

Photo: Skystef

Description: between March 9-15 2011, it was repainted at Norwich in Korongo markings. Afterwards temporary stored at Brussels but between March 23 and April 16 2011 it was at Bacau for a maintenance visit. Afterwards, awaiting delivery, it was between May 25 2011 - March 28 2012 often used on intra European network of Brussels Airlines. Finally on April 8 2012, it left to the Congo and became operational for the African carrier. After some incidents the aircraft came back to Brussels on August 31 2015, were it remains laid up as it was decided that Korongo would cease operations. Since March 2016 it's used by the fire service of the airport.

 

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