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Boeing 737-2Q8 Advanced (22453)


Date: 04/1981

Location: NAS/MYNN

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: the third airframe for Air Belgium was registered on March 20 1981. It was immediate leased for one month to Bahamasair in an all white livery without titles. Afterwards leased for six months to Britannia Airways, here depicted with tail motive but without titles (which were bit later adopted, see picture below).

Date: 05/1981

Location: MAN/EGCC

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: the airframe was temporary reregistered to "TF-VLK" of "Eagle Air" which subleased it to the British carrier.

Date: 03/1982

Location: MIA/KMIA

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: in November 1981 returned to Air Belgium in this scheme without markings.

Date: 04/1982

Location: BRU/EBBR

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: resprayed in their full colors during March 1982 and serving the airline till being leased to Orion Airways from October 26 1982 on.

 

Date: 1984

Location: EMA/EGNX

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: from March 1 1983 onwards, it changed registration to "G-BKMS", still in basic Air Belgium colors.

 

Date: 02/1984

Location: OAK/KOAK

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: between October 10 1983 and April 22 1984, the airframe was temporary leased to Wien Air Alaska without changing its outfit.

 

 

Belgian register