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Fokker 27-400 Friendship (10340)


Date: 08/1969

Location: BRU/EBBR

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: this F27 was delivered to BIAS on April 15 1968 but immediate leased to Sobelair which carried out flights for Sabena on their "common market commuter" routes, hence the full markings of the flag carrier. These services lasted till April 1973.

Date: -

Location: DUS/EDDL

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: here captured with tiny red titles above the registration saying "operated by BIAS". After April 1973 it remained for a while operational for Sabena on other regional routes like Amsterdam.

Date: 08/02/1975

Location: ANR/EBAW

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: in the same outfit resting at Antwerp airport.

Date: 06/1976

Location: LBG/LFPB

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: leased to Air Alpes from October 1975 on wearing basic Sabena colors, it was on January 27 1977 cancelled from the Belgian register as "F-BYAA", still under ownership of BIAS. On February 1 1979, it was sold to a French holding company ending the story of BIAS.


Belgian register