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Airbus Industrie A330-301 (45)

 

 
Date: -

Location: BRU/EBBR

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: this A330 of Sabena arrived at Brussels on November 14 1997 as "F-GMDC" and entered the Belgian register the same day. Here captured in its first color scheme.

Date: 29/07/1999

Location: BRU/EBBR

Photo: Skystef

Description: second color scheme adopted in march 1999, it was active for the carrier till its demise on November 7 2001.

Date: 22/07/2004

Location: BRU/EBBR

Photo: Skystef

Description: after a 5 month period of storage at Bordeaux, it arrived again at Brussels on April 25 2002, this time in SN Brussels Airlines markings with tiny "Birdy Airlines" titles, latter was the new operator but conducting flight for SN Brussels Airlines. Its first commercial flight took off the next day.

Date: 22/07/2004

Location: BRU/EBBR

Photo: Skystef

Description: sticker of Birdy Airlines.

Date: 13/10/2005

Location: BRU/EBBR

Photo: Skystef

Description: on October 27 2004, SN Brussels Airlines absorbed Birdy Airlines and the only change was the erase of the tiny "Birdy Airlines" titles and it's such depicted.

Date: 29/07/2006

Location: BRU/EBBR

Photo: Skystef

Description: on May 11 2006 it arrived from Zurich (after overhaul) in the new jacket.

Date: 16/04/2007

Location: BRU/EBBR

Photo: Skystef

Description: since March 25 2007 known as Brussels Airlines, first months the only differences of its jacket were "SN" painted out and the internet address changed.

Date: 10/02/2008

Location: BRU/EBBR

Photo: Skystef

Description: on November 18 2007, after maintenance at Zurich, it arrived with a modified tail c/s.

Date: 24/10/2011

Location: BRU/EBBR

Photo: Skystef

Description: on February 15 2011, after a maintenance visit at Manchester, it arrived in the the full color scheme and is such still current.

Date: 09/11/2014

Location: BRU/EBBR

Photo: Skystef

Description: on June 6 2014, it went operational with stickers of soccer team "Belgian Red Devils", made such a flight to Brazil on June 10 with the soccer team on board and these stickers are identical as on OO-SND and OO-SNC. Last commercial flight with these stickers was made on February 13 2015, the same day ferried to Lisbon for heavy maintenance and came back to Brussels on April 14 in the standard outfit, the next day again operational. 

 

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