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Airbus Industrie A319-112 (1160)

Date: 02/2000

Location: MUC/EDDM

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: seventh A319 of Sabena arrived at Brussels on January 26 2000. Next day it became operational, carrying only one color scheme. It remained active till one day before the carriers demise on November 7 2001.

Date: 28/08/2005

Location: BRU/EBBR

Photo: Skystef

Description: after almost two years of storage it was again used by a Belgian carrier, namely SN Brussels Airlines and this since March 2003. 

Date: 12/11/2006

Location: BRU/EBBR

Photo: Skystef

Description: after the merge with Virgin-Express in 2006 a new corporate identity was chosen: Brussels Airlines. This was the first airframe to wear the new livery and was such unveiled on November 7 2006. Afterwards it was decided to put 14 balls in the tail motive instead of the so called unlucky number 13.

Date: 25/01/2009

Location: BRU/EBBR

Photo: Skystef

Description: here with 14 balls in the tail. Due to the Covid-19 crisis it was on March 12 2020 ferried to Budapest for storage. Later it was decided to part out this airframe and it was again ferried on September 26 2020 to its scrap destination St-Athan.


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