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Boeing 737-4Y0 (24314)

 

 

Date: 29/07/1999

Location: BRU/EBBR

Photo: Skystef

Description: this B737-300 airframe of Virgin Express was transferred from Virgin Express France in November 1997.

Date: 15/03/2004

Location: BRU/EBBR

Photo: Skystef

Description: in May 2002 the frame was due to be returned to the lessor and painted all white with no titles. But this action was reevaluated and initially it was thought in using it as a back-up aircraft, hence only the titles were reapplied.

Date: 03/06/2006

Location: BRU/EBBR

Photo: Skystef

Description: but at the end, it was decided to keep this frame in the commercial operations, so updated colors were adopted on December 7 2005.

Date: 08/09/2009

Location: BRU/EBBR

Photo: Skystef

Description: on March 25 2007 merged into Brussels Airlines and changing to this outfit on January 29 2007.

Date: 12/10/2008

Location: BRU/EBBR

Photo: Skystef

Description: with tiny sticker promoting a basketball team of Charleroi named "Spirou", sporting it between mid January 2008 till the end of that year.

Date: 12/10/2008

Location: BRU/EBBR

Photo: Skystef

Description: detail of this sticker. The airframe made its final flight on February 21 2010 and was the next day ferried to Romania prior return to the lessor. On March 31 2010 it was cancelled to Ireland as "EI-ELU".

Date: 2010

Location: -

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: during the summer of 2010 this airframe was leased to Danish operator "Jet Time", still wearing the basic Brussels Airlines colors but without titles.

 

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