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Boeing 737-46M (28549)



Date: 25/01/1997

Location: BRU/EBBR

Photo: Skystef

Description: this B737-400 airframe of Virgin Express was delivered at Brussels on January 18 1997.

Date: 05/1997

Location: FRA/EDDF

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: with European flag on the aft side.

Date: 01/1998

Location: FLL/KFLL

Photo: Ron Kluk

Description: it was three times leased to Air Transat during the winter seasons of 1997/8-1998/9-1999/2000, each time in this hybrid livery and reregistered "C-GBIW".

Date: 11/2000

Location: SHJ/OMSJ

Photo: Volker Bischoff

Description: between November 2000 and February 2002, it was leased to Virgin Blue Airlines. Here depicted on its way to Australia, freshly repainted but still with Belgian regi, bit later reregistered "VH-VGC".

Date: 04/2002

Location: BRU/EBBR

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: afterwards it remained a couple of weeks operational for Virgin Express in this livery with some slight adjusments concerning the location and 'color' of the registration until being returned to the lessor in April 2002. 


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