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Boeing 737-4Y0 (23980)



Date: 04/1998

Location: GVA/LSGG

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: this second hand B737-400 for Virgin Express was transferred from Air Provence Charter on November 3 1997, officially entering the Belgian register on November 6 and becoming operational five days later. Here it's captured with a temporary white nose.

Date: 08/1999

Location: CDG/LFPG

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: with a temporary grey nose.

Date: 09/2000

Location: GVA/LSGG

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: in the full colors.

Date: 06/2002

Location: BRU/EBBR

Photo: Guido Ceulemans

Description: it was leased to Virgin Blue Airlines between December 1 2000 and April 2002. It remained temporary operational in the colors of the parent Australian company, but in July 2002 changed to the usual "Virgin Express" titles. It made its final flight for the carrier on May 4 2003.  

Date: 07/08/2003

Location: OST/EBOS

Photo: Nik Deblauwe

Description: from May 15 2003 onwards leased to Sobelair in this white livery. It remained operational till the carriers demise on January 19 2004.


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