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Boeing 737-229 Advanced (21839)


Date: 24/04/1981

Location: CDG/LFPG

Photo: Christian Volpati

Description: Sobelair second B737 airframe was delivered on August 14 1979, here depicted in the first (of two) color scheme(s).

Date: 02/1984

Location: LUX/ELLX

Photo: Michel Klein

Description: it was briefly leased to Luxair between February 2 and March 31 of 1984 in basic Sobelair colors and this action took place as one of their own B737s was in maintenance at Sabena Technics.

Date: 02/1985

Location: LUX/ELLX

Photo: Michel Klein

Description: it was again briefly leased to Luxair between January 1985 and March of the same year in basic Sobelair colors but with Luxair tail logo and a slight style variation of the titles.

Date: 1986-1987

Location: -

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: between August 1 1986 and March 26 1987, it was leased to America West Airlines in these hybrid markings, but retaining the Belgian registration.

Date: 06/1987

Location: BRU/EBBR

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: when returned to Sobealir, it flew in basic America West tail colors during the summer season of 1987.

Date: 05/1990

Location: BRU/EBBR

Photo: Tony De Bruyn

Description: the airframe remained operational for Sobelair till May 1990. Afterwards it went to "Italjet", here depicted prior delivery in basic Sobelair colors and still with the Belgian registration.

Date: 13/05/1991

Location: MXP/LIMC

Photo: Dario Cocco

Description: with Italian registration "I-JETA".

Date: 25/07/1992

Location: MXP/LIMC

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: when "Italjet" ceased operations during May 1992, it went a couple of months later to another Italian carrier "Fortunair", still wearing basic Sobelair colors. It remained such till July 1994.

 

Belgian register