VH-YMA. Airbus A300B4-605R. c/n 584.


Ordered new by Polaris Aircraft Leasing Corporation

First flown as F-WWAU - December 14, 1990

Powered by General Electric CF6-80C2A5 engines

Ferried Toulouse-Hamburg (Lemwerder) in Compass livery for fit out - January 29, 1991

Ferried Hamburg-Toulouse - March 12, 1991

Leased to Compass Airlines from Polaris Aircraft Leasing Corp

Accepted at Toulouse, France by Polaris Leasing - April 2, 1991

Entered onto Australian Aircraft Register as VH-YMA - April 3, 1991

Arrived Brisbane at conclusion of delivery flight - April 5, 1991

Operated first revenue service Brisbane-Sydney as YM333 - April 5, 1991

Operared last revenue service Sydney-Brisbane as YM332 - December 20, 1991

Grounded in Brisbane when Compass suspended operations due to bankruptcy - December 20, 1991

Returned to Polaris Leasing in Brisbane - January 1, 1992

Cancelled from Australian Aircraft Register - January 31, 1992

Entered onto U.S. Aircraft Register as N165PL - January 31, 1992

Departed Brisbane on delivery flight to Singapore - February 3, 1992

Observed stored at Hamburg (Lemwerder) - May 19, 1992

Ferried Hamburg-Paris (Charles de Gaulle) for storage - August 26, 1992

Ferried Paris (Charles de Gaulle)-Paris (Orly) for repainting - September 18, 1992

Repainted for lease to China Northwest Airlines

Observed stored at Paris (Charles de Gaulle) in full China Northwest livery - October 10, 1992

Leased to China Northwest Airlines - October 14, 1992

Entered onto Chinese Aircraft Register as B-2309 - October 1992

Returned to Polaris Leasing - September 2000

Entered onto Seychelles Aircraft Register as S7-RGO - September 2000

Observed at Paris (Charles de Gaulle) in full AWAIR Air Wagon International livery - October 2, 2000

Leased to Region Air (Singapore) - October 2, 2000

Sub-leased to Pacific Airlines - October 2, 2000

Sub-leased to Air Nuigini in all-white livery - May 17, 2001

In service with Air Nuigini as PX393 Singapore-Port Moresby - May 17, 2001

Operated last Air Nuigini revenue service as PX392 Port Moresby-Singapore - June 6, 2001

Returned to Region Air, Singapore at end of sub-lease - June 6, 2001

Sub-leased to Vietnam Airlines - March 1, 2003

Returned to Region Air at end of lease - July 2003

Repainted at Hamburg (Lemwerder) in preparation for lease to OnurAir - July 2003

Entered onto Turkish Aircraft Register as TC-OAH - July 12, 2003

Leased to Onur Air (Turkey) - July 12, 2003

Sub-leased to Saudi Arabian Airlines in all-white livery with old Saudi tail logo - January 2004

Regularly sub-leased to Saudi Arabian Airlines for Hadj charter flights - 2004 - 2008

Observed at Jeddah in basic Saudi livery with Onur Air tail logo - January 21, 2008

Current with Onur Air


F-WWAU. Compass - in the full livery prior to delivery at Toulouse, March 1991.

VH-YMA. Compass - in the full livery at an unknown airport, April 1991.

VH-YMA. Compass - in the full livery at Adelaide Airport, June 1991.

VH-YMA. Compass - in the full livery at Melbourne Airport, October 1991.

N165PL. Compass - in the full livery at unknown airport, September 1992.

B-2309. China Northwest - in the full livery at Nagoya Airport, May 1994.

S7-RGO. Awair Airwagon International - in the full livery at unknown airport, October 2000.

TC-OAH. Onurair - in the full livery at unknown airport, August 2006.