VH-HYL. Airbus A320-211. c/n 229.


 

First flown at Toulouse as F-WWIN - June 28, 1991

Delivery was deferred and was stored until reactivated at Toulouse - February 19, 1992

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-HYL - March 5, 1992

Registered to Ansett Transport Industries (Operations) Pty Ltd

Aircraft fitted 24 First Class and 108 Economy Class seats but variable

Accepted by Ansett at Toulouse - April 8, 1992

Departed Toulouse on delivery flight to Australia - April 8, 1992

Arrived Brisbane at conclusion of delivery flight - April 11, 1992

Delivery route: Toulouse - Instanbul - Dubai - Bngkok - Darwin - Brisbane

Flight crew: Captains W. Hanrahan, J. Swift; LAMEs K. Lewis, P. Dunning

Operated first revenue service Brisbane - Sydney as AN9 - April 30, 1992

Sold to Ansett Worldwide and leased back - June 28, 2001

Operated last revenue service Sydney - Brisbane as AN148 - September 13, 2001

Ansett ceased operations due to bankruptcy - September 13, 2001

Re-entered Ansett service under administration Brisbane - Sydney as AN275 - October 7, 2001

Operated final revenue service Sydney - Melbourne (Tullamarine) as AN757 - November 11, 2001

Returned to Ansett Worldwide by the Ansett Administrators

Test flown at Melbourne in an all-white livery after D-check as AN4089 - April 14, 2002

Ansett Engineering quote the aircraft had flown 32,784 hours with 17,179 cycles - June 27, 2002

Test flown at Melbourne as AN4089 - August 8, 2002

Departed Melbourne on ferry flight to Lufthansa Technik, Schonefeld, Germany as AN41 - August 9, 2002

Arrived Schonefeld at conclusion of ferry flight for Ansett Worldwide - August 11, 2002

Ferry route: Melbourne - Perth - Cocos Island - Male - Bahrain - Athens - Berlin (Schonefeld)

Flight crew: Captains J. Swift, M. Ranson; Engineers E. Viola, D. Parry

Cancelled from the Australian Aircraft Register - September 13, 2002

Sold to Wilmington Trust Co, Wilmington, DE, USA - September 17, 2002

Entered onto the U. S. Aircraft Register as N229AN

Ferried Berlin (Schonefeld) - Fargo - Mojave for continued storage - January 10-11, 2003

Leased to Siberia Airlines via Ansett Worldwide - July 2003

Cancelled from the U. S. Aircraft Register - July 31, 2003

Entered onto the Armenian Aircraft Register as EK32008 - ?

Registered to Wilmington Trust Co, Wilmington, DE

Sub-leased to Armavia, Yereva, Armenia as registered operator

Observed at Frankfurt in all-white livery with Armenian Airlines titles - September 27, 2003

Aircraft named 'Aram Khachatryan' (Armenian Minister of Finance)

Arrived Dinard for maintenance - February 20, 2011

Observed stored at Dinard with engines and wheels covered - May 1, 2011

Ferried Dinard - Yerevan - September 10, 2011

Returned to service with Armavia - September 2011

Current with Armavia

 


 

 

VH-HYH. Ansett Australia - in the 'Union Jack' livery at Brisbane Airport, May 1992.

VH-HYL. Ansett Australia - in the 'Union Jack' livery at Perth Airport, December 1995.

 
 

VH-HYL. Ansett Australia - in the 'Starmark' livery at Melbourne Airport, September 1997.

 

EK-32008. Armavia - in the original blue livery at unknown airport, October 2003.

EK-32008. Armavia - in the new livery at Paris Orly Airport, November 2004.

EK-32008. Armavia - in the new livery at Paris Orly Airport, November 2004.

EK-32008. Armavia - in the new livery at Paris Orly Airport, October 2005.

EK-32008. Armavia - in the revised livery at Paris Orly Airport, July 2009.