VH-JNE. Boeing 737-33A. c/n 25119-2069.

 

This aircraft was ordered new by Ansett Worldwide Aviation Services (AWAS)

Rolled off the Boeing production line at Seattle (Boeing Field) - May 20, 1991

Powered by CFM International CFM56-3C1 engines

First flown at Seattle (Boeing Field) as PP-SOL in VASP livery - June 06, 1991

Accepted by AWAS at Seattle (Boeing Field) - June 20, 1991

Leased to VASP Brasil - June 20, 1991

Entered onto the Brazilian Aircraft Register as PP-SOL - June 1991

Registered to Ansett Worldwide Aviation Services

Leased to VASP as the registered operator

Repossessed by AWAS - November 23, 1992

The aircraft was ferried to Litchfield Park, Goodyear, Arizona for storage

Leased to Trans Brazil - December 15, 1992

Entered onto the Brazilian Aircraft Register as PT-TER - December 1992

Registered to Ansett Worldwide Aviation Services

Leased to Trans Brazil as the registered operator

Returned to AWAS on termination of the lease - December 2001

Air tested at Rio de Janiero in an all-white livery - December 11, 2001

Leased to Qantas Airways Ltd

Departed Sao Paulo on the ferry flight to New Zealand - December 19, 2001

Arrived Christchurch on completion of the ferry flight - December 20, 2001

Ferry route: Sao Paulo - Santiago - Easter Island - Papeete - Rarotonga - Christchurch

Cancelled from the Brazilian Aircraft Register - December 2001

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-JNE - December 21, 2001

Registered to Ansett Worldwide Aviation Services

Leased to Qantas Airways Ltd, Sydney as the registered operator

Observed at Christchurch in an all-white livery as PT-TER - January 03, 2002

Officially leased to Qantas Airways Ltd - January 22, 2002

Operated first Jetconnect revenue service Christchurch - Auckland as QF4102 - January 22, 2002

Registered to Australian Wet Leasing Operations - April 24, 2002

Leased to Jetconnect (N.Z.) Ltd as the registered operator

Cancelled from the Australian Aircraft Register - October 15, 2002

Entered onto the New Zealand Aircraft Register as ZK-JNE - October 16, 2002

Leased to Jetconnect (N.Z.) Ltd as the registered operator

Operated final Jetconnect revenue service Auckland - Christchurch as QF4161 - January 10, 2005

Placed in open storage at ANZES maintenance area at Christchurch Airport in the standard Qantas livery

Observed at Christchurch in the Astraeus Ltd (U.K.) livery - Aprul 22, 2005

Cancelled from the New Zealand Aircraft Register - April 22, 2005

Entered onto the British Aircraft Register as G-STRJ - April 22, 2005

Air tested at Christchurch - April 23, 2005

Departed Christchurch on the ferry flight to the United Kingdom - April 24, 2005

Arrived Lasham on completion of the ferry flight - April 26, 2005

Ferry route: Christchurch - Cairns - Denpasar - Kuala Lumpur - Ankara - London (Gatwick) - Lasham

Sub-leased to FlyMe (Sweden) - December 01, 2006

FlyMe ceased operation due to bankruptcy - March 02, 2007

Aircraft returned to Astraeus - March 06, 2007

Sub-leased to Sterling (Denmark) - May 06, 2007

Observed at Gothenburg in Astaeus livery with additional 'Sterling' titles - August 21, 2007

Returned to Astraeus on termination of the lease and ferried Oslo - Southend as AEU078P - Apriul 15, 2008

Returned to AWAS and ferried Southend - Filton as AEU001P - April 17, 2008

Cancelled from the British Aircraft Register - April 25, 2008

Repainted in Seagle Air (Slovakia) livery at Filton

Leased to Seagle Air - April 2008

Entered onto the Slovakian Aircraft Register as OM-HLC - April 26, 2008

Ferried Filton - Bratislavia as CGL422D on delivery to Seagle Air - April 28, 2008

Ferried Bratislava - Bournemouth for storage on termination of the lease - October 20, 2009

Seagle Air ceased all operations - October 22, 2009

Cancelled from the Slovakian Aircraft Register - November 2009

Entered onto the British Aircraft Register as G-STRJ - November 09, 2009

Registered to Astreus Airlines

Aircraft had flown 53,547 hours - December 31, 2009

Ferried London (Gatwick) - Southend as AEU005P - January 09, 2011

Rolled out with Tonle Sap Airlines (Cambodia) titles as XU-TSA - January 14, 2011

Departed Southend on the ferry flight to Cambodia - January 15, 2011

Arrived Cambodia on completion of the ferry flight - January 16, 2011

Ferry route: Southend - London (Gatwick) - Larnaca - Karachi - Phenom Penh

Entered onto the Cambodian Aircraft Register as XU-TSA - January 18, 2011

Leased to Tonle Sap Airlines as the registered operator

Cancelled from the British Aircraft Register - January 18, 2011

Aircraft was withdrawn from use and prepared for return to the lessor - October 2011

Cancelled from the Cambodian Aircraft Register - October 2011

Entered onto the British Aircraft Register as G-STRJ - October 26, 2011

Registered to Astreus Airlines

Departed Bangkok on the ferry flight to England on termination of the lease - October 30, 2011

Arrived Bournemouth on completion of the ferry flight - November 01, 2011

Astreus Airlines ceased operations - November 21, 2011

Aircraft was observed stored in all-white livery at Bournemouth Airport - November 23, 2011

Registered to AWAS (UK) Leasing Four Ltd, London - December 21, 2011

Rolled out at Bournemouth in the Eastern Skyjet livery - January 03, 2012

Leased to Eastern Skyjet (U.A.E.)

Ferried Bournemouth - Sofia on delivery to Eastern SkyJet - March 03, 2012

Placed in storage at Sofia - March 03, 2012

Observed stored at Sofia as G-STRJ - March 26, 2012

Entered onto the United Arab Emirates Aircraft Register as A6-ESR - August 26, 2012

Cancelled from the British Aircraft Register - September 27, 2012

Observed at Ras al-Khaimah in service with Eastern SkyJet - November 29, 2012

Current with Eastern SkyJet

 

ZK-JNE. Qantas - in the standard livery at Christchurch Airport, September 2004.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 4620-532.)

G-STRJ. Astraeus - in the standard livery at an unknown airport, April 2007.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 4620-530.)

G-STRJ. Astraeus Sterling - in the standard livery at Malaga Airport, September 2007.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 4620-531.)

OM-HLC. Seagle Air - in the standard livery at Verona Airport, June 2008.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 4620-502.)

G-STRJ. Trawel Fly - in the basic Seagle Air livery at an unknown airport, January 2010.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 4621-810.)

A6-ESR. Eastern Skyjets - in the standard livery at Faro Airport, October 2014.

(F. Mesquita Copyright Image 4622-107.)