VH-OAM. Boeing 737-33A. c/n 25010-2008.

 

This aircraft was ordered new by Ansett Worldwide Aviation Services (A.W.A.S.) - ?

Rolled off the Boeing production line at Seattle - February 06, 1991

First flown at Seattle as PP-SOE - February 22, 1991

Accepted by A.W.A.S. at Seattle (Boeing Field) - March 07, 1991

Entered onto the Brazilian Aircraft Register as PP-SOE - March 1991

Registered to Ansett Worldwide Aviation Services

Leased to VASP (Brasil) as the registered operator - March 07, 1991

Observed at Miami in the standard VASP livery on delivery - March 10, 1991

Repossessed by A.W.A.S. - November 11, 1992

Ferried to Goodyear for storage - November 23, 1992

Cancelled from the Brasilian Aircraft Register - ?

Entered onto the United States Aircraft Register as N266AW - December 19, 1992

Registered to Wilmington Trust Company

Leased to Ansett Worldwide Aviation Services (A.W.A.S.) as the registered operator

Observed stored at Goodyear in an all-white livery - January 02, 1993

Repainted into the standard Oman Air livery at Phoenix - ?

Departed Phoenix on the ferry flight to Australia - March 05, 1993

Arrived Melbourne (Tullamarine) on completion of the ferry flight in the Oman Air livery - March 07, 1993

Cancelled from the United States Aircraft Register - March 12, 1993

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-OAM - March 12, 1993

Registered to Ansett Worldwide Aviation Services, Redfern, Sydney

Leased to Oman Air as the registered operator

Departed Melbourne (Tullamarine) on the ferry flight to Muscat - March 15, 1993

Arrived Muscat on completion of the ferry flight - March 16, 1993

Operated first revenue service Muscat - Salalah - Muscat - March 20, 1993

Returned to Ansett Worldwide Aviation Services on termination of the lease - February 28, 1995

Ferried Muscat - Kuala Lumpur for 'end-of-lease' maintenance

Departed Kuala Lumpur on the ferry flight to Belgium in the standard Euro Belgian livery - April 13, 1995

Arrived Brussels on completion of the ferry flight - April 14, 1995

Ferry route: Kuala Lumpur - Bombay - Luxor - Brussels

Entered onto the Belgian Aircraft Register as OO-LTW - April 14, 1995

Leased to Euro Belgian Airlines as the registered operator

Cancelled from the Australian Aircraft Register - April 14, 1995

Entered service operating Corsar flight Brussels - Paris (CDG)-Biarritz - April 16, 1995

Observed at Brussels in the Euro Belgian livery with special Christmas theme - December 29, 1995

Euro Belgian Airlines renamed Virgin Express (Belgium) - August 01, 1996

Ferried Luxembourg - Frankfurt for repainting into the Virgin Express livery - October 12, 1996

Observed in an all-white livery - March 09, 2002

Ferried Rome - Brussels in all-white livery - March 12, 2002

Returned to Ansett Worldwide Aviation Services on termination of the lease - March 12, 2002

Cancelled from the Belgian Aircraft Register - March 29, 2002

Entered onto the Tunisian Aircraft Register as TS-IEC - March 30, 2002

Leased to Karthago Airlines (Tunisia) as the registered operator

Ferried Amsterdam - Tunis on delivery to Karthago Airlines as KAJ8599 - March 30, 2002

Observed at Nuremburg in service with Karthago Airlines - April 03, 2002

Observed at Toulouse with additional 'web address' decals- October 22, 2004

Returned to AWAS on termination of the lease - 2011

Cancelled from the Tunisian Aircraft Register - 2011

Leased to Viva Aeobus of Mexico - April 23, 2011

Entered onto the Mexican Aircraft Register as XA-VIL - April 2011

Observed at Mexico City in service with Viva - June 12, 2011

Current with Viva Aerobus

 

VH-OAM. Oman Air - in the standard livery at an unknown airport, May 1994.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 4622-101.)

TS-IEC. Karthago Airlines - in the standard livery at an unknown airport, June 2002.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 4621-630.)

TS-IEC. Karthago Airlines - in the standard livery at an unknown airport, August 2002.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 4620-217.)