VH-VLI. Boeing 737-3H6F. c/n 27125-2415.

 

This aircraft was ordered new by Malaysian Airline System (MAS) - ?

Rolled off the Boeing production line at Seattle - December 07, 1992

First flown in an all-white livery as '9M-MZA' - December 21, 1992

Powered by CFMI CFM-56-3C1 engines

Accepted by Malaysian Airlines at Seattle (Boeing Field) - January 15, 1993

The original allocated registration '9M-MFZ' was not taken up

Entered onto the Malaysian Aircraft Register as 9M-MZA - ?

Registered to Malaysian Airline System Berhad, Kuala Lumpur

The aircraft did not enter service in a passenger configuration

Converted to full freight configuration with 'MASkargo' titles - May 13, 1993

Leased to Garuda Indonesia Airlines - February 1997

Returned to MAS on termination of the lease - October 1997

Arrived Auckland on lease to Transpac Express Ltd - November 12, 1999

Returned to MAS on termination of the lease - December 02, 1999

Observed at Toulouse in an all-white livery being modified for l'Aeropostale - June 21, 2000

Cancelled from the Malaysian Aircraft Register - August 2000

Entered onto the French Aircraft Register as F-GIXR - August 2000

Registered to Aviacargo Leasing Ltd

Leased to l'Aeropostale Societe d'Exploitation Aeropostale, France as the registered operator

l'Aeropostale ceased operations - February 28, 2001

Leased to Europe Airpost as the registered operator - March 01, 2001

Observed at Toulouse in an all-white livery without titles - February 26, 2002

Leased to Air Contractors as the registered operator - November 2006

The aircraft was mainly used on the Geneva - Cologne - Bergamo - Geneva route for DHL

Returned to Europe Airpost on termination of the lease - July 2007

The aircraft departed Belgrade on the ferry flight to Malaysia - March 31, 2014

Arrived Kuala Lumpur (Subang) on completion of the ferry flight - April 01, 2014

Ferry route: Belgrade - Al Ain - Hyderabad - Kuala Lumpur (Subang)

Cancelled from the French Aircraft Register - April 07, 2014

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-VLI - April 09, 2014

Registered to BOE Aircraft Leasing Holding Corporation, Balwyn, Victoria, Australia

Leased to Nauru Air Corporation, Brisbane as the registered operator

Ferried Kuala Lumpur (Subang) - Darwin - Brisbane as RON801 - July 23, 2014

Operated first revenue service Brisbane - Nauru as RON400 - July 31, 2014

Our Airline was renamed Nauru Airlines - August 01, 2015

The aircraft is used to operate additional Qantas Freight services from time-to-time

Current with Nauru Airlines

 

9M-MZA. MASkargo - in the standard livery at an unknown airport, March 1995.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 4622-110.)

F-GIXR. l'Aeropostale - in the all-white livery at an unknown airport, February 2001.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 4622-077.)

F-GIXR. Airpost Europe - in the all-white livery at an unknown airport, June 2001.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 4622-144.)

VH-VLI. Nauru Airlines - in the standard livery at an unknown airport, June 2013.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 4621-992.)

VH-VLI. Nauru Airlines - in the standard livery at Brisbane Airport, August 2015.

(C. Laugier Copyright Image 4622-115.)