VH-SXK. Embraer 190-100LR. c/n 19000154.
This aircraft was ordered new by Sky AirWorld Pty Ltd - ?
Rolled off the production line at Sao Jose dos Campos, Brazil - February 2008
First flown as PT-SAJ - February 2008
Powered by General Electric GE CF34-10E5 engines
Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-SXK - March 03, 2008
Registered to AFS Investments 67-B Incorporated, Melbourne
Leased to Sky Air World Pty Ltd, Brisbane as the registered operator
Departed Sao Jose dos Csmpos on the delivery flight to Australia as Skyair 190 - March 15, 2008
Arrived Brisbane on completion of the delivery flight - March 20, 2008
Delivery route: Sao Jose dos Campos - Recife - Larnaca - Muscat - Colombo -
Bandar Seri Begawan - Port Moresby - Brisbane
Operated first revenue service Brisbane - Honiara - Brisbane as SYW101/102 - April 14, 2008
Leased to Air Nuigini - April 2008
Operated the Air Nuigini Sydney (Kingsford Smith) - Port Moresby - Sydney services as PX2/1 - April 18, 2008
Was leased to Air Nuigini on a regular basis over several months
Sky Air World ceased operations - March 09, 2009
Aircraft repossessed by the owners AFS Investments 67-B Inc - March 09, 2009
Departed Brisbane on the ferry flight to Portugal in the basic Sky Air World livery - March 14, 2009
Arrived Portugal on completion of the ferry flight - March 18, 2009
Ferry route: Brisbane - Broome - Kuala Lumpur (Subang) - ? - Cairo - Malta - Shannon - Alverca
Cancelled from the Australian Aircraft Register - April 04, 2009
Entered onto the United States Aircraft Register as N161HQ - April 10, 2009
Registered to AFS Investments 67-B Incorporated
Intended for lease to Republic Airlines (U.S.A.)
Registration N161HL reserved - May 11, 2009
Observed undergoing maintenance at Alverca, Portugal - June 2009
Reportedly to be leased by Republic Airlines to Mokulele Airlines, Hawaii
Observed undergoing maintenance at Alverca - July 2009
Modified to ERJ190-100IGW standard during maintenance
Leased to Republic Airlines - August 17, 2009
Ferried Alverca - Keflavik - Bangor - Harrisburg - Pittsburgh in standard Midwest Airlines livery - August 17-18, 2009
Registered N161HL - September 01, 2009
Registered to AFS Investments 67-B Inc, Stamford, Connecticut
Leased to Midwest Airlines as the registered operator
Entered service with Widwest Airlines - June 2010
Current status - ?
VH-SXK. Sky AirWorld - in the standard livery at Brisbane Airport, March 24, 2008.
(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 0190-022.)
VH-SXK. Sky AirWorld - in the standard livery at Brisbane Airport, June 28, 2008.
(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 0190-023.)
VH-SXK. Sky AirWorld - in the standard livery at Brisbane Airport, January 20, 2009.
(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 0190-017.)