VH-SXO. Embraer 190-100LR. c/n 19000231.

 

This aircraft was ordered new by GECAS for Sky Air World Ltd

Rolled off the production line at Sao Jose dos Campos, Brazil - November 2008

First flown as PT-SIC - November 2008

Powered by General Electric GE CF34-10E5 engines

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-SXO - December 05, 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 SYW190 - December 10, 2008

Arrived Brisbane on completion of the delivery flight - December 13, 2008

Delivery route: Sao Jose dos Campos - ? - Lihue - Pago Pago - Brisbane

Operated first revenue service - December 2008

Sky Air World ceased operations - March 09, 2009

Aircraft repossessed by owners AFS Investments 67-B Inc - March 13, 2009

Departed Brisbane on the ferry flight to Portugal in basic Sky Air World livery - March 13, 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 08, 2009

Entered onto the United States Aircraft Register as N162HQ - April 10, 2009

Registered to AFS Investments 67-B Incorporated

Intended for lease to Republic Airlines (U.S.A.)

Registration N162HL reserved - May 11, 2009

Observed undergoing maintenance at Alverca, Portugal

Intended lease by Republic Airlines to Mokulele Airlines, Hawaii but it was not taken up

Reregistered as N162HL - May 29, 2009

Test flown in the standard Midwest Airlines livery at Alverca - July 2009

Ferried Alverca - Keflavik - Bangor - Indianapolis - July 15 - 16, 2009

In service with Midwest Airlines - 2009

Current status - ?