VH-EKH. SAAB 340B. c/n 369.


 

Built by Saab Aircraft AB, Linkoping, Sweden - 1995

First flown with test registration SE-C69 - May 22, 1995

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-EKH - May 29, 1995

Registered to Kendell Airlines (Australia) Pty Ltd, Wagga Wagga, Australia

Accepted by Kendell Airlines at Linkoping - June 1995

Kendell Airlines had been purchased by TNT / News Ltd, the parent company of Ansett Airlines - June 1990

Swedish test registration cancelled - June 29, 1995

Departed Linkoping, Sweden on delivery flight to Australia - June 29, 1995

Arrived Wagga Wagga at conclusion of delivery flight - July 05, 1995

This aircraft was not named

Operated first revenue service Wagga Wagga - Sydney - July 1995

Ansett suspended all operations due to bankruptcy - September 13, 2001

Operated last revenue service Coffs Harbour - Sydney as AN5919 - September 14, 2001

Aircraft stored at Sydney Airport

Returned to service under administration Sydney - Canberra - October 08, 2001

Kendell Airlines sold to Australiawide Airlines operating as Regional Express Airlines (REX) - August 01, 2002

Operated first revenue service with REX - August 05, 2002

Registered to Australiawide Airlines Ltd - September 19, 2002

Registered to Swedish Aircraft Holdings AB, Sweden - May 11, 2006

Leased to Regional Express Holdings as registered operator

Registered to Regional Express Holdings Limited - March 31, 2011

Current with the Regional Express Airlines

 


 

VH-EKH. Regional Express Airlines - in the standard livery at Adelaide Airport, April 2008.

VH-EKH. Regional Express Airlines - inside the cockpit at Melbourne Airport, April 2011.
VH-EKH. Regional Express Airlines - in the standard livery at Adelaide Airport, July 2011.
VH-EKH. Regional Express Airlines - in the standard livery at Adelaide Airport, March 2012.
VH-EKH. Regional Express Airlines - in the standard livery at Adelaide Airport, August 2013.
VH-EKH. Regional Express Airlines - in the standard livery at Adelaide Airport, September 2013.