VH-OLM. SAAB 340B. c/n 205.


 

Built by Saab Aircraft AB, Linkoping, Sweden - 1990

First flown with test registration SE-G05 - August 21, 1990

Departed Linkoping on ferry flight to Australia - September 20, 1990

Arrived Sydney at conclusion of ferry flight - September 29, 1990

Cancelled from the Swedish Aircraft Register - October 03, 1990

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-OLM - October 10, 1990

Registered to Macquarie Bank Ltd, Sydney

Leased to Hazelton Air Services Pty Ltd, Cudal, N. S. W. as the registered operator

Configured to seat 36 passengers

This was the first Saab 340B model in the Southern Hemisphere

Operated first revenue service - ?

Hazelton Air Services was purchased by TNT / News Ltd - 2000 - 2001

TNT / News Limited was the parent company of Ansett Australia Airlines

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

Operated final revenue service Armidale - Tamworth - Sydney as AN7340 - September 14, 2001

Hazelton Air Services sold to Australiawide Airlines t/a Regional Express Airlines - August 01, 2002

Operated first revenue service with REX - August 06, 2002

Registered to Australiawide Airlines Ltd t/a REX Regional Express Airlines - September 16, 2002

Registered to Regional Express Holdings Ltd, Mascot, Sydney - May 25, 2005

Current with Regional Express Airlines

 


 

 

VH-OLM. Regional Express - in the standard livery at Adelaide Airport, June 2013.
VH-OLM. Regional Express - in the standard livery at Adelaide Airport, January 2016.