VH-OAM. Boeing 737-33A. c/n 25010-2008.
Was also registered as: PP-SOE; N266AW; OO-LTW; TS-IEC; XA-VIL.
This aircraft was ordered new by Ansett Worldwide Aviation Services (A.W.A.S.) - ?
Rolled off the Boeing production line at Seattle - February 06, 1991
First flown at Seattle as PP-SOE - February 22, 1991
Accepted by A.W.A.S. at Seattle (Boeing Field) - March 07, 1991
Entered onto the Brazilian Aircraft Register as PP-SOE - March 1991
Registered to Ansett Worldwide Aviation Services
Leased to VASP (Brasil) as the registered operator - March 07, 1991
It was observed at Miami in the standard VASP livery on delivery - March 10, 1991
Repossessed by A.W.A.S. - November 11, 1992
Ferried to Goodyear for storage - November 23, 1992
Cancelled from the Brasilian Aircraft Register - ?
Entered onto the United States Aircraft Register as N266AW - December 19, 1992
Registered to Wilmington Trust Company
Leased to Ansett Worldwide Aviation Services (A.W.A.S.) as the registered operator
It was observed stored at Goodyear in an all-white livery - January 02, 1993
Repainted into the standard Oman Air livery at Phoenix - ?
Departed Phoenix on the ferry flight to Australia - March 05, 1993
It arrived at Melbourne (Tullamarine) on completion of the ferry flight in the 'Oman Air' livery - March 07, 1993
Cancelled from the United States Aircraft Register - March 12, 1993
Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-OAM - March 12, 1993
Registered to Ansett Worldwide Aviation Services, Redfern, Sydney
Leased to Oman Air as the registered operator
Departed Melbourne (Tullamarine) on the ferry flight to Muscat - March 15, 1993
It arrived at Muscat on completion of the ferry flight - March 16, 1993
Operated its first revenue service Muscat - Salalah - Muscat - March 20, 1993
Returned to Ansett Worldwide Aviation Services at the end of the lease - February 28, 1995
Ferried Muscat - Kuala Lumpur for 'end-of-lease' maintenance
Departed Kuala Lumpur on the ferry flight to Belgium in the standard Euro Belgian livery - April 13, 1995
It arrived at Brussels on completion of the ferry flight - April 14, 1995
Ferry route: Kuala Lumpur - Bombay - Luxor - Brussels
Entered onto the Belgian Aircraft Register as OO-LTW - April 14, 1995
Leased to Euro Belgian Airlines as the registered operator
Cancelled from the Australian Aircraft Register - April 14, 1995
Entered service operating the Corsar flight Brussels - Paris (CDG)-Biarritz - April 16, 1995
It was observed at Brussels in the Euro Belgian livery with special Christmas theme - December 29, 1995
Euro Belgian Airlines renamed Virgin Express (Belgium) - August 01, 1996
Ferried Luxembourg - Frankfurt for repainting into the Virgin Express livery - October 12, 1996
It was observed in an all-white livery - March 09, 2002
Ferried Rome - Brussels in all-white livery - March 12, 2002
Returned to Ansett Worldwide Aviation Services at the end of the lease - March 12, 2002
Cancelled from the Belgian Aircraft Register - March 29, 2002
Entered onto the Tunisian Aircraft Register as TS-IEC - March 30, 2002
Leased to Karthago Airlines (Tunisia) as the registered operator
Ferried Amsterdam - Tunis on delivery to Karthago Airlines as KAJ8599 - March 30, 2002
It was observed at Nuremburg in service with Karthago Airlines - April 03, 2002
It was observed at Toulouse with additional 'web address' decals- October 22, 2004
Returned to AWAS on termination of the lease - 2011
Cancelled from the Tunisian Aircraft Register - 2011
Leased to Viva Aeobus of Mexico - April 23, 2011
Entered onto the Mexican Aircraft Register as XA-VIL - April 2011
It was observed at Mexico City in service with Viva - June 12, 2011
Current with Viva Aerobus
VH-OAM. Oman Air - in the standard livery at an unknown airport, May 1994.
(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 4622-101.)
TS-IEC. Karthago Airlines - in the standard livery at an unknown airport, June 2002.
(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 4621-630.)
TS-IEC. Karthago Airlines - in the standard livery at an unknown airport, August 2002.
(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 4620-217.)