VH-VLI. Boeing 737-3H6F. c/n 27125-2415.
Was also registered as: 9M-MZA; F-GIXR.
This aircraft was ordered new by Malaysian Airline System (MAS) - ?
Rolled off the Boeing production line at Seattle - December 07, 1992
First flown in an all-white livery as '9M-MZA' - December 21, 1992
Powered by CFMI CFM-56-3C1 engines
Accepted by Malaysian Airlines at Seattle (Boeing Field) - January 15, 1993
The original allocated registration '9M-MFZ' was not taken up
Entered onto the Malaysian Aircraft Register as 9M-MZA - ?
Registered to Malaysian Airline System Berhad, Kuala Lumpur
The aircraft did not enter service in a passenger configuration
Converted to full freight configuration with 'MASkargo' titles - May 13, 1993
Leased to Garuda Indonesia Airlines - February 1997
Returned to MAS at the end of the lease - October 1997
Arrived Auckland on lease to Transpac Express Ltd - November 12, 1999
Returned to MAS at the end of the lease - December 02, 1999
It was observed at Toulouse in an all-white livery being modified for l'Aeropostale - June 21, 2000
Cancelled from the Malaysian Aircraft Register - August 2000
Entered onto the French Aircraft Register as F-GIXR - August 2000
Registered to Aviacargo Leasing Ltd
Leased to l'Aeropostale Societe d'Exploitation Aeropostale, France as the registered operator
l'Aeropostale ceased operations - February 28, 2001
Leased to Europe Airpost as the registered operator - March 01, 2001
It was observed at Toulouse in an all-white livery without titles - February 26, 2002
Leased to Air Contractors as the registered operator - November 2006
The aircraft was mainly used on the Geneva - Cologne - Bergamo - Geneva route for DHL
Returned to Europe Airpost at the end of the lease - July 2007
The aircraft departed Belgrade on the ferry flight to Malaysia - March 31, 2014
Arrived Kuala Lumpur (Subang) on completion of the ferry flight - April 01, 2014
Ferry route: Belgrade - Al Ain - Hyderabad - Kuala Lumpur (Subang)
Cancelled from the French Aircraft Register - April 07, 2014
Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-VLI - April 09, 2014
Registered to BOE Aircraft Leasing Holding Corporation, Balwyn, Victoria, Australia
Leased to Nauru Air Corporation, Brisbane as the registered operator
Ferried Kuala Lumpur (Subang) - Darwin - Brisbane as RON801 - July 23, 2014
Operated its first revenue service Brisbane - Nauru as RON400 - July 31, 2014
Our Airline was renamed Nauru Airlines - August 01, 2015
The aircraft is used to operate additional Qantas Freight services from time-to-time
Current with Nauru Airlines
9M-MZA. MASkargo - in the standard livery at an unknown airport, March 1995.
(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 4622-110.)
F-GIXR. l'Aeropostale - in the all-white livery at an unknown airport, February 2001.
(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 4622-077.)
F-GIXR. Airpost Europe - in the all-white livery at an unknown airport, June 2001.
(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 4622-144.)
VH-VLI. Nauru Airlines - in the standard livery at an unknown airport, June 2013.
(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 4621-992.)
VH-VLI. Nauru Airlines - in the standard livery at Brisbane Airport, August 2015.
(C. Laugier Copyright Image 4622-115.)
VH-VLI. Nauru Airlines - in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, July 15, 2018.
(T. Haynes Copyright Image 4622-471.)