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Boeing 737-2P6 Advanced (21359)


Date: 01/1980

Location: LTN/EGGW

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: depicted in their full "color" scheme, Abelag Airways second airframe was a B737-200. Leased from Guiness Peat Aviation (GPA), it was previously operated by Gulf Air and was made ready at Luton for the Belgian carrier and is seen here still registered as "A4O-BG".

 

Date: 02/1980

Location: OST/EBOS

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: on January 9 1980 it came in the Belgian register and was ferried the same day to Brussels where it served the charter airline till April 1982. In this period it was several short periods leased to another charter company "TEA", which at the end "took over" this aircraft.

 

Date: 04/10/1980

Location: BRU/EBBR

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: a couple of months later the airline changed its name to Air Belgium. Here depicted on the Abelag apron, the "color" scheme remained the same with a slightly larger Belgian flag.

 

Date: 06/12/1980

Location: OST/EBOS

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: other side.

 

Date: 11/1981

Location: AMS/EHAM

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: from September 1981 onwards leased to TEA.

 

Date: 01/1982

Location: MUC/EDDM

Photo: Christoffer Witt

Description: bit later the titles were shortened to "TEA" only.

 

Date: 04/1982

Location: BRU/EBBR

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: it was returned to lessor "GPA" in April 1982 and is here seen such devoid of titles. But from May 4 1982 onwards, it was again leased to TEA, this time reregistered to OO-TYB making such its first flight 4 days later.

 

 

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