Remarks: Pan Am Express flew from Berlin to Oslo between November 1988 and October 1990. N4205G seen here was built and delivered to PA Express in February 26th 1988, nn TWA Express December 4th 1991. Later YR-ABX and VP-BBC until scrapped January 2008.
Remarks: Delivered new to Braathens SAFE September 29th 1990, named "Øystein Magnusson" and seen here parking at gate 10 during its 1st month of service. Sold to BA as G-GFFC on March 22nd 2000, passed on to EI-DKV and Avolar Aerolineas September 15th 2005 , wfu December 2008.
Remarks: The first aircraft to wear "Sommerflyet" colours in the Braathens-fleet 1988, leased in between May 7th 1988 and April 1st 1992. Built 1969 for CP Air as CF-CPV, later F-GGTP, TC-RAF, F-GTCA and C-FGWJ, wfu in October 2002.
Remarks: Built 2005 for GECAS, this is another of the new 738s for Norwegian this spring, delivered March 6th 2009, ex EI-ECM / EC-KKU / D-ALIG / EC-JFB. Seen arriving rwy 01R as DY821 from Stockholm (ARN/ESSA).
Remarks: The second LN-NOS on the Norwegian Civil Airliner Register, delivered to Norwegian Air Shuttle @ OSL April 7th 2009, this aircraft was built for Sterling in 2004 and is ex OY-SEL. The first time I see it in DY colours, now it seems to be Norwegian.com that will be the new titles, both on fuselage and on top of the tail.
Remarks: It is 10 years ago, these days.. Color Air started 2 domestic services at OSL 2 months before Oslo airport was moved from Fornebu (FBU) to Gardermoen (from GEN to OSL) October 7th/8th 1998. Seen here arriving rwy 19L the first time I visited this place. Aircraft built for ILFC in 1992, to COL ex N373TA. passed on to N161LF and SU-ZCF. Sadly written off at Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, January 3rd 2004.
Remarks: Ex EC-ICD, originally 1st 738WL for Air Europa in 2002, now the 2nd 738WL for Norwegian in 2008, -NOC has received the honour of wearing the image of Ole Bull, a well known musician of his time. Tail of SAS Norge LN-TUD behind, one of only 3 aircraft left still wearing Braathens colours...
Remarks: Here it is: Unite for Children! Celebrating Unicef and painted after a drawing by a 12 years old girl from Tromsø, revealed today and seen arriving rwy 19R returning from Alta as DY265 at its first arrival at OSL after reentry to service.
Remarks: Built 1993 and delivered as HB-IPN to Balair May 19th 1993, transferred to Swissair January 25th 1996. To F-OHPX Air Calédonie Int. March 22nd 2000, and finally to CSA as OK-YAC "Zlin" June 10th 2003. Nice surprise on schedule from Prague this sunday arriving at rwy 19R, just before touch-down.
Remarks: Wonderful day and a beautiful plane, built 1997 for TWA as N708TW. Operated for American Airlines and TransMeridian Airlines with same reg. Then one of 2 ex TWA 757s flown by Ethiopian since March 2nd 2006. Seen after arrival from Addis Abeba, ET 702 is operated 3 days a week.
Remarks: Built 1988 for Transwede, Leased in from Transwede between March 4th and October 13th 1992, replacing 737s the final 6 months of the company. Later SX-BAW, EC-GKF and since April 2003 operting as XA-TXC.
Remarks: Built 1986 for Transwede, Leased in from Transwede until NOS ceased operations half a year later. Seen ready for departure as flight JA 461 to Malaga this very grey day. Later EC-FIX, SX-BFO and then EC-GNY for nearly 10 years now..
Remarks: "Dag Viking", seen at push-back for a new longhaul scheduled flight. Deliverd as 2nd DC-10 for SAS 04.11.1974, Dag Viking had the highest flying time in the fleet, 70191h during 16 years in SAS, before sold as F-ODLZ 29.11.1990. Then several years with AOM until currently stored at Paris-Orly(LFPO).