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AUSTRIA

 

Austrian Airlines (Oesterreichische Luftverkehrs, AG). (OS/AUA)

Vienna Schwechat

Austrian Airlines leased a Series 530FX from British Caledonian Airways Ltd from the end of March to early September 1975. The aircraft flew a morning rotation from Vienna to Heathrow, a lunchtime rotation to Belgrade and an evening rotation to either Frankfurt or Heathrow. A Series 501EX was leased from the same source from the end of April to the end of May 1981 for operations on its scheduled services within Europe.

 

Registration
c/n
Type
Delivery
Withdrawn
Notes
G-AXJK
191
501EX
13Jul75
16Jul75
Lsd from BCAL

 

 

 

30Apr81

31May81

Lsd from BCAL

G-AZMF
240
530FX
31Mar75
13Jul75
Lsd from BCAL

 

 

 

16Jul75

06Sep75

Lsd from BCAL

 

Lauda Air Luftfahrt GmbH. (LW/LDA)

Vienna Schwechat

This airline leased two Series 525FTs from TAROM from March and April 1985. The aircraft were operated on inclusive tour and charter work until the end of November 1985 and the beginning of August 1986. The last aircraft in service reverted to Romanian registry for the last few months of service.

 

Registration
c/n
Type
Delivery
Withdrawn
Notes

OE-ILC

255

525FT

24Apr85

30Nov85

Lsd from TAROM

OE-ILD

256

525FT

29Mar85

???

Lsd from TAROM

YR-BCM

256

525FT

???

01Aug86

Lsd from TAROM

 

BELGIUM

 

Delta Air Transport, N.V. - see SABENA below.

 

SABENA – (SociétéAnonyme Belge d’Exploitation de la Navigation Aérienne, NV). (SN/SAB)

Brussels-National

SABENA leased two Series 510EDs from European Air Charter Ltd through Delta Air Transport NV which entered service on 26th March 1995 on scheduled routes from Brussels to Amsterdam, Bordeaux, Edinburgh and Glasgow in an all tourist 94 seat passenger configuration. This was later reduced to 84. Later in the summer Strasbourg replaced Bordeaux as a destination. This contract finally ended with the return of the last aircraft on 30th June 1996. Full details of all the leases are shown below but at peak three aircraft were in operation at any one time. In a similar arrangement with British World Airlines Ltd, a Series 520FN and a Series 518FG were leased from 26th March 1995 until 29th April 1996 and again from 21st May to 1st June 1996. These aircraft initially operated schedules from Brussels to Copenhagen, Bordeaux and Marseille but eventually were exclusively operated on the Copenhagen schedules. Once again, full details of the leases are shown below. In 1998 an arrangement was made with Nationwide Air (Pty) Ltd to code share that company’s domestic flights from Cape Town, George and Durban to connect with SABENA’s three weekly flights from Johannesburg to Brussels. The One-Elevens used were initially painted with both company’s titles but were later amended to carry small SABENA titles on the lower forward fuselage. Frequencies from Brussels to Johannesburg were increased to daily from the end of March 1999. SABENA eventually withdrew its South African schedules in early 2001 and the arrangement with Nationwide came to an end.

 

Registration
c/n
Type
Delivery
Withdrawn
Notes

G-AVMI

137

510ED

25Mar95

30Dec95

Lsd from EAC

 

 

 

30Mar96

30Jun96

Lsd from EAC

G-AVMK

139

510ED

25Mar95

23Dec95

Lsd from EAC

G-AVML

140

510ED

15Oct95

24Dec95

Lsd from EAC

 

 

 

26Jan96

01Mar96

Lsd from EAC

G-AVMY

152

510ED

03Dec95

26Jan96

Lsd from EAC

 

 

 

01Mar96

30Mar96

Lsd from EAC

G-OBWC

230

520FN

29Apr95

27May95

Lsd from British World

 

 

 

02Jul95

22Jul95

Lsd from British World

 

 

 

27Aug95

13Sep95

Lsd from British World

 

 

 

15Oct95

28Oct95

Lsd from British World

 

 

 

10Nov95

16Dec95

Lsd from British World

 

 

 

16Apr96

29Apr96

Lsd from British World

 

 

 

21May96

01Jun96

Lsd from British World

G-OBWD

203

518FG

26Mar95

29Apr95

Lsd from British World

 

 

 

27May95

02Jul95

Lsd from British World

 

 

 

23Jul95

27Aug95

Lsd from British World

 

 

 

13Sep95

14Oct95

Lsd from British World

 

 

 

28Oct95

10Nov95

Lsd from British World

 

 

BULGARIA

 

Balkan Bulgarian Airlines. - (LZ/LAZ)

Sofia 

During the summer of 1987 TAROM BAC One-Elevens were used to operate jointly marketed LZ/RO flights between Sofia and Bucharest.

 

 

CYPRUS

 

Aerotrans Airlines, Ltd. (6F/PFO)

Paphos

This company leased one Series 561RC from Romavia from March 2002 in a 15 club and 89 tourist se4at layout. It was used to operate scheduled flights from Larnaca to Belgrade, Kiev, Minsk and Prague until it was withdrawn in August of the same year. It was planned to operate a second aircraft but this never took place.

 

Registration
c/n
Type
Delivery
Withdrawn
Notes

YR-BRI

409

561RC

Mar02

Aug02

Lsd from Romavia

(YR-BRH)

408

561RC

---

---

Not taken up

(5B-DBQ)

408

561RC

---

---

Not taken up

(5B-DBR)

409

561RC

---

---

Not taken up

 

Cyprus Airways, Ltd. (CY/CYP)

Larnaca

This airline commenced One –Eleven operations with a Series 518FG leased from Court Line Aviation on 01st June 1974. This aircraft had a very short life with this carrier before the Turkish invasion of 20th July 1974 left the aircraft stranded in Nicosia. Two aircraft were later leased from British Aerospace pending delivery of the first two of three newly ordered Series 537GFs. These were a Series 518FG and a Series 523FJ which were delivered in October 1976 and February 1977. The new aircraft were delivered in December 1977 and January 1978 allowing the company’s leased aircraft to be returned in January and February 1978. The third new aircraft was leased from new to British Airways in October 1978 until the end of April 1980. These aircraft were used on a network of schedules from the new base of Larnaca to Athens, Heraklion, Munich, Paris, Rhodes, Rome, Salonica and Zurich in Europe and to Amman, Bahrain, Beirut, Cairo, Damascus, Dhahran, Dubai, Jeddah, Kuwait and Tel Aviv in the Middle East. Paphos to the west of the island had service added to Athens from the summer of 1984. From October 1992 twice weekly Services were jointly promoted with Saudia to both Jeddah and Riyadh using CY/SV flight numbers. The type was eventually withdrawn from service after the last flight on 25th March 1995 and the aircraft were sold in South Africa.

 

Registration
c/n
Type
Delivery
Withdrawn
Notes

5B-DAF

201

518FG

15May74

22Jul74

Lsd from Court Line

5B-DAG

257

537GF

08Dec77

25Mar95

Sold as ZS-NUH

5B-DAH

258

537GF

28Jan78

25Mar95

Sold as ZS-NUI

5B-DAJ

261

537GF

06Oct78

24Mar95

Sold as ZS-NUJ

G-AXLM

199

523FJ

28Feb77

09Jan78

Lsd from BAC

G-BCWG

204

518FG

30Oct76

04Feb78

Lsd from BAC

 

 

 

 

Names used on the aircraft:-

5B-DAG Famagusta

5B-DAH Kyrenia

5B-DAJ Morphou

 

CZECHOSLOVAKIA

 

CSA Ceskoslovenske Aerolinie. (OK/CSA)

Prague-Ruzyne

During the period from November 1991 to March 1992 a jointly marketed service was operated between Prague and Bucharest via Budapest with TAROM One-Elevens.

 

DENMARK

 

Maersk Air, I/S. (DM/DAN)

Copenhagen-Kastrup

This company leased a Series 408EF from Maersk Air Ltd from the end of July to the end of October 1995 to operate on twice daily schedules between Billund and Frankfurt. Another aircraft from the Maersk Air Ltd fleet (G-BBME c/n 066) was substituted when the dedicated aircraft was on maintenance.

 

Registration
c/n
Type
Delivery
Withdrawn
Notes

G-BBMG

115

408EF

31Jul95

28Oct95

 

 

FRANCE

 

Air France. (AF/AFR)

Paris-Charles de Gaulle / Orly

Joint services were flown from Berlin-Tempelhof to both Frankfurt and Munich from April 1969 to the end of Oct 1972 with British European Airways (BEA) Series 510EDs painted in a neutral colour scheme. All of the eighteen aircraft were used at various times. The flight deck crew were from BEA while the cabin crew were drawn from both carriers when so used. During 1986 a once weekly service was flown between Bucharest-Otopeni and Paris-Orly using any of TAROM’s One-Elevens on jointly promoted services using AF/RO flight numbers. At various times British Airways Series 510EDs were used to operate jointly promoted services between Manchester and Nice. In both cases no dedicated aircraft was used. Firstly a Series 523FJ and later a Series 530FX, both of European Aircharter Ltd were operated on behalf of Air France/Air Inter Europe to operate on scheduled services within Europe from mid June to the end of August 1997 while a Series 510ED was operated in full Jersey European Airways colour scheme on Air France schedules three times daily between London-Heathrow and Lyons from 6th Sepember to 24th October 1998.

 

Registration
c/n
Type
Delivery
Withdrawn
Notes

G-AVMK

139

510ED

06Sep98

24Oct98

Lsd from EAC

G-AXLL

193

523FJ

19Jun97

19Jul97

Lsd from EAC

G-AYOP

233

530FX

19Jul97

31Aug97

Lsd from EAC

 

Air Inter Europe. See - Air France.

 

Air Liberté. (VD/LIB)

Paris-Orly

This company leased a Series 523FJ from European Aircharter Ltd to operate two daily round trip flights between Toulouse and Gatwick which operated from 31st March to 20th September 1996 with the aircraft painted overall white with ‘Air Liberté’ titles and fin emblem. It was temporarily replaced by a Series 530FX in late July 1996 while the aircraft underwent maintenance.

 

Registration
c/n
Type
Delivery
Withdrawn
Notes

G-AXLL

193

523FJ

31Mar96

20Sep96

Lsd from EAC

G-AYOP

233

530FX

21Jul96

30Jul96

Lsd from EAC

 

Eagle Aviation.

An executive configured Series 412EB was registered for a very short period in Dec96 before it adopted Liberian marks.

 

Registration
c/n
Type
Delivery
Withdrawn
Notes

F-WQFM

111

412EB

10Dec96

Early97

 

 

Transport Aérien Transrégional – TAT. (IJ & IO/TAT)

Tours

Two Series 432FDs were operated on behalf of TAT by British Island Airways Ltd from March and April 1989 to February 1990 on the company’s scheduled network linking Brest, Lille, Maeseille, Mulhouse, Nantes, Nice, Paris-Orly and Figari in Corsica.

 

Registration
c/n
Type
Delivery
Withdrawn
Notes

G-AXMU

157

432FD

25Apr89

06Feb90

Lsd from BIA

G-AXOX

121

432FD

27Mar89

Feb90

Lsd from BIA

 

Union de Transports Aériens – UTA. - (UT/UTA)

Paris

At one time the One-Elevens of Air Pacific operated schedules between Papeete (Tahiti) and Nadi (Fiji) with joint UT/FJ flight numbers.

 

GREECE

 

Hellenic Air.

Athens

This company obtained a Series 215AU from the Aviation Leasing Group in September 1992. It was painted in the company’s colours by mid January 1993 but the company failed to become operational.

 

Registration
c/n
Type
Delivery
Withdrawn
Notes

N1130J

096

215AU

14Sep92

---

Never entered service

(SX-BAR)

096

215AU

---

---

Not taken up

 

ITALY

 

Linee Airee Italiane – Alitalia. (AZ/AZA)

Rome-Fiumicino

A joint service was operated between Gatwick and Genoa by British Caledonian Airways One-Elevens initially six and later seven days per week. This arrangement had started by 1980 and continued until 1989, with British Airways taking over the operation from BCAL in April 1988. With similar arrangements One-Elevens of British Airways were used on daily flights from Milan-Linate to both Birmingham and Manchester and on weekend flights from Rome to Manchester. These flights operated with AZ/BR or AZ/BA flight numbers. Joint services were also flown between Bucharest and Rome using TAROM One-Elevens, one of these flights operating via Tirana in Albania. These joint AZ/RO flights operated at various periods between April 1982 and late 1988.

 

LUXEMBOURG

 

Al Tass Heel Liltijara, SARL

Luxembourg

 This organisation obtained a Series 488GH in early December 1985 which was operated in an executive configuration reportedly throughout Europe and the Middle East. It was put in storage at Hurn in mid January 1992 prior to being sold in Nigeria in June 1993. It is believed that this organisation may well have been owned by the original customer of this aircraft when it was bought new as HZ-MAM in May 1978, Mr Mouaffak Al Midani.

 

Registration
c/n
Type
Delivery
Withdrawn
Notes

LX-MAM

259

488GH

03Dec85

18Jan92

Sold as 5N-UDE

 

MACEDONIA

 

Palair Macedonian Airlines. (3D/PMK)

Skopje

By December 1995 the two Series 528ELs of JARO International SA were being used to operate this company’s schedules between Skopje and Munich. By February 1996 further scheduled destinations were added from Skopje to Frankfurt, Hamburg, Hannover, Istanbul, Rome and Stuttgart while Ohrid was srved from Hamburg. Added destinations from Skopje in summer 1996 were Amsterdam, Düsseldorf and Vienna while Amsterdam was served from Ohrid. The company ceased operations in Sepember 1996.

 

Registration
c/n
Type
Delivery
Withdrawn
Notes

YR-JBA

234

528FL

Feb95

Sep96

Lsd from JARO

YR-JBB

238

528FL

Dec95

Sep96

Lsd from JARO

 

MALTA

 

Air Malta, Co. Ltd. (KM/AMC)

Luqa

Air Malta leased a Series 530FX from British Caledonian Airways Ltd in full Air Malta colour scheme from late April to late October 1975. The aircraft was utilised on the company’s schedules to European destinations after inaugurating service on 5th May1975.

 

Registration
c/n
Type
Delivery
Withdrawn
Notes

G-AYOP

233

530FX

30Apr75

31Oct75

Lsd from BCAL

 

NETHERLANDS

 

KLM (Koninklijke Luchtvaart Maatschappij), NV, (KL/KLM)

Schiphol

KLM leased a Series 301AG in full company colours from British Eagle International Airways Ltd from late March to August 1968 to operate on the company’s Rotterdam to Heathrow and Palma schedules. The aircraft was returned to British Eagle on 30th August 1968

 

Registration
c/n
Type
Delivery
Withdrawn
Notes

G-ATPJ

033

301AG

29Mar68

30Aug68

Lsd from British Eagle

 

 

 SPAIN

 

Air Nostrum, Líneas Aéreas del Mediterráneo, S.A. (YW& IB/ANS)

Valencia

From November 1999 a Series 518FG of British World Airlines Ltd was based in Zaragoza to operate daily schedules to Madrid and Monday to Friday schedules to Frankfurt on behalf of Iberia. The aircraft additionally operated a daily rotation from Madrid to Nice until 25th March 2000 when this was replaced by a Madrid to Turin rotation. The dedicated aircraft was replaced by other One-Elevens from the British World fleet for short periods until the contract ended on 15th May 2000.

 

Registration
c/n
Type
Delivery
Withdrawn
Notes

G-OBWD

203

518FG

Nov99

15May00

Lsd from British World

 

Aviacón y Comercio, S.A. - Aviaco - (AO/AYC)

Madrid

During the summer season of 1967 Bavaria Fluggesellschaft & Co KG operated a once a week round trip flight on behalf of this carrier between London-Gatwick and Ibiza overnight Friday into Saturday with their leased Series 402AP G-AVEJ (c/n BAC 094).

Iberia Líneas Aéreas de España, S.A. (IB/IBE)

Madrid

Jointly marketed services were operated between 1984 and 1991 over the routes from Bucharest to Barcelona and to Madrid both direct and via Zurich using TAROM One-Elevens flying with RO/IB flight numbers. See also Air Nostrum above.

 

Trabajos Aéreos y Enlaces – TAE. (JK/TAE)

Madrid

This operator ordered two Series 402APs from a cancelled Philippine Airlines order. The first was delivered in March 1969 but the second although painted in TAE’s colours was not delivered. The aircraft was used on package holiday flights to many European destinations until it was repossessed by the manufacturer in February 1970.

 

Registration
c/n
Type
Delivery
Withdrawn
Notes

EC-BQF

161

402AP

15Mar69

16Feb70

 

EC-???

160

402AP

---

---

Not delivered

 

Name used on the aircraft:-

EC-BQF Nervion

 

SWEDEN

 

Baltic Airlines Sweden AB. (GP/BAB)

Malmo-Sturup

This company leased a Series 476FM from Ryanair Europe/London European Airways Ltd which was used to operate a scheduled daily service between Southend in the United Kingdom and Malmö from 31st March 1989 and 31st May 1989.

 

Registration
c/n
Type
Delivery
Withdrawn
Notes

G-AZUK

241

476FM

31Mar89

31May89

Lsd from Ryanair Europe

 

Name used on the aircraft:-

G-AZUK Nils Holgersson

 

Fly European Airlines, AB. (E7)

Stockholm-Skavsta

This short lived carrier operated twice daily Monday to Friday schedules and once daily Sunday schedule between Stockholm-Skavsta and Malmö-Stirrup from 8th May to 9th July 2000 with leased European Aircharter Ltd Series 510EDs.

 

Registration
c/n
Type
Delivery
Withdrawn
Notes

G-AVMT

147

510ED

07May00

09Jul00

Lsd from EAC

G-AVMZ

153

510ED

07May00

09Jul00

Lsd from EAC

 

Scandinavian Airlines System – SAS. (SK/SAS)

Stockholm, Oslo, Copenhagen

SAS leased a Series 301AG from British Eagle International Airways Ltd in full SAS colours from early August 1967 to early March 1968 to operate on European scheduled services out of Copenhagen. The aircraft flew an early morning rotation to Stockholm followed by rotations to Hamburg and Zürich.  The return leg of the Zürich flight was flown as a Swissair flight.  Ad hoc flights included the destinations of Aalborg and Oslo.  A second aircraft replaced the dedicated aircraft to cover a maintenance input in early December 1967.

 

Registration
c/n
Type
Delivery
Withdrawn
Notes
G-ATPL
035
301AG
04Aug67
01Mar68
Lsd from British Eagle

G-ATPJ

033

301AG

05Dec67

Dec67

Lsd from British Eagle

 

 

Name used on the aircraft:-

G-ATPL Arnold Viking

 

SWITZERLAND

 

Aeroleasing , S.A.

An executively configured Series 416EK was prepared and painted for this organisation in 1970 but the deal was not finalised.

 

Registration
c/n
Type
Delivery
Withdrawn
Notes

HB-ITK

166

416EK

---

---

 

 

Balair, A.G. – (BB/BBB)

Basel & Zurich

From early May to mid October 1970 a Series 501EX which was operated on behalf of Swissair by British United Airways was sub-leased by Balair to operate a weekly charter on Saturday evenings from Manchester to Basel returning on Sunday mornings.

 

Registration
c/n
Type
Delivery
Withdrawn
Notes

G-AWYS

175

501EX

02May70

11Oct70

 

 

Phoenix Airways, AG. (HP)

Basel

This company ordered a new Series 529FR which was laid out in a 114 seat single class configuration. It was delivered at the beginning of April 1971 and used on ad hoc charter and inclusive tour flights to European and North African destinations until the company ceased operations on 17th March 1974.

 

Registration
c/n
Type
Delivery
Withdrawn
Notes

HB-ITL

212

529FR

01Apr71

17Mar74

 

 

 

Swissair (Schweiz Luftverkehr AG).(SR/SWR)

Zurich

Swissair leased a Series 207AJ from British Eagle International Ltd from April to November 1967, this being replaced by a Series 301AG from the same source until the end of April 1968. These aircraft were operated on scheduled routes from Zürich to Brussels, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Hannover, London-Heathrow, Nice and Prague.  In addition, the aircraft operated on behalf of SAS by British Eagle flew a daily evening sector from Zürich to Copenhagen on behalf of Swissair.  The company later leased a Series 501EX from British United Airways Ltd from April to the end of October 1970.  This aircraft was used on once daily scheduled routes from Zürich to Nice and Stuttgart and to Manchester via Rotterdam.  This last aircraft also flew a weekly charter from Manchester to Basel on behalf of Balair from early May to mid October 1970.

 

Registration
c/n
Type
Delivery
Withdrawn
Notes

G-ATPK

034

301AG

13Nov67

28Apr68

Lsd from British Eagle

G-ATPL
035
301AG
04Aug67
01Mar68
Lsd from British Eagle
G-ATVH

040

207AJ

01Apr67

14Nov67

Lsd from British Eagle

G-AWYS

175

501EX

23Apr70

31Oct70

Lsd from British United

 

TURKEY

 

Air Alfa, Hava Yollari, ve Tic A.S. - (H7/LFA)

Istanbul

Air Alfa leased a single Series 528FL from JARO International of Romania for a three month period in summer 1994 for ad hoc charter flights within Europe.

 

Registration
c/n
Type
Delivery
Withdrawn
Notes

YR-JBB

238

528FL

14May94

Jul94

Lsd from JARO

 

Anadolu Hava Yollari. (GH)

Istanbul

Leased a Series 525FT from TAROM from June to August 1987 to operate on its European routes.

 

Registration
c/n
Type
Delivery
Withdrawn
Notes

TC-AKB

253

525FT

15Jun87

Aug87

Lsd from TAROM

 

Name used on the aircraft:-

TC-AKB Yelhan

 

Istanbul Hava Yollari. (IL)

Istanbul

Istanbul Airlines leased two Series 525FTs from TAROM for the summer season in 1986 and a Series 561RC for the 1988 summer season. The aircraft were employed on charter flights from Turkey to European destinations.

 

Registration
c/n
Type
Delivery
Withdrawn
Notes

TC-AKA

255

525FT

18May86

Oct86

Lsd from TAROM

TC-ARI

253

525FT

15May86

Jun86

Lsd from TAROM

YR-BRA

401

561RC

01Jul88

Oct88

Lsd from TAROM

 

Marmara Hava Yollari Airlines.

Marmara operated one Series 525FT on lease from TAROM in May and June 1986 on charter flights to Turkey from European points.

 

Registration
c/n
Type
Delivery
Withdrawn
Notes

TC-JCP

254

525FT

15May86

Jun86

Lsd from TAROM

 

Name used on the aircraft:-

TC-JCP Yelhan

YUGOSLAVIA

 

Adria Airways. (JP/IAA)

Ljubljana

Known as Inex-Adria Aviopromet until May 1986, this company initially leased a single Series 525FT from TAROM for the summer season in 1985. For the 1986 summer season two Series 525FTs were leased from TAROM while the summer season in 1987 three Series 561RCs were leased from the same source. The aircraft were used to fly tourists on package holidays from many European destinations to Yugoslavia.

 

Registration
c/n
Type
Delivery
Withdrawn
Notes

YU-AKN

266

525FT

26Apr85

25Oct85

Lsd from TAROM

YU-ANM

266

525FT

01May86

Oct86

Lsd from TAROM

YU-ANN

272

525FT

31May86

Nov86

Lsd from TAROM

YU-ANR

401

561RC

01May87

30Sep87

Lsd from TAROM

YU-ANS

403

561RC

29Apr87

01Nov87

Lsd from TAROM

YU-ANT

404

561RC

01May87

Dec87

Lsd from TAROM

 

Inex-Adria Aviopromet. – see Adria Airways.

 

JAT – Jugoslovenski Aerotransport. (JU/JAT)

Belgrade

JAT leased a Series 561RC from TAROM in full JAT colours in summer 1989 and again in the summer 1990 period to operate on the company’s European network. It is believed that the second lease was extended to the end of April 1991.

 

Registration
c/n
Type
Delivery
Withdrawn
Notes

YR-BRA

401

561RC

29May89

Dec89

Lsd from TAROM

 

 

 

01Apr90

30Apr91

Lsd from TAROM

 

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