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Monthly Archives: January 1990

British Airways B747-200 G-BMGS Returns to Lessor.

January 31, 1990

British Airways Boeing 747-283B G-BMGS, which was acquired on lease with the purchase of British Caledonian Airways, was returned to its lessor, Aeronautics Leasing, today.

British Airways B767-300ER G-BNWD First Flight.

January 25, 1990

British Airways Boeing 767-336ER G-BNWD made its first flight today.

British Airways L-1011 G-BEAL Returns from Caledonian Lease.

January 21, 1990

British Airways Lockheed TriStar L-1011-1 G-BEAL, which has been on lease to Caledonian Airways since 8th November 1989, was returned to British Airways today.

British Airways BAC1-11 G-AWBL Sold.

January 14, 1990

British Airways BAC1-11 416EK G-AWBL, which has been in storage at Bournemouth since 2nd November 1988, was sold to Birmingham European Airways today.

British Airways B767-300ER G-BNWC First Flight.

January 10, 1990

British Airways Boeing 767-336ER G-BNWC made its first flight today.

British Airways B757-200 G-BPEA Departs on North American Airlines Lease.

January 4, 1990

British Airways Boeing 757-236  G-BPEA, which has been on lease to Caledonian Airways since 7th April 1989 , was subleased to North American Airlines today.  It positioned London Gatwick – New York JFK as KT101P in full Caledonian Airways livery but with ‘NORTH AMERICAN AIRLINES’ titles on its upper mid fuselage.  It still carries the Caledonian Airways name, Loch of the Clans.  Note that although this aircraft was the thirty-fifth Boeing 757-200 to be delivered to British Airways, it was the first of the type they received with a higher Maximum Take-Off Weight powered by the Rolls Royce RB211-535C engine.  These features gave the aircraft a trans-Atlantic operational capability.

British Airways BAC1-11 G-BBME Sold.

January 4, 1990

British Airways BAC1-11 401AK G-BBME which has been in storage at Bournemouth  since 1st November 1988, was sold to Birmingham European Airways today.

Wet Leased B737-300 OY-MMR Becomes Dry Leased G-CMMR.

January 1, 1990

Boeing 737-3L9 OY-MMR, which has been wet leased by British Airways from Maersk Air (Denmark) in full Landor livery with ‘BRITISH AIRWAYS’ titles since 21st October 1988, was dry leased by British Airways and re-registered G-CMMR today.  It continues to operate as part of the British Airways Main Fleet Heathrow.




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