MvN's Boeing 757 Website


Line number0526
Type2Y0 F
EnginesRolls Royce RB211-535E4
Mode SAD9302
19/01/1993G-OOOXroll out.
09/02/1993G-OOOXfirst flight.
24/02/1993G-OOOXdel GPA Group (later named GECAS).
24/02/1993G-OOOXlt & rgd to Air 2000 Ltd.
25/02/1993G-OOOXarr Manchester on ferry flight from U.S.A.
26/02/1993G-OOOXfirst service: Manchester-Luxor.
27/12/1994G-OOOXdep Manchester on ferry flight to Brasil.
28/12/1994G-OOOXsub-lt Dinar Lineas Aereas.
31/12/1994G-OOOXin service: Buenos Aires-Rosario-Florianopolis-Buenos Aires.
07/03/1995G-OOOXret Air 2000 in basic Air 2000 c/s with "Dinar" titles; ferried Buenos Aires-Ilha do Sal-Manchester.
11/03/1995G-OOOXat Salzburg in Air 2000 c/s without titles.
17/01/1996G-OOOXdep Manchester with "Stanford" titles on a month long charter taking former students of the American Stanford University on a round the world tour.
20/10/1996G-OOOXferried Southend-Eindhoven; for repaint.
30/10/1996G-OOOXferried Eindhoven-London/Gatwick in new Air 2000 c/s (first aircraft in new c/s).
11/01/1997G-OOOXat London/Stansted with additional "American Museum of Natural History" titles; chartered by the museum on a month long tour of Africa.
03/02/1997G-OOOXflew Marrakesh-London/Gatwick; "American Museum of Natural History" titles removed and "TCS Expeditions" titles applied.
04/02/1997G-OOOXdep London/Gatwick on a world tour.
24/05/1997G-OOOXat Salzburg in full Air 2000 c/s.
14/01/1998G-OOOXat Manchester in basic Air 2000 c/s with "TCS" titles on tail and nose; ferried Manchester-London/Gatwick.
07/02/1998G-OOOXat London/Gatwick with "TCS" titles on the tail and "TCS Expeditions" titles on nose; named "Explorer I".
00/04/1998G-OOOXconverted back to full seating after operations for TCS Expeditions.
08/04/1998G-OOOXin service: Manchester-Ibiza.
31/10/1998G-OOOXat Muscat in basic Air 2000 c/s with "TCS Expeditions" titles.
23/11/1998G-OOOXtfd to AerFi Group; lease to Air 2000 continues.
09/01/1999G-OOOXat Salzburg in full Air 2000 c/s.
27/10/1999G-OOOXlast service: Paphos-Manchester.
02/11/1999G-OOOXat Manchester with "Zegrahm Expeditions" titles; ferried Manchester-London/Luton as AMM068F.
00/12/1999G-OOOXrepainted with "TCS Expeditions" titles.
08/12/1999G-OOOXferried Manchester-Winnipeg-Los Angeles.
00/12/2000G-OOOXsub-lt Dinar Lineas Aereas in Air 2000 c/s with small "Dinar" titles near nose.
00/00/2001G-OOOXret Air 2000.
00/08/2002G-OOOXat Kerkyra in 1998 Air 2000 c/s.
19/12/2002G-OOOXat Manchester in 2002 Air 2000 c/s.
05/02/2003G-OOOXat Phnom Penh in Air 2000 c/s with "TCS Expeditions" titles.
15/02/2003G-OOOXat Manchester in full Air 2000 c/s.
13/01/2004G-OOOXAir 2000 renamed First Choice Airways.
03/04/2004G-OOOXat Salzburg with "First Choice" titles.
22/02/2007G-OOOXat London/Gatwick with 'red nose' stickers, red nose cone and "Official Holiday Partner of Red Nose Day 2007" titles on forward fuselage.
09/08/2008G-OOOXrgd to Thomson Airways Ltd.
01/11/2008G-OOOXFirst Choice Airways merged with Thomsonfly into Thomson Airways.
16/12/2008G-OOOXregistration cancelled.
16/12/2008C-FLOXsub-lt & rgd to Skyservice Airlines Inc.; ferried London/Luton-Winnipeg as SSV394.
30/04/2009C-FLOXferried Toronto-Amsterdam as SSV390 in white fuselage c/s with "Arkefly" titles, blue tail c/s with Arkefly logo; small "operated by Skyservice on behalf of Arkefly" titles near front door.
01/05/2009C-FLOXsub-lt Arkefly.
26/10/2009C-FLOXret Skyservice Airlines; ferried Amsterdam-Toronto.
23/11/2009C-FLOXat Toronto in white fuselage c/s with "Skyservice" titles and blue tail c/s with Arkefly logo.
09/01/2010C-FLOXat Toronto in white fuselage c/s with "Skyservice" titles and blue tail c/s with Arkefly logo; Signature logo on aft fuselage with "" titles below logo.
30/03/2010C-FLOXlast service: Santa Clara-Toronto as SSV3007.
31/03/2010C-FLOXSkyservice Airlines suspended operations due to financial difficulties.
16/04/2010C-FLOXret Thomson Airways; ferried Winnipeg-Keflavik-Prestwick-Manchester (arrived 20/04/2010).
28/04/2010C-FLOXregistration cancelled.
29/04/2010G-OOOXrgd to Thomson Airways Ltd.
15/05/2010G-OOOXat Manchester in full First Choice Airways c/s (never got Thomson Airways livery).
30/10/2012G-OOOXlast service: Arrecife-Manchester as TOM2251.
12/12/2012G-OOOXregistration cancelled.
12/12/2012N974FDbt & rgd to Federal Express Corporation (from AerCo Ltd).
13/12/2012N974FDferried Manchester-Bangor-Victorville as FDX9083 (arrived 14/12/2012).
08/03/2013N974FDferried Victorville-Anchorage-Osaka/Kansai-Singapore/Seletar as FDX9089 (arrived 10/03/2013); for conversion to freighter.
09/08/2013N974FDferried Singapore/Seletar-Osaka/Kansai-Anchorage-Memphis as FDX9086 (arrived 11/08/2013); after conversion to freighter; "974".
30/07/2014N974FDat Norfolk; named "Eva".
28/09/2023N974FDlast service: Huntington/HTS-Memphis/MEM as FDX826; ferried Memphis/MEM-Victorville/VCV as FDX9030; for storage and possible part out/scrapping.
Marcel van Noordenne

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