Airbus A320. 2011 - History

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Airbus A-320

History

The Airbus A-320 is a medium-sized passenger plane. The Airbus A-320 is a family of aircraft consisting of A-318, A-319, A-320, A-321. On August 22, 1987, in France, he made the first flight of the A-320 prototype. On April 29, 2011, the first A-320 aircraft was delivered to the Polish aviation company.

Airbus A-320 SP-HAC. 2015 year. Photo by Karol Placha Hetman
Airbus A-320 SP-HAC. 2015 year. Photo by Karol Placha Hetman

Description for the photo: The A-320 aircraft MSN 739 was built in Toulouse in October 1997. Model A-320-233, with 180 seats. On November 19, 1997, he was delivered to the carrier ACES Colombia (Colombia), with registration VP-BVA. From December 11, 2004, used by the carrier Valuair (Singapore), with registration 9V-VLC. From 23 June 2006, used by the carrier Lotus Air (Egypt), with registration SU-LBH. In May 2011, the plane found its way to the leasing company Aircastle, in the USA with registration N413AC. From March 10, 2012, used by the Polish carrier Small Planet Airlines, with registration SP-HAC. Small Planet Airlines was a mixed capital charter airline; Polish, Lithuanian and German. The line developed very well, but in 2018 it went bankrupt as a result of a bad market assessment. From September 9, 2018, the plane flew with the LY-SPJ registration (Lithuania). In November 2018, the aircraft was decommissioned.

Airbus A-319 SP-IBA. 2012 year. Photo by Karol Placha Hetman
Airbus A-319 SP-IBA. 2012 year. Photo by Karol Placha Hetman

Description of the photo: The A-319 aircraft No. 3865 was built in Hamburg in April 2009. Model A-319-112, with 150 seats. On April 20, 2009, it was delivered to the carrier Air Berlin (Germany), with registration D-ABGS. From June 15, 2012, used by OLT Express Poland (Poland), with registration SP-IBA. After the collapse of the OLT Express Poland line, the plane returned to Air Berlin, with the previous registration. From February 2017, the aircraft was operated by Eurowings, still with the D-ABGS registration. From December 2017, the aircraft was used by Ceska Letecka Servisni (Czech Republic), with registration 9H-AGN. Since January 2018, the aircraft has been used by the Hungarian Air Force, with nb 605, as a government aircraft (Hungary).

Written by Karol Placha Hetman