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Eritrean Airlines 'Busy Bee'  
User currently offlineETStar From Canada, joined Jan 2004, 2103 posts, RR: 7
Posted (10 years 6 months 1 day 9 hours ago) and read 2490 times:

I read in this non-aviation news item that Eritrean Airlines has received an additional aircraft (second to the 763 they got) which has been dubbed "Busy Bee". However, the article does not mention the type and was wondering if anyone had any details about it...

Thx

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User currently offlineTitch From United Kingdom, joined Apr 2004, 329 posts, RR: 4
Reply 1, posted (10 years 6 months ago) and read 2465 times:

ETStar,

Apparently, Eritrean have just taken delivery of an ex-QANTAS 767-200 (c/n 23309), and have re-reg'd it as E3-AAQ. It used to fly for QANTAS as VH-EAM.


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User currently offlineDkny From Ethiopia, joined Mar 2004, 714 posts, RR: 2
Reply 2, posted (10 years 5 months 4 weeks 1 day 3 hours ago) and read 2330 times:

Yes indeed. And this aircraft was purchased not leased.

User currently offlineQm001 From Portugal, joined Mar 2004, 282 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (10 years 5 months 4 weeks 1 day 3 hours ago) and read 2324 times:

Hi all,

It seems as though there is a lot of money floating around Eritrean these days. I must admit that they are not half bad airline. They were on time from Amsterdam and their service was equal to if not better than most US carriers!
Way to go...

Kind regards,

QM001 (167 Air Malawi)



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User currently offlineETStar From Canada, joined Jan 2004, 2103 posts, RR: 7
Reply 4, posted (10 years 5 months 3 weeks 2 days 7 hours ago) and read 2229 times:

Where can I get additional up to date information about this and other recent purchases for any aircraft by any airline?

User currently offlineBackfire From Germany, joined Oct 2006, 0 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (10 years 5 months 3 weeks 2 days 7 hours ago) and read 2215 times:

Air Transport Intelligence reported in May that Eritrean was getting a 767-200 as well as a 737-300 afterwards.

User currently offlineTs-ior From Tunisia, joined Oct 2001, 3492 posts, RR: 6
Reply 6, posted (10 years 5 months 3 weeks 1 day 23 hours ago) and read 2145 times:


Do you remember the Scandinavian airline "BusyBee" ?

It operated 732s in the 80s and it had a bee as a logo !!!


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