VV701 From United Kingdom, joined Aug 2005, 7743 posts, RR: 17 Posted (2 years 11 months 3 weeks 1 day 2 hours ago) and read 1626 times:
Looking at the photo of G-GSSC of Global Supply Systems below on the right I noticed that the former small ‘Operated for British Airways World Cargo’ titles visible below the aircraft’s flight-deck windows in the photo on the left had been removed:
At first I thought that this was in preparation for the return of this aircraft to Atlas Air when GSS took delivery of their new 748Fs. But I then discovered that at least since 17 November when this aircraft operated AMS-FRA-DXB as EK9972 and up until 29 December when it was ferried DXB-MSE (GSS329) and parked, GSS have been operating it on behalf of EK as confirmed here:
na From Germany, joined Dec 1999, 10818 posts, RR: 9
Reply 2, posted (2 years 11 months 3 weeks 23 hours ago) and read 1362 times:
Quoting Ronaldo747 (Reply 1): After deliveries of the 747-8Fs, all 744 G-GSSA/B/C will going back to Atlas. It will be interesting to see the future assignment of the three aircraft. Can anybody shed light on this?
All three have already been handed back to Atlas Air, one receiving its original registration, two have received new registrations. I assume they will replace Classics in the fleet.