20 May 2012


Southern Cross Aviation is ferrying a former Batavia Air [7P/BTV] (Indonesia) 737-4S3, N594AB (c/n 25594, l/n 2223) to VCV as SXA948, and has made a stop at HNL.  It was registered as PK-YVQ, and is now being returned to its lessor, Wells Fargo Bank Northwest.

25594 was originally purchased by the First Security Bank of Utah, and leased to Malaysia Airlines as 9M-MLJ in February 1992. It was then leased to Istanbul Airlines [IL/IST] as TC-AVA in March 1993. LOT Polish Airlines [LO/LOT] was the next lessee in April 2000 as SP-LLH. AerGo Capital acquired the 737-4S3, and leased it to  Philippine Airlines as EI-CVO in November 2000. Nok Air [DD] (Thailand) was the next lessee, from Indigo, as HS-DDK. Wells Fargo purchased 25594, and leased it to Batavia Air in November 2008.

A big mahalo to team member Lono68 for this early morning photo.