01 July 2014

US Airways' N707UW

Our July edition of "HNL RareBirds Classic" features N707UW (msn 949), a former US Airways A319-112, that ferrying through HNL in November 2005, on its way to a new lessee.

949 was originally purchased by GECAS in January 1999, then leased to US Airways as N707UW. In March 2006, it was leased to United Eagle Airlines [EU/UEA] (China) as B-6155. The airline changed its name to Chengdu Airlines in 2010, and B-6155 remained under the new name. In June 2012, it was leased to Hamburg Airways as D-AHHE. In April 2013, TAME [EQ/TAE] (Ecuador) acquired this A319, and registered it as HC-COF.

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