Mokulele Airlines' parent company, Southern Airways Express, is bringing in a pair of Saab 340Bs to compliment their Cessna C208B fleet. They will be assigned to MKK and LNY flights, and cabins configured to accommodate 30 passengers, and be wearing the Southern livery.
The first SF340B is currently registered as N679PA (msn 340B-345), and will be re-registered as N95SA "The Phil LeFevre" . The second SF340B is currently registered as N334CJ (msn 340B-334), and will be re-registered as N79SA "The Phil Trenary.".
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Sep 1993: Delivered to Simmons Airlines as N345SB (f/n SDG), leased from AMR Leasing Corporation, operating for American Eagle.
Mar 1994: Leased to Wings West Airlines, to operate for American Eagle.
May 1998: Leased to American Eagle Airlines.
Oct 2005: Sold to Saab Aircraft Leasing, and leased to Pen Air as N345CV.
Feb 2006: Re-registered as N679PA (f/n 679).
Oct 2010: Sold to Turbo Lease, and lease transferred.
___ 2012: Painted the last Pen Air livery.
Oct 2017: Withdrawn from service, and stored at BGR.
Jan 2018: Ferried to SGF for storage.
Mar 2022: Ferried to DUJ for preparation and testing for Southern Airways Express.
Apr 1993: Delivered to Metroflight as N334AE (f/n SCY), leased from AMR Leasing Corporation, operating for American Eagle.
May 1993: Leased to Simmons Airlines, to operate for American Eagle.
Jun 1994: Leased to Wings West Airlines, to operate for American Eagle.
May 1998: Leased to American Eagle Airlines (f/n 334).
Oct 2002: Sold to Chicago Express Airlines as N312CE (f/n 312), to operate for ATA Connection.
May 2005: Sold to Colgan Air as N334CJ (f/n 334), to operate for Continental Connection.
Oct 2012: Operated by Colgan Air for United Express.
Dec 2013: Sold to Seaborne Airlines (f/n 334).
Feb 2022: Withdrawn from service, and stored at SGF.
Apr 2022: Ferried to CES5 [Centralia, ON] for preparation to Southern Airways Express.