07 January 2023

Aloha Air Cargo's N405YK

Aloha Air Cargo will be taking delivery their first full-liveried 737-400F, with N405YK (c/n 25267, l/n 2131, f/n 405). This 737-436F will be leased from NAS Aircraft Leasing Company, a division of parent company Saltchuk Resources. It's making its way from YHM, and presently at YVR as NAC9405. No date has been set as to when it will arrive at HNL.

25267's History:
Oct 1991: Delivered to British Airways as G-DOCA "River Balinderry" in the Landor livery.
Apr 1999: Painted in the World Tails livery called "Benyhone Scotland".
Jan 2006: Tail section repainted to the standard British Airways livery.
Nov 2014: Withdrawn from service, and stored at VCV.
Oct 2015: Acquired by Automatic LLC, registered as N267AT, and converted to a freighter at TPA.
Oct 2017: Acquired by Cargo Aircraft Management (CAM).
Nov 2017: Leased to West Atlantic UK as G-NPTY.
Feb 2020: Withdrawn from service, returned to CAM, and stored at TPA.
Mar 2020: Leased to Northern Air Cargo as N405YK.
Jly 2020: Acquired by NAS Aircraft Leasing, and put into service.
Jun 2022: Ferried to YHM for heavy maintenance, and repaint for Aloha Air Cargo.

20 Jan 2023 UPDATE
N405YK arrived at HNL today as NAC9405, after a short stint of hauling freight in Alaska for sister-company NAC.

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