Thursday, August 15, 2013

► SOUTH AFRICA: Comair to take delivery of first 737-800 for its British Airways franchise.

Comair LtdSouth Africa's Comair Ltd is set to deploy its first B737-800 (MSN 30403 | ZS - ?) to its British Airways franchise. The aircraft had previously seen service with India's Jet Airways (9W).

Another B737-800 in BA colours (SDomingos)
According to ch-aviation, the aircraft's deployment to the British Airways franchise is a first as previous 737-NG deliveries have centred on the group's Low Cost Carrier subsidiary, kulula (MN). BA-Comair currently operates an ageing fleet of seven B737-300s and eleven B737-400s.

Already in its British Airways livery, the jet is currently parked at Seletar airport in Singapore awaiting its ferry flight to Johannesburg.