Saturday, March 5, 2011

Photo of the Day / Insel Air MD-82

Insel Air MD-82 (48021/1078) PJ-MDB arrives at Philipsburg/St. Maarten-Princess Juliana Airport (SXM/TNCM) St. Maarten. The aircraft was originally delivered to Austrian Airlines as OE-LDX "Tirol" on February 28, 1983 as an MD-81, it was converted to -82 status in December 1990. In December 1999 Austrian Airlines sold the aircraft to CAL DEL (48021) Inc. and was immediatly leased to Spirit Airlines as N812NK. It served with Spirit Airlines until being sold to Safair on January 27, 2005 then leased to Comair as ZS-OPU and operated in the Kulula livery. The aircraft has been operating with Insel Air since late 2008.
(Photo by Nik French)

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