Thursday, September 18, 2014

FLEET UPDATE: AR Jet 737-200 LV-ZYY - Still one 737-200 Flying in Argentina !

AR Jet is an Argentine charter airline based at Buenos Aires Ezeiza (EZE) that was founded in 2010.  It has flown its sole 737-236A, LV-ZYY, (c/n 21799/660) on a limited basis during that time, mostly for soccer teams and fans traveling to matches, such as for the Paraguayan Football Association in October 2013, the Boca Juniors - River Plate match in Cordoba in February 2014, the River Plate - San Lorenzo match in San Luis in May 2014 and other occasions as well. 
It was last spotted in Catamarca (CTC) in northwest Argentina on 31Jul14.

LV-ZYY, which was delivered to British Airways in 1980 as G-BGDJ also flew for Aerolineas Argentinas from 2002 to 2009.  It is believed to be the only 737-200 still in active service in Argentina.  

Photo of the aircraft in full AR Jet colors and titles in 2011:

Photo of LV-ZYY more recently in AR Jet colors but with no titles:


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