|N297SK lands at Townsville on Wednesday|
N297SK was spotted arriving into Townsville Airport late on Wednesday 19 October from Palau where it spent the night. On Thursday 20 October, the ERJ-140LR ferried South to Brisbane. During the delivery flight it was noted using the flight number and callsign of JG99 ("JetGo 99").
|N297SK at Brisbane|
VH-ZJG / N297SK (cn 145522) is the first of two 44-seat ERJ-140LRs (ERJ-135KL) due for delivery to JetGo with the other identified as N295SK (cn 145513) which will wear the Australian registration marking of VH-ZJE. It is expected to arrive in Australia in late-November.
|N297SK at Chicago in 2012 (David Osborn / https://www.flickr.com/)|
Presently, JetGo flys three 37-seat Embraer ERJ-135LRs - VH-JTG, VH-JGB and VH-JZG - on its regular public transport (RPT) and Fly-in Fly-out (FIFO) networks across three states along Australia’s east coast.
The oldest aircraft in the fleet VH-JTG (file photos shown above) is expected to be off-lease in the coming weeks with probable departure overseas soon after.
Photos taken by 'Shinpow16', Lloyd Fox, Micah S and Dave ©