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9A-CTN first passenger flight for Croatia Airlines
Written by Bruno Habus.
The new Airbus A319, reg. 9A-CTN, the latest addition to Croatia Airlines fleet, takes off on its first flight today. The aircraft departed on the flight no. OU 470 to Paris at 09:00, and according to the available information today it will operate one more rotation, to Dobrovnik.
The Airbus A319-112 with a serial number c/n 5085 was built in March 2012 for a German airline Germania (ST/GMI). It was the last Airbus A319 built for Germania and it was registered under D-ASTC. After Germania went bankrupt in February 2019, this aircraft was taken over by HiFly (5K/HFY) and included in its Maltese subsidiary HiFly Malta (5M/HFM), with registration 9H-LOL. During summer last year it operated mainly regular charter flights from Toulouse to Hamburg - Finkenwerder Airport for employers of Airbus Industrie. According to our earlier sources, this aircraft was supposed to be taken over by Volotea (V7/VOE).
Aircraft arrived in Croatia on the 13th of May 2020, and since all necessary works on it have been done, it has been stored.