Air Pictorial 1998-03
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??? - Braathens SAFE into the future
Initial fleet equipment comprised Douglas DC-4s, of which LN-HAT was received in February 1947, followed in the 1960s by DC-6s.
Initial fleet equipment comprised Douglas DC-4s, of which LN-HAT was received in February 1947, followed in the 1960s by DC-6s (shown).
Fokker types formed the backbone of the fleet in the 1960-70 period, the F27 shown appearing in service as LN-SUN
Fokker types formed the backbone of the fleet in the 1960-70 period, the F28 ’SUX being one of seven to operate in Braathens colours.
De Havilland Herons flew domestic services in the 1950s, LN-SUB pictured below at Newcastle in 1959.
In August 1997, Braathens SAFE and KLM combined to extend the alliance already in operation between the Dutch airline and Northwest.
Braathens annual ‘Sommerflyet’ promotion results in brightly painted Boeing 737s bringing a touch of colour to the airline’s European services. LN- BRJ is a Series 505 and flew in this scheme in 1994.
The 1,000th anniversary of Trondheim prompted this scheme - also on ’BRJ.
To find out about the airline, just refer to Boeing 737-400 LN-BUF!