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airbahn Airbus A320 Painted Back into airblue Livery in UK

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N786PB.. by Terry Fletcher, on Flickr

These July 2, 2022, photos show airbahn Airbus A320 registration N786PB painted back into airblue livery at East Midlands Airport - United Kingdom.

ImageN786PB by Terry Fletcher, on Flickr

This Airbus A320 construction number 3974 built in 2009 for airblue was operated by airblue under registration AP-EDA till January 2021.

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Old photo of AP-EDA without sharklets - Photo Muhammad Ali Yazdani

The A320 was transferred to airblue sister company airbahn and registered in USA as N786PB. For some reason, airbahn has not been able to launch flight operations.

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ImageAir Bahn Airbus A320-214 N786PB by GBR Aviation, on Flickr

On June 23, airbahn Airbus A320 aircraft registration N786PB ferried from Ontario International Airport, United States, to Bangor International Airport, United States.

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Source: flightradar24.com

On June 26, airbahn Airbus A320 aircraft registration N786PB ferried from Bangor International Airport, United States, to East Midlands Airport, United Kingdom.

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Source: flightradar24.com

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N786PB AirBhan Airbus A320-214 Taken on June 27, 2022 by David Cook, on Flickr

Now the aircraft is expected to resume serving airblue under Pakistani registration AP-EDA.

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Should it get a new registration as once registration cancelled cannot be reissued
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July 24 photo of airblue Airbus A320 registration N786PB at East Midlands Airport - United Kingdom.

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July 30 photo of airblue Airbus A320 registration N786PB at East Midlands Airport - United Kingdom.

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August 2 photo of airblue Airbus A320 registration N786PB at East Midlands Airport - United Kingdom.

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September 10 photo of airblue Airbus A320 registration N786PB at East Midlands Airport - United Kingdom.

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N786PB Airbus A320 in the colours of Air Blue at EGNX. R Stock Copyright. by Rob Stock, on Flickr

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September 19 photo of airblue Airbus A320 registration N786PB at East Midlands Airport - United Kingdom.

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Re: airbahn Airbus A320 Painted Back into airblue Livery in UK

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This aircraft has spent a significant amount of time grounded. When it was first acquired, it remained in France if my memory serves me right, for a long time. Then it was grounded before it went off to launch as an aircraft for sister airline airbahn (another year or two at least) and now that it has been painted back into AirBlue livery, remains in the UK.

Surely this must be costing the airline money.
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Will it join Air Blue fleet?
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September 26 photo of airblue Airbus A320 registration N786PB at East Midlands Airport - United Kingdom.

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N786PB by QSY on-route, on Flickr

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October 3 photo of airblue Airbus A320 registration N786PB at East Midlands Airport - United Kingdom.

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Abbas Ali wrote: Fri Oct 07, 2022 1:33 pm October 3 photo of airblue Airbus A320 registration N786PB at East Midlands Airport - United Kingdom.
when is AP registration expected?
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October 8, 2022, photo of Airbus A320 registration N786PB being prepared at East Midlands Airport - United Kingdom to re-join airblue fleet under its original Pakistani registration AP-EDA.

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airblue Airbus A320 construction number 3974 built in year 2009 now sporting its original Pakistani registration AP-EDA photographed at East Midlands Airport - United Kingdom where it's being prepared to re-join airblue fleet.

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Re: airbahn Airbus A320 Painted Back into airblue Livery in UK

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Excuse my ignorance however what preparation does this aircraft require? It’s been painted back into AirBlues livery since some time now.