Allied Air’s new B737-400F

Allied Air Cargo took delivery of a B737-400 freighter (5N-OTT; ex-N737WF) on 22 January 2013. It’s the first aircraft of this type to join Allied Air’s fleet. The cargo aircraft is painted in DHL/Allied Air Cargo colours. DHL announced in November 2012 that it would base a B734F at Lagos Airport, after obtaining approval from the NCAA to operate domestic cargo flights.

Allied Air Cargo / DHL - B737-400F - 5N-OTT (copyright Superspotter)

Allied Air Cargo / DHL – B737-400F – 5N-OTT (copyright Superspotter)

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7 responses to “Allied Air’s new B737-400F”

  1. Skywalker says :

    Excellent livery, I hope they find other classics to replace the fuel hungry 722’s.

  2. Greg says :

    Although it’s selfish of me, I choose to see the three-holers chug around for a while yet, Skywalker (in other words, let them be!)

    • Alaba says :

      Greg, maybe I can find you a DC3 from the 1930s! South Africa has reengined many with PT6s.

    • Alaba says :

      I do agree that the 727 is a classic especially in the -200adv form. Incredible thrust / weight ratio for its time. Great shape as well. Ok for days of cheaper Jet A1.

  3. skywalker says :

    The 727 remains my favourite aircraft of all time and my wish is to get a type rating someday but since all airlines are having cash flow problems, one hopes they move on to more fuel efficient airframes. Does anyone know the fate of Associated’s 722 (5N-BNQ)?

  4. Alaba says :

    Watch this old clip of a 727 operating for the now defunct Gemini Air. African flying at its best…the condition of this 27 is a sight to behold..

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