Operator - Seychelles Airways
Aircraft - Boeing B737-3E1 (S7-BZA)
- Delivered to Seychelles Airways 31/08/1986
- WFU Stored at SEZ 21/02/1999
- Sold to Meridian Express (CS-OWD) 28/04/2002
- Converted to B737-3E1SF
- Returned to service for Meridian Express
The 737-300 was the first jetliner delivered to Seychellen, known as Seychelles Airways from 1977 to 2010, the airline had two 737 Classics from 1986 to 1998 until being replaced by two 737-700 Next Generation aircraft. The -300s would displace the airline's first aircraft, two Lockheed L188C Electras which would be converted to freighters until their permanent retirement in 2000 where they were sold off and scrapped. Alongside the delivery of S7-BZA and BZB the airline took on side 3 new Dehavilland DHC 6-300 Twin Otters, one of the 3 was fitted with floats to supplement the islands that do not have an airstrip as well as replacing the two Britten Norman Islander Aircraft however one was kept as a trainer for inter-island pilots.