c/n 1042

Model 1649A-98-17 Starliner D-ALOL

Delivered to Lufthansa as D-ALOL on 17 January 1958.

D-ALOL guarded by two Comet 4s at New York Idlewild, October 1959, Clinton H. Groves Collection.

Nominally transferred to Deutscher Flugdienst, Condor, on 1 March 1960, but retained Lufthansa colors. Was also used by Lufthansa when required. Leased to World Airways as N45520 from 5 October 1962 until 21 February 1964.

Very nice photograph of LX-LGX taken at London Gatwick 21 August 1967,
Scott Henderson Collection.

Preserved at Johannesburg.

ZS-DVJ Trek Airways
March 64 - May 67

ZS-DVJ Trek Airways
March 64 - May 67

ZS-DVJ Trek Airways
March 64 - May 67

LX-LGX Luxair
May 67 - June 1968

ZS-DVJ Trek Airways
June 68 - April 69

Delivered ex World Airways directly to Trek Airways as ZS-DVJ on 21 February 1964. Used as 101-Seater.

Here seen at Johannesburg in late 1964, wearing rare Trek Lugdiens titles on fuselage, Zoggavia Collection.

Converted end 1965 to 10 First, 56 Tourist Class configuration for South African Airways. Leased to SAA 7 May 1965 until 28 September 1965 and used on the Johannesburg - Perth, Australia route. Back to 101-Seater configuration.

Photo taken in 1965,
Scott Henderson Collection.

Delivered to Luxair 18 May 1967 as LX-LGX and painted in Luxair colors.

Here seen before repainting at Luxembourg May 1967, Zoggavia Collection.

Luxair operated the Starliner on the Luxembourg - Johannesburg route in the beginning, later mainly as feeder to and from  London Gatwick.

Here seen on a splendid day at London Gatwick in 1967, Scott Henderson Collection.

Re-registered again to ZS-DVJ and operated by Trek Airways from 10 June 1968 until April 1969. Sold to W.J. Pelser and cancelled finally from ZS- register May 1972. Sold to SAA for preservation in 1978.

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Photo taken at Johannesburg in early 1969, Scott Henderson Collection.