ex N119UA ferried to HKG from VCV prepare for delivery to Atlas Air

June 19, 2019

ex United Airlines (N119UA) ferried to Hong Kong from Victorville via Los Angles on June 19, 2019.
N119UA was retirement from United Airlines on October 2017 and stored at VCV since then.

This time N119UA ferried to Hong Kong prepare for delivery to Atlas Air already registered for N480MC.
It used call sign for 5Y9223 on this flight. It might be maintenance at HAECO and painted to full color of Atlas Air.

And they are planning to use for passenger not planning to convert for freighter.
Maybe they will use the similar operation with N464MC and other passenger aircraft.

Aircraft Information

N119UA – Boeing 747-422 – Atlas Air / First Delivered on March 1999 to United Airlines (N119UA) and will change the registration for N480MC