- Philip Davis
Airline Fleet News – 10th December 2020 (Updated 12th Dec)
Updated: Dec 12, 2020
American Airlines (AAL) B737 MAX 8 N323SG (44474 / 7540) BFI to TUL
Chongqing Airlines (CQN) A321NX B-30EL (9365) XFW to NQZ
Federal Express (FedEx) (FDX) B767-300 N189FE (63120 / 1225) PAE to IND
IndiGo (IGO) A320N VT-ISR (10170) XFW to DEL
IndiGo (IGO) A321N X VT-ILB (10190) XFW to DEL
Aer Lingus UK. IAG group are proposing setting up a UK subsidiary of the Irish carrier Aer Lingus (EIN) with the transfer of two A330-3’s and a further addition of A321NX’s at a later date.
American Airlines (AAL) B787-8 N878BG (65998 / 1075) undertook its first flight from Everett (PAE).
Avolon have ferried B737-8 EI-EVZ (40316 / 4227) to Istanbul (SAW) prior to entering service with Anadolu Jet (THY) as TC-JZU.
BA CityFlyer (CFE) have taken delivery of ERJ-190 G-LCAF (19000548) ex China Southern Airlines (CSN) B-3139 and ferried ERJ-190’s G-LCYJ (19000339) and G-LCYK (19000343) to London City (LCY) prior to a return to service.
British Airways (BAW) have ferried A380 G-XLEH (163) to Heathrow (LHR) prior to long-term storage.
Castlelake have ferried B737-7 D-AHXG (35140 / 2575) to Norwich (NWI) for further storage.
Delta Air Lines (DAL) have ferried B717-2’s N987DN (55064 / 5037) to Blytheville (BYH), N972AT (55033 / 5099) and N994AT (55138 / 5104) to San Bernardino (SBD), all for scrapping.
Dynamic Aviation Group have taken delivery of B737-5 N735Z (25289 / 2288) ex SmartAvia (AUL) VP-BRI.
Etihad Airways (ETD) have ferried A330-3 A6-AFF (1245) to Abu Dhabi (AUH) for further storage.
Falko Regional Aircraft have ferried ERJ-175 EI-RDL (17000345) to Maastricht (MST) for further storage.
Galistair Malta (GTR) have reregistered A320 9H-VDS (1757) ex HK-5051 while stored at Valletta (MLA).
HOP! (HOP) are to reduce its operational fleet by retiring all of its CRJ’s and ERJ-145’s. The long-term fleet will consist of 15 ERJ-170’S and 17 ERJ-190’s.
Iberia Express (IBE) have ferried A320 EC-LKG (1047) to Knock (NOC) for scrapping.
LATAM Airlines Brasil (TAM) have ferried A319 PR-MYB (3727) to Tucson (TUS) on return to lessor.
LaudaMotion (LDM) A320 OE-LOQ (3131) has been transferred to Lauda Europe as 9H-LOQ.
Lift (GBB) have taken delivery of A320’s ZS-GAR (053), ZS-GAL (064) and ZS-GAO (067) ex Global Aviation (GBB) who will continue to operate the aircraft on behalf of Lift.
Macquarie AirFinance have ferried A320 VH-VND (3296) to Alice Springs (ASP) for further storage.
Nouvelair Tunisie (LBT) have ferried A320 TS-INB (1177) to Knock (NOC) for scrapping.
Oman Air (OMA) have ferried A330-3 A4O-DZ (1427) to Teruel (TEV) on return to lessor.
TVPX Aircraft Solutions have reregistered EMB-135BJ N904FL (145780) ex G-CRFX while stored at Concord (CCR).