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Airline Fleet News – 18th October 2022 (Updated 30th Oct)

Updated: Oct 30, 2022

New Deliveries

AerCap A320N OE-IMS (10803) (S) TLS

Alaska Airlines (ASA) B737 MAX 9 N946AK (44085 / 8336) BFI to OAK

All Nippon Airways (ANA) B787-10 JA902A (62686 / 1062) PAE to HND

American Airlines (AAL) A321NX N462AA (11057) BFM to SAT

Chengdu Airlines (UEA) A320-2 B-329W (8845) LFBF to CTU

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines (KLM) B787-10 PH-BKL (42501 / 1130) CHS to AMS

United Airlines (UAL) B737 MAX 8 N47281 (62535 / 7692) PAE to SEA


AerCap has re-registered B737-8 N30733 (30733 / 2452) ex VP-CKU while at Xiamen (XMN) for freighter conversion.

Aero Nomad (ANK) has taken delivery of A320 EX-32011 (1895) on lease from Sky One, ex-Cobrajet (COB) SU-CJA.

Air Arabia (ABY) has ferried A321-2 A6-ATG (7833) from storage at Ostrava (OSR) to Sharjah (SHJ) prior to entering service.

Air Cairo (MSC) has taken delivery of A320N SU-BUX (10791) on lease from AerCap ex OE-ITD.

Air Lease Corporation (ALC) has re-registered B737 MAX 8’s OE-IGU (43306 / 7672) ex YR-MXB, OE-IGN (43309 / 7762) ex YR-MXA and OE-IGO (43331 / 8138) ex YR-MXE while stored at Prague (PRG), prior to lease to LOT – Polish Airlines (LOT).

Airbus (AIB) has ferried A320N F-WWTK (B-323L) (10188) from Toulouse (TLS) to Francazal (LFBF) for Sichuan Airlines (CSC) and A321NX D-AVZJ (11060) from Hamburg (XFW) to Maastricht (MST) for painting for Wizz Air (WZZ).

Batik Air (BTK) has taken delivery of B737-8 PK-BGK (41798 / 5049) on lease from AerCap, ex-Garuda Indonesia (GIA) PK-GNK.

BBAM Aircraft Leasing has ferried A330-3 OE-ITB (1609) from Shannon (SNN) to Amman (AMM)

BOC Aviation has ferried A320 OE-IAO (4961) from storage at Naples (NAP) to Istanbul (IST) prior to lease to Air Sial (SIF) as AP-BOR.

Boeing (BOE) has ferried B737 MAX 8’s N1784B (60388 / 7591) from Victorville (VCV) to Boeing Field (BFI) prior to delivery to Bonza Airline (BNZ) as VH-UBI, N5573P (43799 / 7851) from Moses Lake (MWH) to Victorville (VCV) for Oman Air (OMA) and N17285 (61853 / 7318), N47280 (64614 / 7891) from Boeing Field (BFI) to Goodyear (GYR) for United Airlines (UAL).

Delta Air Lines (DAL) has taken delivery of B737-9 N939DG (38684 / 4266) ex-Lion Air (LNI) PK-LKO.

Federal Express (FedEx) (FDX) B767-300F N291FE (63134 / 1287) has made its first flight at Everett (PAE).

Flybe Leasing has ferried ERJ-175 2-RLBX (17000329) from Guernsey (GCI) to Maastricht (MST).

GECAS has ferried A319 VP-BTV (1078) from Vienna (VIE) to Orlando (MCO).

Go First (GOW) A320N VT-WDC (11130) has made its first flight at Toulouse (TLS) as F-WWBN.

Hi Fly (HFY) has ferried A330-900 CS-TKY (1929) from storage at Beja (BYJ) to Naples (NAP).

Hong Kong Express (HKE) has ferried A321-2 B-LEK (8347) from storage at Alice Springs (ASP) to Hong Kong (HKG).

Icelandair (ICE) has ferried B737 MAX 8’s TF-ICO (44358 / 7410) from Keflavik (KEF) to Norwich (NWI) for painting and TF-ICL (60009 / 7460) from Norwich (NWI) to Keflavik (KEF) after painting.

*Jet2 (EXS) has placed an order for a further 35 A320N family aircraft with 36 options for further purchase, bringing the total to 98 A320N family aircraft on order, with 48 options.

Northern Pacific Airways has re-registered B757-2 N628NP (27809 / 673) ex N200UU and ferried from storage at Ontario (ONT) to Kahului (OGG).

Olympic Air (OAL) has ferried ATR 72-600 SX-OBN (1073) from Athens (ATH) to Exeter (EXT) for painting.

Pembroke Aircraft Leasing has ferried B737-8 VP-BJK (30147 / 3327) from Honolulu (HNL) to Blytheville (BYH) prior to lease to Flybondi (FBZ) as LV-KEF.

SmartLynx Estonia (MYX) has ferried A320’s ES-SAY (2689) from Chateauroux (CHR) to Lagos (LOS) prior to wet-lease to Air Peace (APK) and ES-SAZ (3308) from Newquay (NQY) to Riga (RIX).

Tianjin Airlines (GCR) A320N B-000V (11157) has made its first flight at Tianjin (TSN).

TVPX Trust Services has ferried ERJ-190 N946UW (19000072) from Honolulu (HNL) to Majuro (MAJ) prior to delivery to Alliance Airlines (UTY) for operations for QantasLink.

Viva Air Colombia (VVC) A320N HK-5405 (11106) has made its first flight at Toulouse (TLS) as F-WWIT.

Wizz Air Malta (WMT) A321NX 9H-WAB (11016) has made its first flight at Hamburg (XFW) as D-AVXU.

Maintenance Flights

easyJet Europe (EJU) has ferried A320 OE-IVC (7372) from Luqa (MLA) to Milan (MXP).

Eurowings Discover (OCN) has ferried A320 D-AIUY (7355) from Luqa (MLA) to Frankfurt (FRA).

Lufthansa (DLH) has ferried A320 D-AIZM (5203) from Berlin (BER) to Munich (MUC).

Swiftair (SWT) has ferried B737-3F EC-KLR (23766 / 1375) from Sofia (SOF) to Marseille (MRS).

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