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Airline Fleet News – 20th December 2023 (Updated 27th Dec)

Updated: Dec 27, 2023

New Deliveries


airBaltic (BTI)  A220-300  YL-ABT (55255)  YMX to RIX


Breeze Airways (MXY)  A220-300  N227BZ (55239)  BPM to TPA


Delta Air Lines (DAL)  A321NX  N550DN (11734)  BFM to MSP


Iberia (IBE)  A350-900  EC-OES (648)  TLS to MAD


JetSMART (JAT)  A320N  CC-DID (11735)  BFM to SCL


SAS Connect (SZS)  A320N  EI-SCE (11767)  TLS to ARN


SKY Express (SEH)  ATR 72-600  SX-IPO (1676)  TLS to ATH


United Parcel Service (UPS)  B767-300F  N382UP (67971 / 1323)  PAE to SAT





+ Aer Lingus (EIN) ferried A320 EI-DEH (2294) from Shannon (SNN) to Dublin (DUB) after painting.


Air Lease Corporation (ALC) ferried A321N OE-IHX (7746) from Ostrava (OSR) to Ljubljana (LJU) prior to lease to Air Samarkand (UZS).


Airbus (AIB) ferried A350-900 F-WHUH (VT-JRF) (589) from Singapore (SIN) to Toulouse (TLS) after painting, prior to delivery to Air India (AIC) as VT-JRF.


Alaska Airlines (ASA) ferried A321N N921VA (7589) from storage at Greensboro (GSO) to Roswell (ROW) after painting, prior to delivery to American Airlines (AAL).


Astral Aviation (ACP) ferried B757-2F 5Y-PNI (23687 / 106) from Espargos (SID) to Brownsville (BRO). 


Avianca (AVA) ferried A320N N931AV (11714) from Toulouse (TLS) to Keflavik (KEF) prior to entering service.


Aviation Capital Group (ACG) ferried A320 N216FR (4745) from Bangor (BGR) to Cairo (CAI) prior to lease to Indonesia AirAsia (AWQ) as PK-AZY.


Boeing (BOE) ferried B737 MAX 8 N801AK (67802 / 8803) from Boeing Field (BFI) to Everett (PAE) for Alaska Airlines (ASA).


Canadian North (AKT) has taken delivery of B737-7 C-FHNP (34754 / 2172) ex-SAS Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) SE-RJX).


Carlyle Aviation Partners ferried A321-2 LY-BLX (3522) from storage at Alice Springs (ASP) to Colombo (CMB) prior to lease to Sky Angkor Airlines (SWM) as XU-728.


China Air Lines (CAL) ferried B747-4F B-18710 (30767 / 1300) from Taipei (TPE) to Victorville (VCV) for storage.


Coulson Aviation (CUL) ferried B737-3 N601WN (27695 / 2702) from Port Alberni (YPB) to Fort Lauderdale (FLL) after water bomber conversion for the Government of Santiago del Estero.


Delta Air Lines (DAL) A321NX N548DN (11620) made its first flight at Hamburg (XFW) as D-AZWL and ferried B737-9 N952DZ (38737 / 4600) from Jacksonville (VQQ) to Atlanta (ATL) prior to entering service.


easyJet Europe (EJU) ferried A320 OE-IBF (6447) from Prague (PRG) to Stansted (STN).


Ethiopian Airlines (ETH) B737 MAX 8 ET-BAN (62459 / 8797) made its first flight at Renton (RNT) and ferried to Boeing Field (BFI).


Formidion Aviation ferried Dash 8-400 N4408F (4408) from Keflavik (KEF) to Barrie (YLK).


Getjet Airlines (GJT) has taken delivery of A320 LY-NOW (4328) on lease from World Star Aviation, ex-Airhub Airlines (GJM) 9H-HUB and continued its wet-lease to AZAL Azerbaijan Airlines (AHY).


Global Jet Aruba (GJW) has taken delivery of A320 ACJ P4-HSJ (5255) ex-Qatar Amiri Flight (QAF) A7-HSJ.


Hong Kong Airlines (CRK) has taken delivery of A330-3 B-LHJ (1532) ex-Hainan Airlines (CHH) B-5950 and ferried from storage at Haikou (HAK) to Hong Kong (HKG) prior to entering service.


Iberia (IBE) re-registered A340-6 G-ECLK (1079) ex EC-LEV while stored at Ciudad Real (CQM), prior to delivery to European Aviation (EAF).


JetBlue Airways (JBU) A220-300 N3156J (55257) made its first flight at Mobile (BFM) as C-GPQI.


Juneyao Airlines (DKH) A320N B-32EY (11465) made its first flight at Tianjin (TSN) as B-000G.


Kangala Air Express has taken delivery of ATR 72-500 XT-AMI (722) ex-Air Corsica (CCM) F-GRPI while stored at Francazal (LFBF).


Naysa (NAY) has taken delivery of ATR 72-600’s EC-NGG (1587) and EC-NMF (1661) ex-Binter Canarias (IBB).


Qantas (QFA) ferried A330-2F VH-EBE (842) from Dresden (DRS) to Busan (PUS) after freighter conversion.


Qatar Airways (QTR) ferried A350-900 A7-ALC (009) from Shannon (SNN) to Doha (DOH) after painting.


SmartLynx (ART) ferried A320 YL-LDF (4061) from Karlovy Vary (KLV) to Delhi (DEL) prior to wet-lease to IndiGo (IGO) and A321-2 YL-LDS (5074) from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Istanbul (SAW) prior to wet-lease to AnadoluJet.


Solenta Aviation Gabon (SVG) ferried ATR 72-500F TR-LJQ (814) from storage at Lagos (LOS) to Libreville (LBV) prior to entering service.


Toyo Aviation (TOY) has taken delivery of EMB-135BJ YR-TRE (14501173) ex-Bestavia Holdings Limited P4-PAW and ferried from Riga (RIX) to Bucharest (BBU) prior to entering service.


TUIfly Belgium (JAF) ferried B737-8 OO-TUV (36883 / 3709) from Brussels (BRU) to Milwaukee (MKE) prior to wet-lease to GlobalX Airlines (GXA).


Tunisair (TAR) has taken delivery of A320 TS-ITD (4851) on lease from Merx Aviation, ex-Alaska Airlines (ASA) while stored at Lake City (LCQ).


UMB Bank ferried A321-2F N420MB (961) from Lake City (LCQ) to Keflavik (KEF) after freighter conversion.


United Airlines (UAL) ferried B737-8 N26226 (28935 / 171) from Amarillo (AMA) to Houston (IAH) after painting and B737 MAX 8 N47330 (67588 / 8804) made its first flight at Renton (RNT) and ferried to Boeing Field (BFI).


Vx Capital Partners ferried B737-4F N468VX (28867 / 2879) from storage at Hamilton (YHM) to Goodyear (GYR).



Maintenance Flights


Aegean Airlines (AEE) ferried A320 SX-DND (6989) from Athens (ATH) to Ostrava (OSR) and A321-2 SX-DVZ (3820) from Ostrava (OSR) to Athens (ATH).


Air France (AFR) ferried A350-900 F-HTYT (578) from Hahn (HHN) to Paris (CDG).


Austrian Airlines (AUA) ferried A320 OE-LBL (2009) from Tallinn (TLL) to Vienna (VIE).


Binter Canarias (IBB) ferried E195-E2 EC-NEZ (19020023) from Alverca (AVR) to Gran Canaria (LPA).


Cityjet (BCY) ferried CRJ-900 EI-FPG (15406) from Ljubljana (LJU) to Copenhagen (CPH).


Dana Air (DAN) ferried B737-3 5N-DNB (27721 / 2915) from Naples (NAP) to Lagos (LOS).


Lufthansa (DLH) ferried A330-3 D-AIKR (1314) from Manila (MNL) to Frankfurt (FRA).


+ Ryanair (RYR) ferried B737 MAX 8-200 EI-IGK (67075 / 8564) from Stansted (STN) to Shannon (SNN).


Swiftair (SWT) ferried ATR 42-300F EC-IVP (231) from Ostrava (OSR) to Madrid (MAD).


TUIfly (TUI) ferried B737-8 D-ATUF (34687 / 1907) from Istanbul (SAW) to Hannover (HAJ).


Wizz Air (WZZ) ferried A321NX HA-LVH (9164) from Katowice (KTW) to Bydgoszcz (BZG).

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