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Airline Fleet News – 20th June 2023 (Updated 4th Jul)

Updated: Jul 4, 2023

New Deliveries

China Southern Airlines (CSN) A350-900 B-32ED (598) TSN to CAN

Jetstar Airways (JST) A321NX VH-OFW (11380) XFW to MEL

Spring Airlines (CQH) A320N B-32D5 (11098) TSN to PVG

United Airlines (UAL) B737 MAX 8 N37305 (7560 / 8626) BFI to GSO


Aero-K (EOK) has taken delivery of A320 HL8540 (3136) on lease from Fortress Transportation (FTAI), ex- Sunrise Airways (KSZ) 9H-VDO, while stored at Hamilton (YHM).

Air Transat (TSC) has ferried A321-2 C-GEXB (2599) for storage at Hyderabad (HYD) to Dubai (DWC) prior to entering service.

Aircastle has ferried B737-8 N782AC (34799 / 2044) from storage at Goodyear (GYR) to Miami (MIA) for freighter conversion.

Avianca (AVA) A320N F-WWBE (11584) has made its first flight at Toulouse (TLS).

Avion Express Malta (MLH) has taken delivery of A320 9H-SWJ (4736) on lease from Merx Aviation while stored at Rzeszow (RZE), ex-Wizz Air (WZZ) HA-LWL.

Copa Airlines (CMP) B737 MAX 9 HP-9925CMP (44185 / 8654) has made its first flight at Renton (RNT) and ferried to Boeing Field (BFI).

easyJet (EZY) has taken delivery of A320 G-EJCH (4316) on lease from Air Lease Corporation (ALC), ex-easyJet Europe (EJU) OE-IZB.

easyJet Europe (EJU) has ferried A320 OE-IDX (5926) from storage at Francazal (QYF) to Erfurt (ERF) prior to entering service.

Falko Aircraft Leasing has ferried BAe ATP(F) 5Y-CKW (2005) from storage at Malmo (MMX) to Sharm el-Sheikh (SSH) prior to delivery to Transafrican Air.

FitsAir (EXV) has ferried A320 4R-EXS (4552) from Colombo (CMB) to Riyadh (RUH) prior to wet-lease to flyadeal (FAD).

Fly2Sky (VAW) has ferried A321-2 LZ-FSC (1711) from storage at Shannon (SNN) to Sofia (SOF) prior to entering service.

Gulf Air (GFA) A321NX A9C-XA (11243) has made its first flight at Hamburg (XFW) as D-AVYD.

Icelandair (ICE) has ferried B737 MAX 8 TF-ICH (42831 / 6920) from storage at Prague (PRG) to Keflavik (KEF) prior to entering service.

Nordic Aviation Capital (NAC) has ferried ERJ-175 OY-YEC (17000350) from Zurich (ZRH) to Warsaw (WAW) prior to lease to Star Air (SDG).

SKY Leasing has re-registered B737 MAX 8 N106SL (42825 / 6396) ex OE-LAI, while stored at Marana (MZJ).

Sun Country Airlines (SCX) has taken delivery of B737-8 N851SY (37256 / 4416) ex-TUI Airways (TOM) G-TAWR.

United Airlines (UAL) B737 MAX 8 N17310 (67566 / 8638) has made its first flight at Renton (RNT) and ferried to Victorville (VCV) for painting.

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Air Algerie (DAH) has ordered 8x B737 MAX 9 and 2x B737-800F aircraft.

Air India (AIC) has finalised its order for 540 aircraft –

140x A320N

70x A321N

6x A350-900

34x A350-100

190x B737 MAX + 50 options

20x B787-9 + 20 options

10x B777-9

American Airlines (AAL) has ordered 7x ERJ-175 aircraft to be operated by Envoy Air (ENY).

Avolon has ordered 40x B737 MAX 8 aircraft.

Azorra Aviation has agreed to exercise its purchase rights for 15x E195-E2 aircraft, bringing its total orders for the type to 35 aircraft.

Azul Linhas Aereas Brasileiras (AZU) has ordered 3x ATR 72-600 aircraft, plus 2 options.

Berjaya Air (BVT) has ordered 2x ATR 72-600 aircraft.

Binter Airlines (IBB) has ordered 6x E195-E2 aircraft.

China Airlines (CAL) has ordered 8x B787-9 aircraft, plus a further 8 options. Additionally China Airlines have converted six previous B787-9 aircraft ordered to B787-10 aircraft. The total B787 aircraft on order 18x B787-9 & 6x 787-10.

Cyprus Airways (CYP) has ordered 2x A220-300 aircraft on a lease agreement with Air Lease Corporation (ALC).

El Al Israel Airlines (ELY) has ordered 2x B787-9 aircraft on a lease agreement with AerCap.

Mandarin Airlines (MDA) has ordered 6x ATR 72-600 aircraft.

Philippine Airlines (PAL) has ordered 9x A350-100 aircraft, plus 3 options of the type.

Porter Airlines (POE) has ordered 10x E195-E2 aircraft on a sale and leaseback deal with Avolon.

Qantas (QFA) has ordered 9x A220-300 aircraft, bringing the total orders for the type to 29 aircraft.

Volaris (VOI) has ordered 25x A321N aircraft, bringing the total backlog to 143 A320N family aircraft.

Maintenance Flights

Airbus Transport International (BGA) has ferried A3006ST F-GSTC (765) from Bordeaux (BOD) to Toulouse (TLS).

Brussels Airlines (BEL) has ferried A320 OO-SNO (3831) from Brussels (BRU) to Tallinn (TLL).

DHL Air UK (DHK) has ferried B757-2F G-BMRD (24073 / 166) from Belfast (BFS) to Norwich (NWI).

+ Endeavor Air (EDV) has ferried CRJ-900 N310PQ (15310) from Roswell (ROW) to Minneapolis (MSP).

Eurowings (EWG) has ferried A321-2 D-AIDQ (5028) from Perpignan (PGF) to Dusseldorf (DUS).

Federal Express (FedEx) (FDX) has ferried B757-2F N972FD (28203 / 802) from Tel Aviv (TLV) to Cologne (CGN).

SAS Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) has ferried A319 OY-KBO (2850) from Tallinn (TLL) to Oslo (OSL).

TAP Express (TAP) has ferried ERJ-190 CS-TPO (19000432) from Bratislava (BTS) to Lisbon (LIS).

+ United Airlines (UAL) has ferried A319 N832UA (1321) from Melbourne (MLB) to Washington (IAD) and B737-7 N24736 (28803 / 380) from Goodyear (GYR) to Houston (IAH).

Vueling (VLG) has ferried A320 EC-MYB (2902) from Madrid (MAD) to Barcelona (BCN).

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