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Airline Fleet News – 21st April 2022 (Updated 1st May)

Updated: May 1, 2022

New Deliveries

flyadeal (FAD) A320N HZ-FAV (10801) TLS to JED

Southwest Airlines (SWA) B737 MAX 8 N8754S (67207 / 8230) BFI to PHX


AerCap has ferried B767-3 VP-BLC (27616 / 714) from Bangor (BGR) to Goodyear (GYR) for storage and B787-9 G-CKOF (38786 / 662) from storage at Shannon (SNN) to Newquay (NQY) for further storage, prior to delivery to Norse Atlantic Airways (NBT) as LN-FNK.

*Afrijet Business Service (ABS) has ferried ATR 72-500 TR-ABC (715) from Libreville (LBV) to Algiers (ALG) prior to freighter conversion at Francazal (LFBF).

Air China (CCA) A321NX B-329V (10772) has made its first flight at Hamburg (XFW) as D-AZWW.

Air France Hop (HOP) has ferried ERJ-170 F-HBXK (17000008) from Milwaukee (MKE) to Goodyear (GYR) prior to delivery to Envoy (ENY).

Air Lease Corporation (ALC) has ferried B737-8 EI-GIM (30289 / 1399) from Shannon (SNN) to Cairo (CAI).

Airbus (AIB) has ferried A320N’s F-WWIV (B-329J) (10783) from Toulouse (TLS) to Chateauroux (CHR) for storage for Colorful Guizhou Airlines (CGZ) and F-WWTR (VP-BQI) (10786) from Chateauroux (CHR) to Toulouse (TLS).

*Airwork (AWK) has taken delivery of B737-4F ZK-FXM (25184 / 2227) ex-ASL Airlines France (FPO) F-GIXU.

Austrian Airlines (AUA) has ferried A319 OE-LDD (2416) from storage at Bratislava (BTS) to Munich (MUC) prior to delivery to Lufthansa CityLine (CLH) as D-AIBN.

BBAM Aircraft Leasing has ferried B737-8 EI-DCG (33805 / 1530) from storage at Lasham (QLA) to Almaty (ALA) prior to freighter conversion.

BOC Aviation has ferried A320 OE-IEQ (5429) from Tallinn (TLL) to Shannon (SNN) prior to delivery to Batik Air (BTK) as PK-BKO.

*Boeing (BOE) has ferried B737 MAX 8’s 9V-MBM (44257 / 7815) from Moses Lake (MWH) to Boeing Field (BFI) and N5515X (64947 / 8154) from Lakeland (SKF) to Boeing Field (BFI) for BOC Aviation.

Donghai Airlines (EPA) B737 MAX 8 N40221 (61289 / 8203) has made its first flight at Renton (RNT) and ferried to Victorville (VCV).

Eurowings (EWG) A320N D-AENB (10798) has made its first flight at Toulouse (TLS) as F-WWTQ.

*FlyArystan has re-registered A320 EI-KBB (5613) ex P4-KBB.

*flydubai (FDB) B737 MAX 8 A6-BPB (61001 / 8233) has made its first flight at Renton (RNT) and ferried to Portland (PDX) for painting.

*Greenwich Highland Aviation has ferried A321-2 N195PG (1953) from storage at Montpellier (MPL) to Bangor (BGR) prior to freighter conversion for GlobalX Airlines (GXA).

*Jin Air (JNA) has taken delivery of B737-9 HL7724 (29998 / 1494) ex Korean Air Lines (KAL).

Lufthansa (DLH) has ferried A321-2 D-AISW (4054) from storage at Budapest (BUD) to Frankfurt (FRA) and ERJ-195 D-AEBB (19000316) from Munich (MUC) to East Midlands (EMA) for painting, prior to delivery to Air Dolomiti (DLA).

*Maleth-Aero (MLT) has ferried A330-2 9H-CFS (970) from Naples (NAP) to Seoul (ICN) prior to operations for AELF FlightService.

Merx Aviation has ferried B737-9 VQ-BYX (35717 / 2455) from storage at Izmir (ADB) to Ciudad Real (CQM) for further storage.

*Nordic Aviation Capital (NAC) has ferried ATR 42-600 2-ATRO (1004) from Karachi (KHI) and Hurghada (HRG) and ATR 72-600 OY-YDN (1324) from storage at Dusseldorf (MGL) to Francazal (LFBF).

Qingdao Airlines (QDA) A320N B-328E (10603) has made its first flight at Tianjin (TSN) as B-007P.

Rano Air has ferried ERJ-145’s 5N-BZU (145562), 5N-BZV (145565) and 5N-BZX (145587) from Keflavik (KEF) to Casablanca (CMN) prior to entering service.

SAS Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) has ferried B737-7 SE-REX (33418 / 1226) from Oslo (OSL) to Bangor (BGR) prior to a return to lessor.

Sky Express (SEH) has taken delivery of A320 SX-VSL (4625) ex-Aeroflot – Russian Airlines (AFL) VQ-BIR.

*SmartLynx Malta (LYX) has ferried A320’s 9H-SLH (3425) from Lagos (LOS) to Bordeaux (BOD) and 9H-SLJ (3880) from Lagos (LOS) to Chateauroux (CHR) after wet-lease with Air Peace (APK).

*SMBC Aviation Capital has ferried B737 MAX 8 EI-GZD (42838 / 7533) from Bangor (BGR) to Victorville (VCV) prior to delivery to Swoop (WSW) as C-GJKK.

Starling Aviation has taken delivery of B737-8 OE-IWR (37254 / 3586) ex-TUIfly (TUI) D-ATYI.

*UMB Bank has ferried B737-8 M-ABPP (35353 / 3105) from Tokyo (HND) to Rayong (UTP).

World Star Aviation has ferried A320 2-VIHC (2584) from St Athan (DGX) to Zagreb (ZRG) prior to delivery to Airhub Airlines (GJM) as 9H-GYM.

*Worldwide Aircraft Ferrying (WWAF) has taken delivery of Dash 8-400 C-GWUG (4479) ex-Nok Air (NOK) HS-DQC while stored at Bangkok (DMK).

Russian Re-registrations

*RA-02863 ERJ-170 (17000021) ex VQ-BYD S7 – Siberia Airlines (SBI)

*RA-73150 B777-300 (65307 / 1560) ex VP-BHA Aeroflot (AFL)

*RA-73215 A319 (3065) ex VP-BIV Rossiya (SDM)

*RA-73705 A321NX (10595) ex VP-BXT Aeroflot (AFL)

*RA-73729 A321-2 (7934) ex VP-BTK Aeroflot (AFL)

*RA-73740 A320 (4579) ex VQ-BIW Aeroflot (AFL)

*RA-73755 A320 (5921) ex VQ-BPU Aeroflot (AFL)

Maintenance Flights

easyJet (EZY) has ferried A319 G-EZFU (4313) from Sofia (SOF) to Gatwick (LGW).

easyJet Europe (EJU) has ferried A320 OE-IVD (7183) from Maastricht (MST) to Milan (MXP).

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines (KLM) has ferried B737-8’s PH-BCL (63624 / 7542) from Amsterdam (AMS) to Norwich (NWI) and PH-BXZ (30368 / 2533) from Norwich (NWI) to Amsterdam (AMS).

*Turkish Airlines (THY) has ferried A330-2F TC-JOV (1722) from Istanbul (IST) to Istanbul (ISL).

Updates found today have been added to

*20th April – *19th April – *16th April

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