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Airline Fleet News – 21st February 2023 (Updated 27th Feb)

Updated: Feb 27, 2023

New Deliveries

IndiGo (IGO) A321NX VT-IBI (11101) XFW to DEL

Korean Air Lines (KAL) A321NX HL8509 (11191) XFW to GMP

Ryanair (RYR) B737 MAX 8-200 EI-IFZ (67072 / 8497) BFI to DUB

SAS Connect (SZS) A320N EI-SIY (11319) TLS to ARN


+ Aerolineas Argentinas (ARG) has ferried B737-8F LV-CTC (30570 / 879) from Dothan (DHN) to Punta Cana (PUJ) after freighter conversion.

Air France (AFR) A220-300 F-HZUP (55196) has made its first flight at Mirabel (YMX) as C-FOVX.

Airbus (AIB) has ferried A320N F-WWBB (11242) from Chateauroux (CHR) to Toulouse (TLS) for Viva Air Colombia (VVC) and A350-900 F-WZGA (HL8521) (597) from Toulouse (TLS) to Chateauroux (CHR).

BBAM Aircraft Leasing has ferried A321-2 N744AV (6767) from Bangor (BGR) to Shannon (SNN).

Boeing (BOE) has ferried B787-9 B-20EP (63988 / 1020) from Victorville (VCV) to Lackland (SKF) for China Southern Airlines (CSN).

EIC Aircraft Leasing has ferried CRJ-1000 OE-LIL (19024) from Maastricht (MST) to Dinard (DNR) prior to lease to Liliair.

Federal Express (FedEx) (FDX) has ferried A300-6F N668FE (772) from Memphis (MEM) to Victorville (VCV) for storage.

Freight Runners Express (FRG) has ferried Saab 2000 N559FR (2000-059) from storage at Orebro (ORB) to Keflavik (KEF).

Georgian Airlines (IGT) has ferried B737-8F 4L-IGT (28595 / 285) from storage at Tbilisi (TBS) to Baku (GYD) prior to entering service.

Hi Fly Malta (HFM) has ferried A340-3 9H-SOL (483) from Paris (CDG) to Beja (BYJ) after wet-lease to Air Austral (REU).

IndiGo (IGO) has ferried A320 VT-IFW (5893) from Istanbul (SAW) to Tallinn (TLL) on return to lessor.

Jetstream Aviation Capital has taken delivery of ATR 72-600’s M-ABPJ (1124) ex-Avianca Express (AVR) HK-5039 and M-ABPL (1142) ex-Avianca Express (AVR) HK-5000 while stored at Rodez-Marcillac (RDZ).

Qatar Airways (QTR) has ferried A321-2 A7-AID (4530) from Doha (DOH) to Francazal (QYF), prior to delivery to Spring Airlines Japan (SJO) as JA83YA.

Ryanair UK (RUK) has taken delivery of B737-8 G-RUKJ (36576 / 2637) ex-Ryanair (RYR) EI-DYN.

SmartLynx (ART) has ferried A320 YL-LDM (2975) from Ho Chi Minh City (SGN) to Burgas (BOJ) after wet-lease to Vietnam Airlines (HVN).

SmartLynx Malta (LYX) has ferried A320 9H-SLK (1725) from storage at Chateauroux (CHR) to Istanbul (SAW) prior to wet-lease to Turkish Airlines (THY).

SmartLynx Estonia (MYX) has ferried A320 ES-SAA (4061) from Ho Chi Minh City (SGN) to Berlin (BER) after wet-lease to Vietnam Airlines (HVN).

VietJetAir (VJC) A321NX VN-A528 (10380) has made its first flight at Hamburg (XFW) as D-AVWQ.

Viva Air (VVC) has ferried A320’s HK-5307 (8786) and HK-5327 (9104) from Bogota (BOG) to Birmingham (BHM) on return to lessor.

Waltzing Matilda Aviation (WZM) has ferried Dash 8-400 N880WM (4214) from storage at Maastricht (MST) to Keflavik (KEF) prior to operations for Connect Airlines.

Maintenance Flights

Air Austral has ferried B777-3 F-OLRE (61736 / 1444) from Hahn (HHN) to Paris (CDG).

ALK Airlines (VBB) has ferried B737-3 LZ-LVK (26573 / 2322) from Sofia (SOF) to Belgrade (BEG).

ASL Airlines France (FPO) has ferried B737-8F F-HIQB (33641 / 2222) from Algiers (ALG) to Paris (CDG).

easyJet Europe (EJU) has ferried A320’s OE-IVN (7572) from Milan (MXP) to Maastricht (MST) and OE-IJR (3975) from Maastricht (MST) to Milan (MXP).

EuroAtlantic Airways (MMZ) has ferried B767-3 CS-TSU (33048 / 891) from Gatwick (LGW) to Rome (FCO).

Eurowings Europe (EWE) has ferried A320 D-AEUH (4329) from Paderborn (PAD) to Dusseldorf (DUS).

Iberia (IBE) has ferried A350-900 EC-NXD (567) from Toulouse (TLS) to Madrid (MAD).

Lufthansa (DLH) has ferried A330-3 D-AIKO (989) from Amman (AMM) to Frankfurt (FRA).

SAS Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) has ferried A320N SE-ROB (7676) from Tallinn (TLL) to Oslo (OSL).

SmartLynx (ART) has ferried A321-2 YL-LDS (5074) from Tallinn (TLL) to Chateauroux (CHR).

TAP – Air Portugal (TAP) has ferried ERJ-190 CS-TPV (19000541) from Lisbon (LIS) to Bratislava (BTS).

Turkish Airlines (THY) has ferried A350-900 TC-LGK (471) from Istanbul (ISL) to Istanbul (IST).

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