- Philip Davis
Airline Fleet News - 22nd July 2020
Updated: Sep 22, 2020
easyJet (EZY) A321NX G-UZMJ (9468) XFW to LTN
Turkish Airlines (THY) B787-9 TC-LLM (65812 / 1001) PAE to IST
Turkish Airlines (THY) A321NX TC-LSY (9415) XFW to IST
Aegean Airlines (AEE) three aircraft returned to Greece from storage at Shannon (SNN). SX-DGR (3484), SX-DVP (3527) & SX-DVQ (3526)
Air Europa (AEA) B787-9 EC-NGR (62178 / 992) was ferried by Boeing from Charleston (CHS) for storage at Victorville (VCV)
Air Nostrum (ANE) CRJ-1000 EC-LOV (19019) has been removed from storage at Castellon (CDT) to Valencia (VLC)
British Airways (BAW) continue to return their A380's to London Heathrow (LHR) for maintenance on a one in one out basis. G-XLEA (095) returned to Chateauroux earlier today and has been replaced at LHR by G-XLEC (124)
China Airlines (CAL) are to be rebranded in the near future.
DHL have today confirmed an order with Boeing for four B767-3 freighter conversions. No operator has been announced for these aircraft.
easyJet (EZY) A319 G-EZAL (2754) was ferried from London Gatwick (LGW) to Lasham Airport (QLA) prior to transfer to United Airlines as N9312U.
OE-LSZ (4785) has been transferred from easyJet Europe (EJU) to the UK register as G-EZGO.
Eastar Jet (ESR) B737-8 HL8036 (28655 / 965) which is currently stored at Marana (MZJ) since 9th March 2020 has been reregistered N864CS for Castlelake.
Etiopian Airlines (ETH) B777F ET-ARH (42031 / 1242) has been destroyed by a fire on the main cargo deck at Shanghai Pudong Airport (PVG). All crew and ground staff are safe.
B767-3 ET-AMG (30566 / 817) has been ferried from Addis Ababa (ADD) to Marana (MZJ) for freighter conversion.
Fuerza Aerea Mexicana (Mexican Air Force) B787-8 XC-MEX (40695 / 006) is returning to Mexico after spending 18 months in storage at Victorville (VCV). This aircraft is set up in a VIP configuration for the Mexican Government/Military.
JetSMART Argentina (JES) A320 LV-IVN (8730) has been ferried to Santiago (SCL) prior to transfer back to JetSMART (JAT).
LATAM Airlines Brazil (TAM) A321 PT-XPM (6949) has been returned to the lessor and moved to Victorville (VCV).
A350-9 PR-XTB (027) which is in storage at Victorville (VCV) has been reregistered N982DJ.
LATAM Airlines Chile (LAN) A321 CC-BEI (6899) which is currently stored at Victorville (VCV) since 14th July 2020 has been reregistered N890SW for WTC – Wilmington Trust Company.
Longjiang Airlines (SNG) have taken delivery of ex Juneyao Airlines (DKH) A320 B-6381 (3485), keeping the same registration.
Lufthansa (DLH) continue to pick up ex LGW Dash 8's. The latest examples being D-ABQD (4234) being reregistered OE-IMP and D-ABQQ becoming OE-IMJ. All are currently stored at Bratislava (BTS).
Lufthansa Technik (LHT) have moved stored A330-3 D-AAEE (1107) (ex B-LNT) from Chateauroux Deols (CHR) to Dresden Airport (DRS) for freighter conversion for EAT Leipzig (BCS).
Mas Air Cargo (MAA) have taken delivery of ex ABX Air (ABX) B767-3 N363CM (24853 / 319)
Nordic Aviation Capital (NAC) have moved ATR 72-600 OY-YCG (1450) from Billund (BLL) to Shannon (SNN) for painting at IAC prior to transfer to Windrose Air. New registration expected to be UR-RWC.
Pobeda (PBD) received two more B737-8 aircraft VP-BGR (41228 / 6172) & VP-BOH (41244 / 6727) from Rossiya - Russian Airlines (SDM).
Qantas (QFA) A380 VH-OQK (063) completed its journey into long term storage at Victorville (VCV) via LAX today.
B747-4 VH-OEJ (32914 / 1331) Qantas last Jumbo Jet is on route to Victorville (VCV) via LAX.
South African Airways (SAA) A320's ZS-SZF (6189) & ZS-SZH (6306) returned to lessor 21st -22nd July via OR Tambo International Airport (JNB) – Kotoka International Airport (ACC) and Storage at Nimes-Arles-Camargue Airport (FNI).
SAA have also returned A330/3's SZ-SXI (1745) & ZS-SXK (1757) to lessor at the same destination direct from OR
Tambo International Airport (JNB).