Airline Fleet News – 24th February 2021 (Updated 25th Feb)
Updated: Feb 25
KLM Cityhopper (KLC) E195-E2 PH-NXA (19020045) SJK to AMS
Southwest Airlines (SWA) B737 MAX 8 N8801Q (65436 / 7679) BFI to PHX
Air Transat (TSC) have ferried A330-3 C-GTSO (132) to Marana (MZJ) for further storage.
American Airlines (AAL) B787-8 N879BH (65999 / 1087) has made its first flight at Everett (PAE).
ASL Aviation Group have ferried B737-8 OE-IWB (33595 / 1926) to Guangzhou (CAN) for freighter conversion.
Avion Express Malta (MLH) have ferried A320 9H-AMB (528) to Madrid (MAD) for further storage.
Boeing (BOE) have ferried B737 MAX 8’s DQ-FAE (64309 / 7668) prior to delivery to Fiji Airways (FJI), YR-MXA (43309 / 7762) prior to delivery to Blue Air (BLA) and N88O6Q (65471 / 7767) prior to delivery to Southwest Airlines (SWA) to Boeing Field (BFI).
Delta Air Lines (DAL) A321-2 N118DY (10140) has made its first flight at Mobile (BFM) as F-WZMS and have ferried B757-2 N553NW (26500 / 982) to Atlanta (ATL) prior to a return to service.
DHL have taken delivery of B767-2F N659GT (23140 / 106) ex Amerijet International (AJT).
Eurowings Discover is set to launch on 1st April 2021 as Lufthansa’s new long-haul leisure airline. The airline will initially have a fleet of 7 A330-2’s that were previously operated for Eurowings (EWG) by SunExpress Germany (SXD).
Iberia Express (IBS) have ferried A320 EC-ILQ (1736) to Roswell (ROW) on return to lessor.
IndiGo (IGO) have ferried A320 VT-IGS (4328) to Montpellier (MPL) on return to lessor.
International Air Response have taken delivery of B757-2 N168CA (27259 / 609) ex National Airlines (NCR).
Jetran have taken delivery of Embraer Lineage 1000 N727EE (19000732) ex Embraer Executive Aircraft.
Lufthansa (DLH) A321NX D-AIEG (10059) has made its first flight at Hamburg (XFW) as D-AVYK and ferried A320 D-AIPP (110) to Frankfurt (FRA) for a return to service.
SAS Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) have ferried A319 OY-KBT (3292) to Castellon (CDT) for storage.
Solenta Aviation (SET) have ferried ATR-200F ZS-XCH (108) to Budapest (BUD) prior to entering service with Fleet Air International (FRF).
Southwest Airlines (SWA) have ferried B737-7 N916WN (36623 / 2558) to San Bernardino (SBD) on return to lessor.
TAP – Air Portugal (TAP) A321NX CS-TXG (10157) has made its first flight at Hamburg (XFW) as D-AVZM.
United Airlines (UAL) have taken delivery of A319 N3303U (2578) ex easyJet (EZY) G-EZIW.
Volotea Airlines (VOE) have ferried B717-2 EI-FGI (55167 / 5117) to Victorville (VCV) on return to lessor and have announced plans to increase their fleet of A320’s to 19 aircraft. With 3 more A319’s to be added to their fleet this year, it will bring a final fleet total of 23 x A319’s and 19 x A320’s.