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Airline Fleet News – 28th April 2022 (Updated 7th May)

Updated: May 7, 2022

New Deliveries

Caribbean Airlines (BWA) B737 MAX 8 9Y-TTO (63811 / 8238) BFI to POS

Easyfly (EFY) ATR 42-600 HK-5354 (1416) TLS to BOG

Flyr (FOX) B737 MAX 8 LN-FGH (43354 / 8227) BFI to OSL

Frontier Airlines (FFT) A320N N391FR (10838) BFM to TPA


*AerCap has taken delivery of A319 N1630A (1630) ex Rossiya – Russian Airlines (SDM) VP-BBU while stored at Roswell (ROW), A320 OE-IBH (3873) ex-Asiana Airlines (AAR) HL7788 while stored at Seoul (ICN) and ferried Dash 8-400 VP-CRE (4528) from storage at Tainan (TNN) to Angeles City (CRK) prior to delivery to National Jet Express (JTE) for operations for Cobham Aviation.

*Air Atlanta Icelandic (ABD) has taken delivery of B747-4F TF-AMK (27503 / 1065) ex-Longtail Aviation (LGT) VQ-BWS for operations for JetOneX.

Air China (CCA) has ferried A330-2 B-6080 (815) from Beijing (PEK) to Dresden (DRS) for freighter conversion.

Airbus (AIB) has ferried A320N’s F-WWID (10302) from Chateauroux (CHR) to Toulouse (TLS) prior to delivery to Sky Express (SEH) and F-WWDC (B-329N) (10776) from Toulouse (TLS) to Chateauroux (CHR).

Allegiant Air (AAY) has re-registered A320 N191NV (6704) ex N282VA and ferried from storage at Melbourne (MLB) to Lake City (LCQ).

*Bank of Utah has ferried B757-2 N173AN (32399 / 1005) from Anchorage (ANC) to Seoul (ICN) prior to freighter conversion at Xiamen (XMN) and B767-3 N28883 (28883 / 737) from Honolulu (HNL) to Singapore (SIN) for freighter conversion.

Batik Air Malaysia (MXD) has taken delivery of ATR 72-600’s 9M-LMF (1081), 9M-LMG (1089), 9M-LMH (1095), 9M-LMJ (1123), 9M-LMK (1130), 9M-LML (1135), 9M-LMM (1147), 9M-LMO (1154), 9M-LMU (1349), 9M-LMV (1356), 9M-LMW (1363), 9M-LGC (1577) and B737-8’s 9M-LNP (39830 / 5195), 9M-LNV (39867 / 5635) ex-Malindo Air (MXD).

*Bestfly Cape Verde has taken delivery of ERJ-190 D4-BFE (19000102) ex-American Airlines (AAL) N949UW.

Boeing (BOE) has ferried B787-8 N882SL (66002 / 1111) from Charleston (CHS) to Lackland (SKF) for storage for American Airlines (AAL).

China Central Longhao Airlines (LHA) B767-300F N2013M (***** / 1270) has made its first flight at Everett (PAE).

China Eastern Airlines (CES) A320N B-000T (10795) has made its first flight at Tianjin (TSN).

*Corporate Air has taken delivery of Saab 340B+ VH-VEQ (340B-424) ex-PenAir (NLA) N424XJ for operations for Link Airways (LAW).

Delta Air Lines (DAL) A220-300 N311DU (55153) has made its first flight at Mobile (BFM) as C-GPQZ.

*DAE Capital has ferried A320 EI-DTD (3846) from East Midlands (EMA) to Southend (SEN) for painting, prior to delivery to Volotea Airlines (VOE) as EC-NTL.

*EcoJet (ECO) has ferried Avro RJ100 CP-3194 (E3357) from Goose Bay (YYR) to Fort Lauderdale (FLL).

Express Air Cargo (XRC) has taken delivery of B737-8F TS-ICD (30704 / 1985) ex-Regent Airways (RGE) S2-AIJ while at Dothan (DHN) after freighter conversion.

Goshawk Aviation has ferried A350-900 EI-GZS (280) from Luqa (MLA) to Munich (MUC) prior to delivery to Lufthansa (DLH) as D-AIVD.

*Israir Airlines (ISR) has ferried ATR 72-500 4X-ATJ (782) from Tel Aviv (TLV) to Sonderborg (SGD).

*ITA Airways (ITY) has ferried A320 EI-IKB (1226) from Ostrava (OSR) to Naples (NAP) after painting.

*Jet Midwest Group has ferried B777-3 N833KW (30868 / 360) from Seoul (ICN) to Kansas City (MCI).

Jet2 (EXS) has taken delivery of A321-2 G-POWU (3708) on lease from Titan Airways (AWC).

Loong Air (CDC) A321NX B-329Q (10648) has made its first flight at Hamburg (XFW) as D-AZWX.

*LOT – Polish Airlines (LOT) has ferried Dash 8-400 OY-YBZ (4148) from storage at Gdansk (GDN) to Bydgoszcz (BZG) on return to lessor.

Lufthansa (DLH) has ferried A350-900 D-AIVC (243) from Frankfurt (FRA) to Munich (MUC) prior to entering service.

*Nordic Aviation Capital (NAC) has ferried ERJ-170 N251NC (17000025) from storage at Tucson (TUS) to Marana (MZJ) for further storage.

PIA Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has taken delivery of A320 AP-BON (5746) ex-MEA – Middle East Airlines (MEA) T7-MRD.

Sahara Aircraft Leasing has taken delivery of B737-8 OE-IBB (33973 / 1606) ex-FlyEgypt (FEG) SU-TMI while at Gatwick (LGW) for freighter conversion.

*Shenzhen Airlines (CSZ) has ferried B737-9 B-5105 (33646 / 1764) from storage at Shenzhen (SZX) to Jinan (TNA).

*SmartLynx Malta (LYX) has ferried A320 9H-SLI (3866) from Chateauroux (CHR) to Tallinn (TLL).

Southwest Airlines (SWA) B737 MAX 8 N8757L (67210 / 8255) has made its first flight at Renton (RNT) and ferried to Boeing Field (BFI).

*Sunwing Airlines (SWG) has ferried B737-8 C-FYJD (41807 / 5420) from Toronto (YYZ) to Aberdeen (ABZ) prior to wet-lease to TUI Airways (TOM).

*Thai AirAsia (AIQ) has ferried A320 HS-ABI (3729) from storage at Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Bangkok (DMK).

*TUI Airlines Belgium (JAF) has taken delivery of B737-8 OO-JAQ (35148 / 2790) after wet-lease to Sunwing Airlines (SWG) as C-FYMQ.

TUI Airways (TOM) has taken delivery of B737-8 G-TUKP (37250 / 4345) after wet-lease to Sunwing Airlines (SWG) as C-FYAU.

*TUIfly (TUI) has ferried B737-8 D-ATYB (37257 / 4412) from Hannover (HAJ) to St Athan (DGX) prior to delivery to TUI Airways (TOM).

United Airlines (UAL) has ferried B777-2 N783UA (26950 / 060) from Guam (GUM) to Victorville (VCV) for further storage.

Russian Re-registrations

RA-73196 A320 (5967) ex VQ-BRV Rossiya (SDM)

*RA-73441 A321N (8571) ex VQ-BGR S7 – Siberia Airlines (SBI)

RA-73446 A321NX (10540) ex VQ-BDW S7 – Siberia Airlines (SBI)

RA-73691 A320 (1993) ex VP-BCN Yamal Airlines (LLM)

RA-73743 A320 (4684) ex VQ-BIU Aeroflot (AFL)

RA-73780 A320 (8188) ex VP-BIW Aeroflot (AFL)

Maintenance Flights

*Air Austral (REU) has ferried B787-8 F-OLRC (34510 / 022) from Warsaw (WAW) to Paris (CDG).

*British Airways (BAW) has ferried A320 G-EUUP (2038) from Gatwick (LGW) to Heathrow (LHR).

*Smartwings (TVS) has ferried B737-8 OK-TSS (35272 / 2537) from Prague (PRG) to Riga (RIX).

*Turkish Airlines (THY) has ferried A321-2 TC-JTF (6987) from Istanbul (ISL) to Istanbul (IST).

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