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Airline Fleet News – 28th September 2023 (Updated 10th Oct)

Updated: Oct 10, 2023

New Deliveries

Air India Express (AXB) B737 MAX 8 VT-BXA (61639 / 7490) BFI to HYD

Cebu Pacific (CEB) A321NX RP-C4140 (11466) TSN to MNL

China Express Airlines (HXA) A320N B-32E8 (108285) TSN to CKG

Gulf Air (GFA) A321NX A9C-NG (11503) XFW to BAH

Singapore Airlines Cargo (SQC) B777-F 9V-DHD (67144 / 1750) PAE to SIN

Spirit Airlines (NKS) A320N N985NK (11606) BFM to DTW

Tigerair Taiwan (TTW) A320N B-50026 (11533) XFW to TPE

United Airlines (UAL) B737 MAX 9 N37577 (67615 / 8752) BFI to GSO


Aer Lingus (EIN) ferried A320 EI-CVA (1242) from Newquay (NQY) to Knock (NOC) for scrapping.

AerCap ferried B737-8 2-FZUA (33007 / 1986) from Lima (LIM) to Buenos Aires (EZE) prior to lease to Flybondi (FBZ) as LV-KJF and B737-8F N598CB (29121 / 239) from Dublin (DUB) to Addis Ababa (ADD) prior to a return to service with Ethiopian Airlines (ETH) as ET-AVX.

Aerolineas Argentinas (ARG) ferried B737 MAX 8 LV-KKD (43564 / 7470) from storage at Goodyear (GYR) to Punta Cana (PUJ) prior to entering service.

Aeromexico Connect ferried ERJ-190 XA-AEE (19000036) from Mexico City (MEX) to San Jose (SJO).

Air Baltic (BTI) ferried A220-300 YL-AAP (55051) from Belgrade (BEG) to Riga (RIX) after wet-lease to Swiss (SWR).

Air Lease Corporation (ALC) ferried A330-2 2-DNLF (1237) from storage at Beijing (PEK) to Tashkent (TAS) prior to lease to Qanot Sharq Airlines (QNT).

Alaska Airlines (ASA) B737 MAX 9 N703AL (67426 / 8762) made its first flight at Renton (RNT) and ferried to Boeing Field (BFI).

ASL Airlines France (FPO) ferried B737-4F F-GIXN (25181 / 2203) from Bangor (BGR) to Laredo (LRD).

ASL Aviation Holdings ferried B737-8F OE-IXL (33023 / 1682) from Guangzhou (CAN) to Tashkent (TAS) after freighter conversion, prior to delivery to ASL Airlines Ireland (ABR) as EI-HMA.

Avianca (AVA) has taken delivery of A320N HK-5360 (10342) on lease from Aviation Capital Group (ACG), ex-Viva Air Colombia (VVC) and ferried from Guatemala City (GUA) to Medellin (MDE) prior to entering service.

Beautech Power Systems has taken delivery of CRJ-200’s N812AY (8012), N813AY (8013), N823AY (8023), N824AY (8024), N825AY (8025) and N829AY (8029) ex-Endeavor Air (EDV) while stored at Kingman (IGM).

Cathay Pacific (CPA) ferried A330-3 B-HLP (418) from storage at Alice Springs (ASP) to Hong Kong (HKG).

China Eastern Airlines (CES) ordered 100 COMAC C919 aircraft, for delivery from 2024 to 2031.

Chisholm Enterprises ferried B737-8F N739CE (33013 / 1317) from Davao City (DVO) to Auckland (AKL) after freighter conversion at Jinan (TNA), prior to delivery to Texel Air Australasia (TNZ).

Cityjet (BCY) has taken delivery of CRJ-1000 EI-HIB (19012) on lease from EIC Aircraft Leasing, ex-Air France Hop (HOP) F-HMLG and ferried from storage at Ljubljana (LJU) to Copenhagen (CPH).

EgyptAir (MSR) A321NX SU-GFX (11557) made its first flight at Hamburg (XFW) as D-AXXR.

Federal Express (FedEx) (FDX) ferried B757-2F N974FD (26158 / 526) from Memphis (MEM) to Victorville (VCV).

Frontier Flight Holdings ferried B737-4F N361GT (25848 / 2379) from Dothan (DHN) to Saltillo (SLW) prior to delivery to Aeronaves TSM (VTM) and CRJ-200 N977EV (7720) from Dothan (DHN) to Saltillo (SLW) after freighter conversion for Aeronaves TSM (VTM).

Getjet Airlines (GJT) ferried B737-8’s LY-UNO (33801 / 1504) from Frankfurt (FRA) to Vilnius (VNO) and LY-TRE (34013 / 1573) from Bristol (BRS) to Vilnius (VNO) after wet-lease to the TUI Group.

Government of the United Kingdom has taken delivery of A321NX G-GBNI (8830) ex-Titan Airways (AWC) G-POWT. This registration was previously carried by G-OATW (10238) which was re-registered on 25th September 2023.

Jetstream Aviation Capital ferried ATR 72-600 M-ABPK (1160) from storage at Rodez (RDZ) to Dinard (DNR) for painting, prior to lease to Loganair (LOG) as G-LMTI.

LATAM Airlines Chile (LAN) has taken delivery of B787-9 CC-BGW (63312 / 608) ex-Norwegian Long Haul (NLH) LN-LNV and ferried from storage at Abu Dhabi (AUH) to Madrid (MAD) prior to entering service.

Lufthansa CityLine (CLH) ferried A320N D-AIJM (11569) from Berlin (BER) to Munich (MUC) prior to entering service.

Porter Airlines (POE) ferried E195-E2 C-GZQB (19020101) from Bridgetown (BGI) to Toronto (YYZ) prior to entering service.

Republic Airlines (RPA) ferried ERJ-175 N766YX (17000951) from Sao Jose dos Campos (SJK) to Indianapolis (IND) prior to entering service on operations for United Express.

Sky Taxi (IGA) ferried B767-3F SP-MRG (26388 / 456) from storage at Wilmington (ILN) to Santiago de Cuba (SCU).

Spirit Airlines (NKS) A321NX D-AVZI (11470) made its first flight at Hamburg (XFW).

Swiss (SWR) ferried A320 HB-IJN (643) from storage at Amman (AMM) to Zurich (ZRH).

Viva Aerobus (VIV) A321NX XA-VXN (11543) made its first flight at Hamburg (XFW) as D-AVZV.

Wizz Air Abu Dhabi (WAZ) has taken delivery of A321-2 A6-WAC (7763) on lease from ORIX Aviation, ex-Wizz Air (WZZ) HA-LXU and ferried from storage at Katowice (KTW) to Abu Dhabi (AUH) prior to entering service.

Wizz Air UK (WUK) A321NX G-WUKY (11505) made its first flight at Hamburg (XFW) as D-AXXP.

Zambia Airways (ZAC) has taken delivery of B737-8 9J-HHZ (40961 / 3827) ex-Ethiopian Airlines (ETH) ET-APF.

Maintenance Flights

British Airways (BAW) ferried B777-3 G-STBK (42121 / 1204) from Heathrow (LHR) to Cardiff (CWL).

easyJet (EZY) ferried A319 G-EZAB (2681) from Gatwick (LGW) to St Athan (DGX).

Fiji Airways (FJI) ferried A330-2 DQ-FJV (1465) from Nadi (NAN) to Tel Aviv (TLV).

Mesa Airlines (ASH) ferried CRJ-900’s N905J (15005) and N919FJ (15019) from Macon (MCN) to Houston (IAH).

Saudia (SVA) ferried A321-2 HZ-ASP (5009) from Sofia (SOF) to Jeddah (JED).

SkyWest Airlines (SKW) ferried CRJ-200’s N916EV (7757) from Denver to Tucson (TUS) and N983SW (7961) from Tucson (TUS) to Denver (DEN).

Spicejet (SEJ) ferried B737 MAX 8 VT-MAX (60644 / 7103) from Thiruvananthapuram (TRV) to Mumbai (BOM).

+ Spirit Airlines (NKS) ferried A320N N943NK (10563) from Detroit (DTW) to Goodyear (GYR).

Swiftair (SWT) ferried B757-2F EC-NIU (25296 / 425) from Leipzig (LEJ) to Istanbul (SAW).

TUI Airlines Belgium (JAF) ferried B737 MAX 8 OO-TMA (44590 / 6864) from Luton (LTN) to Ostend (OST).

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Philip Davis
Philip Davis
29 сент. 2023 г.

Thanks Andy


Andy Lyon
Andy Lyon
28 сент. 2023 г.

A321NX 11505 will be G-WUKY, T has been with us for a while.

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