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Airline Fleet News – 31st March 2023 (Updated 8th Apr)

Updated: Apr 8, 2023

New Deliveries

Anadolu Jet A321NX TC-LTT (11144) XFW to SAW

China Cargo Airlines (CKK) B777-F B-222Z (67798 / 1734) PAE to PVG

China Southern Airlines (CSN) B-777F B-223G (67821 / 1735) PAE to CAN

flynas (KNE) A320N HZ-NS56 (11289) XFW to RUH

Frontier Airlines (FFT) A321NX N606FR (11203) XFW to TPA

IndiGo (IGO) A320N VT-IPR (11375) TLS to DEL

Lion Air (LNI) B737 MAX 9 PK-LRI (42987 / 6250) BFI to CGK

Lufthansa (DLH) B787-9 D-ABPB (62734 / 913) PAE to FRA

Porter Airlines (POE) E195-E2 C-GKQR (19020082) SJK to YYZ

Ryanair (RYR) B737 MAX 8-200 EI-IGL (62351 / 8573) BFI to SNN

SAS Connect (SZS) A320N EI-SIZ (11374) TLS to CPH

Southwest Airlines (SWA) B737 MAX 8 N8858K (42591 / 8549) BFI to PHX

TUIfly (TUI) B737 MAX 8 D-AMAD (44658 / 8550) PAE to HAJ

United Airlines (UAL) B737 MAX 8 N27287 (60709 / 7260) PAE to SEA

United Airlines (UAL) B737 MAX 8 N17301 (67554 / 8548) BFI to GSO

Virgin Atlantic Airways (VIR) A330-900 G-VEII (2029) TLS to LHR

Vueling (VLG) A321NX EC-NYD (11262) XFW to BCN

Wilmington Trust Company B737 MAX 8 N798BA (44308 / 7616) BFI to QYF


AerCap has ferried B737-8 N293GE (32690 / 2250) from storage at Istanbul (SAW) to Muscat (MCT) prior to freighter conversion and B777-3 VQ-BGP (32714 / 641) from storage at Teruel (TEV) to Istanbul (SAW).

Air Europa Express (AEA) has ferried B737-8 EC-NZN (40259 / 4467) from storage at Shannon (SNN) to Madrid (MAD) prior to entering service.

Ameriflight (AMF) has ferried Saab 340B(F) N989AF (340B-171) from storage at Orebro (ORB) to Reykjavik (RKV) prior to entering service.

ASL Aviation Holdings has re-registered B737-8 OE-IXQ (36698 / 3433) ex-2-TSYY, while stored at Amman (AMM).

BAe Systems (BAE) has ferried Avro RJ100 M-ABOT (E3245) from storage at Cranfield (QKT) to Gran Canaria (LPA) prior to delivery to Aerovias DAP (DAP).

Boeing (BOE) has ferried B737 MAX 8’s A7-BSG (62878 / 7746) from Moses Lake (MWH) to Portland (PDX) for painting and A7-BSI (43312 / 7938) from Portland (PDX) to Moses Lake (MWH) after painting for Qatar Airways (QTR).

+ Carlyle Aviation Partners has taken delivery of A320 2-XYAL (4235) ex-Myanmar Airways International (MMA) XY-ALR, while stored at Angeles City (CRK).

Cathay Pacific (CPA) has ferried A320 B-HSM (2238) from storage at Alice Springs (ASP) to Hong Kong (HKG) prior to entering service.

Chengdu Airlines (UEA) A320N B-000L (11215) has made its first flight at Tianjin (TSN).

DHL Aviation has ferried B767-3 N6384 (42213 / 1040) from storage at Roswell (ROW) to Anchorage (ANC) prior to freighter conversion at Guangzhou (CAN).

Electra Airways (EAF) has ferried A320 LZ-EAB (308) from storage at Varna (VAR) to Sofia (SOF).

+ Endeavor Air (EDV) has ferried CRJ-200 N834AY (8034) from Atlanta (ATL) to Kingman (IGM) and CRJ-900 N606LR (15173) from Detroit (DTW) to Kingman (IGM) for storage.

Envoy (ENY) has re-registered ERJ-175 N310JZ (17000877) ex N452YX prior to operations for American Eagle.

Federal Express (FedEx) (FDX) has ferried MD-11F N619FE (48770 / 607) from Memphis (MEM) to Victorville (VCV) for storage.

FedEx Feeder (FDX) ATR 72-600F F-WWED (1750) has made its first flight at Toulouse (TLS) and ferried to Francazal (QYF) for painting.

Finnair (FIN) has ferried A319 OH-LVK (2124) from Bangor (BGR) to Greenwood (GWO) for scrapping.

flynas (KNE) A320N HZ-NS58 (11443) has made its first flight at Toulouse (TLS) as F-WWDI.

Fly2Sky (VAW) has ferried A320 LZ-MDI (3378) and A321-2 LZ-MDL (1503) from Sofia (SOF) to Lisbon (LIS) prior to wet-lease to TAP – Air Portugal (TAP).

FPG Group has ferried B787-9 HL8516 (63315 / 673) from storage at Warsaw (WAW) to Seoul (ICN) prior to lease to Air Premia (APZ).

GA Telesis has ferried A320 ZA-MMK (4934) from storage at Istanbul (SAW) to Tirana (TIA) prior to lease to Air Albania (ABN).

Go First (GOW) A320N’s VT-WDF (11251) has made its first flight at Hamburg (XFW) as D-AVVC and F-WWBH (11446) has made its first flight at Toulouse (TLS).

GP Aviation (GPX) has ferried B737-4 LZ-CRI (28832 / 2953) from storage at Sofia (SOF) to Varna (VAR).

Heston Airlines (HST) has ferried A320’s LY-CCK (2210) from Riga (RIX) to Munich (MUC) prior to wet-lease to Condor (CFG), LY-HMD (4906) from Chateauroux (CHR) to Tallinn (TLL) prior to wet-lease to Nordica (NDA) and A330-2 LY-MAC (1047) from Chateauroux (CHR) to Frankfurt (FRA) prior to wet-lease to Condor (CFG).

Hi Fly Malta (HFM) has ferried A340-3 9H-SUN (367) from Beja (BYJ) to Port Louis (MRU) prior to wet-lease to Air Mauritius (MAU).

ITA Airways (ITY) A320N EI-HJE (11408) has made its first flight at Toulouse (TLS) as F-WWTM.

Jet2 has taken delivery of A321-2 G-POWN (3830) on wet-lease from Titan Airways (AWC).

Jordan Aviation (JAV) has ferried B737-3 JY-JAX (23955) from Puerto Plata (POP) to Keflavik (KEF) after wet-lease to Estelar Latinoamerica (ETR).

Maldivian (DQA) has ferried ATR 42-600 8Q-IAX (1613) from storage at Toulouse (TLS) to Heraklion (HER) prior to entering service.

Minsheng Financial Leasing (MSFL) has taken delivery of A320 2-PLTA (5902) ex-Pegasus (PGT) TC-DCB while stored at Castellon (CDT).

Norwegian Air Shuttle AOC (NOZ) has taken delivery of B737 MAX 8 LN-FGG (43343 / 8204) on lease from Air Lease Corporation (ALC), ex-Flyr (FOX).

Ryanair (RYR) B737 MAX 8-200 EI-IGO (62350 / 8586) has made its first flight at Renton (RNT) and ferried to Boeing Field (BFI).

SKY Leasing has ferried B737 MAX 8 N131SL (63971 / 7168) from storage at Norwich (NWI) to Stockholm (ARN) prior to lease to Norwegian Air Sweden AOC (NSZ) as SE-RYC.

SmartLynx (ART) has ferried A321-2F YL-LDP (1241) from Dubai (DWC) to Burgas (BOJ) after freighter conversion at Guangzhou (CAN).

SmartLynx Malta (LYX) has ferried A320 9H-SLF (3361) from Tallinn (TLL) to Lisbon (LIS) prior to wet-lease to TAP – Air Portugal (TAP).

Smartwings (TVS) has ferried B737-8 OK-TVX (33833 / 1680) from Prague (PRG) to Tel Aviv (TLV) prior to wet-lease to Arkia – Israeli Airlines (AIZ).

Sunwing Airlines (SWG) has ferried B737-8 C-FYRU (37263 / 4875) from Toronto (YYZ) to Stansted (STN) after wet-lease from TUI Airways (TOM).

+ UMB Bank has ferried B737-7 N948HC (28984 / 294) from storage at Casablanca (CMN) to Coolidge (KP08) for scrapping and B737-8 N357HC (33057 / 1347) from storage at Casablanca (CMN) to Blytheville (BYH) for scrapping.

VB Lease Company has ferried B777-3 VH-VPD (37938 / 756) from storage at Darwin (DRW) to Muscat (MCT), prior to scrapping at Enschede (ENS).

Yamasa Aircraft Leasing has ferried B737-7 2-HBGK (38054 / 3292) from Amsterdam (AMS) to Al Ain (AAN) prior to lease to Virgin Australia (VOZ).

Maintenance Flights

Asiana Airlines (AAR) has ferried A380 HL7626 (155) from Guangzhou (CAN) to Seoul (ICN).

Aurigny Air Services (AUR) has ferried ATR 72-600 G-OATR (1580) from Monchengladbach (MGL) to Guernsey (GCI).

BA CityFlyer (CFE) has ferried ERJ-190 G-LCAE (19000539) from London City (LCY) to Exeter (EXT).

British Airways (BAW) has ferried A319 G-DBCG (2694) from Abu Dhabi (AUH) to Heathrow (LHR) and B777-2’s G-YMMU (36519 / 796) from Heathrow (LHR) to Cardiff (CWL), G-YMMR (36516 / 771) from Cardiff (CWL) to Heathrow (LHR).

Corendon Airlines (CAI) has ferried B737 MAX 8 TC-MKS (64936 / 6931) from Istanbul (ISL) to Antalya (AYT).

Eastern Airways (EZE) has ferried ERJ-190 G-CLSN (19000130) from Warsaw (WAW) to Humberside (HUY).

easyJet (EZY) has ferried A319 G-EZGE (4624) from Maastricht (MST) to Gatwick (LGW).

easyJet Europe (EJU) has ferried A320 OE-IJE (4636) from Milan (MXP) to Maastricht (MST).

Eurowings (EWG) has ferried A320 D-ABDQ (3121) from Stuttgart (STR) to Norwich (NWI).

Swiftair (SWT) has ferried B737-4F EC-MNM (26071 / 2361) from Bacau (BCM) to Leipzig (LEJ).

TUI Airlines Belgium (JAF) has ferried B737-8 OO-JAV (40943 / 4407) from Luton (LTN) to Brussels (BRU).

TUI Airways (TOM) has ferried B737-8 G-TAWJ (38108 / 4024) from St Athan (DGX) to Glasgow (GLA).

+ United Airlines (UAL) has ferried B737-8’s N33289 (31607 / 1542) from Houston (IAH) to Goodyear (GYR) and N87531 (39999 / 3549) from Denver (DEN) to Goodyear (GYR).

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