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Airline Fleet News – 7th April 2022 (Updated 12th Apr)

Updated: Apr 12, 2022

New Deliveries

ICBC Leasing B737 MAX 8 OE-IWQ (43926 / 7742) BFI to LFBF

*flydubai (FDB) B737 MAX 8 A6-FMY (60999 / 8188) BFI to AMM

*JetBlue (JBU) A220-300 N3104J (55150) BFM to VQQ

*Ryanair (RYR) B737 MAX 8-200 EI-HMW (65891 / 8232) BFI to DUB

Southwest Airlines (SWA) B737 MAX 8 N8752Q (67206 / 8224) BFI to PHX

Volaris (VOI) A321NX XA-VSM (10762) XFW to MEX


AerCap has ferried A320N VP-BOF (7576) from storage at Istanbul (SAW) to Chateauroux (CHR), B767-3 VP-BLG (27617 / 722) from Istanbul (IST) to Shannon (SNN) (See Royal Flight below) and B787-8 EI-LNG (35314 / 183) from storage at Prestwick (PIK) to Shannon (SNN) prior to delivery to Norse Atlantic Airways (NBT) as LN-FNH.

*Aerothrust Holdings has taken delivery of B737-4 N652EE (26526 / 2219) ex-AerCaribe (ACL) HK-5228 while stored at San Jose (SJO).

*Air Belgium (ABB) has taken delivery of B747-8F OE-LFD (37563 / 1432) ex-Saudi Arabian Airlines (SVA) HZ-AI4 for operations for Hongyuan Group.

*Air France (AFR) has ferried B777-F F-GUOB (32965 / 732) from Paris (CDG) to Toulouse (TLS) for painting.

*Air Nostrum (ANE) has re-registered CRJ-1000 EC-LKF (19011) ex 9H-LKF after lease to Mel Air (MDO).

*Airbus (AIB) A320N F-WWIJ (10824) has made its first flight at Toulouse (TLS) and has ferried A320N F-WWBE (B-328Z) (10737) from Toulouse (TLS) to Chateauroux (CHR) for storage for China Eastern Airlines (CES) and A330-3 F-WWYI (1874) from storage at Chateauroux (CHR) to Toulouse (TLS).

Avanti Air (ATV) has ferried Dash 8-400 D-AASH (4187) from Bydgoszcz (BZG) to Siegen (SGE) after painting.

*Avmax Group has taken delivery of Dash 8-200 N454YV (454) ex-Avioandes (AYH) HC-CSY.

*BBAM Aircraft Leasing has ferried B737-8F 2-BPDL (34686 / 1903) from Guangzhou (CAN) to Calgary (YYC) after freighter conversion for Westjet (WJA).

*Boeing (BOE) has ferried B737 MAX 8 N245BE (61663 / 8164) from Guam (GUM) to Shanghai (PVG) prior to delivery to Shanghai Airlines (CSH)

*Cebu Pacific (CEB) A320N RP-C4132 (10794) has made its first flight at Toulouse (TLS) as F-WWTM and ferried ATR 72-500 RP-C7256 (847) from storage at Alice Springs (ASP) to Manila (MNL).

China Airlines (CAL) A321NX B-18106 (10698) has made its first flight at Hamburg (XFW) as D-AZWO.

Corsair (CRL) A330-900 F-HLIV (2009) has made its first flight at Toulouse (TLS) as F-WWYF.

DHL Aero Expresso (DAE) B757-2F HP-2010DAE (29610 / 904) has been damaged beyond repair after it veered off the runway at San Jose (SJO) after returning to the airport due to an issue on take-off.

EIC Aircraft Leasing has ferried Dash 8-400 OE-LGN (from storage at Kaunas (KUN) to Dublin (DUB).

*ExpressJet Airlines (ASQ) has ferried ERJ-145 N18556 (145595) from storage at Kingman (IGM) to Jacksonville (JAX).

Finnair (FIN) has ferried A320 OH-LXI (1989) from storage at Tarbes (LDE) to Rzeszow (RZE).

*GMT Global Republic Aviation has ferried A319 2-EENS (4215) from storage at Singapore (SIN) to Hurghada (HRG).

*GP Aviation has ferried B737-4 LZ-CRI (28832 / 2953) from storage at Varna (VAR) to Pristina (PRN).

IndiGo (IGO) A321NX VT-IML (10687) has made its first flight at Hamburg (XFW) as D-AZWL.

Jet2 (EXS) has ferried B757-2 G-LSAJ (24793 / 292) from storage at Almeria (LEI) to Manchester (MAN).

*LATAM Airlines Chile (LAN) has ferried A320-2 CC-BAK (4597) from Espargos (SID) to Perpignan (PGF) and B767-3 CC-BDC (40591 / 1016) from Santiago (SCL) to Madrid (MAD).

Lufthansa (DLH) has ferried A321-2 D-AISU (4016) from storage at Berlin (BER) to Frankfurt (FRA).

Royal Flight (ABG) has ferried B767-3 VP-BLG (27617 / 722) from Moscow (SVO) to Istanbul (IST) on return to lessor.

*SAS Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) has ferried A321-2 LN-RKK (1848) from storage at Copenhagen (CPH) to Oslo (OSL).

*SMBC Aviation Capital has ferried A320 OE-LDX (5874) from storage at Seletar (XSP) to Cairo (CAI).

*Spicejet (SEJ) has ferried B737-8 VT-SYQ (39057 / 4428) from Delhi (DEL) to Istanbul (IST) prior to a return to lessor.

TAP – Air Portugal (TAP) has ferried A319 CS-TTL (1100) from storage at Lisbon (LIS) to Knock (NOC) for scrapping.

Transavia France (TVF) has ferried B737-8 F-HUYM (39397 / 4003) from Nimes (FNI) to Paris (ORY) prior to entering service.

*TVPX Trust Services has taken delivery of EMB-135BJ N1184U (14501184) ex-Private Owner.

T-Way (TWB) has ferried A330-3 HL8502 (1065) from storage at Xiamen (XMN) to Seoul (GMP) prior to entering service.

*United Airlines (UAL) has ferried B777-2’s N772UA (26930 / 005) from storage at Victorville (VCV) to Honolulu (HNL) and N211UA (30217 / 282) from storage at Roswell (ROW) to Honolulu (HNL).

*ViaJet has taken delivery of CRJ-200 N96AP (7730) ex-Set Jet.

Russian Re-registrations

*RA-73139 B777-3 (41680 / 1079) ex VP-BGC Aeroflot (AFL)

*RA-73169 A320 (8452) ex VQ-BTX Aeroflot (AFL)

*RA-73201 A319 (1743) ex VQ-BAV Rossiya (SDM)

*RA-73677 A319 (3281) ex VP-BUK Aurora (SHU)

*RA-73696 A320 (1918) ex VP-BBN Yamal Airlines (LLM)

*RA-73835 A320 (2947) ex VP-BQW Ural Airlines (SVR)

Maintenance Flights

*Ameristar (AJI) has ferried DC-9 N783TW (47010 / 097) from Great Falls (GTF) to Blytheville (BYH).

*British Airways (BAW) has ferried B787-9’s G-ZBKH (38624 / 404) from Heathrow (LHR) to Cardiff (CWL) and G-ZBKK (38627 / 442) from Cardiff (CWL) to Heathrow (LHR).

*Cityjet (BCY) has ferried CRJ-900’s EI-FPE (15402) from Copenhagen (CPH) to Ljubljana (LJU) and EI-FPB (15399) from Ljubljana (LJU) to Copenhagen (CPH).

*CommutAir (UCA) has ferried ERJ-145 N15910 (145455) from Kingman (IGM) to Great Falls (GTF).

*Condor (CFG) has ferried A320 D-AICR (4463) from Abu Dhabi (AUH) to Frankfurt (FRA).

EAT Leipzig (BCS) has ferried A300-6 D-AEAQ (729) from Bordeaux (BOD) to Leipzig (LEJ).

Enter Air (ENT) has ferried B737-8 SP-ENX (30627 / 752) from Tel Aviv (TLV) to Warsaw (WAW).

*Fly One (FIA) has ferried A319 ER-00002 (1618) from Kaunas (KUN) to Chisinau (KIV).

Icelandair (ICE) has ferried B767-3 TF-ISO (29388 / 785) from Warsaw (WAW) to Keflavik (KEF).

Lufthansa (DLH) has ferried A321-2 D-AISX (4073) from Luqa (MLA) to Frankfurt (FRA).

*Lufthansa CityLine (CLH) has ferried ERJ-190’s D-AECG (19000368) from Frankfurt (FRA) to Bratislava (BTS) and D-AECD (19000337), D-AECH (19000376) from Bratislava (BTS) to Frankfurt (FRA).

*SAS Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) has ferried B737-8 LN-RNW (34549 / 3210) from Norwich (NWI) to Oslo (OSL).

TUI Airways (TOM) has ferried B737-8 G-TAWU (37263 / 4875) from Bristol (BRS) to Amman (AMM).

*United Airlines (UAL) has ferried A320 N430UA (568) from storage at Goodyear (GYR) to Lake City (LCQ).

Zimex Aviation (IMX) has ferried ATR 72-200F HB-AFW (419) from Sofia (SOF) to Basel (BSL).

Updates found today have been added to

*6th April – *5th April – *4th April

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