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Airline Fleet News – 9th May 2023 (Updated 18th May)

Updated: May 18, 2023

New Deliveries

Pegasus (PGT) A321NX TC-RDH (11373) XFW to SAW

Spring Airlines (CQH) A320N B-329U (10722) TSN to PVG

VietJetAir (VJC) A321NX VN-A529 (10441) XFW to SGN


Aer Lingus (EIN) has taken delivery of A321NX EI-LRH (10319) on lease from Air Lease Corporation (ALC), ex-Aer Lingus UK (EUK) G-EIRH.

AerCap has ferried A320 N8479A (8479) from San Juan (SJU). To Sao Carlos (QSC).

Aergo Capital has ferried Dash 8-400 G-ECOE (4212) from Keflavik (KEF) to Kelowna (YLW).

Aeroregional (RER) has taken delivery of B737-4 HC-CXU (23991 / 1746) ex-NewGen Airways (VGO) HS-NGA.

Airwork (AWK) has taken delivery of B737-4F ZK-TLF (24709 / 2115) ex-AFO Aircraft VQ-BMF.

Alaska Airlines (ASA) has ferried B737-8 N559AS (35178 / 2026) from Amarillo (AMA) to Seattle (SEA) after painting.

American Airlines (AAL) has ferried B737-8 N926AN (29527 / 453) from storage at Roswell (ROW) to Jacksonville (VQQ).

Bank of Utah has ferried A321-2 N636WT (1636) from Guam (GUM) to Xiamen (XMN) for freighter conversion.

Bluebird Nordic (BBD) has taken delivery of B737-8F TF-BBY (32919 / 1279) on lease from Aero Capital Solutions (ACS), ex-Caribbean Airlines (BWA) 9Y-JME.

Braathens International Airways (BIX) has taken delivery of A319 SE-RGD (3346) on lease from DVB Bank, ex-Air Namibia (NMB) V5-ANL.

British Airways (BAW) has ferried A321-2 G-MEDG (1711) from storage at Madrid (MAD) to Shannon (SNN).

China Southern Airlines (CSN) B777-F B-223N (67822 / 1741) has made its first flight at Everett (PAE).

Corendon Airlines Europe (CXI) has ferried B737-8’s 9H-TJC (38012 / 3550) and 9H-CXF (40263 / 4781) from Mumbai (BOM) to Antalya (AYT) after wet-lease to Spicejet (SEJ).

Delta Air Lines (DAL) has ferried B737-9 N960DZ (39824 / 5088) from Jacksonville (VQQ) to Atlanta (ATL) prior to entering service and B757-2 N680DA (26956 / 502) from storage at Victorville (VCV) to Queretaro (QRO).

Envoy (ENY) has taken delivery of ERJ-175 N450YX (17000874) ex-Republic Airlines (RPA), prior to operations for American Eagle.

European Air Charter (BUC) has ferried A320 LZ-LAK (1615) from Sofia (SOF) to Frankfurt (FRA) prior to wet-lease to Condor (CFG).

Iraqi Airways (IAW) B787-8 YI-ATC (40108 / 1146) has made its first flight at Charleston (CHS).

Japan Airlines (JAL) has ferried B777-2 JA702J (32890 / 417) from storage at Tokyo (HND) to Victorville (VCV).

Jetstream Aviation Capital has ferried ATR 72-600 N708SV (1092) from storage at Saint-Brieuc (SBK) to Keflavik (KEF) prior to lease to Silver Airways (SIL).

Jet2 (EXS) has ferried B737-8 G-JZBU (35706 / 2586) from Leeds (LBA) to East Midlands (EMA) prior to entering service.

+ MAM Aircraft Leasing has ferried A320 N835VA (4448) from storage at San Antonio (SAT) to Bangor (BGR).

Norwegian Air Sweden AOC (NSZ) has taken delivery of B737 MAX 8 SE-RTA (42835 / 7231) on lease from SKY Leasing.

Ryanair (RYR) has ordered 150 B737 MAX 10 aircraft from Boeing (BOE), and options for a further 150 MAX 10 aircraft.

Skyline Express Airline (UTN) has taken delivery of B757-3 UR-SLE (29012 / 839) on lease from Mavi Gok Airlines (MGA) (MGH), ex-Condor D-ABOE.

SmartLynx Malta (LYX) has ferried A330-3 9H-SMD (1382) from storage at Hahn (HHN) to Chateauroux (CHR).

Smartwings (TVS) has re-registered B737-8 OK-TSE (39437 / 4775) ex C-GKZE after wet-lease to Sunwing Airlines (SWG).

Southwest Airlines (SWA) B737 MAX 8’s N8869L (42688 / 8588) has made its first flight at Renton (RNT) and ferried to Boeing Field (BFI) and N8874Q (67919 / 8609) has made its first flight at Renton (RNT) and ferried to Victorville (VCV) for painting.

SunExpress (SXS) has ferried A320 LY-MLN (3741) from Antalya (AYT) to Vilnius (VNO) and B737-8 TC-SPT (30144 / 3249) from storage at Jakarta (CGK) to Delhi (DEL) prior to entering service.

Sunwing Airlines (SWG) has ferried B737-8 C-GLRN (41353 / 6336) from Toronto (YYZ) to Belfast (BFS) prior to wet-lease to TUI Airlines (TOM).

Texel Air (XLR) B737-8F A9C-TXZ (33804 / 1529) has commenced operations for DHL.

TUI Airways (TOM) has ferried B737-8 G-TAWS (37241 / 4842) from St Athan (DGX) to Stansted (STN) prior to re-entering service after wet-lease to Sunwing Airlines (SWG).

TUIfly (TUI) has ferried B737-8 D-ABKM (37755 / 3349) from storage at Frankfurt (FRA) to St Athan (DGX).

United Airlines (UAL) has ferried B737-8 N14242 (28805 / 402) from Houston (IAH) to Amarillo (AMA) for painting.

Wizz Air Malta (WMT) A321NX 9H-WDQ (11370) has made its first flight at Hamburg (XFW) as D-AVZZ.

World Wide Ferry has ferried Dash 8-300 C-FNSA (354) from Majuro (MAJ) to Cairns (CNS) prior to delivery to Maroomba Airlines as VH-QQE.

Maintenance Flights

Air Canada Rouge (ROU) has ferried A319 C-FYJH (672) from Melbourne (MLB) to Toronto (YYZ).

Air Europa Express has ferried ERJ-195 EC-LKX (19000437) from Warsaw (WAW) to Palma (PMI).

easyJet Europe (EJU) has ferried A319 OE-LKV (4787) and A320 OE-IJL (4680) from Luqa (MLA) to Milan (MXP).

Eurowings (EWG) has ferried A320 D-AIZV (5658) from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Ljubljana (LJU).

Iberia (IBE) has ferried A321-2 EC-HUH (1021) from Madrid (MAD) to Ljubljana (LJU).

Maersk Air Cargo (SRR) has ferried B767-2F OY-SRN (23326 / 124) from Billund (BLL) to Navoiy (NVI).

Sunclass Airlines (VKG) has ferried A321-2 OY-TCH (6438) from Tallinn (TLL) to Helsinki (HEL).

TUIfly (TUI) has ferried B737-8 D-ATUZ (34691 / 2246) from Frankfurt (FRA) to Istanbul (SAW).

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