EUROPEAN AIRLINE SCENE - WEEK ENDING 16-04-11
The information in this blog comes from a variety of sources, though particular credit must be given to the following sites, which are very highly recommended.
Jethro/UK & Ireland Airline Fleet Listings
Drewski/737NG Line Number list
Adria is leasing former MyAir A320 EI-DOD (0444) for the summer & it was ferried from storage at Ljubljana to Woensdrecht on 11/4 for painting.
Aegean. See under Olympic A/W.
Aeroflot A320 VQ-BIV (4649) was delivered from Toulouse to Moscow/Sheremetyevo on 8/4 & VQ-BIT (4656) from Finkenwerder to Moscow/Sheremetyevo on 15/4.
Air Algerie B738 7T-VKH (40862) made its first flight on 12/4.
Air Berlin A319 D-ABGA (2383) was ferried from Prague to Dublin on 11/4 for painting for Cyprus A/W. Also on 11/4, D-ABGC (2468) flew in the opposite direction after painting into Aegean scheme & will become SX-DGF. B737 D-ABAA (30271) was ferried from Hamburg to Ingoldstadt Manching on 12/4 for painting for Yakutia. A321 D-ALTF (1553) was ferried from Eindhoven to Dusseldorf on 14/4 after painting white prior to return to the lessor.
Air Europa B738 EC-HBL (28381) was ferried from Norwich to Budapest on 14/4 after painting prior to return to the lessor.
Air Moldova A320 ER-AXP (0741) has been noted at Ras Al Kaimah wearing RAK A/W titles.
Air One B734 EI-DOV (27632) is for Bluebird A/W as SX-TZE & was noted at Shannon on 14/4 in full scheme.
Bluebird A/W. See under Air One.
Blue1 MD90 OH-BLD (53544) left Stockholm/Arlanda on 12/4 on delivery to Marana, AZ for Delta A/L & will become N931DN.
BMI Baby. See under Thomson A/W.
Boeing single-aisle deliveries to other customers
B-5570 B738 (40032) to Air China 13/4
HP-1718CMP B738 (38139) to Copa 14/4
JA66AN B738 (33909) to Air Nippon 9/4
JA337J B738 (40352) TO JAL Express 12/4
N76528 B738 (31663) to United/Continental 8/4
Bombardier deliveries to other customers
C-GKQC DH8D (4360) to Porter A/L 14/4
Brit Air CRJX F-HMLH (19013) arrived at Morlaix on delivery on 15/4.
British A/W B752 G-CPEM (28665) had N951FD applied at Gatwick by 12/4, but remains UK registered at present. It was sold on 15/4 & is currently expected to leave Gatwick as N951FD on its ferry flight to Victorville, CA on 19/4
Brussels A/L. See under easyJet.
Cyprus A/W. See under Air Berlin.
EasyJet B737 G-EZKA (32422) was noted at Dublin on 10/4 being painted as EI-IGU for Air Italy. A319 G-EZGH (4667) was delivered from Finkenwerder to Berlin/Schonefeld on 12/4 & A320 G-EZUG (4680) from Finkenwerder to Gatwick on 14/4. A319 G-EZGI (4693) made its first flight on 11/4 as D-AVYP. HB-JZG (2196) was restored to the UK register on 11/4 as G-EZEI. It is currently at Abu Dhabi for a major check along with G-EZEM (2230 ex HB-JZH) & both are destined for Brussels A/L.
Egypt Air B773 SU-GDR (38291) arrived at Cairo on delivery on 14/4.
Emirates B773 A6-EGB (38985) made its first flight on 14/4.
Ethiopian A/L B772 ET-ANQ (40773) made its first flight on 11/4.
European Air Transport/DHL is apparently to take a number of former JAL A306s once they have undergone freighter conversion. Allocations are as follows:
D-AEAG (621 ex JA8377)
D-AEAI (637 ex JA8558, N3740)
D-AEAJ (641 ex JA8559, N5641)
D-AEAK (670 ex JA8561)
D-AEAL (679 ex JA8562)
D-AEAM (683 ex JA8563)
D-AEAN (703 ex JA8564)
D-AEAO (711 ex JA8565, N7151)
D-AEAP (724 ex JA8527, N1724)
D-AEAQ (729 ex JA8529, N3729)
D-AEAR (730 ex JA8566, N1740)
D-AEAS (737 ex JA8573)
D-AEAT (740 ex JA8574, EI-EOT, N3637)
Some of these are currently stored at Lourdes - see European Airline Scene for week ending 12/3.
Eurowings CRJ9 D-ACNT (15264) arrived at Dusseldorf in Lufthansa Regional scheme on delivery on 13/4.
Flybe DH8D G-ECOY (4022) suffered a delay of 24 hours & didn't leave Exeter until 9/4 on its return flight to Bombardier.
Garuda A332 PK-GPM (1214) left Toulouse on 15/4 on delivery to Jakarta.
Germania A319 D-ASTZ (3019) was ferried from East Midlands to Berlin/Tegel on 12/4 after painting. D-ASTB (4691) made its first flight on 12/4 as D-AVYO.
Hawaiian A/L A332 N383HA (1217) left Toulouse on delivery on 13/4. B763 N591HA (33423) was ferried from Victorville, CA to Xiamen on 11/4 prior to return to the lessor.
JAL A306 JA8565 (711), now registered N7151, was ferried from Lourdes to Dresden on 14/4 for freighter conversion. Also see under European Air Transport.
Jet2 B752 G-LSAM (26966) positioned from Lasham to Manchester on 12/4.
Kenya A/W B763 5Y-KYY (29383) was noted at Shannon on 11/4 in full Transaero scheme & is to become EI-UNE.
KLM B737 PH-BGP (38127) was noted on the Renton flightline on 13/4.
Libyan A/L. See under Nouvelair.
LOT E195 SP-LNA (19000415) arrived at Warsaw on delivery on 10/4.
Lufthansa A321 D-AIDG (4672) was delivered from Finkenwerder to Frankfurt on 13/4.
Moskovia. B734 N721VX (24130 ex JA8954) of VX Capital partners was ferried from Tucson, AZ to Miami, FL for preparation for the carrier.
HB-RSC C-121C (4175) of Super Constellation Flyers Association was ferried from Lahr to Zurich on 11/4 for painting prior to return to service.
N768DA B762 (23214 ex JA8233) of the Dynamic Aviation Group was ferried from storage at Victorville, CA to Shanghai/Pudong 0n 9/4.
Norwegian Air Shuttle B738 LN-DYP (39047) was rolled out at Renton on 8/4.
Nouvelair A320 TS-IND (0348) was ferried from Monastir to Montpellier on 11/4 following lease to Libyan A/L.
Olympic A/W A319 SX-OAN (1727) was ferried from Athens to Bournemouth on 12/4 for painting into Aegean scheme. SX-OAO (1880) was ferried from Bournemouth to Athens on 14/4 after painting into Aegean scheme & is to become SX-DGH.
Orbest A333 CS-TRH (833) was ferried from Toulouse to Lisbon on 11/4 following wet lease to XL A/W France.
Pegasus B738 TC-AMP (40723) made its first flight on 9/4. TC-AHP (40721) arrived at Istanbul on delivery on 12/4 & with TC-AIP (40877) arriving the following day.
Private Wings Do328 D-CSUE (3019 ex N328DC) arrived at Oberpfaffenhofen on 13/4 on delivery from the USA.
RAK A/W. See under Air Moldova.
Regional E145 F-GOHE (145335) left Clermont-Ferrand on 9/4 as V5-ANG on delivery to Air Namibia.
Ryanair B738 EI-DAY (33558) was noted at Dublin on 10/4 in Sun Express scheme & also carrying TC-SNV.
SAS is to lease up to 17 B737/738s & also take some A320s as it replaces the remainder of its MD80s & some earlier B737s. The new aircraft are due between 2012 & 2016.
SATA A313 CS-TKM (661) was ferried from Lisbon to Maastricht on 11/4 for painting all white.
Sun Express. See under Ryanair.
TAM A332 PT-MVU (1213) left Toulouse on delivery on 14/4.
Thai A/W A333 HS-TET (1086) was delivered from Hamburg to Bangkok on 11/4 following seat installation.
Thomas Cook B753 G-JMAB (32242) was ferried from Abu Dhabi on 10/4 & now sports a set of winglets. B752 G-JMCE (30758) was ferried from Toronto to Manchester on 12/4 still as C-GJZH following winter lease to Jazz Air. G-FCLF (28835) followed on 15/4, still as C-GJZT.
Thomson A/W A320 G-OOPX (2180) will become OK-HCB when delivered to Holidays Czech A/L. B738 G-FDZG (35139) was ferried from Toronto to Luton on 13/4 still as C-FRZG after winter lease to Sunwing A/L. B733 G-THOL (28594) was reregistered G-TOYL for BMI Baby on 14/4.
THY A319 TC-JLT (4665) was delivered from Finkenwerder to Istanbul on 14/4. A321 TC-JRO (4682) made its first flight on 15/4 as D-AZAI.
Transaero. See under Kenya A/W.
Transavia has leased Gol B738 PR-GGZ (37600) for the summer & it arrived at Amsterdam on 9/4. PH-HZE (28377) was ferried back to Amsterdam on 12/4 following lease to AeroMexico.
Travel Service B738 OK-TVS (39404) was rolled out at Renton on 12/4.
TUIfly Nordic B738 SE-RFV (32669 ex SU-BPG, EI-EOX) was registered on 13/4.
Tunisair A320 TS-IMS made its first flight on 15/4 as D-AUBC.
UT Air B735 VQ-BJM (28912 ex N11651) arrived at Vilnius on delivery on 14/4.
Vueling A320 EC-LLM (4681) made its first flight on 11/4 as F-WWDX, while EC-LLJ (4661) was delivered from Toulouse to Barcelona on 14/4.
Wataniya A/W. Three of this former carrier's A320s have been registered to Skylease Netherlands & were ferried from Amman to Shannon on 15/4.
9K-EAE (4235) to OE-IAX
9K-EAF (4304) to OE-IAY
9K-EAG (4411) to OE-IAZ
White A320 CS-TQK (2204) has become XA-VOU & left Montpelier on 14/4 on delivery to Volaris.
Wizz Air A320 HA-LWJ (4683) made its first flight on 12/4 as F-WWIF.
XL A/W France. See under Orbest.
Yakutia. See under Air Berlin.
Yes A/W A320 N566BB (0566) became EI-ERV at Southend on 13/4 & is awaiting delivery.