EUROPEAN AIRLINE SCENE - WEEK ENDING 26-11-11
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
ABX Air. See under Atlas Air.
Aerolineas Argentinas. See under Air France.
Air Astana B752 P4-KCU (27971 ex N514AT, N558AX) was registered on 18/11 at Cecil Field, FL & arrived at Southend on delivery on 24/11.
Air Berlin B738 D-ABKB (37740) was ferried from Budapest to Berlin/Tegel on 21/11 following lease to Tarom as YR-BGP.
Airbus single-aisle deliveries to other customers
B-6768 A320 (4833) to Juneyao A/L 22/11
B-6815 A320 (4928) to China Southern 22/11
B-6851 A320 (4909) to Spring A/L 24/11
VH-VGA A320 (4899) to Jetstar A/W 22/11
XA-YES A320 (4933) to InterJet 25/11
Air Caraibes A333 F-HPTP (1265) was delivered from Toulouse to Paris/Orly on 25/11.
Air Europa B738 EC-KEO (33982), which had been expected to go to Caribbean A/W, was noted at Amsterdam on 19/11 in full Transaero scheme.
Air France A343 F-GNIH (373) was ferried from Lisbon to Opa-Locka, FL on 19/11 prior to delivery to Aerolineas Argentinas as LV-CSX. A321 F-GTAZ (4901) was delivered from Finkenwerder to Paris/CDG on 23/11 & A320 F-HBNJ (4908) from Toulouse to Paris/Orly the same day.
Air One B734 EI-CWF (24814) has become 5N-BOC for Air Nigeria & left Naples on 23/11 on delivery to Kano.
Air Transat A313 C-GVAT (485) was ferried from Rio de Janeiro/Galeao to Montreal/Mirabel on 17/11 all white for scrapping. Also see under Thomas Cook.
Armavia. See under CSA.
Astraeus. Sadly, this carrier entered administration on 21/11 & ceased operations immediately. B737 G-STRN (28007) was cancelled from the register on 22/11 as transferred to Germany & was then registered to Lufthansa Technic as D-ALAD & ferried from East Midlands to Sofia on 24/11 wearing TonleSap A/L titles & tail logo. B752 G-STRX (25621) left Gatwick on 22/11 bound for Shannon on return to the lessor, with G-STRY (28161) following from Manchester on 23/11.
Atlas Air is to add five former ABX Air B762Fs to its fleet.
ATR deliveries to other customers
PR-TKJ AT72 (971) to TRIP Linhas Aereas 24/11
Bangladesh Biman B773 S2-AFP (40123) left Paine Field on 23/11 on delivery to Dacca.
Belle Air Europe A320 EI-LIS (3492) was delivered from Dinard to Tirana on 25/11 (date corrects last week).
Blue1 B462 OH-SAL (E2392) was ferried from Helsinki to Kemble for storage on 25/11.
Boeing single-aisle deliveries to other customers
B-5621 B738 (40030) to Air China 23/11
HP-1725CMP B738 (38102) to Copa A/L 23/11
JA73NJ B738 (39405) to Skymark A/L 23/11
P4-SOM B739 (40889) to Somon Air 21/11 (the 100th B739)
VH-VYD B738 (40998) to Virgin Australia 24/11
VT-JBX B738 (37961) to Jet A/W 22/11
Bombardier deliveries to other customers
CX-CRN CRJ9 (15275) to Pluna 19/11
Brit Air CRJ2 F-GRJF (7108) has become VQ-BOV for Rusline & was noted in service on 24/11, the French registration having been cancelled on 16/11.
British A/W B752 G-CPER (29113) was noted wearing N954FD at Gatwick for FedEx at Gatwick on 21/11, but has not yet been cancelled from the register. A320 G-BUSJ (0109) was ferried from Gatwick to Chateauroux on 23/11. B773 G-STBE (38696) made its first flight on 21/11. Also see under Open Skies.
British A/W World Cargo/Global Supply Systems B748F G-GSSE (37568) made its first flight on 17/11.
Cathay Pacific Cargo B748F B-LJB (39239) was delivered from Paine Field to Hong Kong on 23/11.
CSA. Further to last week, B735 OK-EGO (28475) did become EK73775 for Armavia & was delivered from Prague to Yerevan on 23/11. OK-XGB (26540) was ferried from Prague to Bournemouth on 21/11 for painting into retro scheme.
Cygnus Air DC873CF EC-IGZ (46133) was noted at Madrid on 22/11 as 3X-GHH for Transair Cargo (Congo).
Eagles A/L ceased operations this week.
EasyJet B737 G-EZKC (32424) was ferried from Luton to Kemble on 21/11 for scrapping & cancelled from the register on 23/11.
Egyptair A333 SU-GDT (1230) left Toulouse on 24/11 on delivery to Cairo.
Embraer deliveries to other customers
B-3185 E190 (19000480) to Tianjn A/L 24/11
Emirates A388 A6-EDR (083) left Finkenwerder on 25/11 on delivery to Dubai.
Estonian Air B733 ES-ABK (28572) was ferried back from Eindhoven to Tallinn on 20/11 after painting all white.
Ethiopian A/L B738 ET-APF (40961) left Boeing Field on 22/11 on delivery to Addis Ababa.
Eurowings. Correcting last week, D-ACRG (7630) was operating a charter from Dusseldorf to Dortmund on 18/11 & was not for further storage. D-ACRC (7573) was ferried from Norwich to Exeter on 22/11 after painting into Yamal scheme & is to become VQ-BPB.
EVA Air A333 B-16333 (1274) was ferried from Chateauroux to Toulouse on 18/11 following painting.
Farnair Europe Hungary I seem to have managed to miss the fact that the three F27s stored at Kemble were registered to 19th Hole Corp way back in August as N19XE (10449 ex HA-FAD), N19XF (10632 ex HA-FAF) & N19XG (10634 ex HA-FAH). Of these, N19XE has been repainted & was ferried to Amsterdam on 24/11 for preservation as "PH-NIV" (see Skyliner for photo).
Flybe E175s, G-FBJA (17000326) & G-FBJC (17000328), were registered on 24/11.
Gulf Air A320 A9C-EE (0419), which is now registered N419AG, left Lasham on 21/11 bound for Montreal/Mirabel.
Highland A/W JS31 G-NOSS (749 ex C-GJPU, LN-FAN, LN-FAZ), stored at Inverness since the company collapsed in July, was cancelled from the register on 23/11 as transferred to Estonia.
JAL B763 JA658J (40370) was delivered from Paine Field to Tokyo/Haneda on 18/11.
Jordan Aviation has had restrictions placed on its operations by the EU. This affect's the carrier's three B762s.
Korean Air B773 HL8218 (37649) was delivered from Paine Field to Incheon on 21/11.
LAN A/L B763 CC-BDC (40591) positioned from Paine Field to Atlanta, GA for winglet fitting on 23/11.
Lufthansa A388 D-AIMI (072) was ferried from Toulouse to Finkenwerder on 21/11. A321 D-AIDL (4881) was delivered from Finkenwerder to Frankfurt on 23/11.
Lufthansa Italia A319 D-AKNJ (1172) was ferried from Milan/Malpensa to Budapest on 23/11 for storage.
Martinair B763 PH-MCM (26470) became the third example to be ferried to Cecil Field, FL for a new customer when it left Amsterdam on 22/11.
Moskovia A/L. See under Transavia.
D-AJOY CRJ8 (8069 ex A6-BNH) for Air X arrived at Salzburg on 21/11 on delivery from Dubai.
LY-AYJ CRJ2 (7901 ex D-ACRK) of AviaAM Leasing was ferried from Exeter to East Midlands on 21/11 for painting.
M-YRGT A313F (697 ex 9V-STF, VT-AIP) of HSH Nordbank was ferried from Lisbon to Monastir on 25/11.
VP-CCH A318CJ (4211) was ferried from storage at Jeddah to Bordeaux 21/11.
Open Skies B752 F-GPEJ (25807) was ferried from Paris/Orly to LHR on 23/11 on return to BA.
Pegasus B738 TC-AIS (38174) made its first flight on 18/11.
Qantas A388 VH-OJL (074) was ferried from Toulouse to Finkenwerder on 24/11 as F-WWSL.
Ryanair B738 EI-DCS (33812) was withdrawn from service on 30/10 & has been stored at Prestwick ever since minus tail logo.
SAA A332 ZS-SXU (1271) was delivered from Toulouse to Johannesburg on 25/11.
SkyWork A/L DH8D HB-JIJ (4184 ex N509LX, C-GARX) was noted at Toronto/Pearson on 18/11 still in full Frontier scheme & arrived at Oberpfaffenhofen on 25/11 for painting.
TAAG Angola A/L has had restrictions on the operation of its two B773s to the EU removed.
Tailwind A/L B734 TC-TLC (25112) was ferried from Antalya to Kinshasa on 18/11 on wet-lease to Okapi A/L.
Tarom. See under Air Berlin.
Ten A/W MD82 YR-MDK (49139) was ferried from Bucharest to Dakar on 21/11 on wet-lease to an unidentified operator.
Thomas Cook A332 G-TCXA (795) left Manchester for Toronto on 20/11 on delivery to Air Transat as C-GTSJ.
Thomson A/W B738 G-FDZY (37261) arrived at Birmingham on delivery on 23/11.
TNT B777F OO-TSC (37138) left Paine Field on 23/11 on delivery to Amsterdam.
Transaero B742 VP-BQH (22791) was ferried from storage at Moscow/Domodedovo to Rome, NY on 25/11. Also see under Air Europa.
Transavia. More B738s leaving Europe:
PH-HZE (28377) left Amsterdam on 19/11 for lease to AeroMexico until next April
PH-HZL (30391) was noted at Amsterdam on 20/11 as VQ-BPF in basic Transavia scheme but with Moskovia A/L titles prior to lease (see Skyliner for photo)
PH-HZM (30392) was registered to Sun Country as N817SY on 16/11 & left Amsterdam on 22/11 bound for Minneapolis/St Paul
TUIfly B738 D-ATUH (34689) was registered C-FYUH on 22/11 prior to winter lease to Sunwing A/L.
VIM has been banned from operating to the EU until next April.
Virgin Atlantic A333 G-VINE (1231) has been leased to Ryan International as N771RD & left Gatwick on 24/11 for Chicago/Rockford, IL.
Vueling A320 EC-LOP (4937) made its first flight on 21/11 as D-AXAG.
White A320 CS-TQS (0726) was ferried from Lisbon to Alverca on 23/11. It wears Stellar A/W titles & logo, but the lease appears to have fallen through.
Yamal. See under Eurowings.