EUROPEAN AIRLINE SCENE - WEEK ENDING 09-06-12
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
Puget Sound - Boeing test Flights
Afrijet Correcting last week, the registration of the B772 is TR-KPR not TR-KFR.
Air Atlanta A306F TF-ELK (557) was ferried all white from Liege to Lourdes for storage on 7/6.
Air Austral B772 F-OMAY (29402) was ferried from Paris/CDG to Amsterdam on 1/6 for painting for Orenair with whom it will become VP-BHB.
Air Baltic. See under Thomson A/W.
Air Berlin B738 D-ABAP (28070) was ferried from Ostrava to Munich on 1/6 after painting for Sun Express. A320 D-ABNA (5191) made its first flight on 7/6 as D-AVVC. B738 D-ABBF (32917) has become VP-BEN for Orenair & was ferried from Prague to Norwich on 8/6 for painting.
Airbus single-aisle deliveries to other customers
B-6896 A320 (5170) to China Southern 8/6
B-6929 A320 (5156) to China Eastern 6/6
CC-BAX A320 (5178) to LAN A/L 8/6
Air Europa B763 EC-HSV (29387) was registered EI-RUY for Transaero on 31/5 & was delivered from Budapest to Moscow/Domodedovo on 1/6.
Air France A388 F-HPJG (067) was delivered from Finkenwerder to Paris/CDG on 5/6.
Air Nostrum AT72 EC-LRR (1023) was delivered from Toulouse to Valencia on 6/6.
Armavia. Former CSA B735 EK73775 (28475 ex OK-EGO) was ferried from Dinard to Yerevan on 7/6 after painting into full scheme.
Austrian A/L B737 OE-LNN (30418) is due to be ferried from Vienna to Kemble for storage in the near future.
BA Cityflyer. See under Eastern A/W.
Belle Air A319 F-ORAH (2277 ex N803BR, EK-32011, M-ABEK, F-WTAK) was delivered from Shannon to Tirana on 8/6.
Boeing single-aisle deliveries to other customers
B-5642 B738 (40017) to Dalian A/L 7/6
B-5649 B738 (38640) to Shandong A/L 7/6
HL8246 B738 (41299) to Korean Air 4/6
JA343J B738 (39192) to JAL 31/5
N893NN B738 (33316) to American A/L 5/6
N8310C B738 (38807) to Southwest 5/6
N8602F B738 (38110) to Southwest 5/6
Bombardier deliveries to other customers
N449QX DH8D (4410) to Alaska Horizon 4/6
British A/W. See under Eastern A/W.
Brussels A/L B462 OO-DJW (E2296) was ferried from Brussels to Kemble on 4/6 on return to the lessor.
CSA. See under Armavia.
Donavia A319 VP-BBT (1805 ex C-GKNW, XA-MXJ, C-GKNW) was delivered from Manchester to Vilnius on 2/6.
Eastern A/W has added former Flybe E145 G-EMBP (145300) to its fleet. S2000 G-CDEB (36) is to be painted in British A/W scheme prior to lease to BA Cityflyer for operation on the London City to Isle of Man service.
Emirates B773 A6-EGT (35600) made its first flight on 6/6.
Europe Airpost B733 F-GIXL (23810 ex EI-BUE, EC-375, EC-FSC, F-OHCS) has reverted to its old Aer Lingus registration EI-BUE on transfer to Mistral Air & it was delivered from Montpellier to Naples on 8/6.
FedEx A312F N417FE was ferried from Memphis, TN to Victorville, CA for storage on 4/6.
Flybe DH8D G-JECH (4103) was flown to Exeter on 6/6 for permanent repairs following its altercation with a ground vehicle on the Isle of Man. Also see under Eastern A/W.
Gulf Air A320 A9C-AQ (5175) made its first flight on 6/6 as F-WWDR.
Hong Kong A/L A332F B-LNW (1320) made its first flight on 1/6 as F-WWKL.
Jet2 B752 G-LSAK (27973) flew its last service for RAK A/W from Ras-al-Kaimah to Hamburg on 2/6 following winter lease & was then ferried to Leeds/Bradford on return to Jet2.
Kingfisher A/L A332 VT-VJO (939) was ferried from Bombay to Zurich on 29/5 on return to the lessor, with VT-VJP (946) following on 4/6.
KLM B734 PH-BTB (25423) was ferried from Amsterdam to Norwich for storage on 7/6.
KLM Cityhopper F100 PH-OFN (11477) was ferried from Amsterdam to Lelystad on 5/6 for painting all white prior to return to the lessor.
Korean Air B773 HL8250 (37650) made its first flight on 4/6.
LAN A/L B763 CC-BDD (40799) made its first flight on 4/6.
Lufthansa A333 D-AIKR (1314) was delivered from Toulouse to Hamburg on 1/6 for cabin outfitting. A320 D-AIZL (5181) made its first flight on 6/6 as D-AXAT. B748 D-ABYC (37828) made its first flight on 7/6.
Malev B737 HA-LOA (28254), temporarily registered EI-EUU, was delivered from Dublin to Prague as OK-SWW for Smart Wings on 3/6. HA-LOI (29350), now registered EI-EUW, was noted at Dublin on 4/6 in full Transaero scheme awaiting delivery. B738 HA-LOC (32797), temporarily registered EI-ETZ, has become VP-BEP & was delivered from Shannon to Moscow/Vnukovo on 5/6 for Yakutia.
Meridiana Fly MD83 EI-CRH, which was ferried to Marana, AZ in early February, was registered to WFBN as N598SC on 11/5. EI-CRE (49854) left Olbia on 4/6 on its way to Marana, AZ on return to the lessor.
Mistral Air. See under Europe Airpost.
NAS Air. See under Skywings A/L.
EI-EEY A320 (0414 ex VR-HYR, B-HYR, EI-TLR, 5B-DBJ, I-LING, EI-EEY, SX-SMU) registered to AWAS was delivered from Montreal/Mirabel to Kiev on 7/6 for an as yet unidentified operator.
F-WJKG A346 (924) for the Government of Jordan was ferried from Basel to Dublin all white for painting following cabin outfitting. It will be registered VP-CDD.
OLT Express. See under Air Berlin.
Olympic A/L. As expected, AT42 SX-BIC (197) has become C-GKKR for Calm Air & left Exeter on 7/6 on delivery to Canada.
Orenair. See under Air Austral & Air Berlin.
RAK A/W. See under Jet2.
RAM B734s CN-RNC (26529) & CN-RND (26530) were ferried from Casablanca to Perpignan on 1/6 & 7/6 respectively. The former is reportedly there for painting (for a new operator?).
Royal Jordanian A321 JY-AYV (5177) made its first flight on 5/6 as D-AVZJ. A313 JY-AGN (531) left Amman on 7/6 for scrapping at Tupelo RAP, MS.
Saudi Arabian MD90 HZ-APG (53497) was registered to AerSale as N643AS on 29/5 & left Riyadh on 5/6 bound for Roswell, NM.
Singapore A/L B744 9V-SPQ (28025) made an acceptance flight from/to Singapore in Transaero scheme on 5/6 & will become EI-XLO.
Skywings A/L A320 SX-BTP (0376) was ferried from Athens to Jeddah on 4/6 on lease to NAS Air.
SmartLynx A320 YL-LCJ (0279) has been leased to Travel Service for the summer & entered service with them on 1/6.
Smart Wings. See under Malev.
Sun Express. See under Air Berlin.
Thai A/W International A388 HS-TUB (093) made its first flight on 6/6 as F-WWAN.
Thomson A/W B733 G-THOO (29335) has become YL-BBO for Air Baltic & left Luton on 2/6 on delivery to Riga.
THY A321 TC-JSB (5205) made its first flight on 7/6 as D-AVZS. A319 TC-JUA (2404 ex TC-IZM) entered service on 7/6.
Transaero. See under Air Europa, Malev & Singapore A/L.
Travel Service. See under SmartLynx.
Yakutia. See under Malev.