EUROPEAN AIRLINE SCENE - WEEK ENDING 07-07-12
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
Airbus single-aisle deliveries to other customers
B-6422 A320 (5208) to Sichuan A/L 5/7
B-6897 A320 (5214) to China Southern 6/7
RP-6319 A320 (5188) to SEAir 6/7
Air Europa B738 EC-HKR (28536) has bcome EI-RUF for Transaero & was delivered from Budapest to Vilnius on 5/7.
Air Seychelles B763 S7-AHM (26328), parked at Goodyear, AZ, was registered to ILFC as EI-EXL on 27/6. Former Jet A/W A332 A6-EYY (751 ex VT-JWD) was delivered from Amman on 3/7. Note, this is the second use of this registration.
Alitalia MD82 I-DATC (53222) left Rome/Fiumicino on 5/7 for scrapping at Tupelo, MS.
All Nippon B788 JA812A (40748) left Paine Field on 3/7 on delivery to Tokyo/Haneda.
ATR deliveries to other customers
PR-ATQ AT72 (1027) to Azul Linhas Aereas 6/7
Austrian A/L. See under Lufthansa.
Avanti Air AT42 D-BCRO (122) was registered C-GPEB after delivery to Pascan Express.
Boeing single-aisle deliveries to other customers
JA346J B738 (40948) to JAL Express 29/6
N896NN B738 (33224) to American A/L 3/7
PK-LJW B738 (37295) to Lion Air 2/7
Bombardier deliveries to other customers
VT-SUH DH8D (4389) to SpiceJet 30/6
VT-SUI DH8D (4395) to SpiceJet 30/6
VT-SUL DH8D (4400) to SpiceJet 30/6
VT-SUM DH8D (4402) to SpiceJet 30/6
VT-SUO DH8D (4404) to SpiceJet 30/6
Cathay Pacific Cargo B744F B-HKH (24227) was ferried from Los Angeles, CA to Victorville, CA, on 2/7 for storage.
China Eastern A332 B-5903 (1331) made its first flight on 2/7 as F-WWTR.
Donavia A319 VP-BBU (1630 ex C-FBLJ) was delivered from Vilnius to Rostov-on-Don on 4/7 following cabin outfitting.
Emirates B773 A6-EGU (41079) made its first flight on 2/7. A332 A6-EAL (462), which was registered N181LF on 10/5, was reregistered B-5907 for Sichuan A/L at Dubai on 3/7. A388 A6-EEC (110) made its first flight on 5/7 as F-WWAE.
Eurolot DH8D C-GOCX (4417) arrived at Istanbul/Ataturk on 3/7 for demonstrations to THY & will be registered SP-LQE after delivery.
Gulf Air A321 A9C-CC (5180) was delivered from Finkenwerder to Toulouse on 3/7, with A320 A9C-AP (5171) following on 6/7.
Hainan A/L A333 B-5905 (1325) left Toulouse on 5/7 on delivery to Hong Kong.
Iberia A343 EC-HGX (332) has been registered F-WJKN & was ferried from Madrid to Bordeaux for storage earlier this month.
Jet A/W. See under Air Seychelles.
Korean Air A306 HL7245 (731) left Gimpo on 6/7 for scrapping at Tupelo, MS
Korean Air Cargo B777F HL8252 (37638) was delivered from Paine Field to Seoul on 29/6.
Livingston A320 EI-EXK (2502 ex VT-KFD, OE-IBH) was delivered from Woensdrecht to Milan/Malpensa via Verona on 5/7.
Lufthansa A343 D-AIGA (20) was ferried all white from Hamburg to Don Muang for a new operator on 2/7. D-AIGM (158) was ferried from Munich to Vienna on 2/7 on a four-week lease to Austrian A/L. The departure of B748 D-ABYC (37828) from Paine Field to Frankfurt on delivery was delayed from 30/6 to 1/7 (corrects last week).
Lufthansa Cityline B462 D-AVRA (E2256), currently parked at Kemble, was registered to Trident Aviation Leasing as G-CHIU on 2/7.
Malev B738 HA-LOU (30684), temporarily registered F-WTAD, has become HL8269 for Eastar Jet & left Montpellier on its delivery flight on 6/7.
MyCargo A/L B744F TC-ACG (25641 ex JA8958, N597MS) was delivered from Tel Aviv to Sabiha Gokcen on 3/7 following freighter conversion.
9H-AFK A319CJ (2592) of Comlux Malta is to be reregistered 9H-MCE.
Nordwind. See under Spanair.
Norwegian Air Shuttle B738 LN-NGB (39015) arrived at Oslo on delivery on 3/7.
Qatar A/W B788 A7-BCB (38320) arrived at Farnborough for the SBAC show on 5/7 wearing temporary registration N10187. A320 A7-AHW (5217) made its first flight on 5/7 as D-AXAS.
Saga A/L. See under Thomson A/W.
Saudia B773 HZ-AK15 (41052) left Paine Field on 1/7 on delivery to Jeddah.
Sichuan A/L. See under Emirates.
SmartLynx Estonia began services on 3/7 using A320 YL-LCA (0333) from the parent company.
Spanair A320 EC-IIZ (1862), temporarily registered EI-EUG, was registered EC-LRY on 28/6 & delivered from Dublin to Barcelona the same day for Vueling. A321 EC-HPM (1276), currently at Istanbul/Ataturk as EI-EUT, is due for delivery to Nordwind as VQ-BRM.
Thai A/W B773 HS-TKK (41520) made its first flight on 2/7.
Thomson A/W A320 G-OOPT (1605) has become TC-SGN & left Kemble all white on 6/7 on delivery to Istanbul/Ataturk for Saga A/L.
THY. See under Eurolot.
Transaero. See under Air Europa.
UT Air B735 VQ-BPR (28908 ex N16647) was delivered from Sofia to Khanty-Mansiysk on 29/6.
Volotea A/L B712 N908ME (55172) arrived at Palma on delivery on 2/7 & it to be registered EI-EXA.
Vueling. See under Spanair.
World A/W MD11F N275WA (48631) was ferried from Baltimore, MD to Goodyear, AZ for storage on 2/7.
Yamal A320 VP-BCN (1993 ex G-TTOH, EI-ELN) was delivered from Southend to Tyumen on 5/7.