EUROPEAN AIRLINE SCENE - WEEK ENDING 03-11-12
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
Aeroflot A333 VP-BDD (1356) was delivered from Toulouse to Moscow/Sheremetyevo on 31/10. This is the carrier's 100th Airbus.
Aerosvit B734 UR-VVL (25052) left Kiev on 2/11 bound for Goodyear, AZ on return to the lessor.
Air Astana E190 P4-KCG (19000543) arrived at Almaty on delivery on 1/11.
Air Berlin A332 D-ABXC (665 ex I-EEZJ) was delivered from Dublin to Dusseldorf on 1/11 following painting.
Airbus single-aisle deliveries to other customers
B-LPH A320 (5341) to Hong Kong A/L 31/10
B-6423 A319 (5273) to China Eastern 27/10
B-6429 A319 (5338) to China Eastern 30/10
B-6927 A321 (5309) to China Eastern 01/11
B-6949 A320 (5339) to Juneyao A/L 30/10
B-6955 A320 (5121) to Sichuan A/L 26/10 (Tianjin assembled)
B-16201 A321 (5354) to EVA Air 31/10
HS-BBA A320 (5344) to Thai Air Asia 31/10
N514VL A320 (5337) to Volaris 2/11
N562UW A321 (5332) to US A/W 30/10
PR-MYX A320 (5342) to TAM 31/10
RP-C8399 A320 (5310) to AirPhil Express 1/11
VN-A393 A321 (5340) to Vietnam A/L 2/11
Air China B773 B-2035 (38674) left Paine Field on delivery to Beijing on 30/10. A333 B-5901 (1353) left Toulouse on 31/10 on delivery to Shanghai/Pudong.
Air Corsica A319 F-GYFM (1068) was ferried all white from storage at Toulouse to Montpellier on 2/11.
Air Europa B738 EC-ISE (30290) was ferried from Palma to Norwich on 29/10 for painting on return to the lessor. A332 EC-JQG (745) was ferried from Madrid to Jeddah on 30/10 on Hajj lease to Senegal A/L.
Air India B788 VT-ANL (36283) made its first flight on 28/10.
All Nippon B788 JA816A (34507) left Paine Field on 1/11 on delivery to Tokyo/Haneda.
ATR deliveries to other customers
PR-AQA AT72 (1052) to Azul Linhas Aereas 27/10
ZK-MVA AT72 (1051) to Mount Cook A/L 31/10
Bangladesh Biman. See under Corsair.
Belavia. The carrier's second (& last) E175, EW-341PO (17000352), arrived at Minsk on 27/10 on delivery.
BMI A332 G-WWBD (401) flew its last revenue service on 27/10 & left LHR on 31/10 routing via Bangor, ME for scrapping at Orlando/Sanford, FL.
Boeing single-aisle deliveries to other customers
ET-APM B738 (40962) to Ethiopian A/L 2/11
HP-1828CMP B738 (38879) to Copa 2/11
JA69AN B738 (33912) to All Nippon 1/11
N906NN B738 (31155) to American A/L 30/10
N8323C B738 (37005) to Southwest 1/11
XA-AMK B738 (36702) to Aeromexico 26/10
ZS-ZWB B738 (40852) to Kulula 29/10
9M-MXK B738 (40138) to MAS 30/10
Bombardier deliveries to other customers
ET-AQC DH8D (4421) to Ethiopian A/L 29/10
PK-GRC CRJX (19026) to Garuda 31/10
Brussels A/L. See under Flybe.
Cathay Pacific Cargo B748F B-LJJ (39246) left Paine Field on 26/10 on delivery to Hong Kong.
China A/L. See under Virgin Atlantic.
Corsair B744 F-HSUN (26880) was ferried from Paris/Orly to Jeddah on 30/10 on Hajj lease to Bangladesh Biman.
DHL B763F G-DHLJ (37809) was delivered from Paine Field to Atlanta, GA for winglet fitting on 30/10. A302F EI-OZG (208) was noted being scrapped at Leipzig on 31/10 & EI-EAB (199) left Dublin on 2/11 for scrapping in the USA.
EasyJet A319 G-EZEF (2175) was ferried from Southend to Montpellier on 27/10 for painting for FastJet. A320 G-EZWF (5319) made its first flight on 30/10 as D-AUBE.
EAT A306F D-AEAR (730) was delivered from Dresden to Leipzig on 24/10 following freighter conversion.
Embraer deliveries to other customers
YV2850 E190 (19000505) to ConViasa 28/10
Ethiopian Cargo B777F ET-APU (41817) left Paine Field on 2/11 on delivery to Addis Ababa via Liege.
Etihad has ordered two more A332s.
FedEx B777F N889FD (41067) made its first flight on 26/10.
Flybe DH8D G-ECOK (4230) was ferried from East Midlands to Brussels via Birmingham on 29/10 after painting into Brussels A/L scheme. E145 G-EMBX (145573) was ferried to Biggin Hill for painting for NovoAir on 31/10 as it had lost its slot at Bournemouth. G-EMBW (145546) is to follow.
Garuda. See under Orbest, Pullmantur Air & XL A/W France.
Hello. The remaining three A320s have now been returned to the lessor as follows:
HB-JIW (0888) ferried from Basel to Southend 31/10
HB-JIX (1210) ferried from Zurich to Shannon 29/10
HB-JIY (1171) ferried from Zurich to Shannon 2/11
Jet2 B752 G-LSAL (26967) left Leeds/Bradford as N904NV on 26/10 bound for Jacksonville, FL on delivery to Allegiant.
Korean Air A306 HL7297 (609) left Gimpo on 28/10 bound for Roswell, NM & was registered to AerSale on 30/10 as N642AS.
Lufthansa B733 D-ABXN (23872) left Frankfurt on 31/10 for scrapping at Tulsa, OK. Another aircraft for the scrap man is B744 D-ABTA (24285), which left Frankfurt on 30/10 for Tupelo, MS.
EI-EYO A332 (494 ex A6-EAN) of ILFC was ferried from Dubai to Lourdes for storage on 30/10.
OE-IBL A320 (2911 ex VT-IND) of GECAS was ferried from Astana to Ostrava on 31/10 & is due for SAS as OY-KAM.
Norwegian Air Shuttle B738 LN-NGF (39017) arrived at Oslo on 2/11 on delivery.
OLT Express Poland A319 SP-IBC (2460) left Sofia on 31/10 as CC-AHD on delivery to Sky A/L at Santiago.
Orbest A333 CS-TRH (833) was ferried from Madrid to Jeddah on 31/10 on Hajj lease to Garuda.
Pegasus B738 TC-AAK (35094) was noted at Norwich in Nok Air scheme on 30/10.
Pullmantur Air B744 EC-KQC (26549) was ferried from Madrid to Jeddah on 30/10 on Hajj lease to Garuda, with EC-KSM (27178) & EC-LNA (26346) following the next day.
Qantas B744 VH-OJQ (25546) left Sydney on 31/10 on its last service to LAX & was ferried to Victorville, CA the following day for storage.
Royal Jordanian A320 JY-AYW (5367) made its first flight on 30/10 as F-WWDU.
Ryanair B738 EI-EXD (40320) made its first flight on 29/10 with EI-EXE (40321) following the next day.
SAS DH8D LN-RDP (4012), now registered to Aircraft Solutions Luxembourg, was ferried from Sandefjord to Keflavik on 2/11 & will presumably continue onward to Canada. Also see under Non Airline.
Smart Wings have returned B738 C-FTDW (34704) to Sunwing A/L & it left Warsaw on 31/10 for Toronto/Pearson.
Swiss International A333 HB-JHM (1355) was delivered from Toulouse to Zurich on 31/10.
TAM B773 PT-MUH (38889) made its first flight on 1/11.
Thai A/W B773 HS-TKL (41521) left Paine Field on 30/10 on delivery to Bangkok.
Thomas Cook B752 G-FCLC (28166) left Manchester on 25/10 as N970FD bound for Victorville on delivery to FedEx.
Transaero B743 VP-BGY (23640) was ferried from Moscow/Domodedovo to Bruntingthorpe on 29/10 for scrapping.
Transavia France B738 F-GZHB (34902) was ferried from Paris/Orly to Goose Bay on 30/10 on winter lease to CanJet.
Travel Service B738s OK-TVK (32740) & OK-TVS were ferried from Prague to Toronto/Pearson on 1/11 on winter lease to Sunwing A/L, the former as C-FGVK.
Travel Service Slovakia B738 OM-TVR (38018) was ferried from Prague to Toronto/Pearson on 1/11 on winter lease to Sunwing A/L.
United B788 N26906 (34829) was delivered from Paine Field to Houston, TX on 1/11.
Virgin Atlantic A333 G-VGEM (1215 ex B-18392) was registered on 30/10 following lease to China A/L & left Taipei on 31/10 for painting at Manchester. A346 G-VFOX (449) was ferried from LHR to Dublin on 31/10 for painting white prior to return to the lessor.
Wind Jet A319 EI-ECX (2698) was registered to ILFC as N515NK on 26/10 & was ferried from Goodyear, AZ to Miami, FL the same day. EI-ECY (2723) was registered to ILFC as N519NK also on 26/10 & noted as such at Dublin on 27/10 prior to being ferried from there to Miami, FL on 2/11.
XL A/W France A332 F-GSEU (635) was ferried from Paris/CDG to Jeddah on 31/10 on Hajj lease to Garuda.
Yamal A320 VP-BHW (2413 ex VT-KFA, OE-IBF) was noted at Dinard on 1/11 in full scheme prior to delivery (note - not VP-BNW as previously reported).