Tag Archives: New Type for an Airline

Blue Bird Airways to acquire its first aircraft

Copyright Photo: Robert Collazo.

Blue Bird Airways (Heraklion) is getting ready to take delivery of its first aircraft.

Established in 2008 the charter airline has been wet leasing aircraft from SkyExpress.

Copyright Photo: Robert Collazo. Ex-Vision Airlines Boeing 737-4Q8 N744VA (msn 24704) is being prepared at Miami for the upcoming delivery.

Blue Bird Airways (Greece) aircraft photo gallery:

Austral takes delivery of its first two Embraer ERJ 190s

Copyright Photo: AirSpeed.

Austral Lineas Aereas (Buenos Aires) on September 20 took delivery of its first two Embraer ERJ 190-100 IGWs (LV-CDY and LV-CDZ).

Copyright Photo: AirSpeed. ERJ 190-100 IGW LV-CDZ (msn 19000377) is pictured in the new 2010 livery at Buenos Aires (Aeropargue Jorge Newbery) on the delivery day.

National Airlines puts its first Boeing 747-400 freighter into service

National Airlines (5th) (National Air Cargo Group) (formerly Murray Air) (Ypsilanti) is now operating its first Boeing 747-400 freighter. Oddly after receiving an N-number (N952CA) on June 30, 2010, the aircraft has now reverted to an Icelandic registration.

Copyright Photo: Axel J. Ex-Air France Boeing 747-428 (BCF) TF-NAC (msn 25238, ex N952CA/F-GISA) is pictured at Frankfurt on September 14 now with large blue titles.

Saicus Air to get into the passenger business

Saicus Air (formerly Flyant Cargo) (Palma de Mallorca)

Copyright Photo: Javier Rodriguez.

has acquired ex-Pronair McDonnell Douglas DC-9-87 (MD-87) EC-KRV (msn 49843). The cargo carrier is getting into the passenger charter business.

Copyright Photo: Javier Rodriguez. EC-JRV is pictured at Palma de Mallorca after refurbishment.

The first Boeing 717 is painted for Blue1

Blue1 (blue1.com) (Helsinki) will soon take delivery of its first Boeing 717. The new induction is also triggering a new livery. Each aircraft will have an unique design.

Copyright Photo: Eddy Gual. The first is 717-23S OH-BLM (msn 55066) which was painted at Miami.

TMK Air Commuter to add its first Bombardier DHC-8-100

TMK Air Commuter DHC8 CFOVR, originally uploaded by $and$man.

TMK Air Commuter (Goma) is getting ready to take delivery of its first Bombardier DHC-8-100.

Copyright Photo: Chris Sands. Waiting for its delivery flight at Calgary, ex Regional 1 DHC-8-102 C-FOVR (msn 105) is now fully painted in the colors of TMK Air Commuter.

Uzbekistan Airways takes delivery of its first Airbus A320

Uzbekistan Airways (Tashkent) yesterday (July 16) took delivery of its first new Airbus A320.

Copyright Photo: Gerd Beilfuss. Airbus A320-214 D-AVVA (msn 4371) at Hamburg (Finkenwerder) on July 13 became UK32011 on delivery.

British Airways takes delivery of its first Boeing 777-336 ER (G-STBA)

British Airways (London) today (July 9) took delivery of its first Boeing 777-300 ER.

Copyright Photo: Nick Dean. Boeing 777-336 ER G-STBA (msn 40542) arrives back at Everett after a test flight.

National Airlines to add its first Boeing 747-400F freighter

Please click on the AG icon for a direct link to the National Airlines photo gallery.

National Airlines (5th) (formerly Murray Air) (National Air Cargo Group) (Ypsilanti) is planning to operate ex-Air France Boeing 747-428 (BCF) freighter as N952CA (msn 25238, ex F-GISA). This will be the first Boeing 747 for the company. The new addition was registered on June 30, 2010.

PAL Airlines leases Airbus A340-313X CS-TQM from HiFly

Copyright Photo: Alvaro Romero. Please click on photo for full view, information and other photos.

PAL Airlines (Santiago) has leased Airbus A340-313X CS-TQM (msn 117) from HiFly.