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MAI leases Airbus A321 F-GYAO from Air Mediterranee

Copyright Photo: Pepscl. A321-111 F-GYAO (msn 642) gets ready to depart from Paris (Orly) on delivery on October 28.

MAI-Myanmar Airways International (Yangon) has leased this Airbus A321-111 registered F-GYAO (msn 642) from Air Mediterranee for the winter season.

Hong Kong Airlines finalizes its order for 10 additional Airbus A330-200s

Hong Kong Airlines (Hong Kong) has finalized a contract with Airbus for the firm order of 10 additonal A330-200 long range aircraft and converted an existing order for 15 A330s to the A350 XWBs. Both agreements were previously announced as an initial MOU during the Farnborough Air Show in July 2010.

Deliveries of the newly ordered A330-200s will begin in 2012, while the carrier’s first A350 XWB will arrive in 2018.

Copyright Photo: Pepscl. Hong Kong Airlines (Hong Kong) acquired its first Airbus A330-200 (B-LND) on June 4, 2010. The pictured A330-223 F-WJKJ (msn 1031) at Paris (Orly) became B-LNC was it was accepted on June 21, 2010.

Sama Airlines ceases all operations

Sama Airlines (Damman) ceased all operations on August 24, 2010. The low-cost carrier was operating six Boeing 737-300s.

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Copyright Photo: Pepscl. The special green and white Boeing 737-3L9 HZ-AMC (msn 24570) is pictured between flights at Jeddah.

Mauritania Airways Boeing 737-700 runs off the end of runway at Conakry

Mauritania Airways (Nouakchott) Boeing 737-700 ran off the runway yesterday (July 28) at Conakry while operating a flight from Nouakchott to Conakry via Dakar. The airliner ended up in the grass on a slight downward slope. The aircraft is intact. 10 people received slight injuries. The airliner reportedly land long at night. Tunisair owns 51% of the company and leased the aircraft to Mauritania Airways.

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Copyright Photo: Pepscl. Mauritania has two Boeing 737-700s. 737-7L9 TS-IEB (msn 28015) is pictured at Paris (Orly).

Calima Aviacion is operating for Air Algerie

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Calima Aviacion (Gran Canaria) is operating its Boeing 737-448 EC-LDN (msn 24474) for Air Algerie.

Copyright Photo: Pepscl. EC-LDN at Paris (Orly) now wears Air Algerie titles.

Privilege adds new titles to its Boeing 757-256 EC-ISY

Copyright Photo: Pepscl. EC-ISY visited Paris (Orly) on July 2 while operating a flight for Royal Air Maroc.

Privilege Style Lineas Aereas (Madrid) has added new “Banesto Espirito Ganador/Turismo Aragon” titles to its Boeing 757-256 EC-ISY (msn 26241).

Hong Kong Airlines takes delivery of its first Airbus A330-200

Copyright Photo: Pepscl. Sister-ship A330-223 F-WJKJ (msn 1031) was rolled out on June 10 at Paris (Orly).

Hong Kong Airlines (Hong Kong) on June 4 took delivery of Airbus A330-223 B-LND (msn 1042), its first A330.

The company celebrated becoming a new Airbus operator with a ceremony in Hong Kong to mark the delivery of its first A330-200. Featuring the carrier’s new two class long haul cabin product, the aircraft will be used to launch services to Europe at the end of this month, initially flying non-stop to Moscow.

The A330-200 is the first of 53 aircraft ordered by the airline from Airbus, comprising 23 A330s and 30 single aisle A320s. In addition to direct orders with Airbus, the airline also plans to operate two A330-200F freighters under a separate lease agreement.

Air Algerie introduces its “Viva L’Algerie” logojet for the World Cup

Copyright Photo: Pepscl. Airbus A330-202 7T-VJW (msn 647) came to Paris (Orly) today (May 31) in this new special color scheme.

Air Algerie (Algiers) has introduced this new “Viva L’Algerie” logojet in preparation for the World Cup in South Africa.

Iraqi Airways is declared bankrupt

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Iraqi Airways (Baghdad) yesterday (May 26) was declared bankrupt by the Iraqi Government due to the ongoing debt-related lawsuit with the government of Kuwait concerning the invasion of Kuwait by Iraq under Saddam Hussein. Iraq’s Transportation Minister stated it would take three years to close down the state-owned company. The company may be sold to a private investor which would disconnect the government from the debt.

The VLM Airlines brand is now gone

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CityJet (Dublin) has repainted the last Fokker F.27 Mk. 050 of VLM Airlines. The VLM brand is now retired.

Copyright Photo: Pepscl. OO-VLI (msn 20226) was the last to be repainted. The airliner waits for its passengers at Paris (Orly).