Tuesday, 17 October 2017

Qantas 787 VH-ZNA delivery

Qantas Airways 787-9 VH-ZNA msn 39038/615 flew away on delivery Oct 17, Paine Field-Honolulu flying as QFA7879.

FedEx 777F N878FD first flight

FedEx 777-FS2 N878FD msn 40684 ln 1524 first flight from Paine Field, Oct 17, flying as BOE069 with hex code AC148F.  Has "ecoDemonstrator PROGRAM" decals and will begin the tests at Seattle after the Christmas peak season.

Photo credit : Jen Schuld (PAE, Oct 11)

Ryanair 737 EI-GDH first flight

Ryanair 737-8AS EI-GDH msn 44805/6640 first flight from Renton, Oct 17, flying as BOE109.  Hex code 4CABB9.  Leased from Aviation Finance & Leasing SARL.

EI-GDH
Photo credit: Jeff Berry (RNT, Oct 13)

Hainan Airlines 737 B-1497 delivery

Hainan Airlines 737-84P B-1497 msn 63615/6628 flew away on delivery Oct 17, Boeing Field-Honolulu flying as CHH1497.  Leased from Bank of Communications Leasing.

China Southern Airlines 737 B-1405 delivery

China Southern Airlines 737-81B B-1405 msn 63231/6617 flew away on delivery Oct 17, Boeing Field-Honolulu flying as CSN737.

Monday, 16 October 2017

Ryanair 737 EI-GDG delivery

Ryanair 737-8AS EI-GDG msn 44804/6627 flew away on delivery Oct 16-17, Boeing Field-Dublin flying as RYR800G.

Aeromexico 737 XA-ADT delivery

Aeromexico 737-8AL XA-ADT msn 61787 ln 6631 flew away on delivery Oct 16-17, Boeing Field-Mexico City flying as AMX8525.  Leased from BOC Aviation.

Jet2.com 737 G-JZBA delivery

Jet2.com 737-8MG G-JZBA msn 63157/6624 flew away on delivery Oct 16-17, Boeing Field-Leeds flying using reg as callsign, 3 people on board.

G-JZBA
Photo credit: Jeff Berry (BFI, Oct 12, 2017)

Korean Air Cargo 777F HL8077 delivery

Korean Air Cargo 777-FB5 HL8077 msn 62697/1522 flew away on delivery Oct 16-17, Paine Field-Seoul flying as KAL028D.

Photo credit : Jen Schuld (PAE, Oct 11)

Pobeda Airlines 737 VP-BPJ first pics painted

Pobeda Airlines 737-8AL VP-BPJ msn 61800 ln 6636 seen here at Boeing Field, Oct 16, returning from a test flight as BOE616.  Leased from BOC Aviation.

Boeing 737-8LJ(WL) Pobeda VP-BPJ LN6636
Photo credit: Huy Do

VP-BPJ VP-BPJ
Photo credit: Jeff Berry

DSC_9775-POBEDA B737 DSC_9779-POBEDA B737
Photo credit: Brian Worthington

Norwegian 787 G-CKMU first flight

Norwegian Air UK 787-9 G-CKMU msn 63313/619 first flight from Charleston, Oct 16, flying as BOE831.  Hex code 407422.  Leased from Arctic Aviation Assets DAC.

9 Air B-7998 update & pic

9 Air 737-86X B-7998 msn 61358/6370 seen here at Boeing Field, Oct 16, still parked in stall C14 but now wearing registration N973BA.  Not yet registered on the FAA register as I write but the reg is one that Boeing Company uses so it would suggest that 9 Air has sold the frame (they contractually took delivery of it at the end of June, although the exact date is unclear).  New hex code AD8EE4.

N973BA
Photo credit: Jeff Berry

Ryanair 737 EI-GDI first flight & pics

Ryanair 737-8AS EI-GDI msn 44809/6651 first flight from Renton, Oct 16, flying as BOE110 with sticker reg N1795B.  Hex code 4CA93A.  Leased from Aviation Finance & Leasing SARL.

EI-GDI EI-GDI EI-GDI
Photo credit: Jeff Berry

DSC_9784-RYANAIR B737 DSC_9787-RYANAIR B737
Photo credit: Brian Worthington

Urumqi Air 737 B-1325 first flight & pics

Urumqi Air 737-86W B-1325 msn 60170 ln 6649 first flight from Renton, Oct 16, flying as BOE926.  Hex code 7803A7.  Leased from CDB Aviation.

B-1325 B-1325 B-1325
Photo credit: Jeff Berry

DSC_9771-URUMQI AIR B737
Photo credit: Brian Worthington

China United Airlines 737 B-1310 pics - Oct 16

China United Airlines 737-89P B-1310 msn 63049/6633 seen here at Boeing Field, Oct 16, returning from a test flight as BOE814.  Leased from China Eastern.

B-1310
Photo credit: Jeff Berry

DSC_9759-CHINA UNITED B737 DSC_9763-CHINA UNITED B737
Photo credit: Brian Worthington

Sunday, 15 October 2017

Qatar Airways 777 A7-BEO first flight

Qatar Airways 777-3DZER A7-BEO msn 64065 ln 1527 first flight from Paine Field, Oct 15, flying as BOE909.  Hex code 06A2B3.

Reg tbc, see this post.

Air China 737-8 B-1396 first flight

Air China 737-8 B-1396 msn 60953 ln 6508 first flight from Renton, Oct 15, flying as BOE252 wearing sticker reg N1796B.  Hex code A13DC8.

Boeing 737 MAX 8 Air China N1796B LN6508
Photo credit: Huy Do (RNT, Oct 6)

Thai Airways International 787 HS-TWB first flight

Thai Airways International 787-9 HS-TWB msn 38780 ln 623 first flight from Paine Field, Oct 15, flying as BOE220.  Leased from Aercap.

Photo credit : Jen Schuld (PAE, Oct 14)

Hainan Airlines 737 B-1498 first flight

Hainan Airlines 737-86N B-1498 msn 43427 ln 6637 first flight from Renton, Oct 15, flying as BOE914.  Hex code 7811F8.  Leased from GECAS.

Shanghai Airlines 737 B-1335 delivery

Shanghai Airlines 737-89P B-1335 msn 63050 ln 6619 flew away on delivery Oct 15, Boeing Field-Honolulu flying as CSH9761.  Leased from China Eastern.

Boeing 737-89P(WL) Shanghai Airlines B-1335 LN6619
Photo credit: Huy Do (BFI, Oct 13)

Saturday, 14 October 2017

Jiangxi Air 737 B-1326 first pics painted

Jiangxi Air 737-85C B-1326 msn 42942 ln 6638 seen here at Boeing Field, Oct 14, having just returned from painting at Spokane.

B-1326 B-1326 B-1326
Photo credit: Brian Worthington

China Eastern Airlines 737 B-1318 first flight

China Eastern Airlines 737-89P B-1318 msn 63764 ln 6647 first flight from Renton, Oct 14, flying as BOE589 with 4 people on board.  Hex code 781233.  Leased from Pembroke Capital.  Flew to Spokane for painting.

China Eastern Airlines 737 B-1309 delivery

China Eastern Airlines 737-89P B-1309 msn 63763 ln 6610 flew away on delivery Oct 14, Boeing Field-Honolulu flying as CES9001 with 14 people on board.  Leased from Pembroke Capital.

B-1309
Photo credit: Jeff Berry (BFI, Oct 11)