Saturday, 27 May 2017

China Eastern 777 B-7883 first flight

China Eastern Airlines 777-39PER B-7883 msn 43284 ln 1498 first flight from PAE May 27 flying as BOE469, hex code 781103.

Friday, 26 May 2017

Saudia 787 HZ-ARG delivery

Saudi Arabian Airlines 787-9 HZ-ARG msn 41550 ln 566 flew away on delivery May 26-27 PAE-JED flying as SVA9028.

Ryanair 737 EI-FZX delivery

Ryanair 737-8AS EI-FZX msn 44791 ln 6481 flew away on delivery May 26-27 BFI-DUB flying as RYR800X.  3 people on board.  Leased from Aviation Finance & Leasing S.a.r.L.  This is the last one until towards the end of summer.

RwandAir 737 9XR-WR delivery

RwandAir 737-8SH 9XR-WR msn 41357 ln 6415 flew away on delivery May 26-27 BFI-YYR-SNN-ATH flying as RWD700.  11 people on board.  Leased from Air Lease Corp.

Emirates 777 A6-EQC first flight

Emirates 777-31HER A6-EQC msn 42348 ln 1495 first flight from PAE May 26 flying as BOE673, hex code 896452.


A6-EQC Emirates Boeing 777-300(ER) - C/N 42348 / LN 1495

Photo credit : Chris Edwards

Air Canada 787 C-FRTU first pics fully painted

Air Canada 787-9 C-FRTU msn 37183 ln 567 seen here at PAE on May 26 now in full livery.  Fleet #850.


C-FRTU Air Canada Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner - C/N 37183 / LN 567 #850 C-FRTU Air Canada Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner - C/N 37183 / LN 567 #850 C-FRTU Air Canada Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner - C/N 37183 / LN 567 #850

Photo credit : Chris Edwards

Spring Airlines Japan 737 JA05GR first flight

Spring Airlines Japan 737-8AL JA05GR msn 61783 ln 6436 first flight from RNT May 26 flying as BOE284, hex code 8413E2.  This is yet another miscode as that belongs to a helicopter.  Should be using 8413D7.

Ethiopian 787 ET-ATI delivery

Ethiopian 787-8 ET-ATI msn 34487 ln 18 flew away on delivery May 26-27 PAE-ADD flying as ETH9201.


ET-ATI Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 787-8 C/N 34487 / LN 18 ET-ATI Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 787-8 C/N 34487 / LN 18

Photo credit : Chris Edwards

Thursday, 25 May 2017

EgyptAir 737 SU-GEI delivery

Egypt Air 737-866 SU-GEI msn 63801 ln 6407 flew away on delivery May 25-26 BFI-KEF-CAI flying as MSR3330 with 27 people on board.  Leased from Dubai Aerospace Enterprise.

Westjet 737-8 Max C-FRAX first pic painted

Westjet 737-8 C-FRAX msn 60510 ln 6384 seen here at RNT May 25 now painted in customer livery.


Boeing 737 MAX 8 WestJet C-FRAX LN6384

Photo credit : Huy Do

Turkish 777 TC-LJK delivery

Turkish Airlines 777-3F2ER TC-LJK msn 60402 ln 1462 flew away on delivery May 25-26 PAE-IST flying as THY6832.


TC-LJK Turkish Airlines Boeing 777-300(ER) - C/N 60402 / LN 1462

Photo credit : Chris Edwards

Tarom 737 YR-BGK delivery

Tarom 737-82R YR-BGK msn 63702 ln 6417 flew away on delivery May 25-26 BFI-KEF-EMA flying as ROT1917 and with hex code 4A08EB.  TC-CRD Pegasus not taken up.  Believed to have been sold by Pegasus to BBAM at delivery and leased to Tarom.


Boeing 737-82R(WL) TAROM YR-BGK LN6417

Photo credit : Huy Do

Japan TransOcean Air 737 JA04RK delivery

Japan TransOcean Air 737-8Q3 JA04RK msn 61478 ln 6413 flew away on delivery May 25 BFI-ANC flying as JTA9851.  May 25-26 ANC-CTS as JTA9852 and May 27 CTS-OKA as JTA9853.  12 people on board.

Saudi Aramco 737 N803XA delivery

Saudi Aramco 737-8AL N803XA msn 61797 ln 6411 flew away on delivery May 25-27 BFI-BGR-STN-DMM flying with reg as callsign.  7 people on board.  Leased from BOC Aviation.

Nok Air 737 HS-DBY first flight

Nok Air 737-88L HS-DBY msn 61299 ln 6426 first flight from RNT flying as BOE099, hex code 881059.  Leased from BOC Aviation.

Seen here landing at BFI after first flight.  Named "Nok Veha".


Boeing 737-88L(WL) Nok Air HS-DBY LN6426

Photo credit : Huy Do

Southwest 737 N8531Q delivery

Southwest Airlines 737-8H4 N8531Q msn 63575 ln 6416 flew away on delivery May 25 BFI-PAE as SWA8700.  Both transponders still miscoded A83507 (should be ABB507).

Seen here after arrival at PAE.


N8531Q Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-800(WL) - C/N 63575 / LN 6416

Photo credit : Chris Edwards

Saudi Aramco 737 N802XA delivery

Saudi Aramco 737-8AL N802XA msn 61782 ln 6404 flew away on delivery May 25-27 BFI-BGR-STN-DMM with 7 people on board, reg as callsign.  Leased from BOC Aviation.

Air Europa 787 EC-MPE first flight

Air Europa 787-8 EC-MPE msn 36418 ln 573 first flight from PAE May 25 flying as BOE888, hex code 345352.  Flying all white as N1002K today.


EC-MPE Air Europa Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner - C/N 36418 / LN 573

Photo credit : Chris Edwards

Southwest 737 N8534Z first flight

Southwest Airlines 737-8H4 N8534Z msn 63578 ln 6429 first flight from RNT May 25 flying as BOE967, hex code ABB579.

Wednesday, 24 May 2017

RwandAir 737 9XR-WR first pics

Rwandair 737-8SH 9XR-WR msn 41357 ln 6415 seen here passing through PAE May 24 on a test flight in full customer livery.


9XR-WR RwandAir Boeing 737-800(WL) - C/N 41357 / LN 6415 9XR-WR RwandAir Boeing 737-800(WL) - C/N 41357 / LN 6415

Photo credit : Chris Edwards

Fedex 767F N147FE first flight

Fedex 767-3S2F N147FE msn 63094 ln 1123 first flight from PAE May 24 flying as BOE597, hex code A0BD33.

Delta 737 N879DN first flight

Delta Air Lines 737-932ER N879DN msn 31990 ln 6422 first flight from RNT May 24 flying as BOE879.  Hex code AC181D.

Norwegian 737 EI-FVV first flight

Norwegian Air International 737-8JP EI-FVV msn 42281 ln 6435 first flight from RNT May 24 flying as BOE449, hex code 4CA94C.  Leased from Arctic Aviation.

Air Canada 787 C-FRTG delivery

Air Canada 787-9 C-FRTG msn 37184 ln 558 flew away on delivery May 24 CHS-MCI as ACA7169.