Friday, 31 March 2017

Emirates 777 A6-EQA delivery

Emirates 777-31HER A6-EQA msn 42346 ln 1482 flew away on delivery Mar 31-Apr 1 PAE-DXB as UAE7777.


A6-EQA Emirates Boeing 777-300(ER) - C/N 42346 / LN 1482 A6-EQA Emirates Boeing 777-300(ER) - C/N 42346 / LN 1482

Photo credit : Chris Edwards

In service Apr 4 DXB-CCU as UAE570.

Transavia 737 PH-HXG delivery

Transavia 737-8K2 PH-HXG msn 41355 ln 6340 flew away on delivery Mar 31-Apr 1 BFI-AMS as TRA052.  2 people on board.  Leased from Air Lease Corp.

In service Apr 5 AMS-INN as HV6609 / TRA88Q.

United 777 N2135U delivery

United Air Lines 777-322ER N2135U msn 62646 ln 1474 flew away on delivery Mar 31 PAE-SEA as UAL2699.


N2135U United Airlines Boeing 777-300(ER) - C/N 62646 / LN 1474 N2135U United Airlines Boeing 777-300(ER) - C/N 62646 / LN 1474

Photo credit : Chris Edwards

Emirates 777 A6-EPZ delivery

Emirates 777-31HER A6-EPZ msn 42345 ln 1469 flew away on delivery Mar 31-1 Apr PAE-DXB as UAE7778.


A6-EPZ Emirates Boeing 777-300(ER) - C/N 42345 / LN 1469 A6-EPZ Emirates Boeing 777-300(ER) - C/N 42345 / LN 1469

Photo credit : Chris Edwards

In service Apr 3 DXB-CCU as UAE570.

Hainan Airlines 737 B-7398 first flight

Hainan Airlines 737-86N B-7398 msn 60702 ln 6354 first flight from RNT Mar 31 flying as BOE908, hex code 780EA8.  Leased from GECAS.

Seen here passing through PAE enroute BFI.


B-7398 Hainan Airlines Boeing 737-800(WL) - C/N 60702 / LN 6354 B-7398 Hainan Airlines Boeing 737-800(WL) - C/N 60702 / LN 6354

Photo credit : Chris Edwards

Swiss 777 HB-JNH delivery

Swiss International Air Lines 777-3DEER msn 62753 ln 1484 flew away on delivery Mar 31-1 Apr PAE-ZRH as SWR7531.


HB-JNH Swiss Boeing 777-300(ER) - C/N 62753 / LN 1484 HB-JNH Swiss Boeing 777-300(ER) - C/N 62753 / LN 1484

Photo credit : Chris Edwards

Crew training (?) Apr 4 ZRH-CHR-ZRH as SWR5570/1/2/3.  In service Apr 5 ZRH-GVA as LX2802 / SWR83GR.

Southwest 737 N8528Q delivery

Southwest Airlines 737-8H4 N8528Q msn 36927 ln 6342 flew away on delivery Mar 31 BFI-PAE as SWA8700 for scimitars and wifi.

Seen here arriving ar PAE.


N8528Q Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-800(WL) - C/N 36927 / LN 6342 N8528Q Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-800(WL) - C/N 36927 / LN 6342

Photo credit : Chris Edwards

American 787 N819AN first pics

American Airlines 787-8 N819AN msn 40637 ln 546 seen here at PAE on Mar 31 in full livery.


N819AN American Airlines Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner - C/N 40637 / LN 546 N819AN American Airlines Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner - C/N 40637 / LN 546 N819AN American Airlines Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner - C/N 40637 / LN 546

Photo credit : Chris Edwards

Saudi Aramco 737 N801XA first flight

Saudi Aramco 737-8AL N801XA msn 61781 ln 6353 first flight from RNT Mar 31 flying as BOE292, hex code AAE7A2.  Leased from BOC Aviation.

Seen here at RNT on Mar 23 (now wearing temp rep N1799B).


Boeing 737-8AL(WL) Xtra Airways N801XA LN6353

Credit : Huy Do

Batik Air Malaysia 737 Max 9M-LRD first flight

Batik Air Malaysia 737-8 9M-LRD msn 42986 ln 6034 first flight from RNT Mar 31 flying as BOE202, hex code 75041F.  Aircraft is all white with Batik Air Malaysia winglets and wearing temp reg N1795B today.

Seen here passing through PAE a short while ago:


9M- Batik Malaysia Air Boeing 737-8 MAX - C/N 42986 / LN 6034 9M- Batik Malaysia Air Boeing 737-8 MAX - C/N 42986 / LN 6034 9M- Batik Malaysia Air Boeing 737-8 MAX - C/N 42986 / LN 6034

Photo credit : Chris Edwards

Norwegian 737 EI-FVO first flight

Norwegian 737-8JP EI-FVO msn 42278 ln 6347 first flight from RNT Mar 31 flying as BOE443, hex code 4CA7AD.  Was due to fly yesterday but had some issues and just did taxi tests only.

Xiamen 737 B-7826 delivery

Xiamen Airlines 737-85C B-7826 msn 42939 ln 6338 flew away on delivery Mar 31-Apr 3 BFI-HNL-MAJ-GUM-XMN as CXA8099.

In service Apr 4 XMN-NNG as CXA8375.

Ethiopian 787 ET-ATH delivery

Ethiopian Airlines 787-8 ET-ATH msn 38475 ln 16 flew away on delivery 31 Mar-1 Apr PAE-ADD as ETH9201.


ET-ATH Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 787-8 C/N 38475 / LN 16 Rio de Janeiro ET-ATH Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 787-8 C/N 38475 / LN 16 Rio de Janeiro ET-ATH Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 787-8 C/N 38475 / LN 16 Rio de Janeiro

Photo credit : Chris Edwards

In service Apr 1-2 ADD-BOM as ETH610.

Boeing 787-10 N528ZC first flight

Boeing Co 787-10 N528ZC msn 60256 ln 528 first flight from CHS Mar 31 flying as BOE001, hex code A6A8E8.




Photo credit : Boeing

Virgin 787 G-VBOW delivery

Virgin 787-9 G-VBOW msn 37978 ln 534 flew away on delivery Mar 31 CHS-LHR as VIR827P, hex code 407131.

Seen here landing at LHR named "Pearly Queen".


G-VBOW B787 37978 LHR 31-Mar-17

Photo credit : K West

In service Apr 2-3 LHR-DEL as VIR300.

Aeroflot 737 VP-BMI delivery

Aeroflot 737-8MC VP-BMI msn 44433 ln 6334 flew away on delivery Mar 31 BFI-KEF-SVO as AFL7629.  Leased from Sberbank.  Aircraft departed just after midnight local time and arrived Moscow 2315 local time same day.

In service Apr 1 SVO-IKT as AFL1440.

Thursday, 30 March 2017

Ryanair 737 EI-FZH delivery

Ryanair 737-8AS EI-FZH msn 44781 ln 6341 flew away on delivery Mar 30-31 BFI-DUB as RYR800H.

In service Apr 1 DUB-LPL as FR1442/RYR60DJ.

FlyDubai 737 Max A6-MAX pic

FlyDubai 737-8 A6-MAX msn 60966 ln 6326 seen here at RNT on Mar 30.


DSC_7413-FLY DUBAI B737

Photo credit : Brian Worthington

Saudia 787 HZ-ARF pic

Saudi Arabian Airlines 787-9 HZ-ARF msn 41549 ln 547 seen here at PAE on Mar 30.


DSC_7390-SAUDIA B787

Photo credit : Brian Worthington

United 777 N2136U pic

United 777-322ER N2136U msn 62648 ln 1477 seen here temporary parked at PAE on Mar 30 awaiting seats.


DSC_7394-UNITED B777

Photo credit : Brian Worthington

Transavia France 737 F-HTVF delivery

Transavia France 737-8K2 F-HTVF msn 62160 ln 6339 flew away on delivery Mar 30-31 BFI-KEF-ORY as TVF07A.  Ferried ORY-BRU Mar 31 as TVF102 and returned BRU-ORY Apr 4 as TVF103.

Seen here departing BFI.


DSC_7397-TRANSAVIA FRANCE B737 DSC_7402-TRANSAVIA FRANCE B737

Credit : Brian Worthington

In service Apr 5 ORY-AGA as TO3002/TVF06CU

United 777 N2639U first flight

United Airlines 777-322ER N2639U msn 62650 ln 1486 first flight from PAE Mar 30 flying as BOE759, hex code A28DC8.  Temp reg N1794B worn.


N2639U United Airlines Boeing 777-300(ER) - C/N 62650 / LN 1486 N2639U United Airlines Boeing 777-300(ER) - C/N 62650 / LN 1486

Photo credit : Chris Edwards

Lucky Air 737 B-1588 first pics painted

Lucky Air 737-8AL B-1588 msn 61780 ln 6323 seen here passing through PAE on a test flight in full livery.


B-1588 Lucky Air Boeing 737-800(WL) - C/N 61780 / LN 6323 B-1588 Lucky Air Boeing 737-800(WL) - C/N 61780 / LN 6323

Photo credit : Chris Edwards

Norwegian 737 EI-FVN delivery

Norwegian 737-8JP EI-FVN msn 42085 ln 6337 flew away on delivery Mar 30-31 BFI-OSL as IBK1A with 3 people on board.  Shows as D88901 on trackers but flightplan is IBK1A and using that on the air.

Tail art "Camilla Collett - Norwegian writer".

In service Apr 1 OSL-LGW as IBK2805.


Sunwing 737 C-GLRN delivery

Sunwing Airlines 737-8SH C-GLRN msn 41353 ln 6336 flew away on delivery Mar 30-31 BFI-YYZ-YHM as SWG9936 with 42 people on board.  Leased from Air Lease Corp.

Korean Air 787 HL8082 first flight

Korean Air Lines 787-9 HL8082 msn 34811 ln 549 first flight from PAE Mar 30 flying as BOE657, hex 71C082.


DSC_7382-KOREAN AIR B787

Photo credit : Brian Worthington.


HL8082 Korean Air Lines Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner - C/N 34811 / LN 549 HL8082 Korean Air Lines Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner - C/N 34811 / LN 549 HL8082 Korean Air Lines Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner - C/N 34811 / LN 549

Photo credit : Chris Edwards

Wednesday, 29 March 2017

Sun Express 737 TC-SOD delivery

Sun Express 737-8HC TC-SOD msn 61176 ln 6335 flew away on delivery Mar 29-30 BFI-YYR as SXS067.

Eva Air 777 B-16736 delivery

Eva Airways 777-36NER B-16736 msn 42106 ln 1479 flew away on delivery Mar 29-30 PAE-TPE as EVA773.  Leased from GECAS.


B-16736 EVA Airways Boeing 777-300(ER) - C/N 42106 / LN 1479 B-16736 EVA Airways Boeing 777-300(ER) - C/N 42106 / LN 1479

Photo credit : Chris Edwards

In service Apr 3 TPE-SGN as EVA395.

Delta 737 N876DN first flight

Delta Air Lines 737-932ER N876DN msn 31987 ln 6346 first flight from RNT Mar 29 flying as BOE876, hex AC0CF8.

US Navy P-8A N968DS first flight

US Navy 737-8FV P-8A N968DS msn 62295 ln 6273 first flight from RNT Mar 29 flying as BOE067.  Hex code AD7A3A.  Will become 169329 after mods.

Seen here landing at BFI.


P-8A_169329_2017-03-29-2 P-8A_169329_2017-03-29-1

Photo credit : Paul Varner

FlyDubai 737-8 Max A6-MAX first pic painted

FlyDubai 737-8 A6-MAX msn 60966 ln 6326 seen here at RNT now in full livery.


A6-MAX FlyDubai 737-8 MAX - C/N 60966 / LN 6326

Photo credit : Chris Edwards

Shandong 737 B-7806 delivery

Shandong Airlines 737-85N B-7806 msn 60161 ln 6332 flew away on delivery Mar 29-Apr 1 BFI-HNL-PNI-GUM-TSN as CDG7806.  Continued Apr 1 TSN-TNA as CDG9004.  Leased from CDB Leasing.

In service Apr 2 TNA-CTU as CDG4901.

Ryanair 737 EI-FZD delivery

Ryanair 737-8AS EI-FZD msn 44777 ln 6315 flew away on delivery Mar 29 BFI-DUB as RYR800D.

In service Mar 31 DUB-AMS as FR3104/RYR41SY.

Tuesday, 28 March 2017

Aeroflot 737 VP-BMD delivery

Aeroflot 737-8MC VP-BMD msn 44443 ln 6304 flew away on delivery Mar 28-29 BFI-KEF-SVO flying as AFL7627.  Leased from Sberbank.  Aircraft is named "Igor Stravinsky" - a Russian-born composer, pianist, and conductor (thanks Alex).

In service Mar 30 SVO-IKT as AFL1440.

Transavia 737 PH-HXI first flight

Transavia 737-8K2 PH-HXI msn 62151 ln 6352 first flight at RNT, Mar 28, flying as BOE661.  Hex 4853D2.

Crystal Cruises 787 N947BA flown to Victorville

Crystal Cruises 787-8 N947BA msn 35507 ln 17 flew PAE to Victorville on Mar 28 as BOE009.  Current status of the frame is unknown.  It is understood that Crystal Cruises were trying to sell the aircraft as the 787 type no longer suited their business needs but it's unclear whether a buyer has been found.  It's worth noting that the aircraft departed from the delivery center rather than a ramp stall.

To VCV for storage or new customer prep?


N947BA Crystal Cruises Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner - C/N 35507 / LN 17

Photo credit : Chris Edwards

FlyDubai 737 A6-FGJ first flight

FlyDubai 737-8KN A6-FGJ msn 60963 ln 6351 made first flight at RNT Mar 28 flying as BOE394, hex 89648F.

Thai Lion Air 737 HS-LTZ delivery

Thai Lion Air 737-9GPER HS-LTZ msn 43188 ln 6333 flew away on delivery Mar 28-30 BFI-HNL-PNI-CEB-DMK as TLM01.

In service Apr 6 DMK-KBV as TLM800.

Saudia 787 HZ-AR12 pic

Saudi Arabian Airlines 787-9 HZ-AR12 msn 40046 ln 451 seen here at PAE on Mar 28 in full livery.


HZ-AR12 Saudi Arabian Airlines Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner - C/N 40046 / LN 551

Photo credit : Chris Edwards

American 737 N316PF delivery

American 737-823 N316PF msn 31262 ln 6331 flew away on delivery Mar 28 BFI-TUL as AAL9703.  Continued Apr 2 TUL-ORD as AAL9662.

In service Apr 2 ORD-PDX as AAL1564.

Monday, 27 March 2017

RAAF P-8A A47-003 first flight after mods

RAAF P-8A A47-003 msn 62290 ln 6076 seen here at BFI returning from its first flight after completion of mods flying as BOE183.  New hex 7CF9CD.


DSC_7365-RAAF P8

Photo credit : Brian Worthington

Transavia 737 PH-HXG first pic

Transavia 737-8K2 PH-HXG msn 41355 ln 6340 seen here at BFI Mar 27 returning from a test flight as BOE401 in full livery.  Leased from Air Lease Corp.


DSC_7372-TRANSAVIA B737

Photo credit : Brian Worthington

American 787 N819AN first flight

American Airlines 787-8 N819AN msn 40637 ln 546 first flight from PAE Mar 27 as BOE920.  Hex AB2AD8.

BBJ VP-BAJ first pic painted

737-77Z BBJ VP-BAJ msn 62699 ln 5749 flew Oberpfaffenhofen to Basel on Mar 27 after painting, flying using reg as callsign.  Hex still 42431D.

Seen here upon arrival at BSL.  Photo credit : Patrice Duresse.


VP-BAJ , Boeing 737-77Z(BBJ) , LFSB