New Airliners October 2017
Here are the new airliners to see in October 2017.
Remember to send in any new deliveries, liveries, airlines or types you see on your travels this month!
Airbus Blade A340
Airbus A340-300 F-WWAI has had BLADE laminar flow wings added to its own outer wings and is flying as a testbed for the new technology.
Alaska Airlines’ First 737-700 Converted Freighter
The world’s first converted Boeing 737-700 freighter, N627AS, is now flying cargo for Alaska. The airline will retired its 737-400 freighters soon.
Eastern Airways Takes First ATR 72
G-IACY has joined the fleet direct from the factory to aid Eastern in its Aberdeen-based operations.
Eastern Airways Jetstream in Flybe Colours
Meanwhile, Eastern has joined Flybe on services and painted a Jetstream 41, G-MAJK, in their colours.
Fly Baghdad 737-700
The first 737-700 owned by the Iraqi airline under new leadership.
JetBlue NY Jets
JetBlue revealed an updated green NY Jets themed A320 on N746JB.
JetStar Aussie Scramble
JetStar has pained VH-VQH in a special ‘Aussie Scramble’ scheme.
Malaysia Airlines Negaraku A350
Fresh from the paint shop is Malaysia Airlines’ second A350 9M-NAC in a special Negaraku scheme.
Qantas First 787
Soon to take delivery of its first 787-9 Dreamliner. VH-ZNA has emerged from the paint shop.
Southwest Airlines “Coco” 737
Southwest Airlines has painted 737-700 N7816B in special “Coco” livery inspired by the new Disney/Pixar film.
Sunrise Airways 737-800
The Orlando-based carrier recently took delivery of this 737-800 for flights between Florida and Haiti. It is OK-TVP on lease from Travel Service.
Thai First 787-9
— Thai Airways (@ThaiAirways) September 18, 2017
Already a 787-8 operator, Thai now has its first -9, HS-TWA.
UPS Airlines First 747-8 Freighter
The first larger 747-8 freighter, N605UP, joins the UPS Airlines fleet.