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New Airliners December 2017

by Matt Falcus


Here’s our selection of new airliners to see in our skies and airports this month, December 2017.


Aerolineas Argentinas MAX

The Argentinian national airline welcomes the first Boeing 737 MAX in Latin America, LV-GVD.



Air Mediterranean – New Greek Airline

Air Mediterranean is a new Greek holiday airline. Its first aircraft is Boeing 737-400 SX-MAH.


Air Transat’s New Livery


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To mark its 30th anniversary, Air Transat has unveiled a new livery.


China Eastern 737 MAX

Boeing 737 MAX 8 China Eastern Airlines B-1383 LN6542

China Eastern is the first of two Chinese airlines to take their first Boeing 737 MAX 8s this month. B-1383 is the aircraft in question.


Congo Airways’ First A319 Aircraft

congo airways a319

(c) Congo Airways

The African airline now has an Airbus A319 in its colourful livery. Registration SX-ABE.


Flybondi First Aircraft Painted

LV-HKS is painted and delivered to carrier to start flights from Cordoba International.


Joon Begins Flying

The Air France spin-off airline is now flying European services with A320s. Long haul A340s to come.


LOT Polish Goes MAX
Boeing 737 MAX 8 LOT Polish Airlines SP-LVA LN6681

The Polish national carrier has taken delivery of 737 MAX 8 SP-LVA.


Lufthansa 5Starhansa

To celebrate achieving 5 Star status with Skytrax, Lufthansa has painted Boeing 747-830 D-ABYM with special titles.


Mandarin Airlines’ first ATR

Taiwan’s Mandarin Airlines has its first ATR 72-600. B-16851 is the first of nine examples on order.


Mauritania Airlines MAX

Boeing 737 MAX 8 Mauritania Airlines 5T-CLJ LN6704

The Saharan airline has its first 737 MAX 8, 5T-CLJ, on the way.


Neos Revised Livery

Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners NEOS EI-NEO LN639

The Italian leisure airline has revised its livery whilst retaining a reminder of its TUI past with the delivery of its first 787-9.


Samoa Airways Starts Operations

This new airline starts operation with leased Boeing 737-800 I-NEOS.


Shanghai Airlines 737 MAX

Boeing 737 MAX 8 Shanghai Airlines B-1379 LN6521

Second new Chinese carrier with a 737 MAX this month is Shanghai Airlines, sporting B-1379.


Turkish Airlines 777 Cargo

Turkish Airlines Cargo has welcomed its first Boeing 777 freighter to the fleet. TC-LJL is the aircraft.




As always, if you spot a new livery, delivery or scheme this month please send us a picture!



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1 comment

Tom November 15, 2018 - 2:55 pm

Love it!


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