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New Airliners March 2018

by Matt Falcus
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This month’s list of new airliners is here.

Look out for these aircraft which are now flying and visiting an airport near you!

 

Aeromexico 737 MAX

https://youtu.be/tHyW1IGmOaw

The first Boeing 737 MAX 8 for Aeromexico is now flying with the airline. Registration XA-MAG. Here’s a video of its construction and rollout.

 

Air Europa’s Stretched 787-9

Air Europa - Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner - EC-MSZ

Joining the airline’s 787-8 fleet is new -9 EC-MSZ, delivered on 16 February. 15 more to come!

 

Air Peace

5N-BVE B777-21H(ER) Air Peace

This new Nigerian airline has acquired ex-Emirate 777-200 5N-BVE. More to come.

 

Alaska Airlines Giants A321

Alaska Airlines Airbus A321-253N (c/n 7942) N924VA

Another former Virgin America A321 gains a special livery as it transitions into the Alaska Airlines fleet. This time N924VA wears San Francisco Giants scheme.

 

French Bee Rename

French Bee A350-900

French Blue is now officially French Bee, and its titles reflect the change.

 

Icelandair Goes MAX

Another new 737 MAX 8 operator. Icelandair plans to use the type’s range for Europe and North America flights. First example is TF-ICE, wearing a slightly modified livery.

 

Japan Airlines World Cup Scheme

To promote the upcoming World Cup 2018, JAL has painted 777-200 JA8979 in SAMURAI BLUE Support Jet No 1, implying more will be coming.

 

Qantas Indigenous 787

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VH-ZND at Alice Spings. Photo (c) Qantas

A welcome return to the special Qantas indigenous liveries with 787-9 VH-ZND wearing the new Yam Dreaming scheme.

 

Stobart Air ATR42

EI-GEV

Stobart Air has its first ATR42-600, EI-GEV, now operating on behalf of Aer Lingus Regional.

 

 

Thai Lion MAX 9

Boeing 737 MAX 9 Thai Lion Air HS-LSH LN6771

The first airline to fly the Boeing 737 MAX 9 model will be Thai Lion. Its first aircraft, HS-LSH is ready to go.

 

TUI fly Nordic 737 MAX

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Joining TUI fly Belgium, the Nordic unit has received its first 737 MAX 8, SE-RNA.

 

Ukraine International’s First 777

UR-GOA

The Ukrainian national carrier has taken delivery of its first Boeing 777-200ER, UR-GOA (ex-Rossiya Airlines). Another to come.

 

 

Remember to email in any pictures of new airliner deliveries, liveries or anything else new this month to info@destinworld.com

 

 

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