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New Airliners October 2017

by Matt Falcus
Southwest Airlines Coco

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

A340 Laminar BLADE

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

Alaska Air Cargo introduces world’s first converted 737-700 freighter (PRNewsfoto/Alaska Airlines)

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

Eastern Airways 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

Eastern Jetstream Flybe

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 – NY Jets A320 – Just painted

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

2nd Airbus A350 Malaysia Airlines Negaraku 9M-MAC

Fresh from the paint shop is Malaysia Airlines’ second A350 9M-NAC in a special Negaraku scheme.


Qantas First 787

Qantas 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 Coco

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

Already a 787-8 operator, Thai now has its first -9, HS-TWA.


UPS Airlines First 747-8 Freighter

UPS 747-8

The first larger 747-8 freighter, N605UP, joins the UPS Airlines fleet.





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