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New Airliners February 2024

by Matt Falcus

This month there are lots of new airliners and special liveries to report on.

Here’s a selection. I hope you have a great month spotting these new aircraft and schemes.


Airbus Final Beluga XL


The last-built Beluga XL No. 6 F-GXLO entered service on Dec. 19th with additional titles “Also flying outsized cargo to your  destination” on portside and “The beating ❤️ heart of Airbus” on starboard, also a winking eye on portside only.


Air Japan’s First Aircraft

The first aircraft to appear in the colours of new carrier Air Japan is Boeing 787 JA803A.


Alaska’s First MAX 8

N801AK (c) Alaska Airlines

Despite problems with its 737 MAX 9 fleet, Alaska Airlines notably took delivery of their first smaller MAX 8 aircraft recently. It is N801AK.


FarCargo 757 Freighter

FarCargo, an air cargo part of the Bakkafrost Group, recently acquired their first aircraft – a Boeing 757-200 from the USA in late 2023. It is N185AN, but will become SE-RLE. The airline will fly between Sweden, Denmark, Iceland and the USA.


Fly Khiva’s First Aircraft

New Uzbekistan carrier Fly Khiva has received its first aircraft, a Boeing 767-300(F) on lease from Icelandair. It will take the registration UK67014 (ex-TF-ISH) and wears a hybrid livery.


Georgian Wings Launches

4L-GEK Boeing 737-300 Georgian Wings * Toulouse Blagnac 2024 *

New carrier Georgian Wings has launched. Its first aircraft is Boeing 737-300 4L-GEK.


Hainan IHG Livery

Hainan Airlines has painted this special livery promoting IHG Hotels & Resorts on Boeing 787-9 B-1499.


Kenya’s First Cargo 737


Kenya Airways Cargo has received its first Boeing 737-800BCF. It is 5Y-KCA.


Lufthansa City Airlines First Aircraft

The first aircraft to wear titles of the new Lufthansa City subsidiary airline has been painted. It is Airbus A319 D-ABGH.


QantasLink A220 in Regular Livery


Following the first Airbus A220 delivery to Qantas which wore a special aboriginal scheme, the first aircraft to wear the standard livery of the airline has followed. It is VH-X4B.


QantasLink First A319

The first Airbus A319 to join QantasLink has been delivered. It is VH-8NP, and was previously flown by Spirit Airlines in the USA.


Raindo United Services

PK-RUS of Raindo United Services seen departing from 07R at Hong Kong

Raindo United Services is a new Indonesian cargo carrier with 737-800BCF PK-RUS.


Royal Jordanian First Embraer E2s and New Livery

The delivery of Royal Jordanian’s first two Embraer E195-E2 aircraft, JY-REA and JY-REB (see news story), also saw a modified livery adopted. Will this roll out across the whole fleet?


Sky Vision

SU-SKC ZRH 15.01.2024

Sky Vision Airlines is a new Egyptian carrier which is flying Airbus A320 SU-SKC.


Solomon Airlines Migration Movie

Solomans Airlines A320 Migration livery H4-SAL 14-01-2024 Brisbane Airport

Solomon Airlines is promoting Migration the Movie on Airbus A320 H4-SAL with this special scheme.


Transavia’s First A320neo

Transavia Airlines has taken delivery of its first Airbus A320neo aircraft, following the first A321neo last month. This one is F-GNEO and flies for the Transavia France division.




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