Read on for our monthly summary of the new airliners to see in our skies this month.
From new types in airline fleets to special liveries, there’s lots to see.
Air Busan Expo Livery
South Korea’s Air Busan has painted Airbus A321 HL8504 in a special EXPO 2030 livery. South Korea is a candidate to hold the event.
All Nippon’s Future Promise
All Nippon Airways (ANA) has painted Boeing 787-9 JA871A in this green ‘Future Promise’ livery. ANA Group has set a medium-to-longterm environmental goal of achieving zero CO2 emissions from aircraft operations by 2050.
Azul’s First A350
Azul Linhas Aereas of Brazil has received its first Airbus A350-900 aircraft. This is PR-AOY. The aircraft previously flew with Hong Kong Airlines as B-LGC.
China Airlines Pokemon Jet
A new Pokemon themed jet is flying in Asia. China Airlines has painted newly delivered Airbus A321neo B-18101 in this special purple scheme.
Copa Retro Jet
Copa Airlines of Panama has celebrated its 75th anniversary by painting Boeing 737-800 HP-1841CMP in this retro livery.
Ethiopian 767 Freighter
Ethiopian Cargo has added its first Boeing 767-300ER freigher. This is ET-ALO, which previously flew passengers for the airline. It wears Ethiopian Cargo titles.
FlyArystan’s First A320neo
Kazakhstan’s FlyArystan airline has received its first Airbus A320neo aircraft, EI-KBP.
Frontier is America’s Green Airline
Frontier Airlines has taken the opportunity to paint brand new Airbus A321neo N603FR in special Frederick the Bold Eagle/America’s Green Airline colours promoting its environmental pledges.
IndiGo Cargo Launches
Indian low-cost carrier IndiGo has launched a cargo subsidiary called IndiGo CarGo. Its first aircraft is Airbus A321P2F VT-IKW.
Jet Airways A320neo
The relaunching Jet Airways in India is adding an Airbus A320neo to its fleet. Currently registered OE-IBQ, it has just been painted in Maastricht.
Korean Air First A321neo
The national airline of South Korea has received its first Airbus A321neo, HL8505, which looks smart in the carrier’s blue livery.
STARLUX First A330neo
The first Airbus A330neo for Taiwanese carrier STARLUX has been delivered to Taipei. The aircraft is B-58304 and is in the airline’s standard livery.
Virgin’s First A330neo
The delayed delivery of Virgin Atlantic’s first Airbus A330neo is expected this month. There has already been plenty of footage of it being painted and tested at Toulouse. Look out for it at London Heathrow soon! It is A330-941 G-VJAZ.
Thanks to all the photographers who provide these images!