Monday, December 29, 2014

A320-232SL, Vueling, F-WWIL, EC-MEA (MSN 6400)

A320-232SL, Vueling, F-WWIL, EC-MEA (MSN 6400) Sharklets
F1 and ferried TLS-XFW: 4 Dec. 2014 (Call Sign AIB01IL, Hex:3813FA) arr:18:17
Ferried XFW-TLS: 10 Dec. 2014 (Call Sign AIB2IL) dep: 16:48
Delivered: 29 Dec. 2014 TLS-BCN (Call Sign VLG9009P, Hex:344645) dep: 16:07
MAH - Oct. 2015, Copyright: Ken Fielding

Wednesday, December 24, 2014

Highlights 2014

The major Highlights 2014 are:
- first Flight of the A320NEO at TLS
- first A380 deliveries for Asiana, Qatar, and Etihad
- 6000th delivery of an A320 Famaly aircraft
- following customers received first Airbus A318/319/320/321: 
  Air Asia India - A320 
  Azerbaijan   - first new 320
  Batik Air  - A320
  Pegasus - first new A320
  LAN  - first A321
  Qingdao  - A320
  Vistara - A320
- delivery of first A350(QTR)
- A330NEO launched
   
Special thanks to all Photographers who have provided Photos and also thanks for all information and comments

I wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.


Gerd Beilfuss

A320-214SL Kuwait Airways F-WWDO, 9K-AKF (MSN 6375)

Copyright: Martin Fester
A320-214SL Kuwait Airways F-WWDO, 9K-AKF (MSN 6375) Sharklets
F1 and ferried TLS-XFW: 24 Nov. 2014 (Call Sign AIB01DO, Hex:3811BA) time:14:19-17:44
Ferried XFW-TLS: 11 Dec. 2014 (Call Sign  AIB02DO) dep: 19:31
Delivered: 24 Dec. 2014 TLS-KWI (Call Sign KAC8168, Hex:706026) dep: 12:15

A320-232SL, West Air, F-WWIM, B-1629 (MSN 6237)

arrived from TLS, Copyright: Helmut Gröning (groeninghelmut@alice-dsl.net)
Low-appr. at TLS, Copyright: Christian Sparr
A320-232SL, West Air, F-WWIM, B-1629 (MSN 6237) Sharklets  (ex. JST)
F1 and ferried TLS-XFW: 25 Aug. 2014 (Call Sign AIB01IM, Hex:38141A) arr: 16:33
Ferried XFW-TLS: 1 Sep. 2014 (Call Sign AIB02IM) dep: 15:32
Delivered: 24 Dec. 2014 TLS-TSE (Call Sign CHB1629, Hex:780D45) dep: 9:51

Jan. 2015 - New c/s 

A320-214SL, Sichuan Airways, F-WWIN, B-1886 (MSN 6397)

A320-214SL, Sichuan Airways, F-WWIN, B-1886 (MSN 6397) Sharklets
F1 and ferried TLS-XFW: 4 Dec. 2014 (Call Sign AIB01IN, Hex:38143A) arr: 13:38
Ferried XFW-TLS: 12 Dec. 2014 (Call Sign AIB02IN) dep: 19:22
Delivered: 24 Dec. 2014 TLS-TSE (Call Sign CSC1886, Hex:780CEF) dep: 8:16

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

A320-214SL, Spring Airlines, F-WWIF, B-1627 (MSN 6403)

Copyright: Helmut Gröning (groeninghelmut@alice-dsl.net)
A320-214SL, Spring Airlines, F-WWIF, B-1627 (MSN 6403) Sharklets
F1 and ferried TLS-XFW: 9 Dec. 2014 (Call Sign AIB01IF, Hex:38133A) time: 10:43-14:07
Ferried XFW-TLS: 15 Dec. 2014 (Call Sign AIB01IF) dep: 17:42
Delivered: 23 Dec. 2014 TLS-SVX (Call Sign CQH1627, Hex:780D73) dep: 14:25

A380-861 Qatar Airways, F-WWSG, A7-APD (MSN 160)

at TLS,  Copyright: Clement Alloing
at TLS,  Copyright: Clement Alloing
A380-861 Qatar Airways, F-WWSG, A7-APD (MSN 160)
F1: 14 May 2014 (Call Sign AIB01SG, Hex:383F3A) dep: 8:33
Ferried TLS-XFW: 19 May 2014 (Call Sign AIB02SG) arr: 12:50
CFF and ferried XFW-TLS: 10 Dec. 2014 (Call Sign AIB160C) time: 13:49-18:55
Delivered: 23 Dec. 2014 TLS-DOH (Call Sign QTR3380, Hex:06A145) dep: 12:24

Monday, December 22, 2014

A380-861, Emirates, F-WWSZ, A6-EOE (MSN 169)

Copyright: air-spotter.net by Enrico
Copyright: Helmut Gröning (groeninghelmut@alice-dsl.net)
A380-861, Emirates, F-WWSZ, A6-EOE (MSN 169)
F1 and ferried TLS-XFW: 31 Jul. 2014 (Call Sign AIB01SZ, Hex:38411A) arr: 11:24
CFF: 3 Dec. 2014 (Call Sign AIB169B) time: 11:05-15:03
F3: 11 Dec. 2014 (Call Sign AIB169C) time: 7:10-8:56
F4*: 15 Dec. 2014 (Call Sign AIB169D) time: 10:52-14:03
F5*: 18 Dec. 2014 (Call Sign AIB169E) time: 7:08-8:53
Delivered: 22 Dec. 2014 XFW-DXB (Call Sign UAE7380, Hex:89639E) dep: 18:34

A321-231, Asiana Airlines, D-AVXY, HL8018 (MSN 6395)

A321-231, Asiana Airlines, D-AVXY, HL8018 (MSN 6395)
F1: 16 Dec. 2014 (Call Sign AIB395A, Hex:3C1247) time: 8:10-9:59
F2*: 18 Dec. 2014 (Call Sign AIB395B)
Delivered: 22 Dec. 2014 XFW-OVB-ICN (Call Sign AAR801D, Hex:71C018) dep: 18:28

A320-214SL, Juneyao Airlines, F-WWDQ, B-1871 (MSN 6392)

at DNR - Copyright: Nicolas Herpeux
A320-214SL, Juneyao Airlines, F-WWDQ, B-1871 (MSN 6392) Sharklets
F1 at TLS: 20 Nov. 2014 (Call Sign AIB01DQ, Hex:3811FA) time: 10:34-12:27
Ferried TLS-DNR: 24 Nov. 2014 (Call Sign AIB02DQ) time: 12:35-13:28
Ferried DNR-XFW: 2 Dec. 2014 (Call Sign AIB03DQ) arr: 17:53
Ferried XFW-TLS: 10 Dec. 2014 (Call Sign AIB04DQ) dep: 18:55
Delivered: 22 Dec. 2014 TLS-TSE (Call Sign DKH6392, Hex:780CC4) dep: 16:40
KIX - Aug. 2015, Copyright: Ryotaro Shinozaki

A321-211SL, Yunnan Hongtu Airlines, B-8285 (MSN 6156)

F-WHUI
Copyright: XFW-Spotter
A321-211SL, UTAir, D-AVXP, VQ-BTU (MSN 6156) Sharklets
F1: 6 Jun. 2014 (Call Sign AIB156A, Hex:3C123E) time: 12:13-14:24
Stored as F-WHUI
Delivered: 22 Dec. 2014 XFW-LETL (Call Sign VQBTU, Hex:4245A0) dep: 14:01
Ferried LETL-LFBF: 25 Sep. 2015 (Call Sign VQBTU) arr: 16:55

25 Sep. 2015 Azur Aviation F-WTDA
21 Dec. 2015 Yunnan Hongtu Airlines  (HTU,A6)B-8285
B-8285
Sep. 2016 © Michael Schieskow

A321-211SL, Yunnan Hongtu Airlines, B-8318 (MSN 6268)

Copyright: Ken Fielding
A321-211SL, UTAir, D-AVZN, VQ-BMH (MSN 6268) Sharklets
F1: 9 Sep. 2014 (Call Sign AIB268A, Hex:3C1270) time: 13:08-15:26
F3: 10 Dec. 2014 (Call Sign AIB268C) time: 11:06-12:02
Delivered: 22 Dec. 2014 XFW-LETL (Call Sign VQBMH, Hex:4245B7) dep: 13:38
Ferried LETL-LFBF: 29 Oct. 2015 (Call Sign VQBMH) arr: 12:52

29 Oct. 2015 Azur Aviation F-WTDB
29 Apr. 2016Ferried LFBF-TLS-AKX-TNA (Call Sign FWTDB, Hex:38AF7B) F-WTDB
29 Apr. 2016Yunnan Hongtu Airlines  (HTU,A6)B-8318
Apr. 2016 © Sebastian Mortier

Saturday, December 20, 2014

A321-231SL, Avianca, D-AZAE, N729AV, (MSN 6399)

A321-231SL, Avianca, D-AZAE, N729AV, (MSN 6399) Sharklets
F1: 11 Dec. 2014 (Call Sign AIB399A, Hex:3C1A6D) time: 11:05-14:06
RTO: 15 Dec. 2014
F2*: 17 Dec. 2014 (Call Sign AIB399B) time: 9:00-10:29
Delivered: 20 Dec. 2014 XFW-TFS (Call Sign AVA9989, Hex:A9C50F)  dep: 9:11

A320-232SL, Spirit Airlines, F-WWDS, N635NK (MSN 6383)

A320-232SL, Spirit Airlines, F-WWDS, N635NK (MSN 6383) Sharklets
F1 at TLS: 20 Nov. 2014 (Call Sign AIB01DS, Hex:38123A) time: 15:05-17:12
Ferried TLS-BOD (Call Sign AIB02DS) dep: 09:34
Ferried BOD-XFW: 2 Dec. 2014 (Call Sign AIB03DS) arr: 17:11
Ferried XFW-TLS: 8 Dec. 2014 (Call Sign AIB04DS) dep: 19:11
Delivered: 20 Dec. 2014 TLS-YYR-FLL (Call Sign NKS9635, Hex:A85185) del: 7:14

Friday, December 19, 2014

A320-214SL, EasyJet, D-AXAN, G-EZOA (MSN 6412)

Copyright: xfw-spotter
A320-214SL, EasyJet, D-AXAN, G-EZOA (MSN 6412) Sharklets
F1: 4 Dec. 2014 (Call Sign AIB412A, Hex:3C152D) time: 14:06-16:41
F2: 15 Dec. 2014 (Call Sign AIB412B)  time: 11:16-12:39
F3*: 17 Dec. 2014 (Call Sign AIB412C) time: 14:03-15:15
Delivered: 19 Dec. 2014 XFW-LTN (Call Sign EZY9001, Hex:406C71) dep: 18:35

A320-232SL, WIZZ Air, F-WWBQ, HA-LYK (MSN 6394)

A320-232SL, WIZZ Air, F-WWBQ, HA-LYK (MSN 6394) Sharklets
F1 and ferried XFW-TLS: 3 Dec. 2014 (Call Sign AIB01BQ, Hex:380EFA) arr: 13:49
Ferried XFW-TLS: 11 Dec. 2014 (Call Sign AIB02BQ) dep: 19:22
Delivered: 19 Dec. 2014 TLS-BUD (Call Sign WZZ701, Hex:471F86) dep: 17:13
HAM - Sep. 2016

A320-214SL, Spring Airlines, D-AXAM, B-1628 (MSN 6410)

Copyright: Martin Fester
A320-214SL, Spring Airlines, D-AXAM, B-1628 (MSN 6410) Sharklets
F1: 4 Dec. 2014 (Call Sign AIB410A, Hex:3C152E) time: 9:44-11:20
F2: 15 Dec. 2014 (Call Sign AIB410B) time: 9:35-10:44
F3*: 17 Dec. 2014 (Call Sign AIB410C)  time: 11:06-12:19
Delivered: 19 Dec. 2014 XFW-SVX (Call Sign CQH1628, Hex:780D74) dep: 16:02

A320-214SL, China Eastern Jiangsu, B-515L, B-1635 (MSN 6258)

A320-214SL, China Eastern Jiangsu, B-515L, B-1635 (MSN 6258) Sharklets  TSN Build
F1: 14 Nov. 2014
Delivered: 19 Dec. 2014 TSN-PVG-NKG 

A320-214SL, China Eastern, B-517L, B-1613 (MSN 6274)

A320-214SL, China Eastern, B-517L, B-1613 (MSN 6274) Sharklets  TSN Build
F1: 3 Dec. 2014
Delivered: 19 Dec. 2014 TSN-SHA (Call Sign CES299, Hex:780D1E) dep: 10:16 

A321-231SL, American Airlines, D-AZAL, N130AN (MSN 6407)

Copyright: Helmut Gröning (groeninghelmut@alice-dsl.net)
A321-231SL, American Airlines, D-AZAL, N130AN (MSN 6407) Sharklets
F1: 12 Dec. 2014 (Call Sign AIB407A, Hex:3C1A74) time: 12:30-14:31
F2: 15 Dec. 2014 (Call Sign AIB407B) time: 16:08-16:58
F3*: 16 Dec. 2014 (Call Sign AIB407C) time: 16:58-17:43
F4*: 17 Dec. 2014 (Call Sign AIB407D) time: 14:31-15:50
F5: 18 Dec. 2014 (Call Sign AIB407E) time: 9:29-10:44
Delivered: 19 Dec. 2014 XFW-BGR-DFW (Call Sign AAL9709, Hex:A07B3E) dep: 8:49

A321-231SL, American Airlines, D-AZAH, N129AA (MSN 6401)

Copyright: Martin Fester
A321-231SL, American Airlines, D-AZAH, N129AA (MSN 6401) Sharklets
F1: 12 Dec. 2014 (Call Sign AIB401A, Hex:3C1A70) time: 8:46-10:42
F2: 15 Dec. 2014 (Call Sign AIB401B) time: 14:09-14:51
F3*: 16 Dec. 2014 (Call Sign AIB401C) time: 12:38-13:43
Delivered: 19 Dec. 2014 XFW-BGR-DFW (Call Sign AAL9708, Hex:A07522) dep: 8:32

A320-214SL, Citilink, D-AXAL, PK-GQH (MSN 6408)

A320-214SL, Citilink, D-AXAL, PK-GQH  (MSN 6408) Sharklets
F1: 8 Dec. 2014 (Call Sign AIB408A, Hex:3C152C) time; 12:37-14:39
F2: 11 Dec. 2014 (Call Sign AIB408B) time: 14:24-14:59
F3*: 16 Dec. 2014 (Call Sign AIB408C) time: 9:38-11:06
Delivered: 19 Dec. 2014 XFW-DWC-DMK-CGK (Call Sign PKGQH, Hex:8A04AB) dep: 8:16

A321-211SL, LATAM Airlines Chile, CC-BEC (MSN 6406)

Copyright: Martin Fester
A321-211SL, LAN, D-AZAJ, CC-BEC (MSN 6406) Sharklets
F1: 3 Dec. 2014 (Call Sign AIB406A, Hex:3C1A72) time: 13:08-15:03
F2: 13 Dec. 2014 (Call Sign AIB406B) time: 8:38-9:43
F3*: 16 Dec. 2014 (Call Sign AIB406C) time: 10:59-12:09
Delivered: 19 Dec. 2014 XFW-LPA-REC-SCL (Call Sign LAN9903, Hex:E80442) dep: 8:11

05 May 2016LATAM Airlines ChileCC-BEC

A320-214SL Kuwait Airways F-WWBY, 9K-AKE (MSN 6350)

at TLS, Copyright: Clement Alloing
A320-214SL Kuwait Airways F-WWBY, 9K-AKE (MSN 6350) Sharklets
F1 and ferried TLS-XFW: 31 Oct. 2014 (Call Sign AIN01BY, Hex:380FDA) time: 12:15-15:23
Ferried XFW-TLS: 5 Dec. 2014 (Call Sign AIB02BY) dep: 19:03
Delivered: 19 Dec. 2014 TLS-KWI (Call Sign KU8166, Hex:706025) dep: 6:29

Thursday, December 18, 2014

A321-211SL, LATAM Airlines Brazil, PT-XPB (MSN 6414)

A321-211SL, TAM, D-AZAN, PT-XPB (MSN 6414) Sharklets
RTO 11 Dec. 2014
F1: 12 Dec. 2014 (Call Sign AIB414A, Hex:3C1A76) time: 9:06-12:21
RTO: 15 Dec. 2014
F2*: 16 Dec. 2014 (Call Sign AIB414B) time: 14:08-15:18
Delivered: 18 Dec. 2014 XFW-CID-CNF (Call Sign TAM9952, Hex:E490C2) dep: 19:53

05 May 2016LATAM Airlines BrazilPT-XPB
30 Nov. 2016       painted into "ONEWORLD" c/s
GRU - 14 Feb. 2017 © Dirk Weinrick

A321-211SL, LATAM Airlines Brazil, PT-XPA (MSN 6409)

A321-211SL, TAM, D-AZAM, PT-XPA (MSN 6409) Sharklets
F1: 11 Dec. 2014 (Call Sign AIB409A, Hex:3C1A75) time: 9:39-11:55
F2: 12 Dec. 2014 (Call Sign AIB409B) time: 12:04-13:21
F3*: 16 Dec. 2014 (Call Sign AIB409C) time: 9:11-10:30
Delivered: 18 Dec. 2014 XFW-SID-CNF (Call Sign TAM9951, Hex:E490C3) dep: 19:36

05 May 2016LATAM Airlines Brazil  (TAM,JJ)PT-XPA

A319-115SL, Tibet Airlines, D-AVWW, B-6467 (MSN 6404)

A319-115SL, Tibet Airlines, D-AVWW, B-6467 (MSN 6404) Sharklets    
F1: 9 Dec. 2014, (Call Sign AIB404A, Hex:3C122B) time: 12:10-14:06
RTO,  11 Dec. 2014
F2*: 15 Dec. 2014 (Call Sign AIB404B) time: 14:14-15:22
Delivered: 18 Dec. 2014 XFW-TSE (Call Sign TBA6467, Hex:78085E) dep: 14:17

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

A320-232SL, Vueling, F-WWDK, EC-MDZ (MSN 6377)

Copyright: Martin Fester
A320-232SL, Vueling, F-WWDK, EC-MDZ (MSN 6377) Sharklets
F1 and ferried TLS-CHR: 18 Nov. 2014 (Call Sign AIB01DK, Hex:38113A) arr: 13:22
Ferried CHR-XFW: 28 Nov. 2014 (Call Sign AIB02DK) arr: 13:27
Ferried XFW-TLS: 4 Dec. 2014 (Call Sign AIB03DK) dep: 14:55
Delivered: 17 Dec. 2014 TLS-BCN (Call Sign VLG908P, Hex:344644) dep: 15:57

A319-115SL, American Airlines, D-AVWV, N9025B (MSN 6393)

A319-115SL, American Airlines, D-AVWV, N9025B (MSN 6393) Sharklets
F1: 8 Dec. 2014 (Call Sign AIB393A, Hex:3C122A) time: 9:33-12:05
F2*: 13 Dec. 2014 (Call Sign AIB393B) time: 11:33-12:59
Delivered: 17 Dec. 2014 XFW-BGR-DFW (Call Sign AAL9707, Hex:AC79A3) dep: 12:13

A320-232SL, Jetstar Japan, F-WWBI, JA20JJ (MSN 6381)

A320-232SL, Jetstar Japan, F-WWBI, JA20JJ (MSN 6381) Sharklets
F1 and ferried TLS-XFW: 26 Nov. 2014 (Call Sign AIB01BI, Hex:380E1A) arr: 17:54
Ferried XFW-TLS: 2 Dec. 2014 (Call Sign AIB02BI) dep: 18:51
Delivered: 17 Dec. 2014 TLS-AUH (Call Sign JA20JJ, Hex:84B5AC) dep: 7:57

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

A380-861, Etihad Airways, F-WWSS, A6-APA (MSN 166)

Copyright: Helmut Gröning (groeninghelmut@alice-dsl.net)
Presentation of new Livery for A380, 25/9/14 Copyright: Airbus
Copyright: Helmut Gröning (groeninghelmut@alice-dsl.net)
A380-861, Etihad Airways, F-WWSS, A6-APA (MSN 166)
F1 and ferried TLS-XFW: 16 Jun. 2014 (Call Sign AIB01SS, Hex:38379A) arr: 12:03
Taxi-check on the runway: 24 Nov. 2014
CFF: 25 Nov. 2014 (Call Sign AIB166B) time: 10:57-12:34 aborded due to wheather condition
CFF: 27 Nov. 2014 (Call Sign AIB166C) time: 10:38-15:23
Fx: 1 Dec. 2014 (Call Sign AIB166D)
Fotoflight: 1 Dec. 2014 (Call Sign AIB166E)
F6*: 8 Dec. 2014 (Call Sign AIB166F) time: 12:24-15:38
Delivered: 16 Dec. 2014 XFW-AUH (Call Sign ETD9380, Hex:8963CD) dep: 18:10 150th A380 delivery

A320-214SL, Air China, B-518L, B-1875 (MSN 6283)

A320-214SL, Air China, B-518L, B-1875 (MSN 6283) Sharklets  TSN Build
F1: 11 Dec. 2014
Delivered: 16 Dec. 2014 TSN-CTU (Call Sign CCA74, Hex:780CBD) dep: 13:35
B-1875
Mar. 2015 © Hin Volvo

A320-214SL, Sichuan Airways, F-WWIB, B-1885 (MSN 6386)

A320-214SL, Sichuan Airways, F-WWIB, B-1885 (MSN 6386) Sharklets
F1 and ferried TLS-XFW: 28 Nov. 2014 (Call Sign AIB01IB, Hex:3801BA) arr: 14:49
Ferried XFW-TLS: 4 Dec. 2014 (Call Sign AIB02IB) dep: 19:32
Delivered: 16 Dec. 2014 TLS-TSE  (Call Sign CSC1885, Hex:780CEE) dep: 14:26

A320-214SL, Thai Vietjet Air, HS-VKB (MSN 6378)

Copyright: Dirk Herforth
A320-214SL, VietJet Air, D-AXAI, VN-A659  (MSN 6378) Sharklets
F1: 26 Nov. 2014 (Call Sign AIB378B, Hex:3C1529) time: 9:35-11:32
F2: 2 Dec. 2014 (Call Sign AIB378B) time: 10:25-11:33
F3*: 11 Dec. 2014 (Call Sign AIB378C)
Delivered: 16 Dec. 2014 XFW-AUH-SGN (Call Sign VJC6378, Hex:8880DD) dep: 9:32

25 May 2016 Thai Vietjet Air  (TVJ) (885962)HS-VKB
BKK - Nov. 2016 © Marcel Hohl

Saturday, December 13, 2014

A321-211SL, LATAM Airlines Chile, CC-BEB (MSN 6398)

Copyright: Martin Fester
A321-211SL, LAN, D-AZAD, CC-BEB (MSN 6398) Sharklets
F1: 4 Dec. 2014 (Call Sign AIB398A, Hex:3C1A6C) time: 12:04-14:12
F2*: 10 Dec. 2014 (Call Sign AIB398B) time: 9:38-10:49
Delivered: 13 Dec. 2014 XFW-LPA-REC-SCL (Call Sign LAN9903, Hex:E80441) dep: 8:06

05 May 2016LATAM Airlines ChileCC-BEB