Thursday, December 31, 2015

2015

The major Highlights 2015 are:  

Start of the A321 production Line at Mobile
9000th Airbus Aircraft delivered
first Flight of the A320NEO for DLH, IGO, QTR
-  first Flight of the A320NEO with CFM-LEAP Engines 
-  production start of the Beluga XL 
-  following customers received first Airbus A318/319/320/321: 
    Air Canada Rouge - A321
    Frontier - A321
    WIZZ - A321
    Capital Airlines - A321
    Al Maha - A320
    Saudi Gulf - A320
    Vueling - A321
    VivaAerobus - A320
    Royal Brunai Airlines - A320
    Transaero - A321
    Tibet Airlines - A320
    Royal Thai Air Force - A320
    Volaris - A321
    Nepal Airlines - A320
    Royal Buthan Airlines - A319
    250th EasyJet Airbus

Deliveries 2015:    Total:    502    + 109 (A330+A350) = 611  +24* = 635

                           A380:    27
                           A350:    14
                           A330:    95    +  8* = 103
                           A321:  180    +  4* = 184
                           A320:  270    +12* = 282
                           A319:   24 
                           A318:    
NOTE: Numbers with * are delivered but the delivery flight is open


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

A320-232SL, Tianjin Airlines, F-WWDO, B-8075 (MSN 6919)

A320-232SL, Tianjin Airlines, F-WWDO, B-8075 (MSN 6919) Sharklets
F1 and ferried TLS-XFW: 14 Dec. 2015 (Call Sign AIB01DO, Hex:3811BA) arr: 13:48 dev. to HAM
Ferried HAM-XFW: 15 Dec. 2015 (Call Sign AIB02DO) time: 14:14-14:27
Ferried XFW-TLS: 21 Dec. 2015 (Call Sign AIB03DO) dep: 19:05
Delivered: 31 Dec. 2015 TLS-TSE-TSN (Call Sign GCR8075, Hex:780E9E) dep:  10:14

Wednesday, December 30, 2015

A321-211SL, Frontier Airlines, D-AVZM, N706FR (MSN 6926)

© Timo Klose
A321-211SL, Frontier Airlines, D-AVZM, N706FR (MSN 6926) Sharklets  "Max the Lynx"
F1: 21 Dec. 2015 (Call Sign AIB926A, Hex:3C126F) time: 9:27-11:41
F2: 28 Dec. 2015 (Call Sign AIB926B) time: 9:14-10:40
F3: 28 Dec. 2015 (Call Sign AIB926C) time: 14:40-15:33
Delivered: 30 Dec. 2015 XFW-YYR-TPA (Call Sign N706FR, Hex:A96B65) dep: 8:23

A321-231SL, American Airlines, D-AVXX, N152AA (MSN 6887)

A321-231SL, American Airlines, D-AVXX, N152AA (MSN 6887) Sharklets
F1: 8 Dec. 2015 (Call Sign AIB887A, Hex:3C1246) time: 8:48-10:39
F2: 10 Dec. 2015 (Call Sign AIB887B) time: 13:18-14:25
F3: 11 Dec. 2015 (Call Sign AIB887C) time: 17:50-18:09
F4: 18 Dec. 2015 (Call Sign AIB887D) time: 10:00-11:01
F5: 23 Dec. 2015 (Call Sign AIB887E) time: 9:18-10:19
F6: 28 Dec. 2015 (Call Sign AIB887F) time: 13:10-14:35
Delivered: 30 Dec. 2015 XFW-BGR-DFW (Call Sign AAL9707, Hex:A0D19E) dep: 7:33

Tuesday, December 29, 2015

A320-214SL, Qingdao Airlines, F-WWDU, B-8282 (MSN 6893)

A320-214SL, Qingdao Airlines, F-WWDU, B-8282 (MSN 6893) Sharklets
F1 at TLS: 24 Nov. 2015 (Call Sign AIB01DU, Hex:38127A) time: 15:42-18:05 a/w with "Newloong Air" Titles
Ferried TLS-DNR: 25 Nov. 2015 (Call Sign AIB02DU) time: 13:45-15:01
Ferried DNR-XFW: 2 Dec. 2015 (Call Sign AIB03DU) dep: 17:08
Ferried XFW-TLS: 8 Dec. 2015 (Call Sign AIB04DU) dep: 19:22
Delivered: 29 Dec. 2015 TLS-TSE-TAO (Call Sign QDA8282, Hex:780EEC) dep: 13:57 a/w with "Qingdao Airlines" Titles.

A320-214SL, West Air, D-AUBH, B-8249 (MSN 6924)

© Timo Klose
© Timo Klose
A320-214SL, West Air, D-AUBH, B-8249 (MSN 6924) Sharklets
NOTE: ex Spring Airlines 
F1: 17 Dec. 2015 (Call Sign AIB924A, Hex:3C0D56) time: 12:21-13:58
F2: 28 Dec. 2015 (Call Sign AIB924B) time: 9:54-11:21
Delivered: 29 Dec. 2015 XFW-SVX (Call Sign CHB6924, Hex:780EF1) dep: 13:18

Friday, December 25, 2015

A320-232SL, China Eastern, B-000J, B-8281 (MSN 6794)

A320-232SL, China Eastern, B-000J, B-8281 (MSN 6794) Sharklets  TSN Build
F1: 16 Dec. 2015 (Call Sign AIB010J, Hex:780543) time: 1:35-3:52
F2: 21 Dec. 2015 (Call Sign AIB020J) time: 2:52-3:58
F3: 24 Dec. 2015 (Call Sign AIB030J) time: 2:20-2:25
Delivered: 25 Dec. 2015 TSN-PVG-SHA (Call Sign CES9004, Hex:780EDB) dep: 3:10

Thursday, December 24, 2015

A380-861, Emirates, F-WWAT, A6-EOT (MSN 204)

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A380-861, Emirates, F-WWAT, A6-EOT (MSN 204)
F1 and ferried TLS-XFW: 29 Jul. 2015 (Call Sign AIB01AT, Hex:38099A) arr: 15:38
CFF: 18 Nov. 2015 (Call Sign AIB204B) time: 11:13-14:32
F3: 27 Nov. 2015 (Call Sign AIB204C) time: 11:08-13:58
F4: 3 Dec. 2015 (Call Sign AIB204D) time: 14:07-16:18
F5: 4 Dec. 2015 (Call Sign AIB204E) time: 9:38-10:38
F6: 9 Dec. 2015 (Call Sign AIB204F) time: 12:19-16:38
F7: 15 Dec. 2015 (Call Sign AIB204G) time: 8:26-9:31
Delivered: 24 Dec. 2015 XFW-DXB (Call Sign UAE7380, Hex:8963F1) dep: 9:36

Wednesday, December 23, 2015

A320-232SL, Tigerair Taiwan, F-WWDH, B-50011 (MSN 6917)

© Timo Klose
A320-232SL, Tigerair Taiwan, F-WWDH, B-50011 (MSN 6917) Sharklets
F1 and ferried TLS-XFW: 9 Dec. 2015 (Call Sign AIB01DH, Hex:3810DA) arr: 14:02
Ferried XFW-TLS: 15 Dec. 2015 (Call Sign AIB02DH) dep: 20:44
Delivered: 23 Dec. 2015 TLS-AAN-CNX-TSA (Call Sign TTW11, Hex:899029) dep: 16:21

A320-214SL, EasyJet, D-AUBF, G-EZOZ (MSN 6918)

© Timo Klose
A320-214SL, EasyJet, D-AUBF, G-EZOZ (MSN 6918) Sharklets
F1: 17 Dec. 2015 (Call Sign AIB918A, Hex:3C0D54) time: 9:01-11:28
F2: 21 Dec. 2015 (Call Sign AIB918B) time: 11:17-12:26
Delivered: 23 Dec. 2015 XFW-LGW (Call Sign EZY9001, Hex:406F01) dep: 15:23

A320-232SL, China Eastern Jiangsu, F-WWDC, B-8222 (MSN 6901)

© Timo Klose
A320-232SL, China Eastern Jiangsu, F-WWDC, B-8222 (MSN 6901) Sharklets 
F1 and ferried TLS-XFW: 4 Dec. 2015 (Call Sign AIB01DC, Hex:38103A) arr: 15:11
Ferried XFW-TLS: 11 Dec. 2015 (Call Sign AIB02DC) dep: 19:36
Delivered: 23 Dec. 2015 TLS-TSE-TSN-PVG-NKG (Call Sign CES9002, Hex:780EF0) dep: 13:09

Tuesday, December 22, 2015

A321-231SL, China Eastern, D-AVZJ, B-8172 (MSN 6915)

Low-appr. at HAM
© Martin Fester
A321-231SL, China Eastern, D-AVZJ, B-8172 (MSN 6915) Sharklets
F1: 14 Dec. 2015 (Call Sign AIB915A, Hex:3C126C) time: 11:11-13:56 div. to HAM
Ferried HAM-XFW: 14 Dec. 2015 (Call Sign AIB915B) time: 19:06-19:21
F3: 18 Dec. 2015 (Call Sign AIB915C) time: 9:43-11:08
Delivered: 22 Dec. 2015 XFW-TSE-PVG (Call Sign CES9001, Hex:780EBD) dep: 16:45

A321-231SL, Juneyao Airlines, D-AVZK, B-8407 (MSN 6916)

© Sven Grimpe
A321-231SL, Juneyao Airlines, D-AVZK, B-8407 (MSN 6916) Sharklets
F1: 16 Dec. 2015 (Call Sign AIB916A, Hex:3C126D) time: 10:33-12:52
F2: 18 Dec. 2015 (Call Sign AIB916B) time: 9:13-10:29
Delivered: 22 Dec. 2015 XFW-TSE-SHA (Call Sign DKH6916, Hex:780F35) dep: 16:01

Monday, December 21, 2015

A321-231SL, Air Macau, D-AVZH, B-MCD (MSN 6912)

© Dirk Weinrich
A321-231SL, Air Macau, D-AVZH, B-MCD (MSN 6912) Sharklets
F1: 12 Dec. 2015 (Call Sign AIB912A, Hex:3C126A) time: 9:00-11:08
F2: 17 Dec. 2015 (Call Sign AIB912B) time: 9:11-10:22
Delivered: 21 Dec. 2015 XFW-ADB-DWC-RGN-MFM (Call Sign AMU888, Hex:780EC2) dep: 19:48

A320-232SL, Tianjin Airlines, F-WWIZ, B-8069 (MSN 6898)

A320-232SL, Tianjin Airlines, F-WWIZ, B-8069 (MSN 6898) Sharklets
F1 and ferried TLS-XFW: 3 Dec. 2015 (Call Sign AIB01IZ, Hex:38159A) arr:18:31
Ferried XFW-TLS: 10 Dec. 2015 (Call Sign AIB02IZ) dep. 19:00
Delivered: 21 Dec. 2015 TLS-TSE-TSN (Call Sign GCR8069, Hex:780E9F) dep: 17:55

Saturday, December 19, 2015

A321-231SL, Spirit Airlines, D-AVZB, N662NK (MSN 6897)

© Sven Grimpe
A321-231SL, Spirit Airlines, D-AVZB, N662NK (MSN 6897) Sharklets
F1: 8 Dec. 2015 (Call Sign AIB897A, Hex:3C1264) time: 11:11-12:51
F2: 10 Dec. 2015 (Call Sign AIB897B) time: 15:01-16:00
F3: 11 Dec. 2015 (Call Sign AIB897C) time: 17:50-18:08
F4: 15 Dec. 2015 (Call Sign AIB897D) time: 10:06-11:14
Delivered: 19 Dec. 2015 XFW-YYR-TPA (Call Sign NKS9962, Hex:A8BCDD) dep: 10:01
FLL - Jan. 2016  © Dieter Müller

Friday, December 18, 2015

A321-231SL, WIZZ Air, D-AVZG, HA-LXB (MSN 6910)

A321-231SL, WIZZ Air, D-AVZG, HA-LXB (MSN 6910) Sharklets
F1: 11 Dec. 2015 /Call Sign AIB910A, Hex:3C1269) time: 10-40-12:58
F2: 16 Dec. 2015 /Call Sign AIB910B) time: 9:34-10:53
Delivered: 18 Dec. 2015 XFW-BUD (Call Sign WZZ701, Hex:471F63) dep: 15:51

A320-214SL, Hong Kong Airlines, B-000H, B-LPO (MSN 6776)

A320-214SL, Hong Kong Airlines, B-000H, B-LPO  (MSN 6776) Sharklets  TSN Build
F1: 10 Dec. 2015 (Call Sign AIB010H, Hex:780542) time: 5:02-7:03
F2: 15 Dec. 2015 (Call Sign AIB020H) time: 7:48-9:29
Delivered: 18 Dec. 2015 TSN-HKG (Call Sign CRK3208, Hex:780A9E) dep: 11:56

A320-233SL, Volaris, D-AUBE, XA-VLM (MSN 6906)

A320-233SL, Volaris, D-AUBE, XA-VLM (MSN 6906) Sharklets
F1: 9 Dec. 2015 (Call Sign AIB906A, Hex:3C0D53) time: 9:01-10:52
F2: 15 Dec. 2015 (Call Sign AIB906B) time: 9:16-10:37
Delivered: 18 Dec. 2015 XFW-KEF-BGR-TIJ (Call Sign VOI9003, Hex:0D0984) dep: 10:45

A321-211SL, Air Canada Rouge, D-AVZE, C-FJQH (MSN 6905)

© Martin Fester
A321-211SL, Air Canada Rouge, D-AVZE, C-FJQH (MSN 6905) Sharklets
F1: 11 Dec: 2015 (Call Sign AIB905A, Hex:3C1267) time: 12:05-14:14
F2: 15 Dec. 2015 (Call Sign AIB905B) time: 8:34-9:40
F3: 16 Dec. 2015 (Call Sign AIB905C) time: 8:08-9:37
Delivered: 18 Dec. 2015 XFW-KEF-YYZ (Call Sign ACA7185, Hex:C0196C) dep: 10:18

A321-231SL, American Airlines, D-AVZF, N153AN (MSN 6908)

A321-231SL, American Airlines, D-AVZF, N153AN (MSN 6908) Sharklets 
F1: 14 Dec. 2015 (Call Sign AIB908A, Hex:3C1268) time: 9:30-11:23
F2: 15 Dec. 2015 (Call Sign AIB908B) time: 16:10-17:24
Delivered: 18 Dec. 2015 XFW-BGR-DFW (Call Sign AAL9707, Hex:A0D561) dep: 8:27

A321-231SL, JetBlue, D-AVZD, N959JB (MSN 6903)

© Sven Grimpe
A321-231SL, JetBlue, D-AVZD, N959JB (MSN 6903) Sharklets
F1: 10 Dec. 2015 (Call Sign AIB903A, Hex:3C1266) time: 11:08-13:32
F2: 16 Dec. 2015 (Call Sign AIB903B) time: 14:18-16:01
Delivered: 18 Dec. 2015 XFW-KEF-PWM-PAE (Call Sign JBU6994, Hex:AD56E0) dep: 7:27 

Thursday, December 17, 2015

A320-214SL, Thai VietJet Air, HS-VKC (MSN 6878)

© Timo Klose
A320-214SL, VietJet Air, F-WWIT, VN-A664 (MSN 6878) Sharklets
F1 at TLS: 12 Nov. 2015 (Call Sign AIB01IT, Hex:3814FA) arr:14:46-17:38
Ferried TLS-CHR: 16 Nov. 2015 (Call Sign AIB02IT) dep: 14:19 for paint
Ferried: CHR-XFW: 2 Dec. 2015 (Call Sign AIB03IT) arr: 15:28
Ferried XFW-TLS: 8 Dec. 2015 (Call Sign AIB04IT) dep: 19:31
Delivered: 17 Dec. 2015 TLS-AUH-SGN (Call Sign VJC6787, Hex:888119) dep: 19:24

06 Sep. 2016Ferried to SGNVN-A664
09 Sep. 2016Thai VietJet Air   (TVJ) (885963)HS-VKC
BKK - Nov. 2016 © Marcel Hohl

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

A320-214SL, Virgin America, F-WWBX, N285VA (MSN 6889)

at TLS,  © Dieter Müller
A320-214SL, Virgin America, F-WWBX, N285VA (MSN 6889) Sharklets
F1 and ferried TLS-XFW: 30 Nov. 2015 (Call Sign AIB01BX, Hex:380FBA) arr: 16:51
Ferried XFW-TLS: 4 Dec. 2015 (Call Sign AIB02BX) dep: 16:08
Delivered: 16 Dec. 2015 TLS-KEF-BGR-MIA (Call Sign VRD8285, Hex:A2E26A) dep: 9:11

Monday, December 14, 2015

A320-214SL, Air Berlin, D-AUBD, D-ABNS (MSN 6902)

©  xfw-spotter
A320-214SL, Air Berlin, D-AUBD, D-ABNS (MSN 6902) Sharklets
F1: 3 Dec. 2015 (Call Sign AIB902A, Hex:3C0D52) time: 10:38-12:43
F2: 10 Dec. 2015 (Call Sign AIB902B) time: 9:27-10:58
Delivered: 14 Dec. 2015 XFW-SXF (Call Sign BER245X, Hex:3C49D3) dep: 19:25

14 Dec. 2016Stored at SXFD-ABNS
18 Jul. 2017Ferried  SXF-MUCD-ABNS

A320-232SL, Vueling, F-WWBI, EC-MJB (MSN 6883)

© Timo Klose
A320-232SL, Vueling, F-WWBI, EC-MJB (MSN 6883) Sharklets
F1 and ferried TLS-XFW: 26 Nov. 2015 (Call Sign AIB01BI, Hex:380E1A) arr: 14:05
Ferried XFW-TLS: 2 Dec. 2015 (Call Sign AIB02BI) dep: 18:26
Delivered: 14 Dec. 2015 TLS-BCN (Call Sign VLG801I, Hex:234108) dep: 17:59
FCO - Aug. 2016 © Marcel Hohl

A320-232SL, VivaAerobus, F-WWBQ, XA-VAQ (MSN 6886)

A320-232SL, VivaAerobus, F-WWBQ, XA-VAQ (MSN 6886) Sharklets
F1 and ferried TLS-XFW: 26 Nov. 2015 (Call Sign AIB01BQ, Hex:380EFA) arr: 18:08
Ferried XFW-TLS: 3 Dec. 2015 Dec. 2015 (Call Sign AIB02BQ) dep: 19:28
Delivered: 14 Dec. 2015 TLS-KEF-BGR-MTY (Call Sign VIV8400, Hex:0D094C) dep: 8:29
Vivaaerobus A320-232, XA-VAQ
Mar. 2016 &copy: Javier Machado Mendoza

Saturday, December 12, 2015

A320-214SL, Avianca, F-WWBS, N748AV (MSN 6862)

© Dirk Weinrich
A320-214SL, Avianca, F-WWBS, N748AV (MSN 6862) Sharklets
F1: 17 Nov. 2015 (Call Sign AIB01BS, Hex:380F3A) time: 14:29-16:33
Ferried TLS-XFW: 18 Nov. 2015 (Call Sign AIB02BS) arr: 11:23
Ferried XFW-TLS: 26 Nov. 2015 (Call Sign AIB03BS) dep: 19:36
Delivered: 12 Dec. 2015 TLS-TFS-FOR-BOG (Call Sign AVA9984, Hex:AA1056) dep: 8:16

Friday, December 11, 2015

A321-211SL, LATAM Airlines Chile, CC-BEI (MSN 6899)

A321-211SL, LAN, D-AVZC, CC-BEI (MSN 6899) Sharklets
F1: 1 Dec. 2015 (Call Sign AIB899A, Hex:3C1265) time: 13:04-14:57
F2: 8 Dec. 2015 (Call Sign AIB899B) time: 10:36-11:53
Delivered: 11 Dec. 2015 XFW-LPA-REC-SCL (Call Sign LAN9903, Hex:E8044D) dep: 19:03

05 May 2016LATAM Airlines ChileCC-BEI

A380-861, Emirates, F-WWAQ, A6-EOS (MSN 203)

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A380-861, Emirates, F-WWAQ, A6-EOS (MSN 203)
F1 and ferried TLS-XFW: 16 Jul. 2015 (Call Sign AIB01AQ, Hex:38095A) arr:13:19
CFF: 16 Nov. 2015 (Call Sign AIB203B) time: 10:46-14:20
F3: 25 Nov. 2015 (Call Sign AIB203C) time: 11:16-13:44
F4: 2 Dec. 2015 (Call Sign AIB203D) time: 10:09-12:50
F5: 3 Dec. 2015 (Call Sign AIB203E) time: 16:10-17:18
Delivered: 11 Dec. 2015 XFW-DXB (Call Sign UAE7380, Hex:8963F0) dep: 16:47

A321-211SL, Frontier Airlines, D-AVXY, N705FR (MSN 6891)

Copyright: Dirk Weinrich
A321-211SL, Frontier Airlines, D-AVXY, N705FR (MSN 6891) Sharklets  "Ferndale the Pygmy Owl"
F1: 5 Dec. 2015 (Call Sign AIB891A, Hex:3C1247) time: 10:06-12:51
F2: 7 Dec. 2015 (Call Sign AIB891B) time: 11:04-11:47
F3: 8 Dec. 2015 (Call Sign AIB891C) time: 17:06-18:10
Delivered: 11 Dec. 2015 XFW-YYR-TPA (Call Sign N705FR, Hex:A967AE) dep: 8:22

Thursday, December 10, 2015

A321-211SL, LATAM Airlines Brazil, PT-XPL (MSN 6895)

A321-211SL, TAM, D-AVZA, PT-XPL (MSN 6895) Sharklets
F1: 8 Dec. 2015 (Call Sign AIB895A, Hex:3C1263) time: 8:04-10:57
F2: 9 Dec. 2015 (Call Sign AIB895B) time: 14:17-15:32
Delivered: 10 Dec. 2015 XFW-SID-CNF (Call Sign TAM9950, Hex:E49234) dep: 20:04

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

A321-231, Vietnam Airlines, D-AVXV, VN-A615 (MSN 6880)

A321-231, Vietnam Airlines, D-AVXV, VN-A615 (MSN 6880)
F1: 1 Dec. 2015 (Call Sign AIB880A, Hex:3C1244) time: 8:38-10:26
F2: 3 Dec. 2015 (Call Sign AIB880B) time: 12:34-13:28
F3: 7 Dec. 2015 (Call Sign AIB880C) time: 10:06-11:35
Delivered: 10 Dec. 2015 XFW-GYD-HAN (Call Sign HVN98, Hex:8880F1) dep: 11:17