15 October 2021

N826KW


N826KW (c/n 28521, l/n 330), a former NokScoot 777-212, is making a ferry flight from ASP [Alice Spings, Australia] to the US mainland, via BNE and HNL. It was acquired by Jet Midwest for delivery to Eastern Airlines.

28521's History:
Mar 2001: Originally delivered to Singapore Airlines as 9V-SRF.
Jul 2014: Transferred to their NokScoot subsidiary as HS-XBA "Proud".
Aug 2020: Returned to Singapore Airlines as 9V-SRF.
Aug 2021: Acquired by Jet Midwest as N826KW.

14 October 2021

N515JA

N515JA (msn 1051), a Gulfstream G-IV owned by Aery Aviation LLC [Wilmington, DE], is making a stop at HNL. With one of the port-side windows having a sensor sticking out from it, it appears to be a research jet. According to engelsjk.com, it flew circuits over Minnesota and Michigan.

Lion Air's VP-CEQ

Castlelake is having Lion Air's VP-CEQ (c/n 38315, l/n 3954) ferried from CGK to SBD, via GUM and HNL. It's bound for the Delta Air Lines fleet. This 737-9GPER's ferry flight began on September 14th, and has been delayed at GUM since September 20th, after it had to turn back due to an undisclosed maintenance issue, and awaited parts.

38315's History:
Mar 2012: Originally delivered to Lion Air as PK-LJO, wearing the "60th 737-900ER" tail livery, and under lease from Castlelake.
Jun 2021: Withdrawn from service.

Alaska Airlines' Seattle Kraken Logojet

As one of the Seattle Kraken's major sponsors, Alaska Airlines has adorned N915AK (c/n 44080, l/n 7682, f/n 915), with a Kraken-themed special livery to commemorate the National Hockey League's newest franchise. This 737-9 is making it's first visit to HNL today from SEA as ASA174, then onto LAX as ASA866. It also made a stop at KOA from SEA, and back yesterday, as ASA807/880.

Alliance Airlines' N901QQ

Alliance Airlines is taking delivery of their next ERJ-190AR, N901QQ (msn 19000100). It's being ferried by Southern Cross Aviation, as SXI2154. It's flying from SJO to BNE, via SDM, HNL, and MAJ. This white-tail E190 will be painted at DRW.

19000100's History:
Aug 2007: Originally delivered to Copa Airlines as HP-1564CMP.
Nov 2008: Leased to Aero Republica.
Feb 2009: Returned to Copa Airlines.
Sep 2015: Painted in the "ConnectMiles.com" special livery.
Mar 2020: Withdrawn from service.
Jun 2021: Acquired by TVPX Trust Services as N901QQ, and ferried to SJO for prep to Alliance.

India Navy's IN330

The Indian Navy is taking delivery of its next P-8I Neptune, IN330 (c/n 64892, l/n 8526). It's flying as BOE233 as it makes its way from BFI to GOI, via HNL, GUM and BWM.

13 October 2021

Lion Air's VP-CIQ

Castlelake is having former Lion Air's VP-CIQ (c/n 39878, l/n 5096) ferried from CGK to SBD, via GUM and HNL, as it will join the Delta Air Lines fleet. This 737-9GPER has "LionParcel.com" titles on the nacelles.

39878's History:
Sep 2014: Delivered to Lion Air as PK-LPH, under lease from Archway Aviation.
Oct 2021: Withdrawn from service.

12 October 2021

Lion Air's VP-CEG

Castlelake is having another Lion Air 737-9GPER, VP-CEG (c/n 37290, l/n 3918), ferried from CGK to SBD, via GUM and HNL, as it will join the Delta Air Lines fleet. It appears that the "Thai" title has been taped over.

37290's History:
Feb 2012: Originally delivered to Lion Air as PK-LJL under lease from Castlelake.
Nov 2019: Transferred to Thai Lion Air as HS-LVJ.
Mar 2020: Returned to Lion Air as PK-LQU.
May 2021: Withdrawn from service.

Hawaiian Airlines Moves LAX Operations

Today, Hawaiian Airlines moves their operations at the Los Angeles International Airport [LAX] from Terminal 5 to the West Gates of Terminal B at the Tom Bradley International Terminal (TBIT).

Further information in this Hawaiian Airlines press release, and this map from Los Angeles World Airports.

10 October 2021

Qatar Cargo's A7-BFX

Qatar Cargo's 777-F, A7-BFX (c/n  66870, l/n 1664), is making a stop at HNL from ORD as QTR8140. The flight, which was scheduled to NGO, was diverted to HNL, then continued onto NGO, after a short fuel stop.

09 October 2021

Con-Air's C-GVFT

Con-Air is ferrying C-GVFT (msn E2253, f/n 566) from YXX to DBO, via OAK, HNL, MAJ, GUM, and CNS, for the Australian summer fire fighting season. This Avro RJ85 is flying as FGD566.

Aeronautica Militare's MM62191

A C-130J from the Aeronautica Militare (Italian Air Force), MM62191 / 46-57 (msn 382-5531), is making a stop at HIK as it transits from PSA [Pisa, Italy] to CHC, via ADW, SUU, HNL, and PPG, as IAM4600. It's making a stop at HIK, as it is heading to New Zealand for summer flights to Antarctica.

The top photo was taken at HNL, as MM62191 taxied to HIK. The above photo was captured at CHC as it made a go-around.

08 October 2021

N28836

N28836 (c/n 28836, l/n 861), a 757-204 owned by AerCap, is ferrying from MZJ to XMN, via HNL and GUM. It's making a stop at HNL, as it heads for freighter conversion. It's next segment has been delayed due to a maintenance issue.

28836's History:
Apr 1999: Originally delivered to Britannia Airways as G-BYAY, leased from ILFC.
Nov 2005: Rebranded as Thomsonfly, after the airline and travel group were acquired by the TUI Group.
Oct 2008: Rebranded as Thomson Airways.
May 2014: Aircraft sold to AerCap, and lease transferred.
Oct 2017: Rebranded as TUI Airways.
Nov 2020: Ferried to MZJ for storage, after returned to AerCap in Oct 2020.


15 Oct 21 UPDATE
N28836 left this morning for GUM.

07 October 2021

Antonov Airlines' UR-82029

Antonov Airlines' An-124-100, UR-82029 (c/n 19530502630, l/n 02-10), is making a stop at HNL from NAN as ADB3954. The flight originated in ADL. It's been assigned to park on Taxiway R6, and is scheduled to continue onto NYL [Yuma International Airport, Yuma, AZ] tomorrow night.

Reef Runway Taxiways Renamed

The Federal Aviation Administration has renamed the taxiways associated with Runway 8R/26L, also known as "The Reef Runway". The change takes effect today, and the HDOT-A crews spent the night replacing the signage. 

The following below are the taxiway re-designations ...
RA → R
RB → J
RC → R2
RM → R3
RG → R5
RH → R6
RA → R7 (The portion that leads to the approach end of Runway 26L)

Taxiway RT was not renamed.

06 October 2021

Virgin Australia's N343CG

The Nomadic Aviation Group is ferrying N343CG (c/n 34443, l/n 2056) back to Australia. This 737-8FE will be re-leased by Aviation Capital Group, to Virgin Australia as VH-VUJ "Rosebud Beach". It's being ferried from MIA to BNE, via GEG, HIO, HNL, and MAJ, as OMD506.

34443's History:
Sep 2006: Delivered to Virgin Blue as VH-VUJ "Suzzie Blue".
May 2011: Airline re-branded as Virgin Australia, and aircraft re-named "Rosebud Beach".
Jun 2014: Sold to Goshawk Aviation, then leased back.
Jun 2016: Sold to Aviation Capital Group, and lease transferred.
Mar 2020: Withdrawn from service.
Dec 2020: Returned to ACG, and ferried to GYR for storage.
Aug 2021: Ferried to MIA for return to service preparation.

01 October 2021

Alliance Airlines' N926QQ

Alliance Airlines is taking delivery of its next ERJ-190AR, N926QQ (msn 19000126). It's making its delivery flight from SJO to BNE (via SDM, HNL, and MAJ).

19000126's History:
Nov 2007: Delivered to COPA Airlines as HP-1565CMP, then leased to Aero Republica.
Oct 2008: Returned to COPA Airlines.
Jan 2010: Leased to Aero Republica.
Jun 2010: Returned to COPA Airlines.
Mar 2020: Withdrawn from service.
May 2021: Acquired by TVPX Trust Services to prep for Alliance Airlines as N926QQ.
Oct 2021: Delivery to Alliance Airlines as VH-___.

Upcoming 737MAX Deliveries

With many of the airlines around Asia and Oceania ordering 737 MAXs, most of those airliners will stop through Hawai‘i (mainly HNL) during the first segment of their island-hopping delivery flights from Boeing Field (BFI) [map]. This post is continuously updated as new information becomes available. Boeing has indicated that the variants will be referred to as the -x, as will we. However, we will refer to the series line as the MAX.

According to The Boeing Test Flights website, these listed below are the airframes that have begun assembly, or made its first flight from RNT, or are being readied for delivery on the BFI flightline. Additional information also provided by Tyke's Aero Blog, and PlaneSpotters.net's 737 MAX Production List. Those listed below, should make a stopover in Hawai‘i on their first segment out of BFI on their delivery flights in the near future:

DELIVERED


» Ferrying to HSN [Zhoushan, China] for completion


Deliveries to resume once the MAX series is re-certified by each nation's civil aviation authority.

737 MAX
6250 | HS-LSJ | 42987 | Thai Lion Air | -9 (N7379E) « BFI
7260 | B-206D | 60709 | Air Changan | -8 « MWH
7263 | B-206L | 61374 | 9 Air | -8 « MWH
7273 | B-207R | 60712 | Air Changan | -8 « MWH
7318 | B-207Q | 61853 | Lucky Air | -8 « MWH
7323 | B-208H | 61377 | 9 Air | -8 « BFI
7346 | B-208J | 61142 | Shenzhen Airlines | -8 « BFI
7351 | B-208E | 63276 | China Southern Airlines | -8 « MWH
7371 | B-209A | 63284 | China Southern Airlines | -8 « VCV
7408 | B-209C | 63287 | China Southern Airlines | -8 « MWH
7415 | B-208F | 63277 | China Southern Airlines | -8 « MWH
7426 | B-208W | 61636 | Shanghai Airlines | -8 « VCV
7436 | 9V-MBG | 44251 | SilkAir | -8 « MWH
7440 | B-20A3 | 61637 | Shanghai Airlines | -8 « BFI
7441 | HS-LSJ | 43005 | Thai Lion Air | -9 « MWH
7451 | B-209L | 62182 | Hainan Airlines | -8 « MWH
7490 | B-20AK | 61639 | Shanghai Airlines | -8 « SAT
7493 | B-209V | 61143 | Shenzhen Airlines | -8 « BFI
7496 | B-209T | 63279 | China Southern Airlines | -8 « MWH
7506 | B-20A6 | 60910 | Air China | -8 « BFI
7508 | B-20A0 | 61448 | Shandong Airlines | -8 « SAT
7509 | HL8348 | 63436 | Korean Air | -8 « VCV
7511 | B-209S | 63278 | China Southern Airlines | -8 « SAT
7519 | B-209W | 61144 | Shenzhen Airlines | -8 « SAT
7521 | 9V-MBH | 44252 | SilkAir | -8 « SAT
7524 | B-20A5 | 61854 | Lucky Air | -8 « SAT
7528 | B-20A7 | 60913 | Air China | -8 « SAT
7530 | B-209U | 63289 | China Southern Airlines | -8 « SAT
7544 | B-20AN | 60914 | Air China | -8 « SAT
7546 | B-20AY | 61644 | Shanghai Airlines | -8 « SAT
7549 | EI-MGL | 43798 | Mongolian Airlines | -8 « SAT
7573 | B-20AH | 61856 | Lucky Air | -8 « VCV
7575 | B-20AG | 61449 | Shandong Airlines | -8 « SAT
7576 | PK-LQS | 43010 | Lion Air | -8 « MWH
7578 | HL8349 | 63437 | Korean Air | -8 « VCV
7584 | B-20AP | 60915 | Air China | -8 « SAT
7593 | 9V-MBI | 44253 | SilkAir | -8 « SAT
7595 | B-20C7 | 63281 | China Southern Airlines | -8 « SAT
7596 | HL8367 | 61802 | Eastarjet | -8 « MWH
7610 | B-20AM | 61283 | Donghai Airlines | -8 « SAT
7613 | B-20AU | 63290 | China Southern Airlines | -8 « SAT
7614 | HL8368 | 43922 | Eastarjet | -8 « MWH
7615 | B-20CG | 61145 | Shenzhen Airlines | -8 « MWH
7617 | HL8355 | 62871 | T'Way Airlines | -8 « VCV
7619 | B-20AQ | 42961 | Xiamen Air | -8 « SAT
7622 | HL8350 | 63438 | Korean Air | -8 « MWH
7624 | B-____ | 61712 | Kunming Airlines | -8 « SAT
7625 | B-20AR | 61451 | Shandong Airlines | -8 « MWH
7630 | B-20CH | 61146 | Shenzhen Airlines | -8 « VCV
7631 | B-20C0 | 60916 | Air China | -8 « MWH
7632 | 9V-MBJ | 44254 | SilkAir | -8 « SAT
7638 | B-20AS | 43832 | Xiamen Air | -8 « MWH
7645 | B-20CC | 61645 | Shanghai Airlines | -8 « NWH
7646 | B-20AT | 63280 | China Southern Airlines | -8 « MWH
7647 | B-20C1 | 60917 | Air China | -8 « MWH
7651 | B-20AX | 61450 | Shandong Airlines | -8 « MWH
7655 | PK-L__ | 43012 | Lion Air | -8 « MWH
7659 | B-____ | 61409 | Okay Airways | -8 « MWH
7660 | B-____ | 64707 | Hainan Airlines | -8 « MWH
7662 | B-20AZ | 43833 | Xiamen Air | -8 « MWH
7665 | HL8370 | 43924 | EastarJet | -8 « MWH
7666 | B-20CA | 65256 | China Southern Airlines | -8 « MWH
7671 | B-20CE | 60918 | Air China | -8 « MWH
7674 | HL8351 | 63439 | Korean Air | -8 « MWH
7676 | B-____ | 61147 | Shenzhen Airlines | -8 « MWH
7677 | B-20D3 | 63286 | China Southern Airlines | -8 « MWH
7685 | B-20C2 | 61284 | Donghai Airlines | -8 « MWH
7687 | B-20C3 | 61452 | Shandong Airlines | -8 « MWH
7688 | 9V-MBK | 44255 | SilkAir | -8 « MWH
7690 | B-20CQ | 64677 | Xiamen Air | -8 « MWH
7691 | B-20C9 | 63283 | China Southern Airlines | -8 « MWH
7692 | B-____ | 62535 | Hainan Airlines | -8 « MWH
7693 | HL8356 | 62875 | T'way Airlines | -8 « MWH
7697 | B-20CR | 64678 | Xiamen Air | -8 « MWH
7700 | HL8369 | 43923 | Eastar Jet | -8 «
7703 | B-20C8 | 63282 | China Southern Airlines | -8 « MWH
7704 | PK-L__ | 43014 | Lion Air | -8 « MWH
7706 | B-20CM | 43834 | Xiamen Air | -8 « MWH
7708 | B-____ | 61647 | China Eastern Airlines | -8 « MWH
7714 | B-20D2 | 60920 | Air China | -8 « MWH
7715 | B-20D6 | 65258 | China Southern Airlines | -8 « MWH
7720 | B-20CF | 61454 | Shandong Airlines | -8 « MWH
7721 | 9M-LRG | 43016 | Batik Air Malaysia | -8 « MWH
7723 | B-20DL | 61148 | Shenzhen Airlines | -8 « MWH
7727 | HL8357 | 43563 | T'Way Airlines | -8 « MWH
7728 | B-20CU | 65274 | China Southern Airlines | -8 « VCV
7734 | B-____ | 61861 | Hainan Airlines | -8 « MWH
7735 | B-____ | 65052 | Kunming Airlines | -8 « MWH
7736 | 9V-MBL | 44256 | SilkAir | -8 « MWH
7738 | B-20D5 | 63288 | China Southern Airlines | -8 « MWH
7741 | B-20CZ | 61453 | Shandong Airlines | -8 « MWH
7750 | B-20CL | 43836 | Xiamen Air | -8 « MWH
7751 | B-____ | 65251 | China Southern Airlines | -8 « MWH
7754 | B-20CS | 63285 | China Southern Airlines | -8 « MWH
7760 | B-20CN | 43835 | Xiamen Air | -8 « MWH
7761 | B-20DH | 60922 | Air China | -8 « MWH
7764 | B-____ | 65275 | China Southern Airlines | -8 « MWH
7768 | B-____ | 61286 | Donghai Airlines | -8 « MWH
7774 | B-20D9 | 61650 | Shanghai Airlines | -8 « MWH
7775 | B-20D0 | 61455 | Shandong Airlines | -8 « MWH
7778 | 9M-LRH | 43017 | Batik Air Malaysia | -8 « MWH
7779 | B-____ | 44309 | Urumqi Air | -8 « MWH
7782 | B-20CP | 43837 | Xiamen Air | -8 « MWH
7784 | B-____ | 65253 | China Southern Airlines | -8 « MWH
7792 | B-____ | 64708 | Fuzhou Airlines | -8 « MWH
7794 | 9M-LRJ | 43018 | Batik Air Malaysia | -8 « MWH
7795 | B-____ | 65257 | China Southern Airlines | -8 « MWH
7798 | B-20DP | 61157 | Shenzhen Airlines | -8 « MWH
7800 | B-____ | 61411 | Okay Airways | -8 « MWH
7801 | B-____ | 65053 | Kunming Airlines | -8 « MWH
7805 | B-____ | 44310 | Urumqi Air | -8 « MWH
7806 | B-____ | 61863 | Hainan Airlines | -8 « MWH
7809 | B-20DN | 61150 | Shenzhen Airlines | -8 « MWH
7813 | B-20DJ | 60923 | Air China | -8 « MWH
7815 | 9V-MBM | 44257 | SilkAir | -8 « MWH
7817 | B-20DU | 42963 | Xiamen Air | -8 « MWH
7826 | B-____ | 61652 | China Eastern Airlines | -8 « MWH
7828 | B-____ | 65259 | China Southern Airlines | -8 « MWH
7829 | HL8352 | 63440 | Korean Air | -8 « MWH
7831 | B-20DV | 42964 | Xiamen Air | -8 « MWH
7838 | B-20DR | 60925 | Air China | -8 « MWH
7840 | 9V-MBN | 44258 | Singapore Airlines |-8 « MWH
7841 | B-____ | 44348 | Urumqi Air | -8 « MWH
7846 | JU-____ | 43310 | Mongolian Airlines | -8 « MWH
7848 | B-20DW | 42962 | Xiamen Air | -8 « MWH
7856 | B-20DZ | 61151 | Shenzhen Airlines | -8 « VCV
7858 | B-____ | 64709 | Fuzhou Airlines | -8 « VCV
7859 | VN-A___ | _____ | VietJet Air | -8 200 «
7860 | B-____ | 43838 | Xiamen Air | -8 « VCV
7865 | B-20DQ | 60924 | Air China | -8 « MWH
7867 | B-20E1 | 64679 | Xiamen Air | -8 « VCV
7875 | B-____ | 65250 | China Southern Airlines | -8 « VCV
7876 | PK-___ | _____ | Sriwijaya Air | -9 « VCV
7878 | B-20E2 | 61456 | Shandong Airlines | -8 « VCV
7887 | B-____ | 63291 | China Southern Airlines | -8  « VCV
7919 | B-____ | 61654 | Shanghai Airlines | -8  « MWH
7923 | B-____ | 61709 | Kunming Airlines | -8  « MWH
7929 | B-____ | _____ | 9 Air | -8  « MWH
7931 | B-20DS | 60826 | Air China | -8 « MWH
7934 | B-20DX | 64680 | Xiamen Air | -8  « MWH
7944 | B-20E3 | 60928 | Air China | -8 «
7948 | B-20DY | 64681 | Xiamen Air | -8 « MWH
7971 | B-____ | _____ | Air China | -8  « MWH
7972 | B-____ | 61655 | China Eastern Airlines | -8  « MWH
8001 | B-____ | _____ | Shanghai Airlines | -8 « MWH
8014 | B-____ | _____ | China Eastern Airlines | -8 «
8025 | B-____ | _____ | Xiamen Air | -8 «
8038 | B-____ | _____ | Shanghai Airlines | -8 « MWH
8069 | B-____ | _____ | China Eastern Airlines | -8 «
8076 | B-____ | _____ | Xiamen Air | -8 «
8125 | B-____ | _____ | Shanghai Airlines | -8 «



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* Special Livery / Markings


NOTES
On the occasion that a delivery flight stops through the Kalaeloa Airport [JRF], or a Neighbor Island airport, or Anchorage, AK [ANC], their IATA airport code will noted after the flight number. However, when the delivery flight goes through ANC, it will only be listed here, and not be listed on the "Deliveries" pages.

Some of the deliveries bound for China will begin ferrying to the 737 Completion and Delivery Center, in Zhoushan, China, will have this » symbol following the flight number.

Due to the amount of orders known, the 737 Order List has been moved to its own tab. When an airframe begins assembly or makes its first flight, the listing will be moved to this post, according to order of the Line Numbers.

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