The University of Nevada Wolf Pack football team is chartering a Hawaiian Airlines A321-271N for their Saturday evening road game against the University of Hawai‘i Rainbow Warriors. N226HA is making the trip from RNO, with a stop as OAK, as HAL771. The Wolf Pack will return following the game as HAL772.
26 November 2020
University of Nevada Team Charter
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Labels: A321neo, Hawaiian Airlines, Team Charter
21 November 2020
Tigerair Australia's VH-VNO
4053 was originally delivered to Tiger Airways [Singapore] in October 2009 as 9V-TAL, under lease from GECAS. In March 2010, it was transferred to Tiger Airways Australia as VH-VNO. In July 2013, the airline rebranded as Tigerair Australia. VH-VNO was sold to Avolon, and the lease continued with Tigerair Australia. Due the China Corona Virus pandemic, it was withdrawn from service, and stored at MEL.
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Labels: A320, Ferry Flight, Tigerair Australia
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Labels: Conair, Ferry Flight, RJ85
20 November 2020
Boise State Team Charter
The Boise State University Broncos is chartering a Hawaiian Airlines A330-243, N382HA, for their Saturday night road game against the University of Hawai‘i Rainbow Warriors. N382HA is flying from BOI as HAL769, and will return the team to BOI as HAL770.
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Labels: A330-200, Hawaiian Airlines, Team Charter
19 November 2020
Southwest Airlines Announces Long Beach Service
Further details in this Southwest Airlines press release.
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Labels: 737-800, New Service, Southwest Airlines
18 November 2020
Allegiant Airlines' N286NV
Allegiant Airlines is taking delivery of its next A320-214, N286NV (msn 4447, f/n 286). It's making its delivery flight from HKG to BQN [Aguadilla, PR], via GUM, MAJ, HNL, and TUS. It's making an overnight stop at HNL tonight.
4447 was originally delivered to Cebu Pacific in October 2010 as RP-C3260. In 2016, it was painted into the current livery, and flew with CEB until May 2020, then stored at CAN from July to October, when it was flown to HKG to repaint into the Allegiant livery.
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Labels: A320, Allegiant Air, Delivery Flight
FAA Clears The 737 MAX To Fly
The European Union and Canadian aviation safety agencies are next up to re-certify the 737 MAX.
Boeing will also remove the MAX name from the 737, and each variant will be known as the 737-7, 737-8, 737-9, and 737-10.
Further information in this FAA news release, Boeing Mediaroom release, and Airways Magazine report.
Antonov Airlines' UR-82029
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Labels: An-124, Antonov Airlines
16 November 2020
Korean Air To Acquire Asiana Airlines
In a move to bolster South Korean commercial air travel, Korean Air announced today that they acquiring rival Asiana Airlines for over $1.6B USD. This merger would put the new Korean Air in the top ten in terms of airline size. The move by Korean Air's parent company Hanjin KAL, was partially due to the effects of the China Corona Virus pandemic on the airline industry as a whole. Prior to the pandemic, Asiana was experiencing financial troubles, and the current state of affairs made their situation much worse. This move should ensure the survivability of the South Korean airline industry, especially when it comes to international routes. The combined fleet will be over 250 aircraft with many common types.
Further details in this SamChui.com article.
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Labels: Asiana Airlines, Korean Airlines, Mergers
15 November 2020
Qantas Airways celebrates its 100th anniversary today. The Sydney Harbour Bridge was lit up in white and red LEDs as their 100th anniversary-liveried 787-9, VH-ZNJ (c/n 66074, l/n 929), made a pass above the bridge.
Video footage from SamChui.com.
Qantas has been a mainstay at HNL for decades from SYD.
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Labels: Qantas Airways
Hawaiian Airlines To Keep 717-200s
article at SimpleFlying.com, the airline said the 717 is the best airliner for the operation, and with the current environment, the airline has not begun to look for a replacement.
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Labels: 717-200, Hawaiian Airlines
Starlux Airlines Proposes A TPE-HNL Route
Starlux Airlines, Taiwan's newest airline, was granted new international routes with A350-900s and A350-1000s possibly beginning in 2022. One of the routes announced was Honolulu. Service would be with A350-900s, and would be competing with China Airlines' A350-900s.
Further information in this CH-Aviation.com article.
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Labels: A350-900, Starlux Airlines
14 November 2020
Northern Air Cargo's N379CX
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Labels: 767-300, Northern Air Cargo
India Navy's N490DS
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Labels: Delivery Flight, Indian Navy, P-8
VP-BJT (msn 7358), a former Interjet A321-211 leased from BOC is ferrying from VCV to SIN, via HNL and GUM, similar to sister-ship VP-BJK. It delivered to Interjet in October 2016 as XA-GEO, and was returned to BOC in March 2020.
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Labels: A321, Ferry Flight, Interjet
11 November 2020
Hau‘oli Lā Hānau Hawaiian Airlines!
Hawaiian Airlines celebrates its 91st anniversary of its first flight today.
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Labels: Hawaiian Airlines
06 November 2020
Hawaiian Flies New Mexico Team Charter
Hawaiian Airlines is flying the team charter for the University of New Mexico Lobos football team for their game on Saturday, in Honolulu against the University of Hawai‘i Rainbow Warriors. N393HA "Lehuakona" (msn 1422, f/n 393) is making the trip from LAS to HNL, and the A330-243 is flying as HAL767, due arrive this evening. The team will return to LAS following the game, late Saturday night as HAL768.
Due to a surge of COVID cases in Albuquerque, NM, the Lobos have relocated to Las Vegas to practice, and play home games at the Sam Boyd Silverbowl for this season.
N393HA made the return trip to LAS.
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Labels: A330-200, Hawaiian Airlines, Team Charter
03 November 2020
Aloha Air Cargo's N361NC Flown To OPF
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Labels: 737-300, Aloha Air Cargo, Ferry Flight
02 November 2020
Mitsubishi Suspends SpaceJet Program
reports that the Mitsubishi SpaceJet (formerly the MRJ) program will be suspended until mid-decade partially due to the China Corona Virus pandemic and the certification process. Mitsubishi hopes to restart program in 2024.
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01 November 2020
Delta Air Lines' N837MH
N837MH was delivered to Delta in December 2000, and continues to fly for the airline. In spring 2010, it was painted to the current livery.
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Labels: 767-400, Classic, Delta Air Lines
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