27 January 2022

Cebu Pacific's RP-C3264

Cebu Pacific is returning RP-C3264 (msn 4852) to its lessor, Arena Aviation Capital. This A320-214 is making its ferry flight from MNL to GUA [Guatemala City, Guatemala], via GUM, HNL, and ONT. It's scheduled to be leased to Avianca.

4852's History:
Sep 2011: Delivered to Cebu Pacific Air as RP-C3264.
Jun 2016: Repainted in the Cebu Pacific re-brand livery.
Jly 2018: Sold to Arena Aviation Capital, and leased back.
Jly 2021: Withdrawn from service, and stored at MNL.


photo to follow ...

26 January 2022

Japan Airlines' JA009D

Japan Airlines is ferrying JA009D (c/n 27641, l/n 159) from NGO to VCV, via HNL. Sadly, this 777-289, flying as JAL8132, is due to be parted out and scrapped.

JA009D's History:
Sep 1998: Delivered to Japan Air System (JAS) in the Akira Kurosawa livery.
Apr 2004: Acquired by Japan Airlines Domestic, and painted into the "Arc of the Sun" livery.
Jly 2006: Painted in the Tamagotchi special livery.
Oct 2006: Integrated into the mainline Japan Airlines fleet.
Jun 2010: Special decals for the Softbank Hawks NPB baseball team added for 1 month.
Nov 2012: Painted into the current livery.
Feb 2021: Withdrawn from service. and stored at ITM.
Jan 2022: Ferried to NGO.

23 January 2022

Air Archipels

Air Archipels, a private charter service based in Tahiti, is taking delivery of N303BZ (msn BZ-3). This Beechcraft B200CGT King Air 200 is making its delivery flight from MCE to PPT, via HNL.

This brand-new King Air 200 was built in July 2021. It was ferried from ICT to MCE, via COS this past December.

22 January 2022

QantasLink's N951UW

Alliance Airlines is taking delivery of their second QantasLink-liveried ERJ-190AR in less than a week. N951UW (msn 190000112) is making its delivery flight from SJO to BNE, via SDM, HNL, and MAJ, as UTY9100.

19000112's History:
Sep 2007: Delivered to US Airways as N951UW (f/n 951).
Dec 2013: Integrated into the American Airlines fleet.
Mar 2020: Withdrawn from service, stored at PIT, then ferried to ROW a month later.
Dec 2020: Acquired by Jetran.
May 2021: Acquired by TVPX Trust Services for Alliance Airlines, and ferried to SJO.

17 January 2022

D-AAEP

ST Resources is ferrying D-AAEP (msn 1199) from XSP to SAT, via GUM and HNL. This A321-231 is heading for freighter conversion.

1199's History:
Apr 2000: Delivered to Aero Lloyd as D-ALAM.
Apr 2004: Airline re-brands as Aero Flight.
Jan 2006: Acquired by ILFC after Aero Flight's closure, then leased to Air Blue as AP-BJA to Dec 2010.
Oct 2011: Leased to Ural Airlines as VQ-BOC.
May 2014: Acquired by AerCap, and lease transferred.
Oct 2017: Acquired by Aircastle, and lease transferred.
Sep 2019: Acquired by ST Resources, and lease transferred.
Sep 2020: Withdrawn from service, and stored at SVX.
Apr 2021: Ferried to XSP for storage.

16 January 2022

QantasLink's N955UW

Alliance Airlines is taking delivery of their first full-liveried QantasLink ERJ-190AR, N955UW (msn 19000152). It's making its delivery flight from SJO to BNE (via BRO, OAK, HNL, MAJ, and NAN) as UTY9100, and is making an overnight stop at HNL. Alliance Airlines will operate a portion of their fleet on behalf of the QantasLink system.

19000152' History:
Feb 2008: Delivered to US Airways as N955UW (f/n 955).
Dec 2013: Transferred to the American Airlines fleet.
Feb 2020: Withdrawn from service.
Apr 2020: Ferried to ROW for storage.
Jun 2021: Acquired by TVPX Trust Service to prepare for Alliance Airlines.

N7377C

Red River Aircraft Leasing is having N7377C (c/n 27125, l/n 2415), a 737-3H6F, ferried from BNE to MZJ, via MAJ and HNL. It was formerly with Nauru Airlines.

27125's History:
Jan 1993: Delivered to Malaysia Airlines' MAS Kargo as 9M-MZA.
Aug 2000: Sold Aviacargo Leasing, then leased to L'Aéropostale as F-GIXR.
Mar 2001: Leased to Europe Airpost as F-GIXR.
Apr 2011: Sold to BBAM, and the lease transferred.
Apr 2014: Sold to Our Airline as VH-VLI.
Aug 2014: Acquired by Nauru Airlines as VH-VLI.
Aug 2021: Withdrawn from service and stored at BNE.
Nov 2021: Acquired by CSDS Aircraft Sales and Leasing.
Dec 2021: Sold to Red River Aircraft Leasing as N7377C.

14 January 2022

Lion Air's VP-CEF

The last of the 29 Lion Group 737-9GPERs acquired by Castlelake to lease to Delta Air Lines is making a stop at HNL, as it ferries from CGK to SBD, also stopping in GUM. VP-CEF (c/n 37286, l/n 3813) is the last 737-9GPER.

37286's History:
Oct 2011: Delivered to Lion Air as PK-LJF, leased from CMIG Aviation Leasing
Feb 2018: Painted in the LionParcel.com livery
Mar 2018: Acquired by Aircastle, and the lease transferred.
Jan 2021: Withdrawn from service, and stored at BTH.
Dec 2021: Ferried to CGK, and acquired by Castlelake as VP-CEF.
Jan 2022: Ferried to SBD for lease to Delta Air Lines, to registered as N931DM.


Here are the Delta Air Lines registrations of the former Lion Group 737-9GPERs:
N931DM (f/n 3931) | PK-LJF
N932DS (f/n 3932) | PK-LQU
N933DJ (f/n 3933) | PK-LJL
N934DB (f/n 3934) | PK-LSG
N935DH (f/n 3935) | PK-LHW
N936DU (f/n 3936) | HS-LTK
N937DM (f/n 3937) | PK-LJM
N938DB (f/n 3938) | PK-LJO
N939DG (f/n 3939) | PK-LKO
N940DJ (f/n 3940) | 9M-LNF
N941DJ (f/n 3941) | PK-LBG
N942DC (f/n 3942) | PK-LBM
N943DB (f/n 3943) | 9M-LNJ
N944DR (f/n 3944) | PK-LJT
N945DU (f/n 3945) | 9M-LNG
N946DC (f/n 3946) | PK-LBH
N947DC (f/n 3947) | PK-LBO
N948DJ (f/n 3948) | 9M-LNH
N949DK (f/n 3949) | 9M-LNL
N950DA (f/n 3950) | 9M-LNK
N951DA (f/n 3951) | HS-LTH
N952DJ (f/n 3952) | PK-LOF
N953DC (f/n 3953) | PK-LBJ
N954DJ (f/n 3954) | PK-LBI
N955DE (f/n 3955) | HS-LTL
N956DD (f/n 3956) | HS-LTJ
N957DR (f/n 3957) | PK-LSQ
N958DJ (f/n 3958) | PK-LPH
N959DV (f/n 3959) | PK-LPF

13 January 2022

SilkWay West Airlines' VQ-BVC

Silk Way West Airlines' VQ-BVC (c/n 44937, l/n 1496) is making a brief fuel stop at HNL, from ORD as AZG5862, and will continue onto BNE.

09 January 2022

Ukraine Air Alliance An-12s

It appears that the Ukraine Air Alliance An-12s will continue to transit through HNL for the time being. UR-CNT and UR-CGV will stop off as they fly between ELP and SGN. The US west coast stop will be either at SBD or OAK. MAJ and GUM will continue to be the other Pacific island stops.

Alliance Airlines' N953QQ

Alliance Airlines is taking delivery of its next ERJ-190AR,  N953QQ (msn 19000053). It's making its delivery flight from SJO to BNE, via SDM, HNL, and MAJ, ferried by Southern Cross International as SXI2204.

19000053's History:
Nov 2006: Delivered to Copa Airlines as HP-1559CMP.
Mar 2020: Withdrawn from service.
May 2021: Acquired by TVPX Trust Services for Alliance Airlines as N953QQ, and ferried to SJO a month later.
Jan 2022: Delivery to Alliance Airlines as VH-UIY.

Volga-Dnepr's RA-82044

Volga-Dnepr's RA-82044 (c/n 977305415509, l/n 06-08) is making a stop at HNL today from AZA. This An-124-100 flying as VDA5469, and will continue onto GUM.


11 Jan 2022 UPDATE
RA-82044 returned to HNL from GUM as, and will continue onto MFR as VDA5652.

07 January 2022

Delta Air Lines' N411DX

Delta Air Lines' Team USA-liveried A330-941, N411DX (msn 1991, f/n 3411), is making its first appearance at HNL with this special livery today. It arrived from SEA as DAL450, and will return tomorrow as DAL440.

05 January 2022

N830KW

N830KW (c/n 30870, l/n 374), a former Singapore Airlines 777-212ER is making its ferry flight from ASP to MCI (via BNE and HNL). It's due to arrive in the overnight hours. This "Triple" is most-likely bound for Eastern Airlines.

30870's History:
Nov 2001: Delivered to Singapore Airlines as 9V-SVE.
Mar 2020: Withdrawn from service.
Apr 2020: Ferried to ASP for storage.
Nov 2021: Acquired by Jet Midwest.

Japan Airlines' JA8979

Japan Airlines is ferrying JA8979 (c/n 27638, l/n 107) from NGO to VCV, via HNL, as JAL8132. This 777-289 is being retired by JAL, and is headed for storage.

JA8979's History:
Nov 1997: Delivered to Japan Air System, in the Akira Kurosawa livery.
Apr 2004: Transferred to Japan Airlines fleet, after JAS was acquired by JAL.
Jly 2005: Painted in the "Mushi King / JAL Family Jet" special livery, to Dec 2005.
Oct 2012: "Arashi-Popcorn" decals added, to March 2013.
Apr 2018: "Samurai Blue 2018" decals added, to Dec 2018.
Feb 2021: Withdrawn from service, and stored at HND.

03 January 2022

Lion Air's VP-CEI

Castlelake is having VP-CEI (c/n 38301, l/n 5176) ferried from CGK to SBD, via SZB, GUM and HNL, as it will join the Delta Air Lines fleet. VP-CEI was stuck at GUM due to a maintenance issue since 20 Dec. It's making an overnight stop at HNL tonight.

38301's History:
Dec 2014: Delivered to Thai Lion Air as HS-LTP.
Apr 2020: Transferred to Lion Air as PK-LSG.
Mar 2021: Withdrawn from service, and ferried to SUB for storage.
Nov 2021: Ferried to CGK for storage.

02 January 2022

N950TR

N950TR (c/n 30751, l/n 401), a 737-7CG BBJ owned by Ohio Resources LLC, has stopped off at HNL. This BBJ is used by motivational speaker Tony Robbins, and his initials are on the tail, and his signature is by the left main entry door.

This BBJ was previously P4-SJM that stopped here in November 2016.

01 January 2022

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 « 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
7440 | B-20A3 | 61637 | Shanghai Airlines | -8 « BFI
7441 | PK-LQR | 43005 | 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
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
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
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 | Singapore Airlines | -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 | Singapore Airlines | -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-20CT | 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-20CY | 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
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-20E0 | 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-___ | 43392 | 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-____ | 61385 | 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
7953 | B-____ | 61384 | 9 Air | -8 «
7971 | B-____ | 60930 | Air China | -8  « MWH
7972 | B-____ | 61655 | China Eastern Airlines | -8  « MWH
7991 | B-____ | 60932 | Air China | -8  « MWH
8001 | B-____ | 61657 | Shanghai Airlines | -8 « MWH
8014 | B-____ | 61658 | China Eastern Airlines | -8 «
8025 | B-20EA | 64682 | Xiamen Air | -8 «
8038 | B-____ | 61659 | Shanghai Airlines | -8 « MWH
8069 | B-____ | 61660 | China Eastern Airlines | -8 «
8076 | B-20EK | 43839 | Xiamen Air | -8 «
8082 | B-____ | 60939 | Air China | -8 «
8100 | B-____ | 43840 | Xiamen Air | -8 «
8125 | B-____ | 61661 | Shanghai Airlines | -8 «
8156 | B-____ | _____ | China Eastern Airlines | -8 «
8158 | HL8353 | 63443 | Jin Air | -8 «
8164 | B-____ | _____ | Shanghai Airlines | -8 200 «
8177 | B-____ | _____ | Shandong Airlines | -8 «
8178 | B-____ | _____ | Shenzhen Airlines | -8 «
8181 | B-____ | 60938 | Air China | -8 «
8183 | B-____ | _____ | Donghai Airlines | -8 «
8189 | B-____ | _____ | Shandong Airlines | -8 «



« Pre-Flight Prep
« First Flight: 01.__.21

« Pre-Delivery Flight Testing
« Stored (Location [IATA])
° New / Modified Livery
* 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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