The Sunday Summary 04/2021

SE-LFS Amapola Flyg Fokker F50 Freighter cn 20216

Unification of the fleet of Air New Zealand

The New Zealand carrier is considering phasing out the B777. A total of 15 B777 aircraft in the fleet should be partially replaced by eight 787-10 aircraft. Air New Zealand currently has 14 other Dreamliners in its fleet. Deliveries of eight 787-10 are expected between 2023 and 2028.

Boeing 777 Air New Zealand (c)thetaiwantimes.com

Boeing 777 Air New Zealand (c)thetaiwantimes.com

Return of the B737 MAX in Canada

The Canadian WestJet made its first flight on a Boeing 737 MAX on January 21st. Flight WS115 connected Calgary and Vancouver.

Like WestJet, Air Canada has announced the return of the Boeing 737 MAX, which plans to fly for the first time from February 1st. The type should be deployed on routes between Canadian cities, including Toronto, Halifax, Montreal, Ottawa, Edmonton and Winnipeg.

Both operators also plan to operate their MAXs on routes to London. The first flights should take place at the beginning of this summer season.
C-FRAX WestJet Boeing 737-8 MAX

With Lufthansa to the Falklands

The German carrier is planning its (so far) longest flight in history. The flight, planned for the Alfred Wagner Institute, Helmholtz Center for Polar and Maritime Research, will connect Hamburg and Mount Pleasant in the Falklands. On a 15-hour flight of approximately 13,700 kilometers, the A350-900 will be used under the designation LH2574.
D-AIXK Lufthansa Airbus A350-941

Anniversary for Concorde

On January 21st, 45 years have passed since the first takeoff of the iconic Concord. Two planes took off simultaneously – Air France’s F-BVFA on the Paris-Dakar-Rio route and British Airways’ G-BOAA from London to Bahrain.

Air France Concorde F-BVFA (c)wikipedia.org

Air France Concorde F-BVFA (c)wikipedia.org

This week’s visitors

Interesting pieces pleased us with their visit this week as well. We will mention in particular the A321 P2F with the G-DJHJ registration from Titan Airways or the Fokker 50 with the SE-LFS registration from Anapola Flyg.
G-DHJH Titan Airways Airbus A321-211(P2F)
SE-LFS Amapola Flyg Fokker F50 Freighter cn 20216

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Calendar 2021

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