Friday, July 26, 2013

► FLEET UPDATE BULLETIN: SA Airlink, Africa Charter Airline, Trans Air Cargo Services, Air Zimbabwe, Syphax Airlines, Badr Airlines.

The following is a fleet update bulletin for aircraft that are in use, have been in use or will be in use for these listed airlines: SA Airlink (4Z), Africa Charter Airline, Trans Air Cargo Services, Air Zimbabwe (UM), Syphax Airlines (FS), Badr Airlines (BDR).

Badr Airlines 737s in Khartoum (Ivan Susanin)
  • Australia's Brindabella Airlines (FQ) will acquire four Jetstream 41s, formerly with SA Airlink (4Z) with options for a further five.
  • Lanseria-based Africa Charter Airline has added their first MD-83, (MSN 49707 | ZS-TRI), to their fleet. The aircraft, an ex-1time airline (T6) machine, was recently spotted in the company's colours at Johannesburg O.R. Tambo International Airport.
  • Congolese freighter outfit, Trans Air Cargo, had added a former Cygnus Air DC8-73F (MSN 46133 | 9Q-CFO), to its fleet.
  • Air Zimbabwe (UM) has ferried its second A320-200 (MCN 1973 | Z-WPN) to Johannesburg for painting into its livery ahead of service entry
  • Syphax Airlines (FS) has leased a third A320-200, (MCN 2210 | EI-EUA), for the summer, this time from Italy's Livingston Air (JN).
  • Sudanese operator, Badr Airlines, has added further AeroVista 737s to its fleet: a B737-300 (MSN 28673 | 4L-AJO) and a B737-500 (MSN 26439 | 4L-AJA) formerly at Marsland Aviation.
Source [ch-aviation, spotters.ua & skyliner.de]