Friday, August 23, 2013

► FLEET UPDATE BULLETIN: Gomair, Ghadames Air Transport, Air Niamey, AV Cargo and the Cameroon Air Force.

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: Gomair, Ghadames Air Transport (0G), Air Niamey (A7), AV Cargo (Z3) and the Cameroon Air Force.

Ghadames first own A320 5A-WAT (Ghadames)
  • Congolese operator Gomair, has taken delivery of its first freighter, a B737-300QC (MSN 23788 | 9G-?) formerly with Europe Airpost.
  • Libyan carrier Ghadames Air Transport (0G) has deployed its first own Airbus A320-200, (MCN 438 | 5A-WAT), into revenue service. Presently, 5A-WAT is being used on flights between Tripoli and Istanbul.
  • Nigerien ACMI outfit, Air Niamey, has reportedly signed a wet-lease deal with Iranian operator Atrak Air for the use of its sole Airbus A320-200, (MCN 314 | 5U-AND). The 21-year old aircraft was recently ferried from Istanbul Atatürk to Tehran Mehrabad where it is awaiting entry into revenue.
  • Zimbabwe's AV Cargo (Z3) is now set to take delivery of its second MD11F (Z-BPL | MSN 48756)
  • The Cameroonian Air Force's first CASA/IPTN CN-235 (MCN 208 | TJ-XDG) has now arrived in West Africa.
Source [ch-aviation & skyliner.de]