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Re: Airline fleet changes

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Airplaneguy9 wrote: Fri Mar 17, 2023 10:43 am ZS-ZWF is due for FlySafair
https://www.airfleets.net/ficheapp/plan ... -40856.htm

This now marks the seventh new aircraft this year
This information is incorrect. ZS-ZWF is NOT going to Flysafair. You’ll be rather surprised at where it is actually going. I’m sure the the cat will be out of the bag soon! :wink:
Ps. It will be leaving SA
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LIFT got yet another A320, ZS-GAB. Are they going to replace LGA and LGB?
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Airplaneguy9 wrote: Fri May 12, 2023 2:30 pm LIFT got yet another A320, ZS-GAB.. Are they going to replace LGA and LGB?
LGA and LGB will most certainly be moved across to Europe for the upcoming busy summer season. LGB already flying for AirOne out of Armenia I see as of yesterday.
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Airplaneguy9 wrote: Fri May 12, 2023 2:30 pm LIFT got yet another A320, ZS-GAB. Are they going to replace LGA and LGB?
Another antique. Will they have the oldest A320 fleet of all airlines?
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Two ex-Comair B737-400’s, ZS-OTG and OAO left JNB this week for Kenya. I assume for a another operator
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I can confirm ZS-YAX has been repainted with 4Z colors. Flew her on my flight from JNB to WVB on 05MAR23 but had to return to JNB due to issues with its number 2 engine. Hasn't flown since then per FR24. Anyone has news on its status?
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grjplanes wrote: Thu Apr 13, 2023 5:53 pm Do we know how far each airline is in their repainting programs?
Saw a photo the other day with 5 FlySafair planes in one shot all in the new colors.

Presume CemAir is all done and updated...not sure if each aircraft carries the titles, but the tails should all be finished? Not sure about ZS-CMO though, which is doing some work for LAM sometimes?

Will Airlink be doing the J-41s as well, the 3 E170 is also all still in old colors?
CemAir only have ZS-CMN (B1900D, old colors) and ZS-CMO (CRJ9, blue tail) to repaint

Here's all the repainted planes I know so far:

REPAINTED

FlySafair
ZS-FGS ZS-SJS
ZS-ZWA ZS-ZWM
ZS-ZWS ZS-ZWX
ZS-ZWY ZS-DMI
ZS-JRE ZS-OAF

Airlink
ZS-ALF ZS-ALL
ZS-ALM ZS-ALN
ZS-ALP ZS-ALR
ZS-OTN ZS-OUV
ZS-SNX ZS-SWN
ZS-SWV ZS-TFL
ZS-YAB ZS-YAF
ZS-YAH ZS-YAK
ZS-YAM ZS-YAO
ZS-YAR ZS-YAS
ZS-YAT ZS-YAU
ZS-YAV ZS-YAW
ZS-YAZ ZS-YDA

UNKNOWN - may be repainted or not

FlySafair
ZS-FGB (went in for maint recently)
ZS-FGX (last seen in albino scheme)
ZS-JRM (last seen in old scheme, assumed repainted)

Airlink
ZS-YAA (in for maint)
ZS-YAX (last seen in albino scheme)
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Another E190 listed as due to Airlink:
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FlySafair's newest 738, ZS-FGZ, is wearing a new Springbok scheme a la ZS-DMI. Beautiful!
(Source: Niel Swart on airliners.net)
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FoxTROT wrote: Tue May 09, 2023 6:35 pm
Airplaneguy9 wrote: Fri Mar 17, 2023 10:43 am ZS-ZWF is due for FlySafair
https://www.airfleets.net/ficheapp/plan ... -40856.htm

This now marks the seventh new aircraft this year
This information is incorrect. ZS-ZWF is NOT going to Flysafair. You’ll be rather surprised at where it is actually going. I’m sure the the cat will be out of the bag soon! :wink:
Ps. It will be leaving SA
Ex Kulula aircraft ZS-ZWF left JNB today as N658AD in full Indonesian Air Force colours.
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ZS-ZWO IS FINALLY PAINTED
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FoxTROT wrote: Wed Jun 07, 2023 3:20 pm
FoxTROT wrote: Tue May 09, 2023 6:35 pm
Airplaneguy9 wrote: Fri Mar 17, 2023 10:43 am ZS-ZWF is due for FlySafair
https://www.airfleets.net/ficheapp/plan ... -40856.htm

This now marks the seventh new aircraft this year
This information is incorrect. ZS-ZWF is NOT going to Flysafair. You’ll be rather surprised at where it is actually going. I’m sure the the cat will be out of the bag soon! :wink:
Ps. It will be leaving SA
Ex Kulula aircraft ZS-ZWF left JNB today as N658AD in full Indonesian Air Force colours.

https://www.planespotters.net/photo/143 ... -737-8ldwl
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Airlink enters lease for 3 Embraer E195 aircraft, one of which is ZS-YDE. I'm guessing the other two will be ZS-YDD and ZS-YDF.
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