Published on August 30th, 2021 | by Alan Dwyer0
SMBC Delivers A321NEO to Scoot
SMBC Aviation Capital has announced the delivery of an Airbus A321NEO to Scoot Airlines of Singapore. The aircraft, 9V-NCE (c/n 10805) was delivered from the Airbus facilities in Hamburg. This is the first of six A321NEO aircraft to be delivered to Scoot from SMBC Aviation Capital, with the second aircraft scheduled to deliver in late September. The aircraft made its first flight on 6th August and was delivered from Hamburg on the morning of 27th August when it flew to Singapore with a fuel stop off in Dubai World Centre.
In recent weeks, SMBC has also delivered the fifth and final aircraft in a five aircraft Airbus single-aisle deal to Aeroflot. This aircraft, VP-BSN (c/n 10525) was delivered directly to Moscow from Toulouse on 23rd August. This aircraft, An Airbus A320-251NEO had made its first flight on 6th May but was stored at Toulouse until late July when preparations for delivery took place. This deal now brings Aeroflot’s fleet of single-aisle Airbus A320 and A321 to over 100 aircraft.