The Turkish airline Southwind has taken delivery of its first brand new Airbus A321neo. The machine has the registration TC-GRE and, according to CH-Aviation.com, was transferred from Hamburg (Finkenwerder) to Antalya on January 20 and 21, 2023.
At the time of the Ferry flight, the medium-haul jet was still in full white. In the meantime, this has received the livery of the carrier in Turkey, which was originally founded to expand air traffic between Russia and Turkey. In the summer flight schedule 2023 you will also Include Western Europe destinations in the route network.
The new addition to the fleet has not yet been used commercially. CH-Aviation.com reports, citing the company, that the first flight with the TC-GRE is expected to take place in mid-February 2023. The fleet previously consisted of one Airbus A321 and two A330s. These are used aircraft leased from Air Lease Corporation.