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Re: PIA Invites Bids to Wet Lease Up To Four Narrow-body Aircraft

Post by owais usmani » Thu Jul 27, 2017 12:09 pm

Abbas Ali wrote:
Thu Jul 27, 2017 12:00 pm
VietJet Air Airbus A320-214 registration VN-A666 landed at Karachi at 12:14 PM as ferry flight VJ-9891 from Ho Chi Minh City.

https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/vn-a666

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Abbas, from your post above, VN-A666 doesn't seem to be part of the 4 VietJet A320 which met the bidding criteria. Have they swapped planes?

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Re: PIA Invites Bids to Wet Lease Up To Four Narrow-body Aircraft

Post by Abbas Ali » Thu Jul 27, 2017 12:12 pm

^ Yes, sometimes substitute aircraft is arranged by lessor in case the original aircraft is unavailable or not accepted by lessee.

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Re: PIA Invites Bids to Wet Lease Up To Four Narrow-body Aircraft

Post by Abbas Ali » Thu Jul 27, 2017 3:06 pm

VietJet Air Airbus A320-214 registration VN-A666 at Karachi Airport.



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Re: PIA Invites Bids to Wet Lease Up To Four Narrow-body Aircraft

Post by Abbas Ali » Sat Jul 29, 2017 7:25 pm

Today, VietJet Air Airbus A320-214 registration VN-A666 began performing PIA flights when it departed from Karachi Airport at 4:32 PM as PK-308 to Islamabad.

https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/vn-a666

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Re: PIA Invites Bids to Wet Lease Up To Four Narrow-body Aircraft

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Re: PIA Invites Bids to Wet Lease Up To Four Narrow-body Aircraft

Post by Abbas Ali » Thu Aug 03, 2017 7:53 pm

VietJet Air Airbus A320-214 registration VN-A689 probably flying as ferry flight VJ-9895 from Ho Chi Minh City to Karachi to join PIA as wet leased aircraft.

https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/vn-a689

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Re: PIA Invites Bids to Wet Lease Up To Four Narrow-body Aircraft

Post by Abbas Ali » Thu Aug 03, 2017 9:43 pm

VietJet Air Airbus A320-214 registration VN-A699 also probably flying as ferry flight VJ-9897 from Ho Chi Minh City to Karachi to join PIA as wet leased aircraft.

https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/vn-a699

Another VietJet Air Airbus A320 also seems to be flying as ferry flight VJ-9893 from Ho Chi Minh City to Karachi to join PIA as wet leased aircraft. Probably aircraft registration VN-A668.

https://www.flightradar24.com/data/flights/vj9893

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Re: PIA Invites Bids to Wet Lease Up To Four Narrow-body Aircraft

Post by Abbas Ali » Fri Aug 04, 2017 12:27 am

Three VietJet Air Airbus A320 aircraft landed at Karachi Airport on August 3 to join sister ship VN-A666 on wet lease to PIA.

VN-A689 landed at Karachi Airport at 11:07 PM as ferry flight VJ-9895 from Ho Chi Minh City completed in five hours & sixteen minutes.

https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/vn-a689

VN-A668 landed at Karachi Airport at 11:18 PM as ferry flight VJ-9893 from Ho Chi Minh City completed in five hours & sixteen minutes.

https://www.flightradar24.com/data/flights/vj9893
https://www.radarbox24.com/data/registration/VN-A668

VN-A699 landed at Karachi Airport at 11:42 PM as ferry flight VJ-9897 from Ho Chi Minh City completed in five hours & twenty minutes.

https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/vn-a699

Arrival of the trio completes set of four A320s of the low-cost Vietnamese airline acquired on wet lease by PIA.

VietJet Air Airbus A320s are configured to carry 180 passengers in all-economy class layout.

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Re: PIA Invites Bids to Wet Lease Up To Four Narrow-body Aircraft

Post by ammad » Fri Aug 04, 2017 2:47 am

All three came really fast.

PIA is utlizing well one of the Viet Jet Aircraft

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Re: PIA Invites Bids to Wet Lease Up To Four Narrow-body Aircraft

Post by Abbas Ali » Sun Aug 06, 2017 4:34 pm

The three Wet leased VietJet Air Airbus A320 registrations VN-A668, VN-A689 & VN-A699 that arrived in Karachi on August 3 also began performing PIA flights on August 5/6.

https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/vn-a668
https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/vn-a689
https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/vn-a699

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Re: PIA Invites Bids to Wet Lease Up To Four Narrow-body Aircraft

Post by Abbas Ali » Thu Dec 07, 2017 11:21 pm

The four wet leased VietJet Air Airbus A320s will be returned by the end of December 2017, according to a report in today's Dunya newspaper.

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Re: PIA Invites Bids to Wet Lease Up To Four Narrow-body Aircraft

Post by Abbas Ali » Sat Dec 23, 2017 3:52 pm

According to following news report, PIA is planning to begin returning four wet leased VietJet Air Airbus A320 aircraft in January 2018.

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Re: PIA Invites Bids to Wet Lease Up To Four Narrow-body Aircraft

Post by Abbas Ali » Mon Jan 01, 2018 11:42 am

The return of four wet lease VietJet Air Airbus A320s is going to begin this month, according to ARY News channel.

Their return may affect PIA flight operations due to aircraft shortage.

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Re: PIA Invites Bids to Wet Lease Up To Four Narrow-body Aircraft

Post by aviator773 » Thu Jan 25, 2018 2:50 pm

Airblue has decided to opt 3 Vietjets on wet lease. Lets see if the 3 320's are out of these four or some other three Vietjets will come from Vietnam.

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Re: PIA Invites Bids to Wet Lease Up To Four Narrow-body Aircraft

Post by PSPK » Fri Jan 26, 2018 11:52 pm



VN-A666 being prepared for its ferry flight back to Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam. Rumours are the Airblue will wet lease the remaining 3 that are in operation with PIA right now