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Spirit Airlines A321 Parked Up At LTN  
User currently offlineGilesdavies From United Kingdom, joined Dec 2003, 3037 posts, RR: 2
Posted (6 years 7 months 2 days 18 hours ago) and read 3709 times:

I saw a Spirit Airlines A321 parked up on the Apron at Luton yesterday evening and was wondering if anyone knew what it was doing here?

It is a long way from home!

Are Spirit using Monarch Engineering for their maintenance?

Or could it be, it has left the fleet and here to join a UK airline, and Monarch are preparing the aircraft for service?

Or my favourite idea is, maybe they have started trans-atlantic services to LTN using the Airbus!  Wink

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User currently offlineLGA777 From United States of America, joined Jul 2003, 1149 posts, RR: 19
Reply 1, posted (6 years 7 months 2 days 18 hours ago) and read 3662 times:

Most of Spirt's A-321 where returned to their lessors and at least one was to be leased to Monarch.

LGA777


User currently offlineFlyTUITravel From United Kingdom, joined May 2007, 723 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (6 years 7 months 2 days 18 hours ago) and read 3638 times:

This a/c is I beleive a ZB aircraft, yet to be painted in Monarch colours.

User currently offlineThomas_Jaeger From Switzerland, joined Apr 2002, 2393 posts, RR: 28
Reply 3, posted (6 years 7 months 2 days 12 hours ago) and read 3337 times:

This should be N586NK that will become G-OZBR with Monarch.


Swiss aviation news junkie living all over the place
User currently offlineGilesdavies From United Kingdom, joined Dec 2003, 3037 posts, RR: 2
Reply 4, posted (6 years 7 months 2 days 8 hours ago) and read 3133 times:

Thank you for the info Thomas!

I assume this will be replacing one of the 757-200's that are due for retirement... Would that be G-MONB?

(When I say replacing a 757, lets not start going on about how the A321 cannot do all the missions of a ZB 757!)


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