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Ukraine internation airlines - NTU 772

Mon Jul 15, 2019 8:17 pm

I was looking at planespotter.net and I found a 772(ER) bound for UIA in full livery, but that was never taken delivery of. Does anyone know why this plane (reg. UR-GOD) wasn't delivered? Someone lost a good amount of money on the paint and testing of the planes (most likely Aercap).
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Re: Ukraine internation airlines - NTU 772

Tue Jul 16, 2019 7:31 pm

I'll give you a link to a summary article, and Google translate is your friend from that point on:
https://cfts.org.ua/news/2019/05/13/v_m ... flot_53201

The gist of it is simple -- this particular frame was NTU, as condition was discovered to be inferior to that declared. As discovery happened when the plane was fairly deep into delivery pipeline, there is indeed a cost to be allocated. Instead of just scrapping the frame, the lessor decided to store it, while responsibility and bills are allocated.
Before the lessor decided to balk and pursue these bills, Ukraine International was fairly confident that the aircraft was destined to a scrapyard, so bad the condition presumably was:
https://cfts.org.ua/news/2019/02/15/che ... siyu_51726
AN4 A40 L4T TU3 TU5 IL6 ILW I93 F50 F70 100 146 ARJ AT7 DH4 L10 CRJ ERJ E90 E95 DC-9 MD-8X YK4 YK2 SF3 S20 319 320 321 332 333 343 346 722 732 733 734 735 73G 738 739 744 74M 757 767 777
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