Cactus Wings News
* Omega Tanker B707-321B N707AR  was seen at Phoenix/Williams-Gateway on 19Nov-2006 flying with ATSI A-4 aircraft over a two-day period.
* Ex-Mesa Airlines CRJ-100 N400MJ , was noted outside of the Mesa hangar on 22Nov-2006 in full Belavia livery/titles, still wearing N400MJ on a sticker.
* AirTran Airways will begin nonstop service between Phoenix/Sky Harbor and Atlanta beginning 15Feb-2007. Below are their proposed flights:
TRS543 PHX 0800 ATL 1330 eff 07Mar
TRS540 ATL 0920 PHX 1140 eff 15Feb
TRS541 PHX 1230 ATL 1810 eff 15Feb
TRS542 ATL 1730 PHX 1945 eff 06Mar
TRS538 ATL 2025 PHX 2225 eff 22Feb
America West Fleet Update
A320 N629AW  returned from Roswell 21Nov-2006 repainted in the new US Airways livery.
A320 N661AW  returned from Roswell 22Nov-2006 repainted in the new US Airways livery.
A320 N669AW  returned from Roswell 26Nov-2006 repainted in the new US Airways livery.
B757 N904AW  returned from Roswell 26Nov-2006 repainted in the new US Airways livery.
B733 N158AW  returned from Miami 28Nov-2006 repainted in the new US Airways livery.
22Nov N777KY B722
23Nov N727NY B722
24Nov N271LV B73G Southwest (non-standard livery, ex-Ford)
30Nov G-XLAI B738 Xtra Airways
30Nov N43XA B734 Xtra Airways
30Nov N733TW B732 AJI
02Dec 155217 CT-155 CF
02Dec N282SK E145 a/w, blue tail
02Dec N9323Z B17G CAF 'Sentimental Journey'
22Nov B73G N260WN  to Southwest at Phoenix
ASH7005 CRJ1 PHX-GYR (N400MJ)
N642BR CRJ2 TUS-YUL
ASH6932 CRJ9 PHX-GYR
CTT7639 B722 ROW-FWA
NWA9752 B757 MZJ-MSP
RTN170 B190 ICT-TUS
BOE112 B73G BFI-SBD
CTT7743 B722 ROW-SBD
NWA9750 DC93 MSP-MZJ
NWA9751 B757 MZJ-SAT
RTN170 B190 MZJ-PWA
UPS9598 MD11 ROW-HNL
BOE21 B744 BFI-ROW
N128CH SF34 VCV-SGF
N168WP B732 MHV-SAT
N940AA DC93 VCV-MHV
VP-CBA B732 VNY-VCV
CTT7644 B722 ROW-OPF
AAY9881 MD83 MZJ-LAS (N881GA)
Any tie-ups on the above, or anything I may have missed, would be appreciated. It helps keep my database and the Cactus Wings website up to date. Codes can be translated at The Airline Codes Website:
New slides for sale and auction:
New photos from the region: