LAAS Airliners Abbreviations

Each month the latest airliners news is published in Aviation News & Review. A number of standard abbrevaitions are used and a full list is shown below for reference.

General Abbreviations

als airlines awys airways bf bought from
b/u broken up / scrapped c/n manufacturers construction / serial number canx cancelled
cls colours dbf destroyed by fire dbr damaged beyond repair
dd delivery date dest destroyed ex previous registration
ff first flight fr from lrf last revenue flight
lsd leased lse lease ntu not taken up
oo on order op operated p.i previous registration
pwfu permanently withdrawn from use reg'd registered reg'n registration
ret returned rr re-registered rtl returned to lessor
st sold to std stored temp temporary
trf transferred unk unknown w/o written off
wfu withdrawn from use        
A addition C correction D deletion
H historical U update    

Leasing Companies

ACG Aviation Capital Group ALC Air Lease Corp AWAS AWAS Aviation Services
BBAM Babcock & Brown Aircraft Management BOC BOC Aviation CALC China Aircraft Leasing Corp
CIT CIT Leasing Corp DAE Dubai Aerospace Enterprise GECAS GE Capital Aviation Services
HKAC Hong Kong Aircraft Leasing ICBC ICBC Financial Leasing ILFC International Lease Finance Corp
JSA Jackson Square Aviation MCAP MC Aviation Partners NAC Nordic Aviation Contractor
OAS ORIX Aviation Services SMBC SMBC Aviation Capital (formally RBS Aviation Capital)