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Aviation Cosmetics

A company specializing in the spraying of aircraft. It is located in a specially built hangar at Safi Aviation Park.

Page added on 31.03.17.


A.319-112 Air Mauritius 3B-NBH 22.03.18 01.04.18 Maintenance at Lufthansa Technic prior to visiting ACM for a re-spray.
A.319-112 Cobalt 5B-DCU 22.05.19 c/n 2662, Re-registered as 9H-TLS with Hi Fly
A.319-112 Hi Fly 9H-TLS 22.05.19 06.06.19 c/n 2662. c/s HFM241P. Had arrived as 5B-DCU in Cobalt livery.
A.319-115(CJ) Comlux San Marino T7-ACJ   07.09.19 c/s SMC567, c/n 3513. Noted parked in front of ACM hangar on the 10th, departed on the 15th.
A.320-214 A.M. 9H-AEK 27.10.20 04.11.20 c/n 2291. Entered for repaint to an all-white scheme.
A320-214   9H-AHS 29.03.21 Aircraft was previously ex-Sri Lankan Airlines 4R-ABP, and placed on the 9H- register on lease to Air Malta. Re-sprayed all-white, for use with Malta Medair. Departure from ACM unknown.
A.320-232 Smartlynx 9H-SLB 12.08.20 18.09.20 c/n 1945
ACJ320 Royal Omani Air Force 555 01.04.18   Arrived as MJN525 for maintenance work at Ltm, and re-spray at ACM.
A.320-214   9H-VDS.     c/n 1757. Arrived as HK-5051 on 15.11.20. pi F-WWIR, I-PEKQ, EI-DJI, PR-MHT, HK-5051, LY-NVS, HK-5051.
A.320-211 Fly One EK-32002 29.10.17 01.11.17 c/s LUR7777.
A.320-211 Lufthansa D-AIQD 14.03.19   c/n 0202.
A.320-211 Lufthansa D-AIPD 07.03.19 14.03.19 c/n 0072.
A.32O-211 Lufthansa D-AIPH 21.02.19 28.02.19 c/n 0086
A.320-211 Lufthansa D-AIPL 28.02.19   c/n 0094.
A.320-211 Lufthansa D-AIPY 28.02.19 07.03.19 c/n 0161 c/s LH9924
A.320-214 Lufthansa D-AIZG 21.12.18 08.01.19 c/n 4324.
A.320-214 Vueling EC-HGZ 05.10.17 25.02.18 Arrived for maintenance at SR Technics, then to Aviation Cosmetics for re-spraying in Allegiant A/Ls colours. Noted in primer colours in mid-December 2017. In Allegiant A/Ls colours by mid-January 2018. Re-registered N240NV.
A.320-232 Vueling EC-LQM 17.05.19 05.06.19 c/n 2223, c/s VEO3516.
A.320-214 Vueling EC-MAX 28.05.20 03.08.20 c/n 4478. Entered ACM for repainting in Condor colours. (See also under SR Technic page.
A.320-214 Volotea EC-NOY 05.11.20   c/n 2633. pi F-WWDY & 9M-AFB. Aircraft had arrived as OE-LMR, and carried “Hey! Oh! Let’s Vol!” on the nose and “Maman, J’Arrive!” wording aft of the cockpit. Spanish identity applied at ACM.
A.320-214 Smartlynx ES-SAQ 15.12.17 18.12.17 Aircraft had been leased by Air Malta until the 23rd. Spent three days at ACM. c/n 984.
A. 320-214 Aigle Azur F-HBAP     Arrived for maintenance at Lufthansa Tecnic on 31.01.17, then to ACM for a re-spray. Departed Malta on 24.02.17 as AAF016t.
A.320-214 Air France F-GKXL 29.10.17 08.11.17 Arrived as AFR367V, c/n 2705. To ACM, then towed to Ltm on the 7th.
A. 320-214 Easyjet G-EZUC     Noted 29.11.16 in new EasyJet livery.
A.320-214 EasyJet G-EZUJ 16.11.16   First aircraft for spraying by Aviation Cosmetics.
A.320-214 Viva Air HK-5051 15.11.20   c/n 1757. Departed Medellin on the 13th for Bogota, for Rekjavik on the 14th, to Malta on the 15th. Re-registered 9H-VDS.
A.320-232 West Air LZ-CMA 03.11.17 22.12.17 c/n 7487, ex F-WWIY. Entered ACM after maintenance at SR Technic. Emerged in Tiajin A/Ls colours. Two test flights on 17th and 20th December, departing with reg B-1052.
A.320-232 Jetstar Pacific LZ-CMB 16.11.17   c/n7922, CMIG Aviation Capital, pi F-WWIM, VN-A575 ntu. Late evening arrival, being towed to Safi Park shortly afterwards.
A.320-232 Jetstar Pacific LZ-CMC 22.11.17   To be delivered to Tiajin A/Ls.
A.320-214 Volotea OE-LMR 05.11.20   c/n 2633. pi F-WWDY & 9M-AFB. Carried “Hey! Oh! Let’s Vol!” on the nose and “Maman, J’Arrive!” wording aft of the cockpit. Re-registered as EC-NOY.
A.321-231 Lufthansa D-AIDA 02.02.19 14.02.19 c/n 4360.
A.321-231 Lufthansa D-AIDB 08.01.19 02.02.19 c/n 4545.
A.321-231 Lufthansa D-AIDC 27.02.19 11.03.19 c/n 4560.
A.321-231 Lufthansa D-AIDD 11.03.19   c/n 4585.
A.321-131 Lufthansa D-AIRO 22.01.19 28.02.19 c/n 0563 c/s DLH9923
A.321-131 Lufthansa D-AIRY 14.02.19 27.02.19 c/n 901, respray in new livery.
A.321-231 Vueling EC-MJR 07.01.20 28.01.20 c/n 6933. Engine runs on the 26th.
A.321-211 BH Air LZ-BHK 02.04.18 16.04.18 Late night arrival as BGH6001 in all white colours. Rolled out of hangar on the 12th in Redwings livery, departing Malta as BGH6002.
A.321-231 Monarch OE-IGB 07.03.18 27.03.18 Night-time arrival from Shannon in Monarch colours, re-sprayed in Thomas Cook livery. Towed to the ACM on the 8th. pi G-OZBI. c/n 2234.
A.321-211 Aeroflot VP-BUM 21.03.18 03.04.18 Arrived as AFL7611. Departed in Thomas Cook colours as ALF7610. c/n 3267.
A.330-223 Bamboo 2-RLAY 17.08.19 30.08.19 c/n 943. Reregistered as VN-A376, with Vietnam Airlines.
A.330-203 Carlyle Aviation Partners 2-RLAZ 30.03.19   c/n 819. Arrived in the colours of Shaheen Air. Re-registered to TC-AGD.
A.330-343 Orbest CS-TRH 02.03.17 13.03.17 Towed to Aviation Cosmetics to be re-sprayed into new colours after arriving from Madrid as OBS02M. Departed as OBS013M.
A.330-322 European Air Transport D-AAEC 05.09.19   c/s 0231. To join DHL fleet and re-registration to EI-HEC.
A.330-343 Eurowings D-AIKJ 02.09.18 10.10.18 c/n 701. Arrived in Lufthansa livery for re-spraying in Eurowings colours.
A.330-202 Air Europa EC-JPF 31.03.20 31.03.20 c/s AEA006, c/n 733. Aircraft refused permission to land aircraft in Malta, forcing Captain to return to Madrid.
A.330-223 National EI-EWH 30.04.19 05.07.19 c/n 891. To be re-registered N819CA
A.330-223 Aercap Ireland EI-GFD 24.03.18 24.04.18 Arrived in Air Berlin colours. Re-sprayed in Aigle Azur livery. Will be r.r. as F-HTIC when delivered. c/n 444
A.330-223 Aercap Ireland EI-GFG 05.03.18 27.03.18 Arrived in Air Berlin colours. First A.330 for Aigle Azur, to be r.r. F-HTAC. c/n 493
A.330-322(F) DHL EI-HEC   25.09.19 c/s 0231. Arrived as D-AAEC. Test flight on the 24th.
A.330-223 Edelweiss HB-IQI     Arrived for maintenance at Ltm, then towed to ACM on 08.01.17 for re-spraying and re-registering to Brussels A/Ls as OO-SFT.
A.330-343 Edelweiss HB-JHQ 16.05.18 01.06.18  
A.330-343   M-BELR 06.08.20 22.08.20 c/n 781. Departed in Air Hong Kong/DHL colours.
A.330-343 Air HongKong/DHL M-BLGR 28.05.20 11.06.20 c/n 777. c/s ABR111. Re-registered as B-LDR, but departed with ferry reg sticker M-BLGR.
A.330-303 KLM PH-AKE 11.02.21 24.02.21 c/n 1381
A.330-203 KLM PH-AOD 24.02.21 11.03.21 c/n 738.
A.330-203 Atlas Global TC-AGD 30.03.19 23.04.19 c/n 819. Arrived in the colours of Shaheen Air as 2-RLAZ.
A.330-243 Air Namibia V5-ANP 29.09.19 04.12.19 c/n 1466.
A.330-223 Vietnam Airlines VN-A376 17.08.19 30.08.19 c/n 943. Had arrived as 2-RLAY.
A.340-312 Air Mauritius 3B-NAU 02.11.17 15.11.17 Early morning arrival as MK001. Late evening departure. c/n 0076.
A.340-312 Air X 9H-BIG 02.06.20 23.06.20 Arrived for maintenance at Ltm. Towed to ACM for parking on 12.06.20.
A.340-203 Maleth Aero 9H-MFS 21.09.20 01.10.20 c/n 700
A.340-313 Lufthansa D-AIGY 04.07.17 07.10.17 Entered Aviation Cosmetic on 19th September.
A.380-861 Air France F-HPJB 23.11.19 13.12.19 c/s AFR372V/371V, c/n 0040
A.380-861 Air France F-HPJC 24.01.18 18.02.18 c/s AF370V. Entered Aviation Cosmetics the same day. Second A.380 to visit Malta. (see under Training Flights page.)
A.380-861 Air France F-HPJD 12.07.20 31.07.20 c/n 49. Arrived to have Air France colours removed, departed an all-white aircraft.
A.380-861 Air France F-HPJE 28.11.18 21.12.18 c/s AF374V. c/n 52.
A.380-861 Air France F-HPJF 02.10.18 26.10.18 c/n 64.
A.380-841 Hi Fly Malta 9H-MIP 04.07.18 19.07.18 c/n 0006. Arrived in all-white livery. Given a “Save the Coral Reefs” livery. Departed for Farnborough air show.



B.737-8AS Rynair EI-DPH 25.09.19   c/n 33624 involved in a collision on the ground at Luqa. Towed to ACM. First flight on the 29th.
B.737-5Q8 Belavia EW-290PA 07.11.17 18.11.17 Arrived as BRU2089 from Minsk, departing as BRU2090 in a new livery.
B.737-31S Belavia EW-366PA 19.11.17 29.11.17 Arrived/departed as BRU2089/90.
B.737-34S(F) ASL Airlines (Belgium) OO-TNL 21.02.18 14.03.18 Arrived from Brussels in TNT colours for maintenance and re-spray. c/n 29109, previously N132MN. Re-sprayed in Longhao A/Ls livery (first noted out of hangar on 1st March), and to be re-registered B-1109. Departed with Belgian reg OO-TNL.
B.737-8BK El Al 4X-EKT 19.02.19   c/n 33030.
B.737-8Z9 El Al 4X-EKU 22.02.19/06.03.19   c/n 33834.
B.747-412(F) El Al 4X-ELF 26.02.19 26.02.19 Brought parts for ACM, but did not enter Safi Aviation Park where Aviation Cosmetics. c/s ELY801.
B.747-467(F) Cargolux LX-GCL 05.02.19 13.02.19 c/n 34150.
B.747-4HAF(ER) Cargolux LX-KCL 17.06.19 30.06.19 c/n 35236.
B.747-4HAF(ER) Cargolux LX-LCL 17.05.19 03.06.19 c/n 35234.
B.747-4HAF(ER) Cargolux LX-MCL 03.06.19 17.06.19 c/s CLX93M, c/n 35232.
B.747-45E(BDSF) Air Atlantic Iceland TF-AMA 19.10.19 24.10.19 c/n 27899
B.747-400F Air Atlanta Icelandic TF-AMI 26.12.18 02.01.19 c/s ABD373P. Arrived in all-white livery, and Magma colours applied.
B.747-4H6 Astral TF-AMM 26.07.18 30.07.18 c/n 25700. Arrived with a white fuselage/blue fin. Given red ASTRAL titles, and unidentified logo in white on the fin.
B.767-300ER Blue Panorama 9H-KIA 02.10.18 03.10.18 Arrived as EI-DBP, c/s BV9886, departing as BV9867. Returned for another visit between 11-14.11.20. Re-registered N827RC after departing from Malta.
B.767-300ER Blue Panorama EI-DBP 02.10.18 03.10.18 Arrived as BV9886, departing as BV9867. Re-registered as 9H-KIA.
B.777-258(ER) EL AL 4X-ECB 13.11.18 25.11.18 c/n 30832.
B.777-FZN Aero Logic D-AALC 04.10.19 17.10.19 c/n 36003. Late evening arrival. Night time departure.
B.777-FZN Aero Logic D-AALE 22.09.19 04.10.19 c/n 36198, c/s box920/1. Night time departure.
B.777-FZN Aero Logic D-AALF 07.01.21 18.01.21 c/n 36201. (Information courtesy J. Visanich.)
B.777-FZN Aerologic D-AALG 07.09.19 19.09.19 c/n 36199. Seen again between 18- 30.01.21.
B.777-328(ER) Air France F-GZNB 24.10.19 05.11.19 c/n 32964
B.777-2Z9(ER) Austrian A/Ls OE-LPA 17.03.19 01.04.19 c/n 28698. Departed as AUA1472.
B.777-206(ER) KLM PH-BQE 02.03.20 14.03.20 c/n 28691.
B.777-206(ER) KLM PH-BQH 26.01.20 07.02.20 c/n 32705.
B.777-206(ER) KLM PH-BQI 02.01.20 14.01.20 c/n 33714.
B.777-206(ER) KLM PH-BQK 14.01.20 26.01.20 c/n 29399.
B.777-206(ER) KLM PH-BQL 07.02.20 18.02.20 c/n 34711, c/s KL9877.
B.777-206(ER) KLM PH-BQN 18.02.20 02.03.20 c/n 32720, c/s KLM9872.
B.777-306(ER) KLM PH-BVG 14.03.20 22.03.20 c/n 38867.


Dash-8-Q200 Sky Unlimited 5Y-WJF 18.07.18 04.12.18 Arrived for both maintenance and re-spray, towed to Air Cosmetics on 09.11.18. c/n 456.
Dash-8-402Q PassionAir 9G-ACA 11.08.18 19.08.18 Arrived as OP505 after a number of delays. c/n 4094 pi C-FDHU, G-JECE, C-FXIC
Dash 8-Q400 Passion Air 9G-MRH 30.10.18 07.11.18 Arrived for spraying whilst on delivery.
Dash 8-Q400 Passion Air 9G-PIA 22.09.18 29.09.18 Arrived for spraying whilst on delivery.
Dash-8-Q400 FlyBe G-JECP 30.07.18 07.09.18 c/s BEE031Z. Was meant to arrive on the 28th, but had to divert to Rome. Engine runs on 2nd Aug, and towed to ACM on 25.08.18. Test flights on 04 & 07.09.18 departed later for Exeter airport.


ATR-42-500 Flair Aviation 2-GJSB 16.04.19 13.05.19 c/n 576. Also went MCM for maintenance. Ddeparted in an all-white livery to Kam-Air.
ATR-72 Elix Aviation Capital 2-SWKE 27.04.19 21.05.19 c/n 767, arrived from Seletar Airport, Singapore.
ATR-72-500 Elix Aviation Capital 9H-AHM     Had arrived as YR-FVL, first noted as 9H- on 08.07.19
ATR 42-500 Blue Islands G-ISLF 03.10.18   Arrived in Flybe livery. Engine run on the 5th. c/n 546.
ATR 72-500 (212A) Air Pegasus M-ABKN 24.09.18 06.10.18 Arrived for re-spraying. (See deliveries page for further info.)
ATR-72-500   YR-FVL 17.04.19   c/n 747
Bo. BD-700-1A10 Global 6000 Vistajet 9H-VJT 31.03.20 02.04.20
Bo. BD-700-1A10 Global 6000 ElitAvia 9H-OVG   30.06.20 Entered for livery change. Aircraft landed at Luqa on 13.06.20, but date of entry into ACM unknown, may have been the 26th.
Bo. BD-700-1A10 Global 6000   M-MAXX 22.08.18 27.08.18 Stayed for parking purposes only. Arrived as G-MAXX on/around 23.05.18, re-registered M- at ACM.
Bae 146-RJ-100 Starbow 9G-SBE 15.01.18 16.03.18 Arrived for maintenance at Med-Avia on 30.11.17. Towed outside the hangar without titles and registration on 04.01.18. Towed to ACM on 22.02.18, re-registered as M-NONA on unknown date. Re-registered EP-FQZ on 13.03.18, departing Malta on the 16th.
Canadair CRJ-100ER   ZS-CRJ 20.07.17 26.07.17 Entered Aviation Cosmetics on the 22nd. All-white, with United Nations titles on fuselage, and ‘UN’ on fin and aft of the entry door.
Ce. 560 Citation Encore+ Brownstone Aviation N416BS 03.02.18   Entered ACM hanger on 07.03.19 for reg change to P4-BSA. Departed ACM on 04.04.19, still based in Malta. c/n 560-0793.
Ce. 560 Citation Encore+   P4-BSA 03.02.18   See under N416BS.
Embraer EMB-135 Air X 9H-JPC 15.04.17   Noted on the 17th after re-spraying.
Embraer ERJ-135BJ Legacy 650 Air X 9H-GIB 26.01.21 Aircraft arrived in an overall white livery on the 25th, its first visit to Malta, being towed to ACM the following day. (Information courtesy John Visanich.)
Emb. Lineage 1000 Air X Charter 9H-FAB 21.12.19 23.12.19 c/s AXY1604. At ACM for parking. Departed Malta on the 24th.
Emb. Lineage 1000 Air X Charter 9H-FCM 21.12.19   c/s AXY1605. At ACM for parking. Departed Malta on the 24th.
F.100 Avanti Air D-AOLH 11.02.20 12.02.20 c/n 11505, c/s ATV601H. Arrived at Luqa on the 10th.
Gulfstream 5   N501HM 07.07.18 19.07.18 Arrived for parking at ACM.
Gulfstream 650   M-ABJL     Noted in front of hangar on 17.06.19. Again seen on when it entered ACM on 21.02.20, departing on 02.03.20.
Gulfstream 6   M-YGLF 05.07.18 08.07.18 Arrived for parking at ACM.
L.100 Hercules   N3796B 08.04.19 12.04.19 Arrived shortly after midnight for parking at ACM. Noted again between 03-04.03.20.
L.100 Hercules   N3867X 12.04.19 15.04.19 Arrived shortly after midnight for parking at ACM.
S. C-26 US Navy 900530 30.06.19   c/s CNV6430.
S. C-26 US Navy 900531 30.09.19 01.10.19 Also seen between 22-30.11.19.
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