Air Sénégal (HC, Dakar Blaise Diagne Int'l) took delivery of its first A321-200 following the arrival of 6V-AMC (msn 1881) at Dakar Blaise Diagne Int'l on November 28, 2020, AirNav RadarBox ADS-B data shows.

The 18-year-old narrowbody had been undergoing maintenance at Montpellier following a period of storage dating back to September 2019 when previous operator Thomas Cook Airlines UK (MT, Manchester Int'l) collapsed. It is owned by Carlyle Aviation Partners, the ch-aviation fleets ownership module shows.

According to the ch-aviation schedules module, Air Senegal plans to debut the A321 on its daily route from Dakar to Conakry on December 21, 2020.

The aircraft will join Air Senegal's existing narrowbody fleet of two A319-100s. The carrier also operates two ATR72-600s, one A330-900 and although it owns the aircraft, it wet-leases a further A330-900 from Hi Fly Malta (HFM, Malta Int'l).