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  • Airbus targets Boeing's 2007 orders record


    <P>The commercial aircraft orders record set by Boeing in 2007 could be short-lived as Airbus has more than enough commitments awaiting confirmation to overtake its rival when it declares its final tally on 16 January.</P> <P>Boeing broke all records with the 1,413 net orders it signed last year. It racked up 287 orders in December, pitching its full year net sales beyond the record of 1,055 set by Airbus in 2005, and beating its own record of 1,044 set in 2006.</P> <P>Flight&nbsp;estimates that Airbus’s declared gross orders for 2007 is around 1,300 aircraft (adjusting its 30 November order update with the 99 orders that it announced in December), but this is certain to escalate as it traditionally reveals a raft of new orders at its annual press conference in January.</P> <P>The Airbus 2007 order tally is artificially inflated as it includes a number of reconfirmations of existing <A href="www.flightglobal.com/a350xwb">A350</A> orders by customers who had placed orders for the origi


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  • DUBAI 2007: Start-up Nile Air signs for nine A321s, plans 2008 launch


    <P>Egyptian start-up Nile Air plans to launch operations early next year with leased <A ...


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  • FLEET WATCH: Orders December 2008

    News | 12 Feb 2009 16:30 | Antoine Fafard

    <P>Airliner net orders came in at 67 for the month of December as 69 new orders were offset by two cancellations.</P> <P>The newly launched Egyptian carrier Nile Air placed orders for nine Airbus A321s while Aeroflot ordered another six. British Airways ordered six Embraer 170s while Vietnam Airlines ordered six ATR42s. AerVenture, the aircraft leasing company AerCap joint venture with LoadAir of Kuwait, cancelled one A320. Lufthansa swapped two Embraer 190s for the 195, while GECAS traded the other way swapping a single 195 for a 190.</P> <P>Boeing led in December winning 23 new orders (before one 767 cancellation), while Airbus followed with 22. Embraer counted 14, ATR six and Bombardier one.</P> <P>Narrowbody orders totalled 24 for the month, led by 15 A321s. Widebody orders came in at 21, while a total of 15 regional jet and 9 turboprop aircraft were placed.</P> <P>Overall, the order backlog ended December and the year at 8,478, down 71 on the previous month.</P> <P><BR><BR></http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/FLEET-WATCH-Orders-December-2008-322481/
  • Airbus targets Boeing's 2007 orders record

    News | 04 Jan 2008 16:41 | Max Kingsley-Jones

    <P>The commercial aircraft orders record set by Boeing in 2007 could be short-lived as Airbus has more than enough commitments awaiting confirmation to overtake its rival when it declares its final tally on 16 January.</P> <P>Boeing broke all records with the 1,413 net orders it signed last year. It racked up 287 orders in December, pitching its full year net sales beyond the record of 1,055 set by Airbus in 2005, and beating its own record of 1,044 set in 2006.</P> <P>Flight&nbsp;estimates that Airbus’s declared gross orders for 2007 is around 1,300 aircraft (adjusting its 30 November order update with the 99 orders that it announced in December), but this is certain to escalate as it traditionally reveals a raft of new orders at its annual press conference in January.</P> <P>The Airbus 2007 order tally is artificially inflated as it includes a number of reconfirmations of existing <A href="www.flightglobal.com/a350xwb">A350</A> orders by customers who had placed orders for the origihttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Airbus-targets-Boeings-2007-orders-record-220636/
  • New airline in Egypt

    News | 19 Dec 2007 09:52 | Brendan Sobie

    New airline in Egypt Egypt's Nile Air plans to launch operations in the second quarter of 2008 with services to eight destinations in the Gulf. Saudi...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/New-airline-in-Egypt-220404/
  • DUBAI 2007: Start-up Nile Air signs for nine A321s, plans 2008 launch

    News | 14 Nov 2007 10:00 | Max Kingsley-Jones

    <P>Egyptian start-up Nile Air plans to launch operations early next year with leased <A href="http://www.flightglobal.com/directory/searchresults.aspx?navigationItemId=388&amp;aircraftCategory=CommercialAircraft&amp;manufacturerType=CommercialAircraft&amp;searchMode=manufacturer&amp;Keyword=&amp;Manufacturer=3001&amp;GOADVANCEDSEARCH=SEARCH" target=_blank>Airbus&nbsp;A321s</A>, ahead of receiving the first of nine similar aircraft ordered directly from the manufacturer in 2012.</P> <P>The Cairo-based airline signed a memorandum of understanding with Airbus today at the Dubai air show for nine A321s. No engine selection was announced.</P> <P>Saudi Arabia-based <A href="http://www.altayyargroup.com/" target=_blank>Al&nbsp;Tayyar Travel Group </A>will be the majority shareholder in Nile Air and the company’s president Dr Nasser Al-Tayyar says the ownership structure of the airline is currently being finalised: “The National Bank of Egypt will hold a minority stake, and 30% will be pubhttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/DUBAI-2007-Start-up-Nile-Air-signs-for-nine-A321s-plans-2008-launch-219534/