ANALYSIS: Fleet Watch - orders August 2013

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Commercial aircraft net orders came in at 130 for August 2013 with three cancellations.

The highlights of the month focus around Russia as VEB-Leasing ordered 30 Irkut MS-21s while Ilyushin Finance Company ordered 22 MS-21s and 20 Superjet 100s. Red Wings Airlines and Iraero Airlines ordered ten Tupolev Tu-204s and ten MS-21s respectively.

New orders for Irkut Corporation totalled 62 while Sukhoi received 21. Boeing took in 16 while Tupolev and Airbus received 15 and ten respectively.

In the narrowbody market, 62 MS-21s were ordered while the Airbus A320 family and 737 orders came to nine and three respectively. A total of 15 Tu-204s were also ordered. In the widebody market, seven 777s and six 787s as well as a single A330 were ordered. The regional aircraft orders included 21 Superjet 100s as well as three An-158s, two An-148s as well as a single L-410.

Overall, the commercial aircraft order backlog ended August at 12,047, down eight on the previous month.

This article was put together by Flightglobal Insight using the Ascend Online Fleets and ACAS databases.

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Flightglobal Insight’s Aircraft Finance 2013 special report provides an analytical overview of the year 2012 looking at airliner orders, transaction activities and deal financing, together with a leasing market study and a glimpse of what appraisers expect for 20123.

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