Airliner net orders came in at 92 in February as 93 new orders were offset by a single cancellation, with another 13 swaps.
US-based and owner of six regional airlines, Republic Airways Holdings, placed a significant order of 40 Bombardier CSeries aircraft. United Airlines ordered 25 Boeing 787s while Turkish Airlines ordered 20 Boeing 737s. Turkish Airlines also swapped eight Airbus A320s for eight A321s. US Airways swapped two A319s and two A320s for four A321s.
Boeing totalled 47 new orders in February while Bombardier followed with 44. Airbus and Ruag each got a single order.
A total of 22 737s were ordered during the month while the CSeries received 40 orders. In the widebody market, 25 787s and a single Airbus A330 were placed. No regional jets were ordered while one was placed for the Ruag 228.
Overall, the order backlog for airliners ended January at 7,878, exactly the same figure as the previous month.
This article was put together by Flightglobal Insight
using the ACAS database
.Note: The analysis is on aircraft type basis and not on the end user application. For example, Boeing 737 figures might include BBJs. The Bombardier CRJ types are classified as part of the CRJ regional jet family.
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