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  • Helvetic E195-E2
    News

    Helvetic converts E2 order to larger variant

    2020-07-15T07:45:00Z

    Swiss operator Helvetic Airways is to switch part of its order for Embraer regional jets to the larger E195-E2 variant. Helvetic will configure the aircraft with 134 seats, in a single-class layout, compared with the 110 seats of its E190-E2s. The airline had originally ordered 12 E190-E2s, powered ...

  • Airbus A320 production assembly
    Analysis

    Mixed fortunes for Airbus and Boeing in first half amid sharp declines

    2020-07-14T18:10:00Z

    Combined deliveries by Airbus and Boeing have declined by more than half during the first six months of 2020 to just 266 aircraft, compared with 2019. Meanwhile the overall order intake has collapsed into a negative tally, although this is driven by a raft of cancellations for the Boeing 737 Max.

  • Iberia A350
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    Airbus deliveries halve in the first six months

    2020-07-08T18:56:00Z

    Airbus delivered 196 aircraft over the first six months of the year, half the figure of 389 it had achieved at the same point in 2019. The figure means the airframer managed to hand over 36 aircraft during the month. These included four A350-900s for Iberia, Air France ...

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    Opinion

    Why crisis could power lessors to 50% fleet penetration: Cirium​

    2020-07-08T11:20:00Z

    Why market opportunities created by pandemic could propel sector into an increasing share of industry’s assets

  • Boeing 737 Max 9
    News

    Close to 400 cancellations so far in 2020, driven by 737 Max

    2020-07-03T17:12:00Z

    As 2020 passes its halfway point, fleets data from Cirium reveals that the mainline aircraft manufacturers have suffered almost 400 cancellations so far - 80% of which are for the Boeing 737 Max.

  • BOC Max
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    BOC Aviation cancels orders for 30 737 Max jets

    2020-07-01T16:35:00Z

    Singapore-based lessor BOC Aviation has cancelled an order for 30 Boeing 737 Max jets, and intends to defer delivery of others. It has not disclosed the extent of the deferral nor the number of jets involved. But BOC Aviation says it has signed commitments with customers for all ...

  • A350-900 head-on
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    Airbus not expecting significant changes in production rates: Faury

    2020-06-30T19:19:00Z

    Airbus is not expecting to make substantial adjustments to its production rates for the foreseeable future, following the cuts to monthly output it disclosed in early April. The airframer has brought monthly single-aisle production down from 60 to 40 aircraft, while the twin-aisle rate has fallen from 9.5 to ...

  • British Airways Boeing 787-10 delivery 2
    News

    British Airways takes delivery of first 787-10 after delay

    2020-06-28T11:35:00Z

    British Airways finally receives its first Boeing 787-10 months later than planned.

  • Akbar Al Baker Qatar Airways
    News

    Al Baker sends warning about forcing deliveries as Qatar seeks deferrals

    2020-06-17T16:35:00Z

    As Qatar Airways looks to defer its large orderbook with Airbus and Boeing, group chief executive Akbar Al Baker warns that there will be consequences if airframers try to force the delivery of new aircraft in the current climate.

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    Comac gets post-pandemic boost from China Express order

    2020-06-11T06:53:00Z

    China Express Airlines has signed a partnership agreement framework with Comac for the purchase of 100 ARJ21 and C919 aircraft. The deal, subject to shareholder approval, did not specify how many of either aircraft type the Guizhou-based carrier will be taking, nor did it indicate a value. However ...

  • Boeing 767-300F FedEx
    News

    Boeing logs new 767F orders in May though aircraft cancellations continue

    2020-06-09T15:25:00Z

    Boeing received new orders for six 767 Freighters in May, though the company’s aircraft backlog declined by 90 jets in the month due largely to order cancellations and other negative adjustments.

  • Deliveries
    Analysis

    Asia-Pacific deliveries see slight uptick in May

    2020-06-09T02:06:00Z

    Asia-Pacific airlines received 11 of the 23 passenger airliners delivered globally during May, amid continued challenges stemming from the coronavirus pandemic. During the month, European carriers received seven new aircraft, and North American carriers four, according to Cirium fleets data as of 17 June. The remaining aircraft, an Airbus ...

  • Emirates A380 with cabin crew
    News

    Clark: Don’t write off A380, but global vaccine crucial

    2020-06-05T14:30:00Z

    Emirates Airline president Tim Clark expects the Airbus A380 will continue to be a “hugely potent” tool but this will hinge on the roll-out of a vaccine programme

  • Wizz A320neo
    News

    Wizz Air takes delivery of first A320neo

    2020-06-04T07:51:00Z

    Central European budget carrier Wizz Air has taken delivery of its first Airbus A320neo, about 15 months after it received its first A321neo. The airline says the aircraft, fitted with Pratt Whitney PW1100G engines, bears the Hungarian registration HA-LJA. It brings the carrier’s overall fleet to ...

  • TUI 737 Max 10
    News

    TUI rejigs 737 Max deliveries as part of compensation deal

    2020-06-03T20:53:00Z

    Leisure giant TUI Group is has rejigged Boeing 737 Max deliveries to reduce the intake over the next few years, under a broad agreement with the airframer to compensate for the type’s grounding. TUI Group says it has revised the delivery schedule for the 61 Max jets on order, ...

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    News

    SMBC eyes purchase and leaseback opportunities as airlines face finance crunch

    2020-06-03T16:58:00Z

    SMBC Aviation Capital’s efforts to support customers impacted by the coronavirus crisis have included purchase and leaseback deals where airlines are in need of financial support.

  • Peter Barrett SMBC
    News

    ​SMBC Max deferrals linked to programme’s ‘challenge’, not coronavirus

    2020-06-03T16:28:00Z

    SMBC Aviation Capital is the latest customer to reach agreement with Boeing around deferral of 737 Max deliveries

  • SAS-A320neo-ny-kabin-2-1
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    SAS pushes A320neo deliveries to 2024

    2020-05-28T16:00:00Z

    SAS has agreed with Airbus to delay delivery of four A320neos and is in talks with the airframer on further deferrals as the Scandinavian carrier prepares for a slow recovery in traffic after the coronavirus crisis.

  • SAS
    News

    SAS to defer Airbus deliveries as it overhauls business plan

    2020-05-28T07:05:00Z

    Scandinavia’s SAS is to defer and review future Airbus deliveries and those from lessors, as part of its response to the coronavirus crisis, as it continues to pursue additional funding. The airline is drawing up a revised business plan which aims to bring SKr4 billion ($417 million) in improvements ...

  • AerCap
    News

    AerCap pushes back deliveries of 37 aircraft

    2020-05-26T15:54:00Z

    Leasing giant AerCap is deferring deliveries of 37 aircraft which it had expected to introduce over the course of the next two years. AerCap says the measure brings to more than 100 the number of aircraft it had been intending to receive over 2020-22. The 37 which are ...