All Orders & Deliveries news – Page 14

  • Delta A321-c-Delta Air Lines

    Tail-end of original A320-family line nears with Delta deliveries


    Airbus is approaching completion of the full transition to A320neo-family production, with fewer than 40 original A320-family aircraft left undelivered – most of which are likely to remain so. The backlog of the older-generation aircraft comprises 18 A321s and 18 A320s, plus three A319s, with Delta Air Lines the ...

  • Helvetic Airways Embraer E195-E2

    Helvetic’s first Embraer E195-E2 to arrive in June


    Helvetic Airways will receive its first Embraer 195-E2 in June, after converting E190-E2 orders to the larger model.

  • MSN6673 A321neo test flight-c-Airbus

    Airbus appears to deliver A321neo test aircraft to VietJet


    Airbus appears to have delivered the first A321neo manufactured, the MSN6673 test aircraft, to Asian carrier VietJet Air. The twinjet – powered by Pratt Whitney PW1100G engines – was the first A321neo for which Airbus completed initial assembly. But it was beaten to the variant’s maiden ...

  • A321neo-c-Airbus

    Delta agreement for A321neos lifts Airbus orders in April


    Airbus recorded orders for 48 aircraft in April, including 25 A321neos for Delta Air Lines and 22 for lessor Avolon. But the Avolon order – for 14 A321neos and eight A320neos – appears to be a rejig of a previous agreement. Airbus listed 22 cancellations for the month and ...

  • A330neo-c-Airbus

    Long-haul ‘tipping point’ not likely before mid-2022: Airbus chief


    Airbus is not expecting to see a notable upward shift in the long-haul market until the middle of 2022, as it prepares to begin ramping-up single-aisle production. Speaking during the Atlantic Council EU-US Future Forum on 6 May, Airbus chief executive Guillaume Faury said the crisis impact had been ...

  • GTLK Europe A321P2F-c-EFW

    Irish lessor GTLK Europe to take A321 converted freighters


    Irish-based lessor GTLK Europe is to acquire four Airbus A321 converted freighters, induction for which will commence this year. The aircraft will undergo modification by the EFW joint venture which is run by ST Engineering and Airbus. GTLK Europe is affiliated with the Russian state leasing company GTLK, ...

  • Airbus A350 at Oshkosh

    Airbus commercial aircraft earnings improve over first quarter


    Airbus’s commercial aircraft earnings improved over the first quarter, despite a 4% fall in revenues for the division. The airframer turned in EBIT earnings of €343 million ($416 million) for the three months to 31 March, on revenues of €7.27 billion. Its adjusted EBIT reached €533 million, compared ...

  • Silk way 777

    Azerbaijan’s Silk Way signs for five Boeing 777 freighters


    Silk Way West Airlines has placed an order for five Boeing 777 Freighters, the Azerbaijani carrier’s first commitment for the long-haul twinjet.

  • First A320neo delivery to Air Cairo

    Air Cairo receives its first A320neo


    Air Cairo has taken delivery of its first Airbus A320neo, which joins the Egyptian low-cost carrier’s all-Airbus fleet of seven aircraft.

  • DAE-737-MAX-8

    Lessor DAE places $1.8 billion order for 15 737 Max jets


    Middle Eastern lessor Dubai Aerospace Enterprise (DAE) has placed an order 15 Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft, its first direct order of the type from the airframer. 

  • Ethiopian 737-800 freighter title-c-AEI

    GA Telesis orders more 737-800 converted freighters


    Commercial aviation industry services specialist GA Telesis is ordering another four Boeing 737-800SF converted freighters, the modified airframe developed by Aeronautical Engineers. The agreement covers three conversion slots in the second half of this year, and one reserved for early 2022. Alabama-based conversion centre Commercial Jet Services, a ...

  • A330neo-c-Airbus

    Slip in Airbus order total illustrates 12-month impact of crisis


    Analysis of Airbus backlog data over the year since the onset of the air transport crisis shows the airframer’s overall orders fell during the period, an extraordinary contrast to its strong annual performances over the previous decade. Airbus’s order total had risen each year by an average of over ...

  • Belavia 737 Max-c-Belavia

    Belavia starts 737 fleet renewal with delivery of first Max


    Belarusian flag-carrier Belavia has taken delivery of its first Boeing 737 Max, one of five of the re-engined type intended for the airline’s fleet. The Max 8 aircraft (EW-528PA) arrived in Minsk on 8 April, having flown from Seattle via Reykjavik. It was acquired through US lessor Air ...

  • A220-300 generic

    Airbus reveals order for 20 A220s


    Airbus has revealed that an undisclosed customer has ordered 20 A220-300s, while lessor Avolon has signed for eight A320neo-family jets. The agreements in March bring the airframer’s gross order figure to 39 aircraft for the first quarter of this year. But cancellation of eight single-aisle jets – five ...

  • MNG Airlines A330-300P2F-c-EFW

    MNG opts for A330-300 freighter conversions after dropping A330-200Fs


    Turkish carrier MNG Airlines has signed up for two Airbus A330-300 converted freighters, having previously abandoned orders for new-built A330-200Fs. MNG Airlines has contracted with joint-venture conversion specialist EFW for the two passenger-to-freighter aircraft, the first of which has been newly inducted to EFW’s Dresden facility for modification. ...

  • Blue Air Max delivery title-c-Blue Air

    Romanian budget carrier Blue Air starts receiving 737 Max 8s


    Romanian operator Blue Air has started taking delivery of Boeing 737 Max jets, with the first of a batch introduced from US lessor Air Lease. Blue Air unveiled an order for six 737 Max 8s during the Paris air show in 2017 and, at the time, stated that it ...

  • Air China Airbus A320

    ​GECAS-Air China A320neo sale stemmed from prior lease agreement


    GECAS’s deal to sell 18 Airbus A320neo-family aircraft to Air Chinadisclosed on 18 March, stemmed from a previous agreement with the carrier to lease the aircraft, Cirium understands.

  • Air China Airbus A320

    Air China strikes deal with GECAS unit to acquire A320neos


    Air China has disclosed plans to acquire 18 Airbus A320neos from GECAS subsidiaray AFS Investments.

  • AerCap

    AerCap agrees acquisition of US lessor GECAS


    Leasing giant AerCap has agreed to acquire US lessor GECAS, creating a leviathan with over 2,000 aircraft and more than 900 engines as well as 300 helicopters. AerCap says it has entered into a “definitive agreement” – unanimously approved by the companies’ boards – under which General Electric will ...

  • SpiceJet Q400-c-Bombardier

    De Havilland entitled to terminate SpiceJet Dash 8 order: UK judge


    Turboprop manufacturer De Havilland Aircraft of Canada was entitled to terminate a Dash 8-400 purchase agreement with Indian carrier SpiceJet after the airline stopped making payments and taking delivery of aircraft, a judge has ruled. SpiceJet originally ordered 25 of the type from Bombardier – part of a September ...