All Orders & Deliveries news – Page 14

  • Emirates A380

    Emirates advances deliveries of final A380s


    Emirates is to advance the delivery schedule for its last three Airbus A380s, intending to take the final aircraft in November this year. It will give the Dubai-based carrier a total of 118 A380s, accounting for almost half the entire customer fleet of 251 aircraft. Airbus puts the in-service fleet ...

  • El Al 787-c-El Al

    El Al keeps final 787 delivery on hold


    El Al has deferred delivery of its final Boeing 787 at least until the end of this year, as it holds discussions on financing the twinjet. Delivery of the 787-8 aircraft, which would take the Israeli airline’s 787 fleet to 16, had been scheduled for March 2020 – the point ...

  • Vertical Exterior_Helipad

    Why two aircraft lessors have not jumped into the electric-aircraft craze


    Some top aircraft lessors remain unconvinced about the viability of electric passenger aircraft and whether in-development air taxis and other first-generation electric types even fit within their leasing business models.

  • Czech A220-c-Airbus

    Czech Airlines order for A220s and A321XLRs struck from Airbus backlog


    Czech Airlines’ order for seven Airbus jets, including four A220-300s and three A321XLRs, have been removed from the airframer’s backlog. Airbus’s latest backlog information, covering the period to 31 July, shows that the seven jets listed against the airline have been cancelled. Czech Airlines filed for insolvency earlier this year ...

  • DHL Alice-c-DHL Express

    DHL Express orders fleet of Eviation all-electric Alice aircraft for cargo feed


    Logistics specialist DHL Express is venturing into electric air transport by ordering a dozen Eviation Alice aircraft for freight operations. DHL Express expects to take delivery of the first of the 12 aircraft in 2024. Eviation conceived the Alice as a nine-seat commuter model. But DHL Express head of global ...

  • Aer Lingus A350-c-Airbus

    IAG retaining former Aer Lingus A350 order to gain flexibility


    IAG has disclosed that it is holding on to the Airbus A350s previously ordered by Aer Lingus, but has yet to determine where best to deploy them. Aer Lingus ordered nine A350-900s but subsequently shifted four of them to sister IAG operator Iberia. Its remaining five A350s had remained listed ...

  • Condor A330neo title-c-Condor

    Condor ordering seven A330neos and plans to lease nine more


    German leisure carrier Condor’s long-haul fleet replacement will include orders for seven Airbus A330-900s directly from the manufacturer. But it will lease the other nine to provide the overall total of 16 aircraft. Condor has not specified the source of the leased jets. Airbus chief executive Guillaume Faury confirmed during ...

  • Air Austral A220 title-c-Airbus

    Reunion’s Air Austral receives first A220


    French island territory Reunion’s operator Air Austral has become the latest Airbus A220 operator with the delivery of its first of the type. The A220-300 twinjet (F-OLAV), powered by Pratt & Whitney PW1500G engines, is one of three to be introduced by the Indian Ocean carrier. Air Austral has configured ...

  • Ryanair 737 Max

    Ryanair to have at least 60 Max aircraft in time for next summer


    Ryanair expects to be operating at least 60 Boeing 737 Max aircraft in time for next summer and has reiterated its interest in ordering the Max 10 variant “if the price is right”.

  • A220 in flight

    Azimuth agreement is A220's first from Russia since local certification


    Russian carrier Azimuth’s agreement to take Airbus A220s is the first from one of the country’s airlines since the twinjet family quietly secured certification from the federal aviation regulator Rosaviatsia. Airbus obtained certification for both the A220-300 and smaller -100 from Rosaviatsia on 24 December 2020, according to the type ...

  • Azimuth A220-c-Airbus

    Azimuth set to become first A220 operator in Russia


    Russian carrier Azimuth is set to become the first operator of the Airbus A220 in the country, following an agreement for six unveiled at the Moscow MAKS 2021 air show.

  • China Eastern A350

    Airbus delivers first A350 from Chinese completion centre


    Airbus has delivered its first A350 from its widebody completion centre in Tianjin, China. 

  • Red Wings Superjet-c-Red Wings

    Red Wings among three carriers collectively signing for 50 Superjets


    Three airlines have signed letters of intent covering the acquisition of 50 Sukhoi Superjet 100s, as the MAKS 2021 air show opened in Moscow. Red Wings accounts for half of the aircraft with an agreement to take 25 of the type in 2021-22. The carrier says it has already leased ...

  • Il-114-300-c-United Aircraft

    Far eastern Russian carrier Aurora emerges as Il-114-300 customer


    East Russian carrier Aurora has emerged as a customer for the Ilyushin Il-114-300, the modernised turboprop which is undergoing a certification flight programme. United Aircraft general director Yuri Slyusar told Russian president Vladimir Putin during a recent meeting that Aurora was ordering 19 of the type. Aurora was a part ...

  • Silk Way 777F-c-Boeing

    Freighters help Boeing offset collapse in twin-aisle passenger jet orders


    Figures at the half-year point clearly illustrate the difference that Boeing’s freighter line has made to the two main airframers’ long-haul order activity following the onset of the air transport crisis. Both Airbus and Boeing have struggled to secure orders for twin-aisle passenger aircraft since the pandemic took hold. Over ...

  • Aer Lingus tail-c-Aer Lingus

    Aer Lingus's remaining A350s listed against unidentified customers


    Aer Lingus appears to have rejigged the last five A350-900s it ordered, with Airbus reclassifying the aircraft as being assigned to unidentified customers. But the airline is declining to comment on the reasons behind the change. Aer Lingus originally ordered six A350-900s in April 2008, part of an agreement which ...

  • Flydubai Boeing 737 Max

    Flydubai cuts 65 jets from Max order after review of post-pandemic fleet plans


    UAE carrier Flydubai has cut to 172 the number of Boeing 737 Max aircraft it has on order after cancelling 65 of its firm commitments to the type following a review of its post-pandemic fleet plans.

  • AeroMexico first Max-9 c Boeing

    Boeing’s orders and deliveries bump higher in June as recovery continues


    Boeing’s aircraft deliveries and new orders continued to climb in June, reflecting what the company describes as airlines positioning themselves for recovery from the pandemic-driven downturn.

  • A350

    Evidence of recovery as Airbus deliveries pick up in June


    Airbus’s delivery of 77 aircraft during June marks the second-highest monthly figure since the onset of the air transport crisis. The level was only exceeded by the 89 achieved by the airframer during its end-of-year wrap-up in December 2020. Airbus delivered aircraft to 44 customers in June. These included 11 ...

  • United A321neo-c-Airbus

    United pushes Airbus into positive net orders for first half


    United Airlines’ agreement for 70 Airbus A321neos finally lifted the airframer into positive net orders for the first half of the year. Airbus’s net orders had languished in negative territory over the course of 2021 until the United order was recorded on 28 June. The deal meant Airbus’s gross orders ...