All Orders & Deliveries news – Page 18

  • A320neo

    Airbus delivers 39 aircraft but records just a single order in August


    Airbus recorded a single order during August, for one corporate A320neo which was received from a private customer. It took the airframer’s overall net order total this year to 303 aircraft. Total deliveries over the first eight months of the year reached 284, the manufacturer’s latest backlog figures ...

  • EVA 787-10 title

    EVA Air swaps some 787-10s for 777Fs and 787-9s


    Taiwanese carrier EVA Air is amending its order for Boeing 787-10s, swapping some of the outstanding aircraft for 777 freighters and 787-9s. The airline says it has reached agreement with Boeing to exchange seven of the 787-10s yet to be delivered for four 787-9s and three 777Fs. EVA ...

  • El Al 787 header

    El Al granted delivery deferral for final 787


    Israeli flag-carrier El Al has been granted a deferral to the end of November for delivery of its final Boeing 787, after the air transport crisis interrupted its fleet renewal schedule. It has signed agreements for a $122 million financing of the 787-8 in February – based on a ...

  • Croatia line-up

    Crisis interrupts Croatia Airlines talks to cancel A320neo order


    Croatia Airlines has disclosed that it has been discussing the cancellation of its Airbus A320neo order, the latest twist in a single-aisle situation dating back 12 years. Its order for four of the re-engined jets was placed in September 2015 – four months before the type entered service – ...

  • ALAFCO A230neo

    Kuwaiti lessor ALAFCO defers Airbus deliveries


    Kuwaiti lessor ALAFCO has reached an agreement with Airbus to defer aircraft deliveries, in the wake of the air transport downturn. ALAFCO has 75 Airbus A320neos on order, of which it has received 33. It has also yet to take delivery of any of its 10 A321neos. The ...

  • German A350

    First German armed forces A350 nears certification and delivery


    Germany’s government has unveiled the first of three Airbus A350-900s which have been configured for the special air mission wing of the ministry of defence. The aircraft – designated 10+03, and the first of the type not destined for commercial service – has undergone modification at the Lufthansa Technik ...

  • Air Baltic A220

    Air Baltic pushes back A220 delivery schedule


    Latvian carrier Air Baltic is rescheduling the delivery of its remaining Airbus A220-300 fleet, aiming to complete their introduction by early 2024. The airline, which has taken 22 of its 50 ordered A220s, says it has reached an agreement with the airframer to rejig the delivery schedule for the ...

  • GECAS 737 title

    GECAS tops up 737-800 converted freighter orders


    Lessor GECAS is to take up to 20 more Boeing 737-800 converted freighters, having firmed up orders for 11 of the cargo jets. GECAS’s top-up agreement – its third, and one which includes nine additional options – takes its overall orders for the type to 60 with 14 options. ...

  • Cathay Pacific Airbus A350-1000 approach

    Cathay appears to switch more A350-1000s to -900s


    Cathay Pacific appears to have converted a pair of Airbus A350-1000s to the smaller -900 variant, the Hong Kong-based carrier’s half-year accounts indicate. Airbus’s backlog figures to the end of July show Cathay had ordered 46 A350s, a mix of 26 A350-900s and 20 of the larger -1000s. ...

  • Icelandair Boeing 737 Max

    Icelandair cuts back 737 Max order as part of final settlement


    Icelandair Group is cutting four Boeing 737 Max jets from its order commitment and revising deliveries of the remaining six as part of a final settlement with the airframer over Max disruption. The company has detailed the settlement after concluding a series of agreements with creditors and stakeholders essential ...

  • A321neo pratt GTF web

    Airbus logs orders but no long-haul deliveries in July


    Airbus delivered 49 aircraft during July, and managed to log its first orders for almost four months. The airframer’s deliveries comprised 32 A320neo, 15 A321neo and two A220-300s. Airbus did not deliver any long-haul aircraft over the course of July. Cirium fleets data indicates this was the first ...

  • Undelivered aircraft more than 60 days after first flight (5 Aug)

    Rising backlog of jets still undelivered 60 days after first flight


    Airbus and Boeing have collectively accumulated a backlog of more than 120 passenger jets that had their first flights more than 60 days ago but are yet to be delivered to customers (excluding the grounded 737 Max).

  • Air France A220-300

    Air France-KLM aims to minimise fleet deferrals to keep competitiveness on track


    Just six aircraft ordered by Air France-KLM have so far been pushed back to later delivery slots in the past six months, although KLM has yet to detail its full fleet plan. Air France-KLM states that its competitiveness and sustainability is closely tied to its fleet and network strategy. ...

  • Air France A380

    Air France-KLM aims to keep medium-term fleet delivery schedule intact


    Air France-KLM Group has recorded a €520 million impairment from its early phase-out Airbus A380 operations, and another €72 million from withdrawal of A340s for the second quarter. But it says it intends to keep the schedule of committed fleet deliveries for 2021-25 “as much as possible intact”, and ...

  • A350

    Airbus impairs inventories ‘at risk’ as stored aircraft level rises


    Airbus has recorded a near-€300 million charge for impairment of inventories considered at risk, as stored aircraft continue to push up its inventory level. The airframer reveals in its first-half accounts to 30 June that its inventories stood at €37.5 billion – up by nearly €6 billion on the ...

  • A350-900 head-on

    Airbus trims A350 rates again as crisis becomes ‘visible’ in second quarter


    Airbus is trimming A350 production rates, to five aircraft per month from six, in a further adjustment to its output in the face of weak air transport market demand. The airframer has disclosed that some 145 commercial aircraft went undelivered during the first half of this year, as a ...

  • Singapore Airlines SIA Airbus A350-900

    SIA defers Airbus deliveries amid S$1 billion Q1 operating loss


    Singapore Airlines Group has reached an agreement with Airbus regarding aircraft deliveries and payment deferrals, as it reported a massive quarterly operating loss. The group, which comprises mainline carrier SIA, regional arm SilkAir, as well as low-cost unit Scoot — says it has reached an agreement with Airbus on ...

  • Ryanair 737 Max

    Recovering Ryanair could have 40 737 Max jets by summer 2021


    Budget carrier Ryanair hopes to introduce its first Boeing 737 Max this year and up to 40 of the type ahead of the 2021 summer season. But the airline warns that the financial year will be “very challenging” after it turned in a first-quarter net loss of €185 million ...

  • Airbus A321neo Vistara

    ​Vistara takes first Airbus A321neo


    Indian-Singaporean joint venture carrier Vistara took delivery of its first A321neo on 23 July. “This new addition to our fleet reinforces our long-term commitment to international expansion plans, despite the challenges of the current times,” says Leslie Thng, Vistara ’s chief executive. Source: Airbus ...

  • Pobeda 737

    Russian budget carrier Pobeda taking four more 737-800s


    Aeroflot Group’s low-cost operator Pobeda is set to receive four additional Boeing 737-800s in the space of a week. The airline acquired one aircraft on 21 July, taking its fleet of the type to 31. But Pobeda says it is due to take three more of the type ...