All Orders & Deliveries news – Page 18

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    Max cancellations inch up in October as Boeing lands no new orders


    In October, Boeing lost another 12 orders for the 737 and received no new commitments for any commercial aircraft type, while deliveries inched up to 13 jets.

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    EU strikes back in subsidy dispute with 15% duty on Boeing jets


    Boeing aircraft imported to the European Union are to carry a 15% tariff after European regulators imposed their own countermeasures in the long-running transatlantic subsidies dispute. The measures will take effect from 10 November, following the World Trade Organization’s authorisation on 26 October for the EU to place duties worth ...

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    Ethiopian takes same-day delivery of a pair of A350s


    Ethiopian Airlines has taken delivery of another pair of Airbus A350-900s, both aircraft being handed over on the same day. The aircraft – MSN412 and MSN431, respectively ET-AYB and ET-AYA – departed Toulouse almost simultaneously for Addis Ababa in the early hours of 7 November. Ethiopian chief executive Tewolde Gebremariam ...

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    October surge appears to take Airbus past 13,000 deliveries


    Airbus appears to have delivered its 13,000th aircraft during October, although it has not identified the specific operator involved. The airframer delivered 72 aircraft over the course of the month, its highest monthly figure this year, taking its overall total for 2020 to 413. Airbus’s backlog figures show 13,039 deliveries ...

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    Single-aisle deals give Airbus highest monthly orders since March


    Airbus has recorded its largest number of orders in a single month since March, with agreements for 11 aircraft – all of them single-aisle jets. The airframer has listed orders for six A220-100s during October, including a pair for executive operator Comlux, following its unveiling of a business jet version ...

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    Finnair defers delivery of three remaining Airbus A350s


    Finnair has reached an agreement with Airbus to defer delivery of its three outstanding A350-900s by around two years. The Oneworld carrier says the three A350-900s were originally scheduled for delivery from the second quarter of next year through to the second quarter of 2022. Finnair says the new delivery ...

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    SIA seals Airbus deferrals, Boeing negotiations reach ‘advanced stage’


    Singapore Airlines Group has confirmed that its outstanding Airbus aircraft on order have been deferred and that it is close to concluding similar talks with Boeing. In today disclosing record half year losses amid the coronavirus crisis, SIA Group states that it has “concluded negotiations with Airbus on a revised ...

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    Turkish A350s quietly begin operations as crisis saps profits


    Turkish Airlines has been operating its newly-delivered initial pair of Airbus A350-900s on domestic routes, but has yet to confirm a schedule for the remaining aircraft. The airline had 25 A350s on order but, while it had been intending to take five this year, the carrier has not detailed the ...

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    Ryanair looks beyond hard winter towards 737 Max arrival


    Ryanair envisions taking delivery of 30 Boeing 737 Max jets before the peak of summer 2021, but is expecting to face heavy losses over the upcoming winter season. It is not prepared to forecast full-year performance but states that it is expecting “higher losses” over the second half to 31 ...

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    Airbus delivers first A330-800s with handover to Kuwait Airways


    Airbus has delivered its first A330-800s, both aircraft being handed over to Middle Eastern operator Kuwait Airways. The -800 is the smaller of the two A330neo family members. Kuwait Airways had ordered eight of the twinjets, powered by Rolls-Royce Trent 7000 engines, in late 2018 as part of a deal ...

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    Airbus acknowledges ‘white-tails’ among inventory of stored aircraft


    Airbus has acknowledged that its inventory of undelivered aircraft includes a number of ‘white-tails’, but stresses that the proportion is relatively small. The airframer put the undelivered total at 135 by the end of September, down from 145 at the end of June, although it has not specified the extent ...

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    Airbus shifts timeline for potential A320neo ramp-up to third quarter 2021


    Airbus has shifted the timeframe for a potential ramp-up of single-aisle production to the beginning of the third quarter of 2021. Speaking during a third-quarter briefing, Airbus chief executive Guillaume Faury said the airframer had “pushed to the right” the possible starting point to raise production – from the second ...

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    Turkish Airlines agrees amended delivery schedule for Airbus orders


    Turkish Airlines has undertaken a restructuring of its fleet plans, agreeing with Airbus to reschedule a number of deliveries. The carrier adds that it has “adapted the overall outstanding orders”, taking into account operational and financial positions, to ensure a “solid basis” for the airline’s future. Turkish Airlines has not ...

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    Qatar takes first long-haul jets in months with delivery of A350-1000s


    Airbus has delivered three A350-1000s to Qatar Airways, its first handover of long-haul aircraft to the Middle Eastern carrier for eight months. Qatar received its last long-haul jet from the airframer, an A350-1000, on 27 February – giving it 15 of the larger A350 variant. It had already completed deliveries ...

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    Crisis impedes Airbus’s progress towards 13,000 deliveries


    Airbus’s reduced productivity during the air transport crisis has obstructed its progress towards 13,000 deliveries, and it would need to hand over about 70 aircraft to reach the mark in October. The airframer highlighted its 12,000th delivered aircraft in May last year, with an A220 to Delta Air Lines. Analysis ...

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    China Express details delivery schedule of initial 50 domestic jets


    China Express Airlines has detailed its agreement to take 100 domestically-built jets, with at least 50 set to be Comac ARJ21s. It had previously disclosed, in June, provisional plans to acquire a mix of ARJ21s and Comac C919s. China Express says that “all or part” of the balance of 50 ...

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    ​Air Lease boss stands by plan to keep Max orders and ‘not panic’


    Boeing’s 737 Max is “going to have a role” in meeting airlines’ future narrowbody needs, and lessors “can be very helpful” in ensuring the airframer is able to place the aircraft once it is cleared to fly again, Air Lease chief executive John Plueger has predicted. Speaking during the virtual ...

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    US start-up GlobalX tentatively signs for Vallair A321 freighters


    US company Global Crossing Airlines is intending to lease 10 converted Airbus A321 freighters from the asset management specialist Vallair, the launch customer for the modification. Vallair says the preliminary agreement – still a letter of intent – is the “most significant deal” for the narrowbody freighter. Miami-based Global Crossing ...

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    A320 family continues to deliver for Airbus as widebodies stall


    The airframer is struggling to find customers for its A330 and A350 families, but narrowbody production will continue at 40 units per month. However, plans to add production capacity by turning the former A380 facility in Toulouse into a dedicated assembly line for the A321neo are on hold

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    EU can impose $4bn penalty in transatlantic aircraft subsidies row


    European Union authorities have secured the right to impose almost $4 billion in tariffs on US imports, including aircraft, in retaliation for harm arising from US government subsidies to Boeing. The decision from the World Trade Organization arbitrator, issued on 13 October, states that the level of countermeasures “commensurate with ...