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  • 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 ($217 ...

  • 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 ...

  • Helvetic E195-E2

    Helvetic converts E2 order to larger variant


    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

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


    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

    Airbus deliveries halve in the first six months


    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 ...

  • Thai AirAsia X Domhnal Slattery Avolon

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


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

  • Boeing 737 Max 9

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


    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

    BOC Aviation cancels orders for 30 737 Max jets


    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

    Airbus not expecting significant changes in production rates: Faury


    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 six ...

  • British Airways Boeing 787-10 delivery 2

    British Airways takes delivery of first 787-10 after delay


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

  • Akbar Al Baker Qatar Airways

    Al Baker sends warning about forcing deliveries as Qatar seeks deferrals


    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


    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

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


    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

    Asia-Pacific deliveries see slight uptick in May


    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

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


    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

    Wizz Air takes delivery of first A320neo


    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

    TUI rejigs 737 Max deliveries as part of compensation deal


    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, ...

  • blank aircraft Airbus A320

    SMBC eyes purchase and leaseback opportunities as airlines face finance crunch


    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.