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  • Jazeera A320neo-c-Jazeera Airways

    Jazeera inks preliminary deal for up 28 Airbus A320neos


    Kuwaiti low-cost carrier Jazeera Airways has sealed a memorandum of understanding for 20 Airbus A320neos and eight A321neos.

  • Boeing_Air_Tanzania

    Air Tanzania to add two Max jets, 767 freighter and another 787 in fresh Boeing order


    Air Tanzania has placed an order for an additional Boeing 787-8, a pair of 737 Max aircraft and a 767-300 freighter.

  • A350F ALC title-c-Airbus

    Air Lease becomes A350F launch customer as part of broader large Airbus order


    US lessor Air Lease has become the launch customer for the Airbus A350 freighter, agreeing to take seven of the type as part of a large order for 111 Airbus jets. Air Lease is adding more widebodies, taking four already-placed A330neos, while it will substantially lift its single-aisle commitment, with ...

  • Emirates 777F-c-Boeing

    Emirates picks Israel’s IAI to convert 777s to freighters and adds more 777Fs


    Middle Eastern carrier Emirates is signing up for Israel Aerospace Industries’ Boeing 777-300ER freighter conversion programme, with a commitment to modify four aircraft. It is part of a $1 billion plan to increase the capacity of its SkyCargo operation, which will include the acquisition of another pair of 777 freighters ...

  • Embraer 175

    Nigeria’s Overland signs for up to six E175 regional jets


    Nigerian operator Overland Airways has placed a firm order for three Embraer 175 regional jets and taken purchase rights on three more.

  • wizz A321neo-c-Airbus

    Wizz signals plans to commit to further A321neo expansion


    Central European budget carrier Wizz Air could further increase its Airbus A321neo commitment next year, having taken options and rights on a further 94 jets, on top of the 102 ordered as part of the Indigo Partners deal. Wizz Air is to take delivery of most of the newly-ordered 75 ...

  • Wizz A321neo

    Indigo Partners unveils huge order for over 250 Airbus jets


    Airbus opened the Dubai air show with a powerful recovery signal by unveiling a huge order for 255 aircraft to be taken up by the airlines of Indigo Partners. Its agreement for single-aisle aircraft appears to quash any suggestions, voiced ahead of the show, that the air transport crisis might ...

  • Tarom ATR 72-600

    Tarom signs for three more ATR 72s in fleet upgauge


    Romanian carrier Tarom has signed for three ATR 72-600s taking to seven the number of the type the carrier will operate.

  • Binter Canarias

    Binter Canarias orders up to five ATR 72-600 turboprops


    Gran Canaria-based Binter Canarias has placed a firm order for four ATR 72-600 turboprops with an option for one more of the type in a deal announced at the Dubai air show today.

  • A350-900-c-Airbus

    Airbus forecast shows large shift in proportion of aircraft needed for replacement


    Airbus is expecting a substantial shift in the trend to replace older aircraft types over the next 20 years, predicting that 40% of new aircraft demand will be used for fleet replacement – noticeably up from its previous estimate of one-third. Speaking ahead of the Dubai air show, Airbus chief ...

  • SIA A380 scrapped-c-Aviationtag

    A380 reprieve would have worsened Airbus pandemic strain: Faury


    Airbus chief executive Guillaume Faury believes the airframer’s pandemic-related predicament over the last 18 months would have been far worse had it not independently opted to terminate the A380 programme. Emirates has become the latest to scrap early-delivery aircraft, after tying up with a recycling firm to assist with dismantling ...

  • A320neo-c-Airbus

    Airbus must restore 70-per-month delivery rate to reach full-year target


    Airbus handed over just 36 aircraft in October, confirming the airframer’s expectation of a continuing stall in the recovery of its delivery rates. Although monthly deliveries had picked up this year – exceeding 70 aircraft in March and again in June – they have not climbed above 40 aircraft since ...

  • Virgin America A320neo-c-Airbus

    Alaska appears to scrub inherited Virgin America order for A320neos


    Alaska Airlines appears to have dropped the order for 30 Airbus A320neos it inherited during its merger with Virgin America three years ago. Airbus’s latest backlog figures, to the end of October, reveal a cancellation for 30 A320neos and the aircraft are no longer listed against Alaska’s total. The airline ...

  • ATR 40th-c-ATR

    Airbus keen to restore crisis-hit ATR’s performance: Faury


    Airbus chief executive Guillaume Faury says the airframer is striving restore the profitability of its ATR venture, as the regional aircraft manufacturer marks 40 years since its creation. Faury tells FlightGlobal that ATR – founded on 4 November 1981 – has been a “performing” entity but one which has “suffered ...

  • A321neo-c-Airbus

    Airbus to upgrade Chinese line for A321neos as first XLR nears assembly


    Airbus is to ensure that all four of its A320neo-family assembly centres, including its Chinese facility, are capable of producing the larger A321neo variant. The airframer’s chief executive, Guillaume Faury, disclosed the plan during a third-quarter briefing, as the company prepared to start final assembly of the latest version of ...

  • A320neo-c-Airbus

    Airbus wrestles to reverse dip in monthly delivery rates


    Airbus is striving to restore aircraft delivery rates following a dip in the last couple of months, but believes supply-chain hitches are temporary and its broader ramp-up of aircraft production is under control. The airframer’s monthly delivery figure slipped back to 40 aircraft in August and September, its lowest level ...

  • A220-300 A321LR

    Airbus cranks up single-aisle production but postpones A350 hike


    Airbus has signalled that it plans to raise production rates across its range, although the output for single-aisle jets will remain the priority. It is intending to hike monthly A320-family production to 65 aircraft by summer 2023, up from a previous figure of 64, while the A220 rate will be ...

  • Airblue A321neo from GECAS

    GE to close GECAS sale to AerCap on 1 November


    General Electric expects to complete the sale of its GECAS unit to Irish aircraft lessor AerCap Holdings on 1 November.

  • Qatar 787-c-Qatar Airways

    Boeing projects Middle Eastern carriers will maintain widebody demand


    Middle Eastern operators will take delivery of 3,000 new aircraft over the next two decades, with a strong widebody presence, Boeing estimates in its latest forecast for the region. Ahead of the Dubai air show in November, the airframer states that these deliveries will include 1,320 widebody types as well ...

  • aura aero ERA-c-Aura Aero

    Amedeo backs French 19-seat electric aircraft with preliminary order for 200


    Asset management firm Amedeo has reached a provisional agreement to acquire 200 of the 19-seat electric-powered regional aircraft under development by France’s Aura Aero. Amedeo is entering a strategic partnership pact with Aura Aero, which unveiled a facility for electric aircraft development at Toulouse Francazal earlier this year. The developer ...