All Orders & Deliveries news – Page 15

  • Norwegian A320neo-c-Airbus

    Norwegian mass cancellation pushes Airbus into negative net orders


    Airbus has newly-recorded cancellations of 92 aircraft, pushing the airframer far into negative net order territory after the first two months of this year. The cancelled aircraft comprise a pair of A350-900s plus 59 A320neo and 30 A321neo jets. Scandinavian budget carrier Norwegian accounted for almost all of ...

  • Saudia 787-c-Saudia

    Saudia eyes 70-jet acquisition including 777s and A321s: Saudi outlet


    Saudi Arabian flag-carrier Saudia is intending to acquire up to 70 aircraft including long-haul Boeing and single-aisle Airbus jets, according to local financial publication Maaal . The Saudi outlet, citing its own sources, claims Saudia is looking to purchase Boeing 777s and 787s as well as Airbus A321s. ...

  • A330neo - Airbus

    Airbus encouraged by rising export-credit support for deliveries


    Airbus is encouraged by evidence of increasing engagement with export-credit agencies to support aircraft deliveries. Chief financial officer Dominik Asam, speaking during an 18 February briefing, said the airframer was trying to “resuscitate” export-credit financing, stating that the proportion of deliveries with such support has risen to 10% from ...

  • airbus 50 a220

    Airbus strives for break-even on A220 and low-rate twin-aisles


    Airbus is intending to achieve break-even on its twin-aisle programmes at the reduced rate of production, while it acknowledges that a shift in demand mix puts increased pressure on its loss-making A220 lines.

  • Airbus A350-1000-c-Airbus

    Airbus aims to match last year’s commercial aircraft delivery figure


    Airbus is aiming to achieve at least the same number of commercial aircraft deliveries this year as the 566 it managed over the course of 2020. Its commercial aircraft operation generated a full-year earnings loss of €1.33 billion ($1.6 billion), after a 37% fall in revenues to €34.2 billion, ...

  • Delta A220-c-Airbus

    Airbus lines outside Europe delivered most aircraft in January


    Airbus’s delivery figures for January were unusual because, as a result of the air transport crisis, the majority of aircraft were handed over from its non-European final assembly lines. The airframer has five sites with assembly lines – in Toulouse, Hamburg, Tianjin, Mobile and Montreal – with the two ...

  • A330neo inflight-1

    Airbus delivers 21 aircraft in quiet January


    Airbus’s activity for the first month of 2021 centred on deliveries, with 21 aircraft handed over during January. The airframer did not record any orders – or cancellations – over the course of the month. Its two long-haul aircraft deliveries comprised an A350-900 for Turkish Airlines and an ...

  • Ryanair 737-8200 title-c-Boeing

    Ryanair summer fleet plans rest on 737-8200 certification


    Ryanair is hoping that, following restoration of the Boeing 737 Max in Europe, certification of the specific high-density 737-8200 variant will shortly follow, allowing it to build a fleet of the jets ahead of summer. The US FAA’s flight standardisation board conducted an analysis of changes introduced for the ...

  • Domhnal Slattery, Avolon chief executive

    No rush to pick up A320 production: Avolon chief


    Airbus should consider holding monthly A320-family production output at 40 aircraft rather than increasing its throughout this year, lessor Avolon’s chief executive opines.

  • A330P2F Turkmenistan-c-Airbus

    Turkmenistan to take first Airbus jets through A330 freighter conversion


    Turkmenistan Airlines has ordered a pair of Airbus A330-200 converted freighters, the first time the Central Asian operator has signed for the airframer’s aircraft. The aircraft are set to be delivered in 2022, following the modification work. Airbus has not detailed the source of the airframes to be ...

  • Steve Udvar-Hazy, Air Lease

    Boeing more vulnerable to tariffs than Airbus: Udvar-Hazy


    Boeing needs to work to resolve the current tariff war with Airbus as the dispute threatens to further erode its market share versus its European competitor, Air Lease executive chairman Steven Udvar-Hazy has argued.

  • DHL 777F-c-DHL

    Freighter line hands Boeing advantage in twin-aisle delivery contest


    While Airbus delivered far more aircraft overall than Boeing last year, the US airframer’s freighter activity meant it was able to hand over a greater number of twin-aisle models. Boeing’s freighter business contrasted sharply with that of Airbus, which has not sold a new-build cargo aircraft for nearly six ...

  • Congo E195-E2 title-c-Embraer

    Congo Airways enhances Embraer order with a pair of E195-E2s


    African carrier Congo Airways has ordered another pair of Embraer E2 regional jets, with an agreement to take two E195-E2s. Congo Airways had previously ordered two of the smaller E190-E2. Embraer values the overall package of four aircraft at $272 million, at catalogue prices. The Congo Airways ...

  • Atlas Air 747. Atlas

    Atlas orders the final four production 747-8 freighters


    The parent company of Atlas Air has ordered four new Boeing 747-8 freighters amid the ongoing shortage of air freight capacity that increases demand for cargo services during the coronavirus pandemic. Atlas will dry lease the 747s through its subsidiary Titan Aviation Leasing, reasserting its claim to be ...

  • AirAsia A350-c-Airbus

    Airbus cancellations include remaining A330Fs and AirAsia’s A350s


    Airbus’s cancellations for the final month of last year included 26 long-haul aircraft, among them 15 A350s and the last three A330 freighters in the airframer’s backlog. The cancellation of three outstanding A330-200Fs – ordered by Turkey’s MNG Airlines – means there is no current backlog for the type, ...

  • A350 climb

    Airbus full-year deliveries fall by a third to 566 aircraft


    Airbus managed to deliver 566 aircraft last year, with a surge of 89 deliveries in the final month of 2020. The figure was nevertheless 34% down on the 863 it managed to hand over in the previous year, as the airframer’s activity suffered from the impact of the air ...

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  • JetBlue Airbus A220-300

    JetBlue takes delivery of first A220-300


    JetBlue Airways has taken delivery of its first Airbus A220-300, built in the European airframer’s Mobile, Alabama facility.

  • 787-c-SpaceKris_Shutterstock

    Looking past the pandemic to gauge future fleets


    Cirium’s latest long-term market forecast reflects the impact that the coronavirus crisis is having on the industry, but still foresees strong demand for airliners over the next 20 years.

  • Alaska Airlines Boeing 737. Alaska Airlines

    Alaska orders more Max jets to replace A320s


    Alaska Airlines has ordered additional Boeing 737 Max jets as it targets phase-out of its Airbus A320ceo-family fleet by mid-2023.