All Orders & Deliveries news – Page 17

  • 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 years ...

  • 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 order will be ...

  • 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 the world’s ...

  • 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, the ...

  • 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 transport ...

  • Three QR 777Fs title-c-Boeing
  • 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.

  • Belavia E195-E2-c-Embraer

    Belavia’s first E2 handed over by Embraer


    Belarusian operator Belavia has receive its first Embraer 195-E2, one of three to be leased to the Minsk-based flag-carrier. Belavia is already an operator of the conventional 195 and 175 regional jets manufactured by the Brazilian airframer. It is leasing three of the re-engined E2s from AerCap. The aircraft is ...

  • Uganda A330neo-c-Airbus

    Uganda Airlines takes delivery of its first A330-800


    Airbus has delivered to Uganda Airlines the operator’s first A330-800, which subsequently departed Toulouse and is due to arrive at Entebbe on 22 December. The aircraft (5X-NIL) is the first Airbus to be introduced by the African carrier, and the third -800 to be handed over after Kuwait Airways received ...

  • Air Greenland A330neo-c-Airbus

    Single Air Greenland A330-800 gives Airbus first long-haul order in months


    Air Greeland has formally placed its order for a single Airbus A330-800, nearly a year after disclosing it had selected the twinjet to replace its A330-200. The carrier will receive the aircraft in time to ensure long-haul continuity between Greenland and Denmark from the end of 2022. Chief executive Jacob ...

  • Gulf Air CS100-c-Bombardier

    Gulf Air appears to cancel long-dormant A220 order


    Middle Eastern carrier Gulf Air appears to have cancelled the 10 Airbus A220-100 it ordered nearly a decade ago. Gulf Air had signed for the aircraft in mid-2011, when it was still known as the Bombardier CSeries, two years before its first flight. But doubts over the delivery have persisted ...

  • Emirates A380 116th-c-Emirates

    Emirates receives its first new A380 for 2020


    Middle Eastern carrier Emirates has taken delivery of another Airbus A380, the first of three to be introduced by the Dubai-based airline before the end of this year. One of the three aircraft to be delivered will have a configuration which includes Emirates’ premium-economy seating. The latest aircraft (A6-EVL) departed ...

  • Ryanair tails

    Ryanair orders 75 more Boeing 737 Max jets


    European low-cost carrier Ryanair has ordered 75 more Boeing 737 Max aircraft, lifting its firm commitments to the type to 210.

  • SAS

    SAS shifts deliveries of A350s and A320neos to align with recovery


    SAS has shifted deliveries of a pair of Airbus A350-900s due to arrive in the current fiscal year, shifting them to fiscal years 2022 and 2023 instead. It has also deferred introduction of eight Airbus A320neos, pushing back the delivery of two batches of four aircraft each by a couple ...

  • Sky Express A320neo-c-Sky Express

    Greece’s Sky Express shows off first A320neo


    Greek carrier Sky Express has received its first Airbus A320neo, one of six aircraft destined to be delivered to the airline. Sky Express says it aims to open Athens-Thessaloniki services on 14 December. The aircraft (SX-IOG) is powered by CFM International Leap-1A engines and, according to Cirium fleets data, is ...

  • El Al 787

    El Al obtains further deferral for final 787 delivery


    Israeli flag-carrier El Al has obtained an agreement to extend the period for taking delivery of its final Boeing 787, pushing the date back to the end of March next year. The airline has 15 787s in its fleet and had already been granted a delivery deferral for the last ...

  • CDB A330 P2F-c-CDB Aviation

    Chinese bank CDB’s Irish lessor orders cargo conversion of A330s


    China Development Bank’s Irish leasing subsidiary CDB Aviation has ordered freighter conversion of a pair of Airbus A330-300s for operation in early 2022. The two aircraft will undergo cargo conversion at the Dresden-based EFW facility next year. CDB Aviation says the agreement to take the aircraft marks its “first entry” ...

  • EasyJet A320neo-c-Airbus

    EasyJet aims to keep fleet to minimum as crisis persists


    EasyJet is working to cut back its fleet to just over 300 aircraft for 2021, taking advantage of flexibility in its fleet-development agreements. The airline has 342 Airbus aircraft – of which 215 are owned – comprising 14 A321neos, 206 A320s and A320neos, and 122 A319s. EasyJet has disclosed that ...