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  • Akasa Boeing Max signing
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    Indian start-up Akasa Air signs for 72 Boeing 737 Max jets

    2021-11-16T13:01:00Z

    Indian start up carrier Akasa Air has placed firm orders for 72 Boeing 737 Max aircraft including some for the higher-density Max 8-200 version.

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    Air Senegal to take batch of A220s from Macquarie backlog

    2021-11-16T11:55:00Z

    Air Senegal is to acquire five Airbus A220-300s under a lease agreement with a division of Macquarie AirFinance. Deliveries of the twinjets – powered by Pratt & Whitney PW1500G engines – is set to begin in 2023, under the deal disclosed during the Dubai air show. The African carrier had ...

  • Afrijet
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    Afrijet, Toki Air among new ATR order commitments

    2021-11-16T11:15:00Z

    Turboprop manufacturer ATR has secured an order for three ATR 72-600s from Gabon-based Afrijet as well as preliminary commitment from Japanese start-up Toki Air for two ATR 42s.

  • Jazeera A320neo-c-Jazeera Airways
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    Jazeera inks preliminary deal for up 28 Airbus A320neos

    2021-11-16T08:44:00Z

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

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

    2021-11-16T07:39:00Z

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

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

    2021-11-15T13:16:00Z

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

    2021-11-15T10:36:00Z

    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 ...

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

    2021-11-15T10:03:00Z

    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
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    Wizz signals plans to commit to further A321neo expansion

    2021-11-15T05:40:00Z

    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
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    Indigo Partners unveils huge order for over 250 Airbus jets

    2021-11-14T12:06:00Z

    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
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    Tarom signs for three more ATR 72s in fleet upgauge

    2021-11-14T11:33:00Z

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

  • Binter Canarias
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    Binter Canarias orders up to five ATR 72-600 turboprops

    2021-11-14T10:17:00Z

    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.

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

    2021-11-13T14:08:00Z

    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
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    A380 reprieve would have worsened Airbus pandemic strain: Faury

    2021-11-09T13:34:00Z

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

    2021-11-05T18:06:00Z

    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
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    Alaska appears to scrub inherited Virgin America order for A320neos

    2021-11-05T17:57:00Z

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

    2021-11-04T12:44:00Z

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

    2021-10-28T09:01:00Z

    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 ...

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    Airbus wrestles to reverse dip in monthly delivery rates

    2021-10-28T07:01:00Z

    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
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    Airbus cranks up single-aisle production but postpones A350 hike

    2021-10-28T05:06:00Z

    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 ...