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  • BOC A320neo-c-Airbus
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    BOC Aviation places its largest single order for Airbus jets

    2022-04-11T09:39:00Z

    Singaporean-based lessor BOC Aviation is ordering 80 Airbus A320neo-family jets, the largest single order placed by the company. BOC Aviation says it will take delivery of the twinjets over the course of 2027-29. The lessor’s agreement feature 10 of the long-range A321XLR, plus 50 further A321neos with A320neos making up ...

  • Qatar A321neo-c-Airbus
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    Legal spotlight of Qatar A350 dispute turns to cancelled A321neos

    2022-04-08T19:04:00Z

    One consequence of Qatar Airways’ bitter dispute with Airbus over A350 fuselage paint deterioration has been Airbus’s cancellation of the carrier’s A321neo order, with the result that the airline is attempting to block the termination. Airbus’s legal argument for the 17 January cancellation of the 50 A321neos is based on ...

  • AirAsia A330neo-c-Airbus
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    AirAsia X strikes off majority of A330neo order

    2022-04-08T17:02:00Z

    Long-haul budget carrier AirAsia X appears to have slashed its orders for Airbus A330-900s by more than 60. The airframer has listed 63 cancellations for the long-haul twinjet during March, and AirAsia X’s commitment has fallen from 78 to 15 aircraft. AirAsia X co-founder Tony Fernandes had been a vocal ...

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    Jet2 converts options on six more A321neos

    2022-04-08T07:29:00Z

    UK leisure operator Jet2 has exercised purchase rights on six more Airbus A321neos, taking its firm orders for the narrowbody to 57.

  • Boliviana Airbus
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    Boliviana to lease A330-200s for long-haul fleet renewal

    2022-04-08T06:41:00Z

    Boliviana de Aviacion (BoA) has struck deals with lessors Avolon and Orix Aviation to lease Airbus A330-200s for its planned fleet renewal.

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    ASL follow-on deal for 737-800 converted freighters set to double fleet

    2022-03-31T10:51:00Z

    ASL Aviation Holdings is ordering up to 20 more Boeing 737-800 converted freighters, to be modified by the US airframer. The aircraft will be allocated to ASL’s airlines in Ireland, France and Belgium as well as joint-venture operations in Asia. Conversion work will commence in the second quarter of next ...

  • Air Canada A321XLR-c-Airbus
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    Air Canada to introduce fleet of long-range A321XLRs

    2022-03-22T11:43:00Z

    Air Canada is acquiring 26 Airbus A321XLRs, emerging as the undisclosed customer behind an order for six of the jets in the airframer’s backlog. The airline is taking another 20 of the long-range model through leasing companies, including 15 from Air Lease and five from AerCap. No engine selection has ...

  • SIA A350F-c-Airbus
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    Airbus long-haul activity weakens but A220 sales prove buoyant

    2022-03-09T08:02:00Z

    Airbus’s long-haul orders sank further into negative territory during February, although strong single-aisle sales – particularly for the A220 – left the airframer with positive net orders for the first two months of the year. Twenty A330-900s assigned to unidentified customers have been removed, Airbus’s latest backlog figures reveal. Although ...

  • 777-8F title-c-Boeing
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    Ethiopian signs for five 777-8 freighters

    2022-03-04T22:09:00Z

    Ethiopian Airlines has signed a tentative agreement to order five Boeing 777-8 freighters, to expand its cargo network from Addis Ababa. The airline is already a 777 freighter operator. Its memorandum of understanding will, if firmed, add to the total of 34 orders for the twinjet since its launch in ...

  • El Al 787
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    El Al’s last 787 delivery put back until early 2023

    2022-03-04T10:45:00Z

    Israeli flag-carrier El Al is pushing back delivery of its final Boeing 787 at least until March next year, three years beyond its original introduction date. The airline says the 787-8 – one of four of the variant – was supposed to be accepted in March 2020, just as pandemic-related ...

  • Qatar A350-1000-c-Qatar Airways
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    Airbus rejects Qatar claims for compensation over A350 grounding

    2022-02-28T16:43:00Z

    Airbus has submitted a robust legal defence against Qatar Airways over the carrier’s grounding of several A350s, insisting the aircraft does not suffer from a design defect and that skin-paint deterioration is not an airworthiness issue. The airframer has filed a defence and counterclaim in its legal dispute with the ...

  • Ural A321neo-c-Ural Airlines
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    EU to prohibit sales of aircraft and spares to Russian carriers

    2022-02-25T12:48:00Z

    Russian airlines will be prohibited from acquiring aircraft, spares and equipment under a sanctions initiative to be imposed by the European Commission. Commission president Ursula von der Leyen outlined the measures on 25 February, following a special meeting of the European Council. She says the Commission will “ban the sale ...

  • Kuwait A330-800-c-Airbus
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    Kuwait Airways turns to A330-900 in fleet rejig

    2022-02-24T15:39:00Z

    Kuwait Airways has rejigged its aircraft orders with Airbus, including a notable switch to the A330-900, to match more closely its development plans over the next few years. The carrier will also take a batch of A321neos including long-range versions of the twinjet. Kuwait Airways had eight A330-800s on order ...

  • YL-ABG Air Baltic A220-c-Air Baltic
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    Air Baltic to reconfigure A220 fleet with increased seating capacity

    2022-02-24T13:49:00Z

    Air Baltic has taken delivery of its first Airbus A220 with an increased seating configuration allowing it to accommodate up to 148 passengers. The Latvian carrier is aiming to take delivery of eight A220-300s this year – part of its overall order for 50 of the type. It had previously ...

  • Envoy Air E175-c-Envoy Air
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    Embraer lifts full-year commercial aircraft deliveries

    2022-02-22T09:27:00Z

    Embraer delivered a total of 141 aircraft last year, including 48 jets to the commercial sector, up from the 44 commercial airframes it handed over in 2020. These 48 aircraft comprised 21 re-engined E2-family regional jets – a total of 19 E195-E2s and a pair of E190-E2s – plus 27 ...

  • Smartavia A320neo title-c-Airbus
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    Smartavia receives first newly-built A320neo

    2022-02-21T07:46:00Z

    Russian operator Smartavia has taken delivery of its first brand-new Airbus A320neo, in co-operation with lessor CDB Aviation. The airline says the aircraft – powered by CFM International Leap-1A engines – is one of seven to be acquired under the agreement. Smartavia has configured the A320neo (VP-BQA) with a single-class, ...

  • Qatar A321neo-c-Airbus
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    Freeing Qatar A321neo slots is ‘not self-serving’: Airbus chief

    2022-02-17T10:13:00Z

    Airbus insists it is not taking a self-serving approach to the cancellation of aircraft orders for Qatar Airways, and that it remains interested in reaching a mutually-acceptable settlement in its dispute with the flag-carrier. The two sides have been engaged in a highly-public spat over fuselage skin-paint deterioration on several ...

  • A321neo-c-Airbus
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    Airbus sets target of 720 commercial aircraft deliveries for 2022

    2022-02-17T06:25:00Z

    Airbus is aiming to delivery around 720 commercial aircraft over the course of this year, up on the 611 it handed over during 2021. The airframer’s delivery performance enabled it to achieve an adjusted full-year EBIT of €3.57 billion ($4.05 billion) for its commercial aircraft division, on revenues of €36.1 ...

  • A350F-c-Airbus
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    Etihad signs for A350 freighters after shedding A330-200F fleet

    2022-02-16T10:18:00Z

    Middle Eastern carrier Etihad Airways has signed a preliminary agreement for seven Airbus A350 freighters, potentially taking the number of customers for the new aircraft to five. Etihad was previously a customer for the A330-200F, ordering and receiving five of the type, before withdrawing them during a fleet overhaul. The ...

  • JetBlue Airways Airbus A220
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    JetBlue orders 30 more Airbus A220-300s

    2022-02-15T16:35:00Z

    JetBlue Airways has ordered another 30 Airbus A220-300s to take its firm commitment for the type to 100.