All Orders & Deliveries news – Page 22

  • Comac_ARJ

    Comac makes first jet delivery after resuming production


    Comac has delivered its 24th ARJ21 regional aircraft, the first aircraft to be delivered since the Chinese airframer resumed work following the coronavirus outbreak. The aircraft, registered B-604F, was delivered to Chengdu Airlines. Comac states that the aircraft is managed by lessor ICBC Financial Leasing. The aircraft is ...

  • Pegasus A321neo 2

    Airbus engages ‘remote delivery’ initiative to transfer aircraft to customers


    Airbus has started capitalising on communications technology and amended logistical procedures to enable delivery of aircraft remotely, allowing it to continue handing over jets to customers despite the restrictive measures imposed by the coronavirus crisis. Turkish budget carrier Pegasus Airlines has received three Airbus A320neo-family jets through the remote process ...

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    CDB cancels 29 737 Max orders, defers others


    CDB Aviation is cancelling 29 of 99 Boeing 737 Max orders while making adjustments to the rest of its orderbook for the type. It plans to push back the delivery of 20 undelivered aircraft to “various dates in 2024, 2025 and 2026” and, without providing further details, downgauge all remaining ...

  • EasyJet A320

    EasyJet argues case against cancelling Airbus deal


    UK budget carrier EasyJet is arguing that it cannot terminate its contentious Airbus order by falling back on the argument that the coronavirus outbreak is a situation beyond its control. The airline has been under fire from its founder, and key shareholder, Stelios Haji-Ioannou over the cost of retaining the ...

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    Industry orders and deliveries plummet as Boeing takes pain


    Airbus has solid first quarter but Boeing suffers dramatic decline as cancellations hit

  • ANA 787-9
    Airline Business

    Coronavirus slashes Asia-Pacific deliveries in March


    Carriers in the Asia-Pacific received 14 of the 49 new airliners delivered in March 2020, as airframers and countries continued to grapple with the coronavirus pandemic. The region trailed North America, where carriers took 17 new aircraft, but led Europe, which saw just 13 deliveries. Source: Cirium ...

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    Lessors’ Max orders at risk with Avolon cancellation


    Avolon is removing 75 Boeing 737 Max jets from its orderbook, and while the world’s fourth largest lessor by fleet value says it “remains committed” to the type, these add to cancellations from before the coronavirus pandemic.

  • Faury

    Airbus chief: Crisis likely to be ‘a long one’


    Airbus is expecting to review its production rates every month after reducing its output by a third in response to the coronavirus impact. Chief executive Guillaume Faury, speaking on 8 April, was unable to estimate when rates would be restored but said he thought the crisis would “probably be a ...

  • A350-1000

    Airbus records 15 A350 cancellations but reveals order for 10


    Airbus has recorded cancellations of 15 A350s as well as four A330neos during March, although it secured a firm agreement for 10 A350s from an undisclosed customer. Six A350-1000s and four A350-900s from Latin America’s LATAM are part of the cancellation. Five A350-900s ordered by Kuwait Airways have also been ...

  • Avolon 737 Max

    Boeing acknowledges ‘realities’ of market after Avolon cuts Max order


    Lessor Avolon’s cancellation of 75 Boeing 737 Max jets is set to provide a degree of relief to the US airframer as it rejigs the extensive backlog for the re-engined aircraft. But Boeing also acknowledges that the decision is the “right step” to “align with the realities of the marketplace”. ...

  • Avolon

    Lessor Avolon cancels or defers over 100 aircraft


    Lessor Avolon is cutting its delivery commitments over the next four years by over 100 aircraft, through a combination of cancellations and deferrals including the axing of 75 Boeing 737 Max jets. Avolon says the unplaced Max aircraft had been due to arrive over 2020-23. It is also deferring another ...

  • AirAsia X Thailand Airbus A330neo

    AirAsia’s Fernandes skeptical about deliveries any time soon


    AirAsia Group chief executive Tony Fernandes is skeptical about the possibility of airlines taking new aircraft given the coronavirus epidemic’s impact on growth. During an interview on Bloomberg TV, Fernandes was asked about his orders with Airbus. “We have a large order book with Airbus…we have an interesting relationship with ...

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    Airline Business

    Potential glut of near-term deliveries exceeds 2,700 airliners


    Cirium fleets data illustrates size of potential problem facing Airbus and Boeing through next two years

  • China Southern A350

    Airbus sees indications of gradual Chinese traffic recovery


    Airbus believes there are initial signs of air transport recovery from the coronavirus outbreak in China, from where the first contagion wave spread. Its Tianjin facility had briefly shut production when the outbreak emerged, but has since resumed manufacturing, although Chinese airline operations remain significantly affected. Speaking during a briefing ...

  • A320neo

    Governments could offer certainty by taking Airbus deliveries: research note


    Governments should buy up to 600 aircraft from Airbus over the next three years, as a measure to sustain the airline and aerospace industries, according to a research note from US financial services firm Jefferies Group. Airbus deliveries might fall to some 600 aircraft per year – compared with 863 ...

  • Cathay 777-300ER

    BOC Aviation to acquire six Cathay 777s under sale-and-leaseback


    Cathay Pacific and BOC Aviation have agreed a sale-and-leaseback which will cover six Boeing 777-300ER jets. The Hong Kong-based carrier warned on 11 March that it expects to incur a “substantial loss” over the first half of this year and that its liquidity position would be “adversely impacted” by plummeting ...

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    Airline Business

    How coronavirus could impact airliner fleets across the globe


    Worldwide fleet comprises over 25,000 aircraft, but what could effect be across regions?

  • Southwest Boeing 737 Max
    In depth

    Timeline of the twists and turns in the grounding of the Boeing 737 Max


    On 13 March 2019 the US essentially completed the global grounding of the Boeing 737 Max, following two fatal crashes involving the type in the space of five months.

  • IndiGo A321neo Induction

    Asia-Pacific February deliveries collapse amid coronavirus


    Deliveries of new aircraft to Asia-Pacific collapsed in February, with only 11 aircraft delivered to the region out of the global total of 77. According to Cirium fleets data the Asia-Pacific, consistently the leader in aircraft deliveries, trailed both Europe, which saw 29 new aircraft delivered, and North America, where ...

  • B737 Max 8 Comair

    Comair pushes Boeing on compensation amid ongoing Max disruption


    The airline is considering fleet renewal alternatives as it seeks to accelerate talks with manufacturer over grounding of the 737 Max.