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    GA Telesis orders more 737-800 converted freighters

    2021-04-15T11:08:00Z

    Commercial aviation industry services specialist GA Telesis is ordering another four Boeing 737-800SF converted freighters, the modified airframe developed by Aeronautical Engineers. The agreement covers three conversion slots in the second half of this year, and one reserved for early 2022. Alabama-based conversion centre Commercial Jet Services, a ...

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    Slip in Airbus order total illustrates 12-month impact of crisis

    2021-04-09T12:08:00Z

    Analysis of Airbus backlog data over the year since the onset of the air transport crisis shows the airframer’s overall orders fell during the period, an extraordinary contrast to its strong annual performances over the previous decade. Airbus’s order total had risen each year by an average of over ...

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    Belavia starts 737 fleet renewal with delivery of first Max

    2021-04-08T17:08:00Z

    Belarusian flag-carrier Belavia has taken delivery of its first Boeing 737 Max, one of five of the re-engined type intended for the airline’s fleet. The Max 8 aircraft (EW-528PA) arrived in Minsk on 8 April, having flown from Seattle via Reykjavik. It was acquired through US lessor Air ...

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    Airbus reveals order for 20 A220s

    2021-04-08T16:21:00Z

    Airbus has revealed that an undisclosed customer has ordered 20 A220-300s, while lessor Avolon has signed for eight A320neo-family jets. The agreements in March bring the airframer’s gross order figure to 39 aircraft for the first quarter of this year. But cancellation of eight single-aisle jets – five ...

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    MNG opts for A330-300 freighter conversions after dropping A330-200Fs

    2021-04-01T08:30:00Z

    Turkish carrier MNG Airlines has signed up for two Airbus A330-300 converted freighters, having previously abandoned orders for new-built A330-200Fs. MNG Airlines has contracted with joint-venture conversion specialist EFW for the two passenger-to-freighter aircraft, the first of which has been newly inducted to EFW’s Dresden facility for modification. ...

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    Romanian budget carrier Blue Air starts receiving 737 Max 8s

    2021-03-31T08:37:00Z

    Romanian operator Blue Air has started taking delivery of Boeing 737 Max jets, with the first of a batch introduced from US lessor Air Lease. Blue Air unveiled an order for six 737 Max 8s during the Paris air show in 2017 and, at the time, stated that it ...

  • Air China Airbus A320
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    ​GECAS-Air China A320neo sale stemmed from prior lease agreement

    2021-03-19T11:22:00Z

    GECAS’s deal to sell 18 Airbus A320neo-family aircraft to Air Chinadisclosed on 18 March, stemmed from a previous agreement with the carrier to lease the aircraft, Cirium understands.

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    Air China strikes deal with GECAS unit to acquire A320neos

    2021-03-18T15:57:00Z

    Air China has disclosed plans to acquire 18 Airbus A320neos from GECAS subsidiaray AFS Investments.

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    AerCap agrees acquisition of US lessor GECAS

    2021-03-10T11:39:00Z

    Leasing giant AerCap has agreed to acquire US lessor GECAS, creating a leviathan with over 2,000 aircraft and more than 900 engines as well as 300 helicopters. AerCap says it has entered into a “definitive agreement” – unanimously approved by the companies’ boards – under which General Electric will ...

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    De Havilland entitled to terminate SpiceJet Dash 8 order: UK judge

    2021-03-07T16:25:00Z

    Turboprop manufacturer De Havilland Aircraft of Canada was entitled to terminate a Dash 8-400 purchase agreement with Indian carrier SpiceJet after the airline stopped making payments and taking delivery of aircraft, a judge has ruled. SpiceJet originally ordered 25 of the type from Bombardier – part of a September ...

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    Norwegian mass cancellation pushes Airbus into negative net orders

    2021-03-05T17:14:00Z

    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 ...

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

    2021-03-01T12:09:00Z

    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. ...

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    Airbus encouraged by rising export-credit support for deliveries

    2021-02-18T12:02:00Z

    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 ...

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

    2021-02-18T11:25:00Z

    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.

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

    2021-02-18T06:02:00Z

    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, ...

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    Airbus lines outside Europe delivered most aircraft in January

    2021-02-09T12:57:00Z

    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 ...

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    Airbus delivers 21 aircraft in quiet January

    2021-02-05T17:04:00Z

    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 ...

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    Ryanair summer fleet plans rest on 737-8200 certification

    2021-02-01T08:05:00Z

    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
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    No rush to pick up A320 production: Avolon chief

    2021-01-25T10:05:00Z

    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.

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    Turkmenistan to take first Airbus jets through A330 freighter conversion

    2021-01-22T09:48:00Z

    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 ...