All Orders & Deliveries news – Page 6

  • Embraer 175
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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.

  • A350-900-c-Airbus
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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 ...

  • A320neo-c-Airbus
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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 ...

  • Airblue A321neo from GECAS
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    GE to close GECAS sale to AerCap on 1 November

    2021-10-26T12:01:00Z

    General Electric expects to complete the sale of its GECAS unit to Irish aircraft lessor AerCap Holdings on 1 November.

  • Qatar 787-c-Qatar Airways
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    Boeing projects Middle Eastern carriers will maintain widebody demand

    2021-10-20T08:12:00Z

    Middle Eastern operators will take delivery of 3,000 new aircraft over the next two decades, with a strong widebody presence, Boeing estimates in its latest forecast for the region. Ahead of the Dubai air show in November, the airframer states that these deliveries will include 1,320 widebody types as well ...

  • aura aero ERA-c-Aura Aero
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    Amedeo backs French 19-seat electric aircraft with preliminary order for 200

    2021-10-19T16:56:00Z

    Asset management firm Amedeo has reached a provisional agreement to acquire 200 of the 19-seat electric-powered regional aircraft under development by France’s Aura Aero. Amedeo is entering a strategic partnership pact with Aura Aero, which unveiled a facility for electric aircraft development at Toulouse Francazal earlier this year. The developer ...

  • FedEx 777F-c-FedEx
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    Boeing nears 60 freighter orders with 777F deals in September

    2021-10-12T15:05:00Z

    Boeing has taken freighter orders this year to 59 with an agreement for six more 777Fs in September, and disclosed a repeat order for 737 Max jets from investment firm 777 Partners. The six additional freighters include one for FedEx and five for unidentified customers. They bring the total number ...

  • A319neo-c-Airbus
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    Airbus delivers 40 jets in quiet September

    2021-10-11T17:22:00Z

    Airbus delivered 40 aircraft in September, a month in which only a single A319neo was added to the airframer’s firm orders for the year. Overall deliveries for the first nine months of 2021 rose to 424 aircraft. September’s deliveries included a pair of A350s – both to Japan Airlines – ...

  • Air Belgium A330neo
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    Air Belgium takes delivery of first Airbus A330-900

    2021-10-08T13:04:00Z

    Air Belgium has taken delivery of the first of two Airbus A330-900s that will be used to replace A340s in its fleet.

  • Icelandair 737 Max-c-Boeing
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    Icelandair seals financing agreements for last three 737 Max deliveries

    2021-10-01T10:42:00Z

    Icelandair Group has entered financing agreement covering three more Boeing 737 Max twinjets. The agreement with lessor Aviation Capital Group centres on two 737 Max 8s – which will be covered by sale-and-leaseback – and a single Max 9, which will be under a finance lease. Icelandair’s arrangement will complete ...