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    Airbus A320-family deliveries pass 10,000 mark


    Airbus’s A320 family has passed the mark of 10,000 deliveries, the airframer’s latest order and backlog data indicates. Although the airframer delivered the aircraft with serial number MSN10000 to Middle East Airlines last year, the actual production run had yet to reach five figures. But FlightGlobal analysis of Airbus’s monthly ...

  • Boeing MAX 10

    Failure to agree pricing spurs Ryanair and Boeing to end Max 10 order talks


    Ryanair and Boeing have ended discussions over a potential 737 Max 10 order, citing an inability to reach agreement on pricing for the variant. The budget airline’s chief, Michael O’Leary, had already indicated on 31 August that the two sides were not making much progress on closing a “gap” on ...

  • 737 Max

    Lessor Griffin Global orders five 737 Max 8s


    Lessor Griffin Global Asset Management has ordered five Boeing 737 Max 8s — its first direct order with the North American airframer. 

  • Emirates A380

    Emirates advances deliveries of final A380s


    Emirates is to advance the delivery schedule for its last three Airbus A380s, intending to take the final aircraft in November this year. It will give the Dubai-based carrier a total of 118 A380s, accounting for almost half the entire customer fleet of 251 aircraft. Airbus puts the in-service fleet ...

  • El Al 787-c-El Al

    El Al keeps final 787 delivery on hold


    El Al has deferred delivery of its final Boeing 787 at least until the end of this year, as it holds discussions on financing the twinjet. Delivery of the 787-8 aircraft, which would take the Israeli airline’s 787 fleet to 16, had been scheduled for March 2020 – the point ...

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    Why two aircraft lessors have not jumped into the electric-aircraft craze


    Some top aircraft lessors remain unconvinced about the viability of electric passenger aircraft and whether in-development air taxis and other first-generation electric types even fit within their leasing business models.

  • Czech A220-c-Airbus

    Czech Airlines order for A220s and A321XLRs struck from Airbus backlog


    Czech Airlines’ order for seven Airbus jets, including four A220-300s and three A321XLRs, have been removed from the airframer’s backlog. Airbus’s latest backlog information, covering the period to 31 July, shows that the seven jets listed against the airline have been cancelled. Czech Airlines filed for insolvency earlier ...

  • DHL Alice-c-DHL Express

    DHL Express orders fleet of Eviation all-electric Alice aircraft for cargo feed


    Logistics specialist DHL Express is venturing into electric air transport by ordering a dozen Eviation Alice aircraft for freight operations. DHL Express expects to take delivery of the first of the 12 aircraft in 2024. Eviation conceived the Alice as a nine-seat commuter model. But DHL Express head ...

  • Aer Lingus A350-c-Airbus

    IAG retaining former Aer Lingus A350 order to gain flexibility


    IAG has disclosed that it is holding on to the Airbus A350s previously ordered by Aer Lingus, but has yet to determine where best to deploy them. Aer Lingus ordered nine A350-900s but subsequently shifted four of them to sister IAG operator Iberia. Its remaining five A350s had ...

  • Condor A330neo title-c-Condor

    Condor ordering seven A330neos and plans to lease nine more


    German leisure carrier Condor’s long-haul fleet replacement will include orders for seven Airbus A330-900s directly from the manufacturer. But it will lease the other nine to provide the overall total of 16 aircraft. Condor has not specified the source of the leased jets. Airbus chief executive Guillaume Faury ...

  • Air Austral A220 title-c-Airbus

    Reunion’s Air Austral receives first A220


    French island territory Reunion’s operator Air Austral has become the latest Airbus A220 operator with the delivery of its first of the type. The A220-300 twinjet (F-OLAV), powered by Pratt Whitney PW1500G engines, is one of three to be introduced by the Indian Ocean carrier. Air ...

  • Ryanair 737 Max

    Ryanair to have at least 60 Max aircraft in time for next summer


    Ryanair expects to be operating at least 60 Boeing 737 Max aircraft in time for next summer and has reiterated its interest in ordering the Max 10 variant “if the price is right”.

  • A220 in flight

    Azimuth agreement is A220's first from Russia since local certification


    Russian carrier Azimuth’s agreement to take Airbus A220s is the first from one of the country’s airlines since the twinjet family quietly secured certification from the federal aviation regulator Rosaviatsia. Airbus obtained certification for both the A220-300 and smaller -100 from Rosaviatsia on 24 December 2020, according to the ...

  • Azimuth A220-c-Airbus

    Azimuth set to become first A220 operator in Russia


    Russian carrier Azimuth is set to become the first operator of the Airbus A220 in the country, following an agreement for six unveiled at the Moscow MAKS 2021 air show.

  • China Eastern A350

    Airbus delivers first A350 from Chinese completion centre


    Airbus has delivered its first A350 from its widebody completion centre in Tianjin, China. 

  • Red Wings Superjet-c-Red Wings

    Red Wings among three carriers collectively signing for 50 Superjets


    Three airlines have signed letters of intent covering the acquisition of 50 Sukhoi Superjet 100s, as the MAKS 2021 air show opened in Moscow. Red Wings accounts for half of the aircraft with an agreement to take 25 of the type in 2021-22. The carrier says it ...

  • Il-114-300-c-United Aircraft

    Far eastern Russian carrier Aurora emerges as Il-114-300 customer


    East Russian carrier Aurora has emerged as a customer for the Ilyushin Il-114-300, the modernised turboprop which is undergoing a certification flight programme. United Aircraft general director Yuri Slyusar told Russian president Vladimir Putin during a recent meeting that Aurora was ordering 19 of the type. Aurora was ...

  • Silk Way 777F-c-Boeing

    Freighters help Boeing offset collapse in twin-aisle passenger jet orders


    Figures at the half-year point clearly illustrate the difference that Boeing’s freighter line has made to the two main airframers’ long-haul order activity following the onset of the air transport crisis. Both Airbus and Boeing have struggled to secure orders for twin-aisle passenger aircraft since the pandemic took hold. ...

  • Aer Lingus tail-c-Aer Lingus

    Aer Lingus's remaining A350s listed against unidentified customers


    Aer Lingus appears to have rejigged the last five A350-900s it ordered, with Airbus reclassifying the aircraft as being assigned to unidentified customers. But the airline is declining to comment on the reasons behind the change. Aer Lingus originally ordered six A350-900s in April 2008, part of an ...

  • Flydubai Boeing 737 Max

    Flydubai cuts 65 jets from Max order after review of post-pandemic fleet plans


    UAE carrier Flydubai has cut to 172 the number of Boeing 737 Max aircraft it has on order after cancelling 65 of its firm commitments to the type following a review of its post-pandemic fleet plans.