Asia-Pacific carriers took delivery of 50 of the 143 passenger aircraft delivered during March.

European carriers followed with 41 deliveries during the month, according to Flight Fleets Analyzer. North American carriers took 30 new aircraft, and Middle East carriers 13.

Among Asia-Pacifc countries, carriers in China took 21 new passenger aircraft. Other countries with notable delivery numbers included Indonesia with six, while both Taiwan and Hong Kong took four new aircraft each.

Monthly passenger aircraft deliveries

Deliveries Index through March

All data Flight Fleets Analyzer

China Southern Airlines was the largest recipient of new aircraft, taking four: two Airbus A320s, one A321, and one A330-300.

Three carriers took three new jets. Indonesia's Batik Air took three A320s. China Eastern Airlines took one A320, one A321, and one Boeing 737-800. In Taiwan, EVA took one A330-300 and two 777-300ERs.

Asia-Pacific passenger aircraft deliveries - March 2017

By country

Airbus led deliveries of both narrowbody and widebody aircraft. The Toulouse airframer delivered 17 A320s, eight A320neos, three A330s, and five A350-900s.

Boeing, meanwhile, delivered 10 737s, two 777-300ERs, and one 787-9.

Asia-Pacific passenger aircraft deliveries by type - March 2017

By Type

Lessors had an extremely active month in the Asia-Pacific, with involvement in 23 of March's 50 deliveries.

Notable lessors were BOC Aviation, with involvement in four deliveries, as well as Avolon and China Aircraft Leasing with three involvements each.

Lessors were involved in 23 of March's Asia-Pacific deliveries

By Lessor

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