Airliner net orders came in at 53 for January and February combined, as 149 new orders were offset by 96 cancellations, with another 24 swaps.
Alaska Airlines placed orders for 15 Boeing 737s, Mexican low-cost carrier Interjet ordered 15 Sukhoi Superjet 100s while Indonesia’s Wings Air ordered 15 ATR72s. GECAS also ordered 12 A330s while Thomas Cook ordered 12 A321s. Major cancellations during the two-month period came from DAE Capital who cancelled 32 737s, 15 A350s and 18 A320s. India's Flyington Freighters also cancelled its order for 12 Airbus A330-200Fs, four years after becoming one of the type's initial customers. Volaris also swapped 14 A319s for the A320.
Boeing totalled 48 new orders in January and February while Airbus followed with 44. In the regional market, ATR, Sukhoi, Embraer and Bombardier received 24, 15, ten and eight orders respectively.
A total of 26 737s and 17 A320 family aircraft orders were placed during the period. The widebody aircraft orders were for 19 777s, 17 A330s, ten A380s and three 767s. In the regional jet market group, the orders placed were for 15 Superjet 100s, ten 190s and six CRJs. Turboprop orders came in for 24 ATR72s and two Dash 8s.
Overall, the order backlog for airliners ended February at 7,912, down 69 on the previous month.
This article was put together by Flightglobal Insight using the ACAS database.
Note: The analysis is for passenger, freighter, combi and quick change aircraft.
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