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  • AviLease Airbus-c-AviLease

    AviLease agrees 20-aircraft supply with Sichuan leasing venture SDH Wings


    Saudi Arabian lessor AviLease has signed a strategic agreement with Chinese overseas investment firm Sichuan Development International Holding, covering the supply of up to 20 aircraft. AviLease says it reached the agreement – a memorandum of understanding – with the company’s subsidiary SDH Wings International Leasing, based in Dublin. The ...

  • LATAM 787

    Chile's LATAM orders five Boeing 787s with GEnx engines


    Chile’s LATAM Airlines Group has ordered five more Boeing 787 Dreamliners, and will equip them with GE Aerospace GEnx engines.

  • Air Lease

    Transavia begins fleet transition with first A321neo


    Dutch carrier Transavia has taken delivery of its first Airbus A321neo jet, as it begins its transition away from operating an all-Boeing 737 fleet.

  • Air France MSN35542-c-Azorra

    US lessor Azorra takes first widebody through Voyager acquisition


    US lessor Azorra has branched into widebody aircraft with the acquisition of a Boeing 777-300ER operated by Air France. It has identified the twinjet as F-GZNC, delivered to the French flag-carrier in 2008. The aircraft had been leased from Voyager Aviation Holdings, but Azorra revealed in July that it would ...

  • ES-30-c-Heart Aerospace

    US carrier JSX tentatively signs for over 330 hybrid-electric aircraft


    US charter carrier JSX has provisionally agreed to acquire over 330 hybrid-electric aircraft from three manufacturers – US-based Electra, France’s Aura Aero and Sweden’s Heart Aerospace. Dallas-based JSX operates a fleet of Embraer ERJ-135s and ERJ-145s across a network of 24 destinations. It has unveiled letters of intent to acquire ...

  • Boeing 737-800

    SunExpress to expand SAA damp-lease deal to four aircraft


    Turkish leisure carrier SunExpress has signed a memorandum of understanding to double the number of aircraft it damp-leases to South African Airways for the winter 2024-2025 season.

  • Lufthansa order

    Lufthansa orders first 737 Max jets as part of deal for up to 200 narrowbody aircraft


    Lufthansa Group has placed a firm order for 40 Boeing 737 Max 8s and taken options on 60 more as part of wider deal which is also set to see it add more Airbus A220 and A320neo-family jets.

  • Aeroflot retro-c-Anna Zvereva Creative Commons

    Lessor DAE settles with Russia’s Aeroflot over aircraft claims


    Middle Eastern lessor Dubai Aerospace Enterprise has become the latest to secure a settlement from Russian flag-carrier Aeroflot over claims on aircraft leased to the airline. DAE puts the value of the settlement – covering seven aircraft and their engines – at $118 million. As with previous settlements on aircraft ...

  • Finnair A321 title-c-Olivier Cabaret Creative Commons

    Finnair uses rights-issue funds to acquire previously-leased A321s


    Finnair has used proceeds from its recent rights issue to purchase six Airbus A321s from lessor BOC Aviation. The airline says the twinjets were previously on lease. It states that the transaction amounts to over €200 million ($219 million) and will generate a positive annual impact of €20 million on ...

  • Swiss  A320

    Swiss brings back last of fleet grounded during Covid


    Swiss International Air Lines has brought the last of 25 aircraft grounded during the Covid pandemic back into commercial service today.

  • Rex 737-800

    Australia's Rex inducts 10th 737


    Australia’s Regional Express (Rex) has taken delivery of its 10th Boeing 737-800, as it looks to add at least one more narrowbody by end-June 2024. 

  • FLAIR MAX (002)

    Bonza taps sister unit Flair Airlines for capacity boost


    Australian start-up Bonza has wet-leased two Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft from sister unit Flair Airlines, as part of efforts to shore up capacity after months of operational snags. 

  • Air Corsica ATR 72-c-ATR

    Air Corsica emerges as customer for two more ATR 72-600s


    Mediterranean operator Air Corsica has emerged as a customer behind an order covering a pair of ATR 72-600 turboprops. The airframer says the order was originally confirmed during the Paris air show in June. ATR states that the aircraft will be delivered over the first half of next year, giving ...

  • Qantaslink A220

    Qantas’s first A220 en route to Australia


    Qantas has taken delivery of its first Airbus A220, with the aircraft on the way to Australia. The aircraft was handed over at Airbus’s Mirabel, Canada factory on 15 December, according to the airframer. Source: Airbus Qantaslink’s first A220 has a special livery inspired by aboriganal art ...

  • Azul new 330neos

    Azul orders four more Airbus A330neos


    Brazil’s Azul has ordered four more Airbus A330-900s to expand its long-haul route offering.

  • Turkish A350-c-Airbus

    Turkish to take 220 Airbus jets including 70 A350s and A350Fs


    Turkish Airlines has disclosed that it will order another 220 aircraft from Airbus, with 70 A350s – including five freighters – among them. The flag-carrier had previously indicated that it was finalising a large agreement with the airframer. Turkish Airlines has unveiled the details of the agreement, stating that it ...

  • il-96-400t-c-Red Wings

    Red Wings resurrects Sky Gates and Il-96-400T freighter to establish cargo business


    Russian carrier Red Wings is introducing cargo services after acquiring the freight specialist Sky Gates Airlines. The acquisition, which took placed in August, brings an Ilyushin Il-96-400T into the fleet following an effort to restore the aircraft to flight status. “[Red Wings’] cargo fleet will consist of domestically produced aircraft, ...

  • Airbus

    P&W engine issues could ground one third of Air Transat’s A321LRs


    Up to one third of Canadian leisure carrier Air Transat’s Airbus A321LRs could be grounded late in 2024 due to its Pratt & Whitney geared turbofan (GTF) engines needing to come off wing for inspections. 

  • Boeing

    Gol revises fleet-growth forecast to reflect slower pace of 737 deliveries


    Delays by Boeing in delivering 737 Max have led Brazilian discount airline Gol to significantly par back its fleet expansion plans through 2028, leaving it unable to fully capitalise on increasing demand for air travel.

  • TrueNoord-c-TrueNoord

    Lessor TrueNoord acquires 11 more regional aircraft from Nordic Aviation Capital


    Leasing firm TrueNoord has acquired a batch of 11 regional aircraft from Irish-based lessor Nordic Aviation Capital. The package comprises seven Embraer E-Jets – four 190s and three 175s – and four De Havilland Dash 8-400s. Amsterdam-based TrueNoord says completion of the deal takes its portfolio to 87 regional jets ...