Fleets – Page 14

  • Emirates SkyCargo 747-400F-c-Aero Icarus Creative Commons

    Emirates returns to 747 freighter operations to lift SkyCargo capacity


    Middle Eastern carrier Emirates is wet-leasing a pair of Boeing 747-400 freighters to lift capacity for its SkyCargo division. Their introduction – a return to 747 operations after an absence of several years – illustrates the Dubai-based operator’s “confidence” in the cargo market, it states, and provide “immediate” increased capability ...

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    Biman Bangladesh in line for Airbus aircraft after UK aviation pact


    Biman Bangladesh Airlines appears to be in line for a fleet modernisation with Airbus aircraft, following a bilateral agreement between the Bangladeshi and UK governments. The agreement centres on an aviation partnership, according to the Bangladeshi prime minister’s investment adviser, Salman Rahman. Rahman, a member of the country’s parliament, says ...

  • First A350-900 Air France MSN3331 ferry flight - take off

    Air France-KLM chief sees fleet flexibility helping counter delivery concerns


    Air France-KLM chief executive Ben Smith believes the ability to adjust the pace of its widebody fleet renewal gives it the necessary agility to counter any aircraft deliveries delays with right-sized aircraft.

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    Two dozen Go First aircraft subject to lessors’ de-registration requests


    Nearly two dozen Airbus single-aisle jets operated by troubled Indian carrier Go First have become the subject of de-registration requests by lessors. Twenty-three aircraft have been listed by the Indian civil aviation regulator DGCA as having de-registration requests submitted as of 4 May. These requests cover 19 leased A320neo and ...

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    Supply-chain hitches ‘no excuse’ for aircraft delivery delays: Air Lease


    US lessor Air Lease is not prepared to let airframers blame the supply chain for aircraft delivery delays, with executive chairman Steve Udvar-Hazy insisting that the manufacturers’ problems are “self-inflicted”. Speaking during a first-quarter briefing, Udvar-Hazy said Airbus and Boeing were increasing production rates across their single-aisle and long-haul ranges ...

  • Jetcraft CRJ200-c-Jetcraft

    Jetcraft division acquiring 25 ‘sought-after’ CRJ200s for fleet placement


    Aircraft trading specialist Jetcraft Commercial is to acquire 25 Bombardier CRJ200 regional jets, and is placing 10 of them with an undisclosed buyer. The company says the engines for the jets being placed will have separately-sourced engines. CRJ200s are equipped with General Electric CF34 powerplants. The other 15 aircraft involved ...

  • Swiss Airbus A220 with SAS aircraft in background

    Third of Swiss A220s grounded as Lufthansa boss lists supply constraints


    One-third of Swiss’ Airbus A220 fleet is currently grounded amid supply-side challenges that will be a “major driver” of the industry in the coming years, according to Lufthansa Group chief executive Carsten Spohr.

  • Jazeera A320-c-Jazeera

    Jazeera Airways to bring in A321s under latest lease plan


    Kuwaiti budget carrier Jazeera Airways is preparing to lease a pair of Airbus A321s, as it continues to source single-aisle capacity ahead of receiving new aircraft. The airline’s board agreed the lease of the A321s – as well as another pair of A320s – at meeting held on 2 May. ...

  • JAL Cargo 767

    JAL to operate dedicated freighters after 13-year hiatus


    Japan Airlines will introduce dedicated freighters to its fleet for the first time in 13 years, as it seeks a “new business model” to capture “stable and growing demand”.

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    Lufthansa expects first A350-1000 deliveries in 2026: CEO


    Lufthansa Group chief executive Carsten Spohr says the first of the airline’s new Airbus A350-1000s will arrive in the fleet in 2026.

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    Luxair commits to another pair of 737 Max 8s


    Luxembourg’s flag-carrier, Luxair, is to purchase another pair of Boeing 737 Max 8s, taking its overall commitment to four of the type. The airline states that the additional aircraft will feature spacious cabins, and offer passengers a “more comfortable flying experience”. Luxair had already opted, earlier this year, to order ...

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    Air Algerie opts for A350, A330neo, 737 Max and plans lease of additional jets


    Air Algerie has provisionally selected a mix of Airbus and Boeing jets to meet a 15-aircraft fleet requirement, after seeking offers last year. The Algerian flag-carrier states, in a tender document, that it has tentatively opted for two Airbus A350-1000s and five A330-900s. It is also planning to take eight ...

  • Azerbaijan Airlines Boeing 787

    Azerbaijan Airlines firms and doubles Boeing 787 orders


    Azerbaijan Airlines has today unveiled an order for eight Boeing 787-8s at a ceremony in Baku, firming and expanding a preliminary commitment for four Dreamliners made at last summer’s Farnborough air show.

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    Hainan Airlines commits to 60 C919s, 40 ARJ21s


    Hainan Airlines has disclosed commitments for 60 Comac C919 narrowbody aircraft and 40 ARJ21 regional jets meant for two airline units, providing an orderbook boost even as the airframer grapples with service entry delays.

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    Southwest cuts expected 2023 Max 8 deliveries by 20 jets


    Southwest Airlines is now expecting 20 fewer new Boeing 737 deliveries in 2023 than previously estimated. 

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    Spirit to soon take delivery of first of 41 A321neos


    Spirit Airlines will accept delivery of the first of 41 Airbus A321neo aircraft it has on order sometime “over the next week”.

  • Boeing

    Ageing freighters face fallout from reduced air cargo demand


    Older freighters are being grounded as a result of ongoing reduced demand and increased capacity in the air cargo sector, according to Sander Schuringa, manager of market intelligence at Seabury Cargo.

  • Lufthansa Airbus A380 at Munich

    Lufthansa to start Munich-Bangalore flights, adds A380 to Bangkok and LA routes


    Lufthansa is to begin services this winter to Bangalore in India, part of an expansion of its operations from Munich which will also see it deploy its returned Airbus A380s on flights to Bangkok and Los Angeles from the German city.

  • Avolon 737 Max-c-Avolon

    Lessor Avolon committing to 40 more 737 Max jets


    Irish-based lessor Avolon is intending to order 40 Boeing 737 Max jets, for delivery over the course of 2027-30. The lessor values the provisional agreement at more than $4 billion at catalogue prices. Avolon was responsible for delivering the first Max to its customer in 2017. It has not specified ...

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    Air China to sell eight A330s to cargo unit in fleet rejig


    Air China is to sell eight Airbus A330-200s to its cargo unit Air China Cargo in a deal worth up to $114 million, as part of fleet optimisation efforts and to “improve the economic benefits” of aircraft disposal.