Fleets – Page 22

  • Qatar Airways

    Crucial Airbus-Qatar meeting rescheduled after being scuppered by attendance rules


    Airbus and Qatar Airways have rescheduled a crucial meeting with European and Qatari civil aviation regulators, after a plans for an earlier gathering, intended for 11 January, fell apart following a disagreement over conditions for attendance. Qatar Airways is immersed in a legal dispute with the airframer, over skin-paint deterioration ...

  • Ryanair

    Ryanair chief encouraged by 737 Max ‘production ramp-up’ at Boeing


    Ryanair has observed an improvement in Boeing’s output of 737 Max jets following issues with production delays last year, prompting the carrier to upgrade its delivery expectations for the coming months.

  • Boeing 737-8 and 737-10 in Skymark livery

    Skymark firms up 737 Max orders


    Japanese carrier Skymark Airlines has confirmed four firm orders for Boeing 737 Max aircraft, as well as two options.

  • T'Way 737 Max 8 JPEG

    T’way commences 737 Max 8 operations


    South Korean low-cost carrier T’way Air has commenced service with the Boeing 737 Max 8 after receiving its first example in December.

  • Delta Airbus A220-300

    Delta orders a dozen more Airbus A220s


    Delta Air Lines has exercised options on 12 more Airbus A220-300s for delivery in 2026 and 2027.

  • Croatia Airlines A220-c-Airbus

    Croatia to take A220s including -100s from Air Lease


    Croatia Airlines is to take six of its new Airbus A220s from US lessor Air Lease, including a pair of A220-100s. The airline is intending to modernise its fleet with up to 15 A220s, and placed a firm order with the manufacturer for six of the type, all the -300 ...

  • Iraqi A220 Baghdad 2-c-Iraqi Airways

    Iraqi Airways introduces third A220


    Iraqi Airways has taken delivery of another Airbus A220-300, bringing its fleet of the twinjet type to three.

  • Newsletter

    Aircraft maintenance delays threaten to become 2023 theme


    Kenya Airways this week became the latest airline to bemoan the impact of MRO delays on its ability to operate a full schedule – a global trend that could weigh on airline capacity in 2023.

  • Emirates A350-c-Emirates

    Emirates to offer GX Aviation broadband on A350 fleet


    Middle Eastern carrier Emirates is to offer Inmarsat’s GX Aviation high-speed broadband connectivity on its Airbus A350 fleet, which it expects to enter service next year. Emirates says the A350s will be the first aircraft in its fleet to use the GX satellite network. The Dubai-based carrier has 50 A350s ...

  • SAS fuselage-c-SAS

    SAS outlines fleet size after concluding lessor renegotiations


    Scandinavian operator SAS has concluded its negotiations with lessors under its US Chapter 11 restructuring, having reached agreements with two more. SAS says its overall leasing renegotiation has resulted in new agreements with 15 lessors – the latest being Air Lease and Jackson Square Aviation – and covers a total ...

  • SAS Airbus-c-SAS

    SAS court filings reveal A320neo sale-and-leaseback


    Court papers from SAS’s restructuring process show that the carrier is intending to enter a sale-and-leaseback covering 10 Airbus A320neo twinjets. The agreement involves US lessor Aviation Capital Group and one of SAS’s affiliate entities, Gorm Asset Management. SAS is re-organising its business, including its fleet, under US Chapter 11 ...

  • SAS A330-c-Anna Zvereva Creative Commons

    SAS seeks court approval to cut more jets from restructured fleet


    Scandinavian carrier SAS is continuing with its fleet restructuring by seeking to cut another pair of leased aircraft. The airline, which is under US Chapter 11 protection, is looking for court permission to shed an Airbus A330-300 and an A321neo. It has identified the A330 in court papers as MSN1660, ...

  • A380 economy-c-Emirates

    Emirates starts returning reconfigured A380s to service


    Middle Eastern carrier Emirates has returned to service the first Airbus A380 to undergo an extensive interior retrofit, which will be applied to 67 of the type. The initial airframe (A6-EVM) has been re-introduced to the route from Dubai to London Heathrow. Emirates says the aircraft has been “completely refurbished” ...

  • ITA Airways A320neo

    ITA to debut Airbus A320neo from end of January


    ITA Airways expects to debut Airbus A320neo on flights from the end of January after the painting was completed of the Italian carrier’s first of the type.

  • Air Cairo E190-c-Air Cairo

    Air Cairo introduces E190s in progress towards 30-aircraft fleet


    Egyptian carrier Air Cairo is aiming to build a fleet of 30 aircraft by March this year, having introduced three Embraer 190s as part of its modernisation programme. The airline received the twinjets through Egyptian company CIAF Leasing, based in the country’s capital, which took delivery of the aircraft in ...

  • Boeing 787-9 Hawaiian Air

    Hawaiian Airlines orders two more Boeing 787 Dreamliners


    Hawaiian Airlines has ordered two additional Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners, bringing the airline’s firm order of the type to 12. 

  • A220-c-Airbus

    Revised software to curb risk of A220 dual-engine shutdown on landing


    Airbus A220 operators are being instructed to update engine-control software which revises logic to prevent a dual-engine shutdown on landing. The revision followed an incident in which an Air Baltic A220-300’s powerplants both shut down automatically as the aircraft landed in Copenhagen on 11 July 2021. According to the US ...

  • Garuda_Indonesia_PK-GFS

    Post-restructuring Garuda sets out bullish plans for the new year


    Garuda Indonesia plans to “maximise business performance momentum” following its exit from restructuring, tapping into opportunities in the cargo and religious pilgrimage markets. 

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    CommuteAir plans to upgrade avionics in fleet of ERJ-145s


    US regional carrier CommuteAir plans on making a “significant new fleet investment” by updating the avionics in its ageing Embraer ERJ-145s with technology developed by Honeywell Aerospace.

  • ALAFCO A320neo

    Uncertainty remains over ALAFCO fleet as shareholders back asset sale to Macquarie


    Shareholders of Kuwaiti lessor ALAFCO have backed a proposal to sell over 50 aircraft from the company’s portfolio to Macquarie Airfinance Group, as the lessor acknowledges that it could ultimately divest more. The shareholder meeting on 27 December resulted in nearly 88% of interests voting in favour of the transaction, ...