Fleets – Page 8

  • China Eastern 737-800
    News

    China Eastern returns 737-800 to service, a month after fatal crash

    2022-04-18T02:34:00Z

    China Eastern Airlines has returned a small number of Boeing 737-800s to service, flight recording data suggests, nearly a month after the type was involved in a fatal crash in southern China. 

  • A330-200-c-Airbus
    News

    UK start-up Sentra agrees A330 lease

    2022-04-14T10:52:00Z

    US lessor Air Lease has disclosed that it is placing a used Airbus A330-200 with a UK start-up identifying itself as Sentra Airways. The twinjet will be delivered to the carrier this summer, says the lessor, the first aircraft in the carrier’s fleet. Air Lease has given little detail about ...

  • Smartavia A320neo-c-Anna Zvereva Creative Commons
    News

    Over 570 foreign aircraft moved to Russian registry: deputy prime minister

    2022-04-14T06:17:00Z

    Russian authorities have transferred 571 foreign-built passenger aircraft to the domestic register, out of a total of 781, according to first deputy prime minister Andrei Belousov. Belousov disclosed the figure during a presentation on measures adopted by the government to stabilise the Russian economy in the face of sanction pressure. ...

  • Airline Business Covid-19 recovery tracker Logo
    In depth

    Airline Business Covid-19 recovery tracker: April 2022 update

    2022-04-13T14:31:00Z

    Our regular examination of the latest global data for several key airline market indicators, including traffic and capacity in passenger and cargo markets, in-service and stored fleets, jet fuel costs, and share price trends for the world’s largest groups.

  • Air Lease 737-800 title-c-Boeing
    News

    Air Lease discloses extent of Russian fleet exposure

    2022-04-13T06:33:00Z

    US lessor Air Lease has disclosed that it has 21 owned aircraft remaining in Russia, following the termination of agreements for aircraft on lease to Russian operators. The lessor says it ended leases on all the aircraft in March. Air Lease previously counted operators including S7 Airlines, Nordwind, Ural Airlines ...

  • Tway A330-2
    News

    T’way Air plans international ramp-up in May as airline grows A330 fleet

    2022-04-13T03:15:00Z

    South Korean low-cost carrier T’way Air will resume a number of flights to Japan and Southeast Asia in May, as it eyes a steady increase in travel demand. 

  • Air Europa 787 title-c-Air Europa
    News

    Air Europa to lease some of start-up Norse Atlantic’s 787s

    2022-04-12T20:53:00Z

    Spanish operator Air Europa is to lease four Boeing 787s from the Scandinavian long-haul start-up Norse Atlantic Airways. The 18-month agreement comprises sublease of two 787-9s and two 787-8s. Norse Atlantic says the deal will generate “positive cash-flow” for the airline, by making use of aircraft which would not otherwise ...

  • Pelita A320
    News

    Indonesia’s Pelita Air enters narrowbody club with A320 arrival

    2022-04-12T07:03:00Z

    Indonesia’s Pelita Air Service has taken delivery of its first two Airbus A320s, as the charter operator prepares to launch scheduled services.

  • Ural A320neo title-c-Ural Airlines
    News

    EU blacklists Russian carriers over continued operation of grounded aircraft

    2022-04-11T12:00:00Z

    All three Aeroflot Group carriers, plus S7 Airlines and Ural Airlines, are among 21 Russian operators blacklisted by the European Commission over safety concerns related to continued operation of aircraft seized by the Russian government. While Russian carriers are already barred from operating within the European Union, as part of ...

  • Qatar A321neo-c-Airbus
    News

    Legal spotlight of Qatar A350 dispute turns to cancelled A321neos

    2022-04-08T19:04:00Z

    One consequence of Qatar Airways’ bitter dispute with Airbus over A350 fuselage paint deterioration has been Airbus’s cancellation of the carrier’s A321neo order, with the result that the airline is attempting to block the termination. Airbus’s legal argument for the 17 January cancellation of the 50 A321neos is based on ...

  • AirAsia A330neo-c-Airbus
    News

    AirAsia X strikes off majority of A330neo order

    2022-04-08T17:02:00Z

    Long-haul budget carrier AirAsia X appears to have slashed its orders for Airbus A330-900s by more than 60. The airframer has listed 63 cancellations for the long-haul twinjet during March, and AirAsia X’s commitment has fallen from 78 to 15 aircraft. AirAsia X co-founder Tony Fernandes had been a vocal ...

  • Jet2-737-c-Craig-Russell_Shutterstockcom
    News

    Jet2 converts options on six more A321neos

    2022-04-08T07:29:00Z

    UK leisure operator Jet2 has exercised purchase rights on six more Airbus A321neos, taking its firm orders for the narrowbody to 57.

  • Boliviana Airbus
    News

    Boliviana to lease A330-200s for long-haul fleet renewal

    2022-04-08T06:41:00Z

    Boliviana de Aviacion (BoA) has struck deals with lessors Avolon and Orix Aviation to lease Airbus A330-200s for its planned fleet renewal.

  • S7 A320neo-c-Avolon
    News

    Lessor Avolon has 10 aircraft left in Russia

    2022-04-07T11:27:00Z

    Irish-based lessor Avolon has disclosed that it had 10 owned aircraft still located in Russia at the end of the first quarter. The company states that 14 owned and two managed single-aisle aircraft were on lease to Russian customers prior to 27 February. “Leasing of these aircraft to those Russian ...

  • Ethiopian Dash 8-400-c-TrueNoord
    News

    Ethiopian agrees sale-and-leaseback for latest Dash 8-400s

    2022-04-07T09:18:00Z

    Ethiopian Airlines has entered a sale-and-leaseback agreement for a pair of De Havilland Canada Dash 8-400 turboprops recently delivered to the carrier. The aircraft involved – bearing serial numbers 4626 and 4628 – were handed to the African operator in February. Ethiopian Airlines has agreed their sale and leaseback, covering ...

  • Spirit A319 Max KJ FG
    Analysis

    JetBlue would dismantle Spirit as ultra-low-cost competitor, become ‘larger JetBlue’

    2022-04-06T20:17:00Z

    JetBlue Airways is pitching its proposed acquisition of ultra-discounter Spirit Airlines as a means to compete better against the four largest US airlines – carriers that through their own mergers now control some 80% of the US market.

  • Airbus
    News

    New Condor livery not to Willie Walsh’s taste

    2022-04-06T15:41:00Z

    IATA director general Willie Walsh has joined the debate about Condor’s striking new livery, giving his light-hearted verdict at the end of today’s IATA media briefing. Asked whether he would have signed off on the livery for an airline he was running, the former Aer Lingus, British Airways and IAG ...

  • JetBlue Airways Airbus A320
    News

    JetBlue pilots settle ‘Northeast Alliance’ dispute, but hurdles remain

    2022-04-05T15:33:00Z

    JetBlue Airways’ pilots have ratified an agreement that ends a year-long dispute over aspects of the carrier’s “Northeast Alliance” (NEA) with American Airlines.

  • Etihad Airways' new A350-1000 aircraft (3)
    In depth

    Etihad’s long road to A350 operations

    2022-04-05T15:04:00Z

    Etihad’s A350-1000s have been a long time coming, delayed by strategic switches and the effects of the pandemic, but now the first example has made its inaugural passenger flight and the Gulf carrier is expecting great things from the Airbus widebody twin.

  • Air Baltic
    Interview

    Air Baltic chief on Ukraine solidarity, Russia exit, airspace closures and IPO plans

    2022-04-05T14:39:00Z

    Martin Gauss is running an airline based in a country – and operating from two others – whose proximity to Russia in geographical and historical terms heightens both the emotional and, in some cases, practical effects of the conflict.