Fleets – Page 9

  • LCI H175-c-Airbus

    Lessor LCI signs for up to six more H175 helicopters


    Leasing firm LCI has agreed to acquire up to six Airbus Helicopters H175s, with the first to be delivered towards the end of next year. The agreement covers two firm helicopters plus four options, and increases the lessor’s commitment to the type. LCI values the deal at over $125 million. ...

  • Wizz A321neo

    Wizz Air maintains pace of fleet-expansion programme


    Budget carrier Wizz Air is maintaining its fleet-expansion programme, although it is prepared for potential disruption from supply-chain issues. It added eight new Airbus A321neos during the quarter while returning four A320s at the end of their leases. The changes take Wizz’s fleet to 157 aircraft. “Our fleet programme remains ...

  • Slattery Avolon

    Lessor Avolon's chief Slattery to step down from top post


    Irish-based lessor Avolon has nominated Andy Cronin as chief executive, succeeding Domhnal Slattery who is stepping down from his position. Cronin is the chief financial officer of Dublin-based Avolon, and has been unanimously appointed as chief executive designate by the board. Slattery was the founding chief of the leasing firm, ...

  • Condor

    Condor orders 41 Airbus A320neo-family jets


    German leisure carrier Condor has ordered 41 Airbus A320neo-family aircraft as its fleet renewal focus shifts to short- and medium-haul jets. The announcement marks another Airbus order win from the carrier, which is already set to receive its first A330neos from late 2022 as it replaces its previous-generation A330s and ...

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    Ryanair retains Lauda A320 leases as renewal options dry up


    Ryanair has opted to retain Airbus A320s operated by its Austrian division Lauda Europe, having been unable to reach agreement on a new Boeing 737 deal. It will extend leases on “most” of the leases on Lauda A320s by up to four years – taking them to 2028. Ryanair says ...

  • American Airlines Boeing 787-8 2020

    American expects Boeing to resume 787 deliveries this quarter


    American Airlines expects Boeing will resume deliveries of 787 Dreamliners in the course of this quarter after the airframer has paused deliveries for most of the past 21 months due to quality issues.

  • Delta

    Boeing Max deals lead Farnborough air show order activity


    This year’s Farnborough air show was bookended by notable Boeing 737 Max orders from Delta Air Lines and Qatar Airways, as the US airframer secured well over the half the new aircraft commitments disclosed during the show.

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    LATAM orders 17 Airbus A321neos, confirms interest in A321XLR


    LATAM Airlines Group has ordered 17 Airbus A321neos, bringing its total orderbook for the A320 family to 100 aircraft.

  • E190F-c-Embraer

    Kenya’s Astral turns to new E190 freighter to supplement cargo fleet


    Kenyan-based carrier Astral Aviation is set to be an initial operator of Embraer 190 freighters, following cargo conversion from passenger operations. Lessor Nordic Aviation Capital has already tentatively secured up to 10 conversion slots for the regional jet modification, for delivery from 2024. The lessor’s own fleet of Embraer 190s ...

  • Air Baltic Q400-c-Air Baltic

    Air Baltic begins returning Dash 8s to lessor


    Latvia’s Air Baltic has commenced the phase-out of its De Havilland Dash 8-400 turboprops, with initial returns to leasing company Nordic Aviation Capital. The redeliveries began on 20 July, the carrier disclosed during the Farnborough air show. Air Baltic expects to return all 12 of its Dash 8s to the ...

  • Afrijet

    Afrijet orders further ATR 72-600


    Central African carrier Afrijet has ordered a further ATR 72-600, due for delivery later this year.

  • EasyJet chief financial officer

    EasyJet firms follow-on A320neo commitment


    UK low-cost carrier EasyJet has formalised its order for 56 A320neo family aircraft after securing shareholder approval earlier today.

  • Azerbaijan Airlines Boeing 787

    Azerbaijan Airlines signs preliminary deal for four more 787s


    Azerbaijan Airlines has signed a preliminary deal with Boeing to acquire a further four 787-8s.

  • Farnborough

    Ethiopian Airlines signals intent to convert Dash 8-400s into freighters


    Ethiopian Airlines has signed a tentative agreement to purchase two Dash 8-400 Freighter – Large Cargo Door (F-LCD) conversion kits from De Havilland Canada, with two options.

  • Ethiopian Airlines chief executive

    Ethiopian Airlines on verge of converting four A350-900 orders to -1000 variant


    Ethiopian Airlines is at the “final stage” of discussions to convert four of its Airbus A350-900 commitments to the larger variant of the twinjet. The carrier’s chief executive Mesfin Tasew made the observation during the Farnborough air show on 20 July, where he was marking the signing of a landing-gear ...

  • Airbus

    ITA Airways set to welcome A220s and A320neos in Q4, A330neos in 2023


    Italian carrier ITA Airways expects to receive its first Airbus A220s and A320neos in the fourth quarter, as it continues to ramp-up operations following its October 2021 launch. The Alitalia successor’s chief executive Fabio Lazzerini outlined the carrier’s fleet plans during a briefing at the Farnborough air show on 19 ...

  • Qatar Max 10-c-Qatar Airways

    Qatar single-aisle renewal path complicated by A321neo and 737 Max uncertainty


    Qatar Airways’ single-aisle fleet modernisation remains in limbo after group chief executive Akbar Al Baker confirmed that a tentative Boeing 737 Max order had lapsed, and the situation with Airbus – which cancelled the airline’s A321neo agreement – remains unresolved. Speaking during a briefing at the Farnborough air show, Al ...

  • AerCap Boeing 787 signing Farnborough 2022

    Repeat business order of the day in Farnborough aircraft deals


    Aircraft order commitments during the show passed the 300 mark with a string of new deal announcements today, almost all of which represented repeat business. Those were again led by Boeing, which unveiled commitments from three aircraft lessors and investment firms. The biggest of those came from investment firm 777 ...

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    Wideroe becomes first airline to join Embraer’s Energia Advisory Group


    Norwegian regional carrier Wideroe has joined Embraer’s Energia Advisory Group - the first carrier to be associated with the Brazilian airframer’s sustainability initiative. 

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    Alaska Air Group and Porter Airlines order 28 Embraer jets


    Embraer has notched orders for a total of 28 aircraft and 13 options from two North American carriers.