Asia-Pacific airlines received 36 of the 97 new commercial airliners delivered during February, up from 27 deliveries posted a month earlier.
North American airlines took 27 new aircraft during the month, European airlines 23. Latin American airlines took seven new aircraft, while airlines in the Middle East and Africa received two each.
Overall, the world’s 97 deliveries were ahead of 80 deliveries made in January, but down from 115 deliveries in February 2018.
Commercial airliner deliveries by region
All data: Cirium's Fleets Analyzer
Among Asia-Pacific countries, airlines in China led with 19 deliveries. Indian carriers followed with three deliveries. Japan, New Zealand, Singapore, and Vietnam all had two deliveries.
China Eastern Airlines and China Southern Airlines led deliveries among the region’s airlines, taking four new aircraft each.
Asia-Pacific deliveries by country - February 2019
China Eastern took two Airbus A320neos, one A350-900, and one Boeing 737-800. China Southern took two A320neos and two A321neos. Otherwise, deliveries were evenly spread among other carriers.
Among airframers, Airbus led Asia-Pacific deliveries in February among both narrowbody and widebody jets.
Asia-Pacific deliveries by type - February 2019
It delivered 15 A320neos and two A320ceos against Boeing’s four 737 Max and two 737-800s. In the widebody segment, it delivered six A350-900s and one A350-1000 compared with Boeing’s three 787-9s.
Asia-Pacific deliveries by market grouping
Lessors were involved in 13 of the Asia-Pacific’s 26 deliveries for the month.
Air Lease Corporation was the most active with involvement in three of the region’s deliveries. It was involved in an Air New Zealand A320neo, a Vietnam Airlines A321neo, and an Eva Air 787-9.
Lessor involvement in Asia-Pacific deliveries - February 2019
AerCap followed with involvement in two deliveries: an A321neo to China Southern and an Embraer190 E2 to Air Astana.