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ANALYSIS: Fleet Watch - orders December 2012

Commercial aircraft net orders came in at 584 for December 2012. In the highlights of the month, SkyWest Airlines ordered 100 Mitsubishi MRJ90s while Turkey’s low-cost Pegasus Airlines ordered 58 A320neo and 17 A321neo aircraft. Aviation Capital Group placed an order for 60 Boeing 737 Max aircraft while BOC Aviation ordered 50 A320s, including 25 re-engined neo. Delta Air Lines also ordered 40 Bombardier CRJ900s. Airbus totalled 195 new orders, Boeing received 183 while Mitsubishi received 100. Bombardier, Embraer, ATR and AVIC totalled 57, 25, 19 and six respectively. In the narrowbody market, 170 A320s were ordered, of which 145 for the re-engined neo. A total of 121 737s were ordered, including 95 Max aircraft while 10 orders were placed for ten CSeries. The widebody orders of the month were for 52 777s, 20 A350s, six 787s, five A380s and four 767s. In the regional market, the orders were for 100 MRJ90s, 47 CRJs, 19 ATR72s, 15 190s, seven 175s, six MA60s, two 195s and a single 170. Overall, the commercial aircraft order backlog ended December at 10,825, up 292 on the previous month.

This article was put together by Flightglobal Insight using Flightglobal's Ascend and ACAS databases.


Source: Flightglobal's ACAS fleet database | Ascend Online Fleets

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