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ANALYSIS: Fleet Watch - orders May 2012

Commercial aircraft net orders came in at 58 new orders for May 2012.

It was another relatively slow month for aircraft orders following a quiet March and April. Air Lease Corporation ordered 36 Airbus A320neo aircraft during the month. Pakistan International Airlines and Taiwan’s Eva Air placed orders for the Boeing 777-300ER with five and three respectively, while BOC aviation ordered a single A320-200.

In the regional sector, Brazilian carrier Passaredo Linhas Aereas ordered ten ATR72-600s while Ukrainian MRK Airlines ordered three Xian MA60s.

Overall, the order backlog for airliners ended May at 9,505, down 49 on the previous month.

This article was put together by Flightglobal Insight using the ACAS database.

Note: The analysis is for passenger, freighter, combi and quick change aircraft.

Airliner current market view – net orders

Source: Flightglobal's ACAS fleet database


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