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FLEET WATCH: Orders November 2011

Commercial aircraft net orders came in at 362 for November. Only six cancellations occurred during the month.

In the highlight of the month, Republic Airways Holdings ordered 60 A320neos and 20 A319neos. Kuwait’s ALAFCO ordered 50 A320neos and also cancelled six Boeing 787s. Emirates ordered 50 777s while Qatar Airways placed orders for 50 A320neos, five A380s and two 777s. Aviation Capital Group ordered 30 A320neos and 20 737s. In China, the Bank of Communications Finance Leasing ordered 30 Comac C919.

Airbus totalled 220 new orders in November while Boeing received 78 and Comac 40. Embraer also received 26 orders during the month while ATR received three and Bombardier one.

In the narrowbody market, 190 A320neos, 30 C919s, 20 737s and 20 A319neos were placed. The widebody orders in the month were for 52 777s, six 787s, five A330s and five A380s. In the regional sector, the orders were for 25 195s, ten ARJ21s and one each for the 175 and the CRJ.

Overall, the order backlog for airliners ended November at 9,402, up 270 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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