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  • Aer Lingus A350-c-Airbus
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    IAG retaining former Aer Lingus A350 order to gain flexibility

    2021-07-30T11:59:00Z

    IAG has disclosed that it is holding on to the Airbus A350s previously ordered by Aer Lingus, but has yet to determine where best to deploy them. Aer Lingus ordered nine A350-900s but subsequently shifted four of them to sister IAG operator Iberia. Its remaining five A350s had ...

  • Condor A330neo title-c-Condor
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    Condor ordering seven A330neos and plans to lease nine more

    2021-07-29T08:59:00Z

    German leisure carrier Condor’s long-haul fleet replacement will include orders for seven Airbus A330-900s directly from the manufacturer. But it will lease the other nine to provide the overall total of 16 aircraft. Condor has not specified the source of the leased jets. Airbus chief executive Guillaume Faury ...

  • Air Austral A220 title-c-Airbus
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    Reunion’s Air Austral receives first A220

    2021-07-27T14:58:00Z

    French island territory Reunion’s operator Air Austral has become the latest Airbus A220 operator with the delivery of its first of the type. The A220-300 twinjet (F-OLAV), powered by Pratt Whitney PW1500G engines, is one of three to be introduced by the Indian Ocean carrier. Air ...

  • Ryanair 737 Max
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    Ryanair to have at least 60 Max aircraft in time for next summer

    2021-07-26T12:18:00Z

    Ryanair expects to be operating at least 60 Boeing 737 Max aircraft in time for next summer and has reiterated its interest in ordering the Max 10 variant “if the price is right”.

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    Azimuth agreement is A220's first from Russia since local certification

    2021-07-23T18:39:00Z

    Russian carrier Azimuth’s agreement to take Airbus A220s is the first from one of the country’s airlines since the twinjet family quietly secured certification from the federal aviation regulator Rosaviatsia. Airbus obtained certification for both the A220-300 and smaller -100 from Rosaviatsia on 24 December 2020, according to the ...

  • Azimuth A220-c-Airbus
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    Azimuth set to become first A220 operator in Russia

    2021-07-21T19:43:00Z

    Russian carrier Azimuth is set to become the first operator of the Airbus A220 in the country, following an agreement for six unveiled at the Moscow MAKS 2021 air show.

  • China Eastern A350
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    Airbus delivers first A350 from Chinese completion centre

    2021-07-21T08:47:00Z

    Airbus has delivered its first A350 from its widebody completion centre in Tianjin, China. 

  • Red Wings Superjet-c-Red Wings
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    Red Wings among three carriers collectively signing for 50 Superjets

    2021-07-20T19:07:00Z

    Three airlines have signed letters of intent covering the acquisition of 50 Sukhoi Superjet 100s, as the MAKS 2021 air show opened in Moscow. Red Wings accounts for half of the aircraft with an agreement to take 25 of the type in 2021-22. The carrier says it ...

  • Il-114-300-c-United Aircraft
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    Far eastern Russian carrier Aurora emerges as Il-114-300 customer

    2021-07-20T08:34:00Z

    East Russian carrier Aurora has emerged as a customer for the Ilyushin Il-114-300, the modernised turboprop which is undergoing a certification flight programme. United Aircraft general director Yuri Slyusar told Russian president Vladimir Putin during a recent meeting that Aurora was ordering 19 of the type. Aurora was ...

  • Silk Way 777F-c-Boeing
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    Freighters help Boeing offset collapse in twin-aisle passenger jet orders

    2021-07-14T09:50:00Z

    Figures at the half-year point clearly illustrate the difference that Boeing’s freighter line has made to the two main airframers’ long-haul order activity following the onset of the air transport crisis. Both Airbus and Boeing have struggled to secure orders for twin-aisle passenger aircraft since the pandemic took hold. ...

  • Aer Lingus tail-c-Aer Lingus
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    Aer Lingus's remaining A350s listed against unidentified customers

    2021-07-13T19:07:00Z

    Aer Lingus appears to have rejigged the last five A350-900s it ordered, with Airbus reclassifying the aircraft as being assigned to unidentified customers. But the airline is declining to comment on the reasons behind the change. Aer Lingus originally ordered six A350-900s in April 2008, part of an ...

  • Flydubai Boeing 737 Max
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    Flydubai cuts 65 jets from Max order after review of post-pandemic fleet plans

    2021-07-13T15:43:00Z

    UAE carrier Flydubai has cut to 172 the number of Boeing 737 Max aircraft it has on order after cancelling 65 of its firm commitments to the type following a review of its post-pandemic fleet plans.

  • AeroMexico first Max-9 c Boeing
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    Boeing’s orders and deliveries bump higher in June as recovery continues

    2021-07-13T12:33:00Z

    Boeing’s aircraft deliveries and new orders continued to climb in June, reflecting what the company describes as airlines positioning themselves for recovery from the pandemic-driven downturn.

  • A350
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    Evidence of recovery as Airbus deliveries pick up in June

    2021-07-08T17:35:00Z

    Airbus’s delivery of 77 aircraft during June marks the second-highest monthly figure since the onset of the air transport crisis. The level was only exceeded by the 89 achieved by the airframer during its end-of-year wrap-up in December 2020. Airbus delivered aircraft to 44 customers in June. ...

  • United A321neo-c-Airbus
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    United pushes Airbus into positive net orders for first half

    2021-07-08T16:20:00Z

    United Airlines’ agreement for 70 Airbus A321neos finally lifted the airframer into positive net orders for the first half of the year. Airbus’s net orders had languished in negative territory over the course of 2021 until the United order was recorded on 28 June. The deal meant Airbus’s ...

  • MMF A330 MRTT 3-c-NATO
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    Spain approves defence spending package, including A330 MRTT purchase

    2021-07-01T09:58:00Z

    Spain has given the go ahead to a trio of programmes that will see the country invest in the region of €300 million ($355 million) this year and includes the acquisition of new aerial refuelling tankers, plus 40 new helicopters for law enforcement missions.

  • World2Fly A350-900 title-c-Airbus
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    Spanish operator World2Fly receives first of two A350s

    2021-06-08T09:51:00Z

    Spanish long-haul start-up carrier World2Fly has taken delivery of its first Airbus A350-900, through US-based lessor Air Lease. The aircraft (EC-NOI) is the first of two A350s which Air Lease will hand over to the carrier. World2Fly is based in Palma de Mallorca and was established last year. ...

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    Embraer’s Eve clinches second major order for eVTOLs

    2021-06-08T02:37:00Z

    Embraer’s urban air mobility unit Eve has secured fresh commitments for its electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft — its second major order in about a week. 

  • Lufthansa A350-900-c-Lufthansa
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    Lufthansa A350 agreement gives Airbus first airline long-haul order this year

    2021-06-07T17:42:00Z

    Lufthansa’s agreement for five Airbus A350-900s has given the airframer its first long-haul order from an airline this year, although it only increases the German carrier’s firm A350 commitment by two. Airbus’s latest backlog data shows that the airline’s overall A350 order has increased only from 43 to 45 ...

  • Fiji Airways first 737 Max 640px-1
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    Asia-Pacific 737 Max deliveries resume amid slow road to recertification

    2021-06-04T04:15:00Z

    Fiji Airways became the first carrier in the Asia-Pacific region to take delivery of new Boeing 737 Max aircraft this year, after Fijian civil aviation authorities lifted the type’s grounding.