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  • ATR 40th-c-ATR

    Airbus keen to restore crisis-hit ATR’s performance: Faury


    Airbus chief executive Guillaume Faury says the airframer is striving restore the profitability of its ATR venture, as the regional aircraft manufacturer marks 40 years since its creation. Faury tells FlightGlobal that ATR – founded on 4 November 1981 – has been a “performing” entity but one which has “suffered ...

  • A321neo-c-Airbus

    Airbus to upgrade Chinese line for A321neos as first XLR nears assembly


    Airbus is to ensure that all four of its A320neo-family assembly centres, including its Chinese facility, are capable of producing the larger A321neo variant. The airframer’s chief executive, Guillaume Faury, disclosed the plan during a third-quarter briefing, as the company prepared to start final assembly of the latest version of ...

  • A320neo-c-Airbus

    Airbus wrestles to reverse dip in monthly delivery rates


    Airbus is striving to restore aircraft delivery rates following a dip in the last couple of months, but believes supply-chain hitches are temporary and its broader ramp-up of aircraft production is under control. The airframer’s monthly delivery figure slipped back to 40 aircraft in August and September, its lowest level ...

  • A220-300 A321LR

    Airbus cranks up single-aisle production but postpones A350 hike


    Airbus has signalled that it plans to raise production rates across its range, although the output for single-aisle jets will remain the priority. It is intending to hike monthly A320-family production to 65 aircraft by summer 2023, up from a previous figure of 64, while the A220 rate will be ...

  • Airblue A321neo from GECAS

    GE to close GECAS sale to AerCap on 1 November


    General Electric expects to complete the sale of its GECAS unit to Irish aircraft lessor AerCap Holdings on 1 November.

  • Qatar 787-c-Qatar Airways

    Boeing projects Middle Eastern carriers will maintain widebody demand


    Middle Eastern operators will take delivery of 3,000 new aircraft over the next two decades, with a strong widebody presence, Boeing estimates in its latest forecast for the region. Ahead of the Dubai air show in November, the airframer states that these deliveries will include 1,320 widebody types as well ...

  • aura aero ERA-c-Aura Aero

    Amedeo backs French 19-seat electric aircraft with preliminary order for 200


    Asset management firm Amedeo has reached a provisional agreement to acquire 200 of the 19-seat electric-powered regional aircraft under development by France’s Aura Aero. Amedeo is entering a strategic partnership pact with Aura Aero, which unveiled a facility for electric aircraft development at Toulouse Francazal earlier this year. The developer ...

  • FedEx 777F-c-FedEx

    Boeing nears 60 freighter orders with 777F deals in September


    Boeing has taken freighter orders this year to 59 with an agreement for six more 777Fs in September, and disclosed a repeat order for 737 Max jets from investment firm 777 Partners. The six additional freighters include one for FedEx and five for unidentified customers. They bring the total number ...

  • A319neo-c-Airbus

    Airbus delivers 40 jets in quiet September


    Airbus delivered 40 aircraft in September, a month in which only a single A319neo was added to the airframer’s firm orders for the year. Overall deliveries for the first nine months of 2021 rose to 424 aircraft. September’s deliveries included a pair of A350s – both to Japan Airlines – ...

  • Air Belgium A330neo

    Air Belgium takes delivery of first Airbus A330-900


    Air Belgium has taken delivery of the first of two Airbus A330-900s that will be used to replace A340s in its fleet.

  • Icelandair 737 Max-c-Boeing

    Icelandair seals financing agreements for last three 737 Max deliveries


    Icelandair Group has entered financing agreement covering three more Boeing 737 Max twinjets. The agreement with lessor Aviation Capital Group centres on two 737 Max 8s – which will be covered by sale-and-leaseback – and a single Max 9, which will be under a finance lease. Icelandair’s arrangement will complete ...

  • A330neo inflight-2

    Italy’s ITA outlines Airbus-driven fleet plan including A330neos and A350s


    New Italian carrier ITA has signed a provisional agreement to purchase 28 Airbus aircraft, including 10 A330neos, 11 A320neos and seven A220s. ITA adds that it will lease up to 56 new Airbuses over the course of its business plan, among them 13 long-haul types – the A350-900 included – ...

  • CMA CGM AIr Cargo 777F-c-CMA CGM Group

    CMA CGM to supplement new air cargo fleet with 777Fs


    French logistics firm CMA CGM Group is supplementing its new air cargo operation with a pair of Boeing 777 freighters. The company is to purchase the two General Electric GE90-powered aircraft having previously established the new division with a fleet of Airbus A330-200Fs. CMA CGM Air Cargo was set up ...

  • A350-1000

    Airbus encouraged by customer interest in A350 Freighter


    Airbus may have launched the A350 Freighter programme without “subjecting it to having a launch customer” but orders will soon arrive based on “some very encouraging conversations” it is having with potential operators, according to Airbus chief commercial officer Christian Scherer.

  • Boeing twin-aisles-c-Boeing

    Boeing yet to restore 20-year global fleet outlook to pre-crisis 50,000 mark


    Boeing is yet to restore its 20-year global fleet forecast to the 50,000 mark it predicted in its pre-crisis outlook, although its latest projection is still higher than that foreseen last year. Two years ago, before the onset of the pandemic, the US airframer had envisioned nearly 50,700 aircraft worldwide ...

  • Breeze A220-c-Airbus

    US carrier Breeze raises A220 order to 80 aircraft


    US carrier Breeze Airways is ordering another 20 Airbus A220-300s, as it prepares to receive its first of the type in the fourth quarter. Airbus says the order for the twinjets, previously undisclosed, brings Breeze’s overall commitment to 80 A220s. The airline, which commenced services in May, intends to introduce ...

  • LATAM first A320neo

    Strong A320neo agreements push Airbus net orders into triple figures


    Latin American operator LATAM’s agreement for 28 A320neo-family jets has lifted the airframer’s net order figures for 2021 into triple figures. But LATAM has also dropped the final pair of A350-1000s from its backlog. The airline still has commitments for 13 of the smaller A350-900. LATAM’s deal – for 21 ...

  • A320neo P&W engines 640 c Airbus

    Airbus A320-family deliveries pass 10,000 mark


    Airbus’s A320 family has passed the mark of 10,000 deliveries, the airframer’s latest order and backlog data indicates. Although the airframer delivered the aircraft with serial number MSN10000 to Middle East Airlines last year, the actual production run had yet to reach five figures. But FlightGlobal analysis of Airbus’s monthly ...

  • Boeing MAX 10

    Failure to agree pricing spurs Ryanair and Boeing to end Max 10 order talks


    Ryanair and Boeing have ended discussions over a potential 737 Max 10 order, citing an inability to reach agreement on pricing for the variant. The budget airline’s chief, Michael O’Leary, had already indicated on 31 August that the two sides were not making much progress on closing a “gap” on ...

  • 737 Max

    Lessor Griffin Global orders five 737 Max 8s


    Lessor Griffin Global Asset Management has ordered five Boeing 737 Max 8s — its first direct order with the North American airframer.