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  • Flydubai Boeing 737 Max

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


    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

    Boeing’s orders and deliveries bump higher in June as recovery continues


    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

    Evidence of recovery as Airbus deliveries pick up in June


    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. These included 11 ...

  • United A321neo-c-Airbus

    United pushes Airbus into positive net orders for first half


    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 gross orders ...

  • MMF A330 MRTT 3-c-NATO

    Spain approves defence spending package, including A330 MRTT purchase


    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

    Spanish operator World2Fly receives first of two A350s


    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. “We aspire ...

  • Eve_Embraer X

    Embraer’s Eve clinches second major order for eVTOLs


    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

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


    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 aircraft, ...

  • Fiji Airways first 737 Max 640px-1

    Asia-Pacific 737 Max deliveries resume amid slow road to recertification


    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. 

  • czech airlines A321XLR-c-Airbus

    Airbus lodges claims against Czech Airlines over A321XLR and A220 order


    Airbus has lodged claims against Czech Airlines totalling nearly Kc17 billion ($814 million) in regard to payments for seven aircraft which were ordered by the struggling flag-carrier. Czech Airlines filed for insolvency earlier this year and creditors had been instructed to submit claims for receivables. The insolvency register lists over ...

  • A320neo-c-Airbus

    Airbus looks to take monthly A320neo output to 64 within two years


    Airbus has outlined an aggressive recovery course for single-aisle family production, advising suppliers to prepare for an upward trajectory to reach a monthly rate of 64 A320neo-family aircraft within two years. It has set the “firm rate” target for the second quarter of 2023, after confirming that it will raise ...

  • SMBC 737 Max 8

    Lessor SMBC Aviation Capital orders 14 737 Max 8s


    SMBC Aviation Capital has ordered 14 Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft, becoming the latest lessor in recent months to place additional orders for the narrowbody. 

  • Swiss A220-c-Swiss

    Launch operator Swiss receives final A220 from initial order batch


    Swiss has completed the introduction of its Airbus A220 fleet, five years after it began, following the delivery of its final aircraft from a batch of 30. The Lufthansa Group carrier became the first airline to receive the A220 – then known as the Bombardier CSeries – when it took ...

  • Leap engine

    IndiGo solidifies CFM position with Leap-1A deal for over 300 jets


    Indian budget carrier IndiGo has selected the CFM International Leap-1A to equip another 310 Airbus A320neo-family aircraft. It operates A320neo and A321neo aircraft with both the Leap-1A and the rival Pratt & Whitney PW1100G powerplant. But the selection of 620 new engines – plus spares – cements CFM as the ...

  • Delta A321-c-Delta Air Lines

    Tail-end of original A320-family line nears with Delta deliveries


    Airbus is approaching completion of the full transition to A320neo-family production, with fewer than 40 original A320-family aircraft left undelivered – most of which are likely to remain so. The backlog of the older-generation aircraft comprises 18 A321s and 18 A320s, plus three A319s, with Delta Air Lines the primary ...

  • Helvetic Airways Embraer E195-E2

    Helvetic’s first Embraer E195-E2 to arrive in June


    Helvetic Airways will receive its first Embraer 195-E2 in June, after converting E190-E2 orders to the larger model.

  • MSN6673 A321neo test flight-c-Airbus

    Airbus appears to deliver A321neo test aircraft to VietJet


    Airbus appears to have delivered the first A321neo manufactured, the MSN6673 test aircraft, to Asian carrier VietJet Air. The twinjet – powered by Pratt & Whitney PW1100G engines – was the first A321neo for which Airbus completed initial assembly. But it was beaten to the variant’s maiden flight in February ...

  • A321neo-c-Airbus

    Delta agreement for A321neos lifts Airbus orders in April


    Airbus recorded orders for 48 aircraft in April, including 25 A321neos for Delta Air Lines and 22 for lessor Avolon. But the Avolon order – for 14 A321neos and eight A320neos – appears to be a rejig of a previous agreement. Airbus listed 22 cancellations for the month and the ...

  • A330neo-c-Airbus

    Long-haul ‘tipping point’ not likely before mid-2022: Airbus chief


    Airbus is not expecting to see a notable upward shift in the long-haul market until the middle of 2022, as it prepares to begin ramping-up single-aisle production. Speaking during the Atlantic Council EU-US Future Forum on 6 May, Airbus chief executive Guillaume Faury said the crisis impact had been severe, ...

  • GTLK Europe A321P2F-c-EFW

    Irish lessor GTLK Europe to take A321 converted freighters


    Irish-based lessor GTLK Europe is to acquire four Airbus A321 converted freighters, induction for which will commence this year. The aircraft will undergo modification by the EFW joint venture which is run by ST Engineering and Airbus. GTLK Europe is affiliated with the Russian state leasing company GTLK, based in ...