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  • A330neo inflight-1

    Airbus delivers 21 aircraft in quiet January


    Airbus’s activity for the first month of 2021 centred on deliveries, with 21 aircraft handed over during January. The airframer did not record any orders – or cancellations – over the course of the month. Its two long-haul aircraft deliveries comprised an A350-900 for Turkish Airlines and an A330-800 for ...

  • Ryanair 737-8200 title-c-Boeing

    Ryanair summer fleet plans rest on 737-8200 certification


    Ryanair is hoping that, following restoration of the Boeing 737 Max in Europe, certification of the specific high-density 737-8200 variant will shortly follow, allowing it to build a fleet of the jets ahead of summer. The US FAA’s flight standardisation board conducted an analysis of changes introduced for the -8200 ...

  • Domhnal Slattery, Avolon chief executive

    No rush to pick up A320 production: Avolon chief


    Airbus should consider holding monthly A320-family production output at 40 aircraft rather than increasing its throughout this year, lessor Avolon’s chief executive opines.

  • A330P2F Turkmenistan-c-Airbus

    Turkmenistan to take first Airbus jets through A330 freighter conversion


    Turkmenistan Airlines has ordered a pair of Airbus A330-200 converted freighters, the first time the Central Asian operator has signed for the airframer’s aircraft. The aircraft are set to be delivered in 2022, following the modification work. Airbus has not detailed the source of the airframes to be converted. Turkmenistan ...

  • Steve Udvar-Hazy, Air Lease

    Boeing more vulnerable to tariffs than Airbus: Udvar-Hazy


    Boeing needs to work to resolve the current tariff war with Airbus as the dispute threatens to further erode its market share versus its European competitor, Air Lease executive chairman Steven Udvar-Hazy has argued.

  • DHL 777F-c-DHL

    Freighter line hands Boeing advantage in twin-aisle delivery contest


    While Airbus delivered far more aircraft overall than Boeing last year, the US airframer’s freighter activity meant it was able to hand over a greater number of twin-aisle models. Boeing’s freighter business contrasted sharply with that of Airbus, which has not sold a new-build cargo aircraft for nearly six years ...

  • Congo E195-E2 title-c-Embraer

    Congo Airways enhances Embraer order with a pair of E195-E2s


    African carrier Congo Airways has ordered another pair of Embraer E2 regional jets, with an agreement to take two E195-E2s. Congo Airways had previously ordered two of the smaller E190-E2. Embraer values the overall package of four aircraft at $272 million, at catalogue prices. The Congo Airways order will be ...

  • Atlas Air 747. Atlas

    Atlas orders the final four production 747-8 freighters


    The parent company of Atlas Air has ordered four new Boeing 747-8 freighters amid the ongoing shortage of air freight capacity that increases demand for cargo services during the coronavirus pandemic. Atlas will dry lease the 747s through its subsidiary Titan Aviation Leasing, reasserting its claim to be the world’s ...

  • AirAsia A350-c-Airbus

    Airbus cancellations include remaining A330Fs and AirAsia’s A350s


    Airbus’s cancellations for the final month of last year included 26 long-haul aircraft, among them 15 A350s and the last three A330 freighters in the airframer’s backlog. The cancellation of three outstanding A330-200Fs – ordered by Turkey’s MNG Airlines – means there is no current backlog for the type, the ...

  • A350 climb

    Airbus full-year deliveries fall by a third to 566 aircraft


    Airbus managed to deliver 566 aircraft last year, with a surge of 89 deliveries in the final month of 2020. The figure was nevertheless 34% down on the 863 it managed to hand over in the previous year, as the airframer’s activity suffered from the impact of the air transport ...

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  • JetBlue Airbus A220-300

    JetBlue takes delivery of first A220-300


    JetBlue Airways has taken delivery of its first Airbus A220-300, built in the European airframer’s Mobile, Alabama facility.

  • 787-c-SpaceKris_Shutterstock

    Looking past the pandemic to gauge future fleets


    Cirium’s latest long-term market forecast reflects the impact that the coronavirus crisis is having on the industry, but still foresees strong demand for airliners over the next 20 years.

  • Alaska Airlines Boeing 737. Alaska Airlines

    Alaska orders more Max jets to replace A320s


    Alaska Airlines has ordered additional Boeing 737 Max jets as it targets phase-out of its Airbus A320ceo-family fleet by mid-2023.

  • Belavia E195-E2-c-Embraer

    Belavia’s first E2 handed over by Embraer


    Belarusian operator Belavia has receive its first Embraer 195-E2, one of three to be leased to the Minsk-based flag-carrier. Belavia is already an operator of the conventional 195 and 175 regional jets manufactured by the Brazilian airframer. It is leasing three of the re-engined E2s from AerCap. The aircraft is ...

  • Uganda A330neo-c-Airbus

    Uganda Airlines takes delivery of its first A330-800


    Airbus has delivered to Uganda Airlines the operator’s first A330-800, which subsequently departed Toulouse and is due to arrive at Entebbe on 22 December. The aircraft (5X-NIL) is the first Airbus to be introduced by the African carrier, and the third -800 to be handed over after Kuwait Airways received ...

  • Air Greenland A330neo-c-Airbus

    Single Air Greenland A330-800 gives Airbus first long-haul order in months


    Air Greeland has formally placed its order for a single Airbus A330-800, nearly a year after disclosing it had selected the twinjet to replace its A330-200. The carrier will receive the aircraft in time to ensure long-haul continuity between Greenland and Denmark from the end of 2022. Chief executive Jacob ...

  • Gulf Air CS100-c-Bombardier

    Gulf Air appears to cancel long-dormant A220 order


    Middle Eastern carrier Gulf Air appears to have cancelled the 10 Airbus A220-100 it ordered nearly a decade ago. Gulf Air had signed for the aircraft in mid-2011, when it was still known as the Bombardier CSeries, two years before its first flight. But doubts over the delivery have persisted ...

  • Emirates A380 116th-c-Emirates

    Emirates receives its first new A380 for 2020


    Middle Eastern carrier Emirates has taken delivery of another Airbus A380, the first of three to be introduced by the Dubai-based airline before the end of this year. One of the three aircraft to be delivered will have a configuration which includes Emirates’ premium-economy seating. The latest aircraft (A6-EVL) departed ...

  • Ryanair tails

    Ryanair orders 75 more Boeing 737 Max jets


    European low-cost carrier Ryanair has ordered 75 more Boeing 737 Max aircraft, lifting its firm commitments to the type to 210.