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  • Qantas 787-9

    Qantas postpones new Airbus, Boeing deliveries


    Qantas is pushing back aircraft deliveries for as long as the Covid-19 pandemic persists. “We have advised Boeing and Airbus that we won’t be taking delivery of any new aircraft while the current [Covid-19] crisis continues and present levels of uncertainty persist,” the carrier tells Cirium. ...

  • blank aircraft Airbus A320

    Time to revive export credit financing: BOC Aviation chief


    Leading lessor believes government-backed financing in wake of the airline industry crisis created by the coronavirus pandemic.

  • Airbus delivery centre

    BOC Aviation chief sees 2020 deliveries at ‘lower end of 600-1,000’ range


    Mainline jet deliveries will be heading down significantly this year as the impact of the coronavirus takes its toll from both a demand and supply-chain perspective, warns BOC Aviation chief executive Robert Martin.

  • chengdu airlines ARJ21

    Asia-Pacific April deliveries collapse amid travel restrictions


    Asia-Pacific airlines received just two new aircraft during April 2020, as travel restrictions stemming from the coronavirus epidemic played havoc with delivery schedules. Only two Chinese carriers received new jets, according to Cirium fleets data. Loong Air took an Airbus A320neo and Chengdu Airlines took a Comac ARJ21. ...

  • Luftwaffe A350

    First German government A350 arrives for outfitting in Hamburg


    Airbus has transferred the first of three A350-900s for the federal German government to Hamburg for outfitting at the Lufthansa Technik facility. The aircraft flew from the airframer’s Hamburg Finkenwerder plant to the city’s main international airport on 7 May. It bears the civil registration D-AGAF but will ...

  • A350-900 head-on

    Airbus delivered nearly 100 fewer aircraft over first four months


    Airbus delivered just 14 aircraft during April as the full effects of the coronavirus crisis on its production operation became evident, a total down by 80% on the 70 deliveries achieved in the same month last year. The airframer registered only a single order – for nine A320neo-family jets ...

  • BA

    IAG scales back planned deliveries to 75 over next three years


    British Airways and Iberia parent IAG now expects to take delivery of 75 aircraft over the next three years as it reduces its fleet requirements in line with expectations that passenger demand will not return to pre-crisis levels before 2023. The new fleet plan marks a reduction of 68 ...

  • RyanAir 737-800. Boeing

    Ryanair signals 3,000 job cuts as it discusses fleet deferrals


    Ryanair is expecting to cut up to 3,000 jobs from July and shut a number of European bases, as it projects that a post-crisis recovery will take at least two years. The airline is negotiating with Boeing to reduce planned deliveries of new 737s for the next 24 months, ...

  • A320neo

    Airbus rekindles support from export credit agencies


    Airbus believes the support of export credit agencies will be important to assist the funding of deliveries to customers during the air transport crisis. But the airframer is not intending to extend financing itself, unless particular circumstances warrant such a measure. Airbus chief financial officer Domink Asam, speaking ...

  • A320 family assembly

    Airbus staying prepared for aggressive single-aisle rebound


    Airbus is expecting the single-aisle market to recover faster than the long-haul sector, but the airframer is stressing that the pattern of deliveries is the most difficult part of its business to forecast. It has not offered any guidance in its newly-issued first-quarter financial statement. Airbus chief executive ...

  • 737 Max Southwest Airlines

    Southwest delays deliveries of 59 737 Max to post-2021


    Southwest Airlines, among the world’s top Boeing 737 Max customers, has pushed back deliveries of 59 Max aircraft in response to the travel downturn caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

  • Comac_ARJ

    Comac makes first jet delivery after resuming production


    Comac has delivered its 24th ARJ21 regional aircraft, the first aircraft to be delivered since the Chinese airframer resumed work following the coronavirus outbreak. The aircraft, registered B-604F, was delivered to Chengdu Airlines. Comac states that the aircraft is managed by lessor ICBC Financial Leasing. The aircraft is ...

  • Pegasus A321neo 2

    Airbus engages ‘remote delivery’ initiative to transfer aircraft to customers


    Airbus has started capitalising on communications technology and amended logistical procedures to enable delivery of aircraft remotely, allowing it to continue handing over jets to customers despite the restrictive measures imposed by the coronavirus crisis. Turkish budget carrier Pegasus Airlines has received three Airbus A320neo-family jets through the remote ...

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    CDB cancels 29 737 Max orders, defers others


    CDB Aviation is cancelling 29 of 99 Boeing 737 Max orders while making adjustments to the rest of its orderbook for the type. It plans to push back the delivery of 20 undelivered aircraft to “various dates in 2024, 2025 and 2026” and, without providing further details, downgauge all ...

  • EasyJet A320

    EasyJet argues case against cancelling Airbus deal


    UK budget carrier EasyJet is arguing that it cannot terminate its contentious Airbus order by falling back on the argument that the coronavirus outbreak is a situation beyond its control. The airline has been under fire from its founder, and key shareholder, Stelios Haji-Ioannou over the cost of retaining ...

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    Industry orders and deliveries plummet as Boeing takes pain


    Airbus has solid first quarter but Boeing suffers dramatic decline as cancellations hit

  • ANA 787-9

    Coronavirus slashes Asia-Pacific deliveries in March


    Carriers in the Asia-Pacific received 14 of the 49 new airliners delivered in March 2020, as airframers and countries continued to grapple with the coronavirus pandemic. The region trailed North America, where carriers took 17 new aircraft, but led Europe, which saw just 13 deliveries. ...

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    Lessors’ Max orders at risk with Avolon cancellation


    Avolon is removing 75 Boeing 737 Max jets from its orderbook, and while the world’s fourth largest lessor by fleet value says it “remains committed” to the type, these add to cancellations from before the coronavirus pandemic.

  • Faury

    Airbus chief: Crisis likely to be ‘a long one’


    Airbus is expecting to review its production rates every month after reducing its output by a third in response to the coronavirus impact. Chief executive Guillaume Faury, speaking on 8 April, was unable to estimate when rates would be restored but said he thought the crisis would “probably be ...

  • A350-1000

    Airbus records 15 A350 cancellations but reveals order for 10


    Airbus has recorded cancellations of 15 A350s as well as four A330neos during March, although it secured a firm agreement for 10 A350s from an undisclosed customer. Six A350-1000s and four A350-900s from Latin America’s LATAM are part of the cancellation. Five A350-900s ordered by Kuwait Airways have ...