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  • Tarom ATR 72-600

    Tarom starts turboprop upgrade with first new ATR 72-600


    Romanian flag-carrier Tarom has started taking delivery of a batch of ATR 72-600s it is receiving under a lease agreement with Nordic Aviation Capital. The operator disclosed last year that it was introducing nine of the turboprop type to modernise its fleet. Tarom has unveiled a revised colour ...

  • Green Africa A220

    Irish division of GTLK to lease A220s to Green Africa


    Nigerian start-up carrier Green Africa Airways has agreed to lease three Airbus A220s from Irish-based lessor GTLK Europe. The airline says the pact will enable it to “set course” to open commercial services this year. GTLK Europe is based in Dublin, and is affiliated with the Russian state ...

  • SIA A350-900ULR

    Asia-Pacific sees subdued deliveries in January


    Asia-Pacific carriers took 21 of the 55 commercial aircraft delivered globally in the first month of of the new decade, followed by European carriers with 17 deliveries and North American carriers with just 10. While January is particularly weak for deliveries after airframers’ traditional push in December, global deliveries ...

  • American Airlines Airbus A321neo

    Tariff hike only deepens US airlines’ misery: Airbus


    Airbus has criticised the US government’s decision to increase tariffs on imported aircraft, claiming it simply exacerbates problems for the country’s own airlines. The US Trade Representative decision – which hikes tariffs from the previous 10% to a level of 15% – is a consequence of the long-running transatlantic ...

  • EgyptAir A320neo line-up

    EgyptAir receives first A320neo


    EgyptAir has taken delivery of its first Airbus A320neo, the initial aircraft in a batch of 15 being acquired by the Middle Eastern flag-carrier. Airbus has confirmed the handover of the twinjet, powered by CFM International Leap-1A engines. Source: Airbus Three EgyptAir A320neos – SU-GFK, ...

  • Faury

    World gradually shifting to resist corrupt practices: Airbus chief


    Airbus chief Guillaume Faury believes there is an increasing global resistance to corrupt practices from which the airframer is set to benefit in its efforts to combat risks of non-compliance. The company is recovering from a hefty €3.6 billion penalty imposed through a deferred prosecution agreement to settle allegations ...

  • Green Africa A220

    Lagos-based Green Africa signs for 50 A220s


    Nigerian carrier Green Africa Airways has tentatively agreed to acquire 50 Airbus A220-300s, a potentially strong order for the twinjets. The agreement for the Pratt Whitney PW1500G-powered aircraft has been disclosed by the airframer, following the signature of a memorandum of understanding. It comes more than ...

  • A330neo Flight test

    Airbus to cut A330 output and keep A350 rate level


    Airbus is to cut production of its A330 line to 40 aircraft this year, and will keep A350 monthly output to between nine and 10 aircraft. The decision is a consequence of “overall customer demand” in the twin-aisle sector, says the airframer. Chief executive Guillaume Faury, speaking in ...

  • 737 Renton line

    Boeing lands no new aircraft orders in January as deliveries slow to trickle


    Boeing received no new orders for large commercial aircraft in January, and delivered only 13 aircraft – a trickle of activity for a company long accustomed to big orders and dozens of monthly deliveries.


    Lessor Avation orders two more ATR 72s for placement with US-Bangla


    Singapore lessor Avation has converted purchase rights on two ATR 72-600s into firm orders and will place the turboprops with US-Bangla Airlines on lease later this year.

  • A321XLR Cebu Pacific

    Airbus expects A321XLR to 'safely exceed' 1,000 orders


    Strong sales since last year’s launch underline new variant’s popularity, says manufacturer

  • Boeing 737 NG converted freighter

    Lessor BBAM orders trio of Boeing Converted Freighters


    Aircraft lessor BBAM has ordered three 737-800 Boeing Converted Freighters, the US airframer has disclosed.

  • PNG unveiled as launch customer for STOL variant of ATR 42-600 - Stefano Bortoli, CEO Atr & Paul Abbot, CEO PNG Air

    PNG unveiled as launch customer for STOL variant of ATR 42-600


    PNG Air has become a launch customer for the short take-off and landing version of the ATR 42-600. The Papua New Guinean airline will use ATR 42-600S twin-turboprops to replace part of its De Havilland Canada Q100 turboprop fleet. Source: BillyPix Stefano Bortoli, CEO ...

  • Randy Tinseth of Boeing

    Boeing’s Tinseth upbeat on Southeast Asia as Max return eyed


    Boeing continues to see Southeast Asia as a strong future growth area, particularly in single aisle jets, as it works to get the 737 Max back in the skies.

  • Avianca A321neo

    Avianca directs cancellations at A321neo fleet


    Colombian carrier Avianca has cancelled or converted much of its Airbus A321neo order, switching some to the smaller A320neo variant. The change, listed in Airbus’s latest backlog revision, follows a previous cancellation of 62 A320neos by Avianca’s parent company Synergy Aerospace. Synergy wiped out its A320neo orders in ...

  • Lufthansa A350

    Lufthansa appears to trim A350 orders


    German flag-carrier Lufthansa appears to have trimmed its Airbus A350-900 order, cutting two aircraft from its commitment. Lufthansa ordered 25 A350-900s in 2013 and supplemented this agreement last year with a deal for another 20. But Airbus’s latest backlog revision, covering January 2020, indicates the carrier has reduced ...

  • Air Lease A321XLR

    Firmed Air Lease and Spirit orders give Airbus a strong start to 2020


    Airbus has made a strong start to 2020 in terms of order activity, recording gross bookings for nearly 300 aircraft in the first month of the year. The airframer logged 103 orders from US lessor Air Lease – including 52 A321neos and 50 A220s, plus a single A350-900. ...

  • Avianca A320neo

    Avianca latest to probe relationship with Airbus


    Colombian carrier Avianca has engaged a law firm to conduct an independent internal investigation into its relationship with Airbus, after the airline was linked to the extensive probe into alleged bribery involving the airframer. French authorities have disclosed that Airbus orders from airlines including Avianca, Air Arabia, Korean Air, ...

  • A350

    Airbus put potential damage from bribery conviction at €200bn


    Airbus analysis estimated that the damage impact from a criminal conviction arising from bribery charges levelled against the company could have reached €200 billion across its commercial aircraft, defence and helicopter divisions. The airframer has agreed to pay a €3.6 billion ($4 billion) fine to settle the case under ...

  • SAA tail

    South African president refers SAA allegations to special investigators


    South African president Cyril Ramaphosa has authorised investigators to probe allegations of maladministration, corruption or unlawful conduct at South African Airways dating back to at least 2002. Ramaphosa’s order to refer the allegations to a special investigation unit has been disclosed in a declaration in the official government gazette. ...