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  • 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 – ...

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    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 ...

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    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. 

  • Emirates A380

    Emirates advances deliveries of final A380s


    Emirates is to advance the delivery schedule for its last three Airbus A380s, intending to take the final aircraft in November this year. It will give the Dubai-based carrier a total of 118 A380s, accounting for almost half the entire customer fleet of 251 aircraft. Airbus puts the in-service fleet ...

  • El Al 787-c-El Al

    El Al keeps final 787 delivery on hold


    El Al has deferred delivery of its final Boeing 787 at least until the end of this year, as it holds discussions on financing the twinjet. Delivery of the 787-8 aircraft, which would take the Israeli airline’s 787 fleet to 16, had been scheduled for March 2020 – the point ...

  • Vertical Exterior_Helipad

    Why two aircraft lessors have not jumped into the electric-aircraft craze


    Some top aircraft lessors remain unconvinced about the viability of electric passenger aircraft and whether in-development air taxis and other first-generation electric types even fit within their leasing business models.

  • Czech A220-c-Airbus

    Czech Airlines order for A220s and A321XLRs struck from Airbus backlog


    Czech Airlines’ order for seven Airbus jets, including four A220-300s and three A321XLRs, have been removed from the airframer’s backlog. Airbus’s latest backlog information, covering the period to 31 July, shows that the seven jets listed against the airline have been cancelled. Czech Airlines filed for insolvency earlier ...

  • DHL Alice-c-DHL Express

    DHL Express orders fleet of Eviation all-electric Alice aircraft for cargo feed


    Logistics specialist DHL Express is venturing into electric air transport by ordering a dozen Eviation Alice aircraft for freight operations. DHL Express expects to take delivery of the first of the 12 aircraft in 2024. Eviation conceived the Alice as a nine-seat commuter model. But DHL Express head ...

  • Aer Lingus A350-c-Airbus

    IAG retaining former Aer Lingus A350 order to gain flexibility


    IAG has disclosed that it is holding on to the Airbus A350s previously ordered by Aer Lingus, but has yet to determine where best to deploy them. Aer Lingus ordered nine A350-900s but subsequently shifted four of them to sister IAG operator Iberia. Its remaining five A350s had ...

  • Condor A330neo title-c-Condor

    Condor ordering seven A330neos and plans to lease nine more


    German leisure carrier Condor’s long-haul fleet replacement will include orders for seven Airbus A330-900s directly from the manufacturer. But it will lease the other nine to provide the overall total of 16 aircraft. Condor has not specified the source of the leased jets. Airbus chief executive Guillaume Faury ...

  • Air Austral A220 title-c-Airbus

    Reunion’s Air Austral receives first A220


    French island territory Reunion’s operator Air Austral has become the latest Airbus A220 operator with the delivery of its first of the type. The A220-300 twinjet (F-OLAV), powered by Pratt Whitney PW1500G engines, is one of three to be introduced by the Indian Ocean carrier. Air ...

  • Ryanair 737 Max

    Ryanair to have at least 60 Max aircraft in time for next summer


    Ryanair expects to be operating at least 60 Boeing 737 Max aircraft in time for next summer and has reiterated its interest in ordering the Max 10 variant “if the price is right”.

  • A220 in flight

    Azimuth agreement is A220's first from Russia since local certification


    Russian carrier Azimuth’s agreement to take Airbus A220s is the first from one of the country’s airlines since the twinjet family quietly secured certification from the federal aviation regulator Rosaviatsia. Airbus obtained certification for both the A220-300 and smaller -100 from Rosaviatsia on 24 December 2020, according to the ...