Orders & deliveries

  • Qatar 787-c-Qatar Airways
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    Boeing projects Middle Eastern carriers will maintain widebody demand

    2021-10-20T08:12:00Z

    Middle Eastern operators will take delivery of 3,000 new aircraft over the next two decades, with a strong widebody presence, Boeing estimates in its latest forecast for the region. Ahead of the Dubai air show in November, the airframer states that these deliveries will include 1,320 widebody types as well ...

  • aura aero ERA-c-Aura Aero
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    Amedeo backs French 19-seat electric aircraft with preliminary order for 200

    2021-10-19T16:56:00Z

    Asset management firm Amedeo has reached a provisional agreement to acquire 200 of the 19-seat electric-powered regional aircraft under development by France’s Aura Aero. Amedeo is entering a strategic partnership pact with Aura Aero, which unveiled a facility for electric aircraft development at Toulouse Francazal earlier this year. The developer ...

  • FedEx 777F-c-FedEx
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    Boeing nears 60 freighter orders with 777F deals in September

    2021-10-12T15:05:00Z

    Boeing has taken freighter orders this year to 59 with an agreement for six more 777Fs in September, and disclosed a repeat order for 737 Max jets from investment firm 777 Partners. The six additional freighters include one for FedEx and five for unidentified customers. They bring the total number ...

  • A319neo-c-Airbus
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    Airbus delivers 40 jets in quiet September

    2021-10-11T17:22:00Z

    Airbus delivered 40 aircraft in September, a month in which only a single A319neo was added to the airframer’s firm orders for the year. Overall deliveries for the first nine months of 2021 rose to 424 aircraft. September’s deliveries included a pair of A350s – both to Japan Airlines – ...

  • Air Belgium A330neo
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    Air Belgium takes delivery of first Airbus A330-900

    2021-10-08T13:04:00Z

    Air Belgium has taken delivery of the first of two Airbus A330-900s that will be used to replace A340s in its fleet.

  • Icelandair 737 Max-c-Boeing
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    Icelandair seals financing agreements for last three 737 Max deliveries

    2021-10-01T10:42:00Z

    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
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    Italy’s ITA outlines Airbus-driven fleet plan including A330neos and A350s

    2021-09-30T17:36:00Z

    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 – ...

  • CMA CGM AIr Cargo 777F-c-CMA CGM Group
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    CMA CGM to supplement new air cargo fleet with 777Fs

    2021-09-29T17:26:00Z

    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
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    Airbus encouraged by customer interest in A350 Freighter

    2021-09-22T08:48:00Z

    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
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    Boeing yet to restore 20-year global fleet outlook to pre-crisis 50,000 mark

    2021-09-14T11:30:00Z

    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
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    US carrier Breeze raises A220 order to 80 aircraft

    2021-09-13T08:46:00Z

    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
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    Strong A320neo agreements push Airbus net orders into triple figures

    2021-09-07T17:11:00Z

    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 ...

  • A320neo P&W engines 640 c Airbus
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    Airbus A320-family deliveries pass 10,000 mark

    2021-09-07T16:30:00Z

    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
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    Failure to agree pricing spurs Ryanair and Boeing to end Max 10 order talks

    2021-09-06T09:15:00Z

    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
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    Lessor Griffin Global orders five 737 Max 8s

    2021-09-02T02:40:00Z

    Lessor Griffin Global Asset Management has ordered five Boeing 737 Max 8s — its first direct order with the North American airframer. 

  • Emirates A380
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    Emirates advances deliveries of final A380s

    2021-09-01T09:20:00Z

    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
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    El Al keeps final 787 delivery on hold

    2021-08-23T06:48:00Z

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

    2021-08-09T16:08:00Z

    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
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    Czech Airlines order for A220s and A321XLRs struck from Airbus backlog

    2021-08-06T06:47:00Z

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

    2021-08-03T10:00:00Z

    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 ...