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  • Qantas A350-1000-c-Qantas

    Qantas A350-1000s and undisclosed A350F customer lift Airbus’s widebody orders


    Qantas Airways has firmed its order for a dozen Airbus A350-1000s while the airframer has also secured an agreement for another seven A350 freighters, from an undisclosed customer. Two A350 freighters recently identified for Silk Way Airlines, and a single A330-900 for Delta Air Lines, added to a lively end ...

  • China Eastern Airlines A320neo at Guangzhou Airport

    China’s ‘big three’ airlines sign for 292 Airbus A320neos


    China Eastern Airlines, China Southern Airlines and Air China have today signed agreements with Airbus covering orders for a combined 292 A320neo aircraft.

  • British Airways A320neo title-c-British Airways

    IAG single-aisle modernisation continues as more A320neo options firmed up


    British Airways and Iberia parent IAG is converting options for another 14 Airbus A320neo-family twinjets into firm orders. The options were originally disclosed as part of an agreement for up to 220 Airbus single-aisle jets in 2013. IAG says the latest firming of options covers three A321neos and 11 A320neos. ...

  • 737 Max at Boeing's Seattle delivery centre on 14 June 2022

    Boeing chief sees progress in Max delivery backlog and China return


    Boeing has seen a strong market return of its 737 Max since flights with the type resumed 18 months ago as it continues to work through the outstanding certification in China and clear its delivery backlog, the company’s commercial airplanes head Stan Deal says. 

  • Norwegian Boeing 737 Max at Edinburgh

    Norwegian firms order for 50 Boeing Max 8s


    Restructured low-cost carrier Norwegian has firmed its deal for 50 Boeing 737 Max 8, which are due to join the fleet between 2025 and 2028.

  • EasyJet A320neo-c-Airbus

    EasyJet to firm orders for 56 A320neos and introduce more A321neos


    UK budget carrier EasyJet is planning to firm orders for another 56 Airbus A320neo-family jets, and will also convert 18 aircraft in its backlog to the larger A321neo. Under the “conditional arrangement”, the airline says it will take delivery of the additional A320neos over fiscal 2026-29. The A321neos will arrive ...

  • Icelandair Boeing 737 Max

    Icelandair signs preliminary deal to buy four 737 Max jets from Boeing’s built backlog


    Icelandair has signed a letter of intent to acquire four Boeing 737 Max aircraft from the manufacturer’s backlog of built aircraft.

  • Connect Airlines ATR H2-c-Connect Airlines

    Connect Airlines plots expansion with up to 100 hydrogen-powered ATR 72s


    Proposed US start-up carrier Connect Airlines is ordering 75 converted ATR 72-600 turboprops, which will be fitted with hydrogen-fuelled powertrains. The firm agreement with Universal Hydrogen also covers an additional 25 converted aircraft. Universal Hydrogen was founded by former Airbus chief technology officer Paul Eremenko, and has an advisory board ...

  • Turkish A350-900-c-Jounigripen Creative Commons

    Turkish A350 agreement becomes highlight of Airbus activity in May


    Turkish Airlines provided the highlight for Airbus orders during May, following through on its indication that it would take additional A350s. The airframer has recorded an order for four A350-900s from the carrier, in a month of relatively little activity. Turkish Airlines had signalled in May that it would commit ...

  • SkyHigh E190

    Caribbean-based Sky High Aviation receives its first E190


    Dominican airline Sky High Aviation received its first E190, becoming the first Caribbean-based carrier to fly an airframe in the E-Jet line.

  • Ethiopian 777F-c-Boeing

    Ethiopian Airlines emerges as customer for more 777Fs


    Ethiopian Airlines has emerged as the customer behind an order for five Boeing 777 freighters previously attributed to an unidentified operator. The African carrier is already a 777F operator, having previously ordered eight directly from the airframer. Ethiopian Airlines chief Mesfin Tasew says the additional jets will enable the airline ...

  • 737 Max 10-c-Boeing

    IAG single-aisle renewal ends uncertainty over 737 Max commitment


    IAG’s decision to order a combination of Boeing 737 Max 10s and Max 8-200s puts an end to scepticism as to whether a tentative agreement for 200 aircraft, three years ago, would survive crises affecting the Max and the broader air transport industry, as well as changes of IAG management. ...

  • 737 Max 10

    IAG to order up to 150 737s including Max 10 and high-density Max 8


    British Airways and Iberia parent company IAG has agreed to order up to 150 Boeing 737 Max jets. The order will comprise 25 737 Max 10 variants, plus 25 of the high-density 737 Max 8-200. IAG is also taking 100 options, it states. The twinjets – powered by CFM International ...

  • Turkish A350-900-c-Airbus

    Turkish Airlines agrees to purchase six A350s


    Turkish Airlines has disclosed that it intends to purchase six Airbus A350-900s, which will be delivered over the course of this year and next. The airline has not elaborated on the decision, which it confirmed to the Istanbul stock exchange. Turkish Airlines has 20 A350-900s on direct order of which ...

  • Vueling A321 title-c-Airbus

    IAG’s Vueling trims A321neo orders as Iberia takes more


    Spanish budget carrier Vueling has trimmed another pair of Airbus A321neos from its single-aisle backlog. Vueling originally had 14 of the largest A320neo-family variant on order but has yet to take delivery of any. Over the past two months, Airbus’s backlog figures indicate, the airline has been removing A321neos orders ...

  • Aeromexico first Boeing 737 Max

    Boeing added 12 new jets to its backlog in April


    Boeing booked new orders for 46 commercial aircraft in April but continued to log cancellations, including for its 737 Max and 777.

  • Lufthansa Cargo 777-8F-c-Lufthansa

    Lufthansa orders 777-8Fs and brings in more 787s to offset 777-9 delay


    Lufthansa Group is to acquire seven Boeing 777-8 freighters, as well as three 777Fs, while taking seven more 787s to offset capacity shortfall from delays to its 777-9 order. The German company’s supervisory board has approved the introduction of the additional twinjets. “By purchasing these state-of-the-art aircraft, we again underline ...

  • Air France A350F-c-Air France

    Single-aisle orders lift Airbus figures while long-haul activity remains stagnant


    Airbus’s single-aisle business was lifted in April by the order for 80 jets from lessor BOC Aviation, although the drought of twin-aisle activity was alleviated only slightly by Air Frances’s firming of four A350 freighters. BOC has ordered 60 A321neos and 20 A320neos. Air Canada and Iberia are taking four ...

  • Texel Air 737-800BCF-c-Texel Air

    Texel Air to take another pair of 737-800 freighters


    Middle Eastern operator Texel Air is ordering another pair of Boeing 737-800 converted freighters, having received the region’s first example in January. The Bahraini cargo carrier has signed an agreement to acquire the additional jets, according to Boeing. It already had orders for two of the modified jets and will ...

  • Qatar A350-1000 MSN420-c-Airbus

    Airbus and Qatar Airways wrestle over right to resell rejected A350s


    Among the legal jousts between Airbus and Qatar Airways arising from their court clash is an attempt by the airline to prevent the airframer from reselling A350s built for the carrier but individually cancelled after Qatar’s refusal to take delivery. Airbus has been cancelling A350s which had been completed and ...