Orders & deliveries – Page 4

  • Air France A220-300
    News

    Air France-KLM aims to minimise fleet deferrals to keep competitiveness on track

    2020-08-01T19:31:00Z

    Just six aircraft ordered by Air France-KLM have so far been pushed back to later delivery slots in the past six months, although KLM has yet to detail its full fleet plan. Air France-KLM states that its competitiveness and sustainability is closely tied to its fleet and network strategy. ...

  • Air France A380
    News

    Air France-KLM aims to keep medium-term fleet delivery schedule intact

    2020-07-30T20:00:00Z

    Air France-KLM Group has recorded a €520 million impairment from its early phase-out Airbus A380 operations, and another €72 million from withdrawal of A340s for the second quarter. But it says it intends to keep the schedule of committed fleet deliveries for 2021-25 “as much as possible intact”, and ...

  • A350
    News

    Airbus impairs inventories ‘at risk’ as stored aircraft level rises

    2020-07-30T06:55:00Z

    Airbus has recorded a near-€300 million charge for impairment of inventories considered at risk, as stored aircraft continue to push up its inventory level. The airframer reveals in its first-half accounts to 30 June that its inventories stood at €37.5 billion – up by nearly €6 billion on the ...

  • A350-900 head-on
    News

    Airbus trims A350 rates again as crisis becomes ‘visible’ in second quarter

    2020-07-30T05:11:00Z

    Airbus is trimming A350 production rates, to five aircraft per month from six, in a further adjustment to its output in the face of weak air transport market demand. The airframer has disclosed that some 145 commercial aircraft went undelivered during the first half of this year, as a ...

  • Singapore Airlines SIA Airbus A350-900
    News

    SIA defers Airbus deliveries amid S$1 billion Q1 operating loss

    2020-07-29T10:13:00Z

    Singapore Airlines Group has reached an agreement with Airbus regarding aircraft deliveries and payment deferrals, as it reported a massive quarterly operating loss. The group, which comprises mainline carrier SIA, regional arm SilkAir, as well as low-cost unit Scoot — says it has reached an agreement with Airbus on ...

  • Ryanair 737 Max
    News

    Recovering Ryanair could have 40 737 Max jets by summer 2021

    2020-07-27T06:24:00Z

    Budget carrier Ryanair hopes to introduce its first Boeing 737 Max this year and up to 40 of the type ahead of the 2021 summer season. But the airline warns that the financial year will be “very challenging” after it turned in a first-quarter net loss of €185 million ...

  • Airbus A321neo Vistara
    News

    ​Vistara takes first Airbus A321neo

    2020-07-24T07:36:00Z

    Indian-Singaporean joint venture carrier Vistara took delivery of its first A321neo on 23 July. “This new addition to our fleet reinforces our long-term commitment to international expansion plans, despite the challenges of the current times,” says Leslie Thng, Vistara ’s chief executive. Source: Airbus ...

  • Pobeda 737
    News

    Russian budget carrier Pobeda taking four more 737-800s

    2020-07-21T19:24:00Z

    Aeroflot Group’s low-cost operator Pobeda is set to receive four additional Boeing 737-800s in the space of a week. The airline acquired one aircraft on 21 July, taking its fleet of the type to 31. But Pobeda says it is due to take three more of the type ...

  • Helvetic E195-E2
    News

    Helvetic converts E2 order to larger variant

    2020-07-15T07:45:00Z

    Swiss operator Helvetic Airways is to switch part of its order for Embraer regional jets to the larger E195-E2 variant. Helvetic will configure the aircraft with 134 seats, in a single-class layout, compared with the 110 seats of its E190-E2s. The airline had originally ordered 12 E190-E2s, powered ...

  • Airbus A320 production assembly
    Analysis

    Mixed fortunes for Airbus and Boeing in first half amid sharp declines

    2020-07-14T18:10:00Z

    Combined deliveries by Airbus and Boeing have declined by more than half during the first six months of 2020 to just 266 aircraft, compared with 2019. Meanwhile the overall order intake has collapsed into a negative tally, although this is driven by a raft of cancellations for the Boeing 737 Max.

  • Iberia A350
    News

    Airbus deliveries halve in the first six months

    2020-07-08T18:56:00Z

    Airbus delivered 196 aircraft over the first six months of the year, half the figure of 389 it had achieved at the same point in 2019. The figure means the airframer managed to hand over 36 aircraft during the month. These included four A350-900s for Iberia, Air France ...

  • Thai AirAsia X Domhnal Slattery Avolon
    Opinion

    Why crisis could power lessors to 50% fleet penetration: Cirium​

    2020-07-08T11:20:00Z

    Why market opportunities created by pandemic could propel sector into an increasing share of industry’s assets

  • Boeing 737 Max 9
    News

    Close to 400 cancellations so far in 2020, driven by 737 Max

    2020-07-03T17:12:00Z

    As 2020 passes its halfway point, fleets data from Cirium reveals that the mainline aircraft manufacturers have suffered almost 400 cancellations so far - 80% of which are for the Boeing 737 Max.

  • BOC Max
    News

    BOC Aviation cancels orders for 30 737 Max jets

    2020-07-01T16:35:00Z

    Singapore-based lessor BOC Aviation has cancelled an order for 30 Boeing 737 Max jets, and intends to defer delivery of others. It has not disclosed the extent of the deferral nor the number of jets involved. But BOC Aviation says it has signed commitments with customers for all ...

  • A350-900 head-on
    News

    Airbus not expecting significant changes in production rates: Faury

    2020-06-30T19:19:00Z

    Airbus is not expecting to make substantial adjustments to its production rates for the foreseeable future, following the cuts to monthly output it disclosed in early April. The airframer has brought monthly single-aisle production down from 60 to 40 aircraft, while the twin-aisle rate has fallen from 9.5 to ...

  • British Airways Boeing 787-10 delivery 2
    News

    British Airways takes delivery of first 787-10 after delay

    2020-06-28T11:35:00Z

    British Airways finally receives its first Boeing 787-10 months later than planned.

  • Akbar Al Baker Qatar Airways
    News

    Al Baker sends warning about forcing deliveries as Qatar seeks deferrals

    2020-06-17T16:35:00Z

    As Qatar Airways looks to defer its large orderbook with Airbus and Boeing, group chief executive Akbar Al Baker warns that there will be consequences if airframers try to force the delivery of new aircraft in the current climate.

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    News

    Comac gets post-pandemic boost from China Express order

    2020-06-11T06:53:00Z

    China Express Airlines has signed a partnership agreement framework with Comac for the purchase of 100 ARJ21 and C919 aircraft. The deal, subject to shareholder approval, did not specify how many of either aircraft type the Guizhou-based carrier will be taking, nor did it indicate a value. However ...

  • Boeing 767-300F FedEx
    News

    Boeing logs new 767F orders in May though aircraft cancellations continue

    2020-06-09T15:25:00Z

    Boeing received new orders for six 767 Freighters in May, though the company’s aircraft backlog declined by 90 jets in the month due largely to order cancellations and other negative adjustments.

  • Deliveries
    Analysis

    Asia-Pacific deliveries see slight uptick in May

    2020-06-09T02:06:00Z

    Asia-Pacific airlines received 11 of the 23 passenger airliners delivered globally during May, amid continued challenges stemming from the coronavirus pandemic. During the month, European carriers received seven new aircraft, and North American carriers four, according to Cirium fleets data as of 17 June. The remaining aircraft, an Airbus ...