Orders & deliveries – Page 9

  • Air Lease A321XLR
    News

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

    2020-02-06T18:41:00Z

    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
    News

    Avianca latest to probe relationship with Airbus

    2020-02-03T20:04:00Z

    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
    News

    Airbus put potential damage from bribery conviction at €200bn

    2020-02-02T20:45:00Z

    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
    News

    South African president refers SAA allegations to special investigators

    2020-02-01T23:50:00Z

    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. ...

  • AirAsia A330neo
    News

    AirAsia firmly rejects implications from Airbus bribery case

    2020-02-01T18:50:00Z

    Low-cost carrier AirAsia has vehemently denied any allegations of wrongdoing after Airbus was heavily fined under a deferred prosecution arrangement over multiple charges relating to alleged failure to stop bribery. Malaysia’s Anti-Corruption Commission says it is “already investigating the matter” and is “in touch” with UK authorities. The charges ...

  • A330neo Fia 18
    News

    Court describes ‘endemic’ bribery aimed at securing Airbus orders

    2020-01-31T21:01:00Z

    Judicial authorities overseeing a deferred prosecution arrangement with Airbus have described as “endemic” the bribery linked to its commercial aircraft and defence divisions, as details emerged of activities scrutinised by fraud investigators. Airbus has agreed to pay a €3.6 billion fine to settle multiple investigations from French, UK and ...

  • Airbus A380 Spain W448
    News

    Airbus fraud investigation ‘remains active’ as penalty details emerge

    2020-01-31T17:28:00Z

    Airbus has entered deferred prosecution arrangements with French, UK and US authorities as part of its €3.6 billion settlement of long-running investigation into allegations of corruption. The company will pay nearly €2.1 billion under a French agreement with the Parquet National Financier, plus €991 million to the UK authorities, ...

  • Shanghai Airlines first 787-9
    News

    China trade tensions drove Boeing’s 787 rate-cut decision

    2020-01-31T17:00:00Z

    Boeing’s decision to reduce 787 production to 10 units per month from early 2021 has been driven largely by lower orders from China as well as a reduced near-term requirement for widebody replacements. Announcing the move on 29 January, Boeing said output would remain at that level until 2023 ...

  • SkyWestE175
    News

    SkyWest orders 20 E175s

    2020-01-31T02:36:00Z

    The parent company of US regional operator SkyWest Airlines has ordered 20 Embraer E175 jets, with deliveries expected to commence in the second half of the year. The deal is valued at $972 million, and is already included in Embraer’s 2019 fourth-quarter backlog, the airframer states in a media ...

  • A220
    News

    Airbus talks up A220’s regional credentials as NAC firms order

    2020-01-24T02:14:00Z

    Nordic Aviation Capital has firmed up its order for 20 Airbus A220-300s, prompting the manufacturer to highlight the aircraft’s relevance in the regional aviation market. Regional aircraft lessor NAC had signed a memorandum of understanding for 20 A220s in June 2019. Airbus chief commercial officer Christian Scherer states ...

  • Comment2-c-MartinLee_Shutterstock
    Opinion

    Airbus wins the contest that never was

    2020-01-17T10:37:00Z

    What’s wrong with a duopoly? Well, when one of the two protagonists drops out, it turns into a monopoly.

  • A320neo P&W engines 640 c Airbus
    News

    China Aircraft Leasing orders 40 A320neos

    2020-01-17T02:39:00Z

    China Aircraft Leasing has placed an order for 40 Airbus A321neos. The lessor states in a stock exchange disclosure that the aircraft will be delivered in stages up to 2026. Chief executive, Mike Poon says: “We see enormous market appetite for this single-aisle aircraft with lower operational cost, ...

  • airbus-and-boeing-deliveries-2010-2019
    Analysis

    Airliner deliveries soar to 13,000 aircraft through 2010s

    2020-01-16T15:27:00Z

    Shipments rise through 10-year period but Boeing 737 Max crisis dampens decade-end peformance

  • Bamboo 787-9
    News

    CALC receives two 787s converted from 737 Max orders

    2020-01-16T08:19:00Z

    China Aircraft Leasing has received two Boeing 787s, converted from earlier orders for 737 Max aircraft. The lessor says these are the first widebody aircraft in its orderbook. They were delivered to an Asian airline last month and this month, in line with earlier expectations that these would arrive ...

  • Boeing's Renton plant
    In depth

    Max effect drags down overall sales and deliveries in 2019

    2020-01-15T21:47:00Z

    Boeing’s pain across both orders and production significantly impacts overall metrics in the mainline airliner sector 

  • A320 production
    News

    Airbus still burdened by end-of-year delivery rush

    2020-01-15T09:34:00Z

    Airbus deliveries for the final month of last year indicate that the airframer has yet to restore the smooth production rates it achieved in the first half of the decade. While December has typically been relatively busy in terms of Airbus output, it managed to keep the proportion of ...

  • Malmo Aviation CSeries (A220)
    News

    BRA axes A220 order but plans E190 wet-lease

    2020-01-13T17:08:00Z

    Scandinavian carrier Braathens Regional Airlines has axed a long-standing order for Airbus A220s, and plans to wet-lease Embraer 190s for regional jet operations. BRA evolved from the merger of Malmo Aviation with other carrier operations and inherited the order for 10 Bombardier CSeries jets originally placed by Malmo in ...

  • A350-900
    News

    Hong Kong Airlines and Synergy among 33 A350 cancellations

    2020-01-10T19:34:00Z

    Airbus has revealed cancellations for 33 A350s, all the -900 variant, in its end-of-year backlog revision. Analysis of the airframer’s figures indicate eight aircraft have been struck from Hong Kong Airlines, whose A350 commitment has fallen from 13 to five – three of which have already been delivered. ...

  • A330neo landing Airbus
    News

    Airbus reveals order for 40 A330neos

    2020-01-10T18:23:00Z

    Airbus has revealed an order for 40 A330neo jets was placed in the last month of 2019, helping to lift the re-engined type’s net total for the year. The order, placed on 23 December, is attributed to an unidentified customer. Airbus’s full-year backlog data shows that the agreement ...

  • A330neo - Airbus
    News

    Airbus achieves 768 net orders, 863 deliveries, for 2019

    2020-01-10T18:12:00Z

    Airbus has disclosed that it took 768 net orders last year and delivered a total of 863 aircraft, up on the previous year’s 800. The deliveries included 112 A350s – of which 25 were the larger -1000 variant – plus 53 A330s and eight A380s. It says the ...