Tag: fleet expansion

Lufthansa Receives 10th Airbus A350-900

Lufthansa is expecting the arrival of its tenth Airbus A350-900. The aircraft bearing the registration D-AIXJ is named after the town of Erfurt, and is expected to land at its future home base in Munich around noon. A few days later, the A350-900 featuring the new Lufthansa livery will be one of the main attractions […]

airBaltic Orders up to 60 Bombardier CS300 Aircraft

Bombardier Commercial Aircraft and Air Baltic Corporation AS (airBaltic) announced that the parties have executed a firm purchase agreement for the sale and purchase of 30 CS300 aircraft with options and purchase rights for an additional 30 aircraft of the same type. Based on the list price of the CS300 aircraft, the firm order is […]

Jet Airways Orders 75 Boeing 737 MAX Airplanes

Boeing and Jet Airways announced a new order for 75 737 MAX airplanes as India’s premier international airline looks to the new and improved 737 jet to power its future growth. “Our new order for the additional 75 Boeing 737 MAX aircraft will allow us to deliver a differentiated and world class customer experience to […]

Small Planet Airlines to Become the Largest Carrier in the Baltics

Leisure carrier Small Planet Airlines has announced financial results for the year 2017, reporting a profit of €5.1 million and full recovery from a loss incurred in 2016. The company grew its yearly revenue to €323.1 million, a 45% increase from the year 2016, and transported 2.7 million passengers – 35% more as compared to […]

Hawaiian Places $2.82 Billion Order for 10 Boeing 787 Dreamliners

Boeing and Hawaiian Airlines announced that the carrier has selected the market-leading 787 Dreamliner as its flagship airplane for medium to long-haul flights. As part of the selection, Hawaiian intends to purchase 10 787-9 jets valued at $2.82 billion at list prices. Hawaiian also has purchase rights for 10 additional 787s. The Honolulu-based airline, which […]

Icelandair Begins Fleet Renewal with MAX Delivery

Boeing and Icelandair celebrated the delivery of the airline’s first 737 MAX airplane as the Icelandic carrier seeks to grow and renew its fleet and enhance its trans-Atlantic operations. The MAX, a new and improved version of Boeing’s 737 airplane, will join Icelandair’s fleet of Boeing 757 and 767 jets in serving destinations throughout North […]

Ukraine International Airlines Expands Fleet

As a part of an ongoing fleet renewal and expansion program, Ukraine International Airlines (UIA) took delivery of its first Boeing 777-200ER widebody and yet another Boeing 737-800 narrowbody earlier this month. The arrival of the first 777-200ER, on lease from AerCap, marks the initial stage of UIA’s long-haul fleet development program. Three more 777s […]

UIA: Antonov Aircraft No Alternative to Embraers

Ukraine International Airlines (UIA), the country’s largest carrier, has announced its 2018 fleet expansion plans. The operator expects to add 12 aircraft, including four Boeing 777s, six Boeing 737-800s, and two Embraer E190s. It will also continue to gradually phase out its 737CLs. However, these expectations, particularly with regard to the Embraers, have now been […]

Belavia Continues to Expand Its Embraer Fleet

Belavia Belarusian Airlines has once again tapped Embraer to deliver a further firm order for one current generation E195 jet. Set to be delivered in 2018, the firm order, which is valued at $53.5m, follows a previous order for a pair of E-jets — the E175 and E195 models — announced at the Paris Air […]

Emirates Places US$15.1 Billion Order for 40 Boeing 787 Dreamliners

Emirates, the world’s largest international airline, announced a US$ 15.1 billion (AED 55.4 billion) commitment for 40 Boeing 787-10 Dreamliners. In the presence of HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates, and Ruler of Dubai, HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman and Chief […]