Tag: order

SAS in ‘Final Negotiations’ for New A320neo Order

Reading Time: 1 minute Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) has confirmed it is in final negotiations with Airbus for a large batch of A320neo narrowbodies following a Reuters report, citing SAS CFO Goran Jansson, that the carrier will purchase 40-50 aircraft. An SAS spokesman told ATW he could not confirm precise quantities: “I’m not sure we’re talking about numbers at the […]

Emirates Signs Agreement for up to 36 Additional A380s

Reading Time: 2 minutes Dubai-based Emirates Airline has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to acquire up to 36 additional A380 aircraft. The agreement was signed at the airline’s headquarters in Dubai by HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman and Chief Executive, Emirates Airline and Group, and John Leahy, Chief Operating Officer – Customers, Airbus Commercial Aircraft. […]

Boeing and Turkish Airlines Announce Order for Three 777 Freighters

Reading Time: 1 minute Boeing and Turkish Airlines announced that the carrier ordered three more 777 Freighters in December 2017. The new order came weeks after the carrier took delivery of two of the large cargo jets as part of its plan to further expand its freight business. “These freighter orders will surely contribute to our significant target for […]

Egypt Air Confirms First Bombardier C-Series Order in 18 Months

Reading Time: 1 minute Egypt Air has confirmed it will buy 12 CS300 aircraft from Bombardier and reserved the right to buy an additional 12 on the same terms at a later date. The commitment was originally announced as an understanding between the North African carrier and Bombardier at the Dubai Airshow. The agreement was widely viewed as a […]

Belavia Continues to Expand Its Embraer Fleet

Reading Time: 1 minute 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

Reading Time: 2 minutes 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 […]

Egypt Air Prepares to Make a Significant Aircraft Order

Reading Time: 1 minute Egypt Air might be getting set to place a double-digit aircraft order according to multiple reports from the country. “We started with the replacement plan, where we purchased nine planes. Regarding the second phase, it includes a new deal for 38 planes, however, this deal is still under study and has not yet been confirmed,” […]

Boeing And Air Lease Corporation Finalize Order for 12 737 MAXs

Reading Time: 1 minute Boeing and Air Lease Corporation have finalized an order for 12 737 MAXs first announced at the 2017 Paris Air Show. The agreement also includes two new orders for the 787-9 Dreamliner. “These additional orders reflect ALC’s highly successful placements to date of our MAX and 787 order book and the need to fulfill the […]

Aeroflot Set To Double Its A350-900 Order

Reading Time: 1 minute Russia’s largest carrier Aeroflot has plans to double the size of its original order for Airbus A350-900 widebody airliners, bringing the figure up to 28, Bloomberg reports. In an interview with the news agency, Aeroflot’s Deputy General Director Giorgio Callegari mentioned that the decision had been taken at a Board of Directors meeting in May. […]

GECAS Places Order For 100 A320neo Aircraft

Reading Time: 1 minute GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS), the commercial aircraft leasing and financing arm of General Electric [NYSE: GE] has signed a firm order for 100 A320neo Family aircraft at the 52nd International Paris Air Show. GECAS has selected CFM’s LEAP-1A engine for all 100 A320neo Family aircraft. This new order brings the total number of Airbus […]