Tag: orders

Boeing: 56% Decrease in Deliveries and No Orders in May

Reading Time: 1 minute Boeing, the US-based aircraft manufacturer, announced it delivered 56% less aircraft in May compared to the same month last year. Also, the planemaker won no orders. Due to the 737 MAX crisis which sparked off after the deadly Ethiopian crash in March, deliveries of new MAX aircraft were also suspended. Thus, the company handed to […]

Airbus Wins Only One Order but Delivers 81 Aircraft in May

Reading Time: 1 minute Airbus booked an order for one ACJ320neo corporate jetliner in May and delivered 81 aircraft from all members of its in-production jetliner product line during the month, which were received by 49 customers. The ACJ320neo acquisition was by an undisclosed customer – bringing overall bookings for NEO versions of the A319/A320/A321 Family to 6,505. Overall […]

Battle of 2018: Airbus or Boeing?

Reading Time: 3 minutes Never-ending competition between two aircraft manufacturing icons, Boeing and Airbus, has already become an integral part of the aviation world followed with great curiosity, especially in terms of commercial aircraft deliveries and orders. As 2018 came to an end, let’s look through their performance results and find out who lead the year of 2018. Deliveries. […]

Airbus Wins Kuwait Airways Order for Eight A330neo Aircraft

Reading Time: 1 minute Kuwait Airways, the national carrier of the state of Kuwait, has signed a Purchase Agreement (PA) for eight A330-800 aircraft. The announcement marks an important step in Kuwait Airways’ fleet renewal and expansion strategy. The national carrier of Kuwait also has A350 XWB and A320neo Family aircraft on order. The delivery of the new Airbus fleet […]

New South Korean Carrier KAIR Airlines Orders Eight A320s

Reading Time: 1 minute South Korean start-up carrier KAIR Airlines has announced that it has selected the A320 Family to launch its new low cost operation, with a firm order for eight A320ceo. The new airline will be based in Cheongju in central South Korea and will focus primarily on services to international destinations in North East Asia. “We […]

New Aircraft Build on Success of Airbus Corporate Jets

Reading Time: 2 minutes Airbus Corporate Jets has won another commitment for an ACJ320neo, highlighting the continuing success of its new aircraft family. The latest deal adds to the seven orders already won by the ACJ320neo Family, taking total orders and commitments to eight, comprising six ACJ320neo and two ACJ319 neo aircraft. Capitalising on new-generation engines and Sharklets at […]

Airbus Sold 19 Jets in October

Reading Time: 1 minute Airbus sold 19 aircraft in October, bringing new business this year to 585 jets and leaving the European planemaker about 85 airplanes short of its target for the year with two months to go. Net orders adjusting for cancellations in the first 10 months of the year stood at 395 aircraft. After a relatively quiet […]

China Airlines’ First A350 XWB Takes to the Skies

Reading Time: 1 minute The aircraft bearing the airline’s distinctive livery will now enter the final phase of production, including further ground and flight tests. This first A350-900 for China Airlines is scheduled for delivery in the coming weeks. China Airlines has 14 A350-900s on order. The aircraft is expected to be deployed on the carrier’s long-haul routes to […]

Aer Lingus Adds Two A330-300s to Its Future Fleet

Reading Time: 1 minute Aer Lingus is expanding its fleet of A330-300s by two aircraft following a decision to exercise options. The carrier currently operates eight A330s increasing to 10 aircraft in 2016. With the latest decision Aer Lingus’ A330 fleet will grow to 12 aircraft. The airline today carries over 12 million passengers each year to over 70 […]

Airbus Beats Boeing on Orders at Farnborough

Reading Time: 2 minutes Airbus beat Boeing to end the Farnborough Airshow with 279 orders and commitments worth USD$35 billion at list prices, but orders from both plane makers fell compared with the sister show in Paris last year. Airbus, which had been behind Boeing leading up to the show, reported firm new deals for 197 aircraft worth $26.8 […]