Category: Manufacturers

Embraer Reaches Targets: 108 Commercial Jets and 117 Executive Jets in 2016

Embraer delivered 32 commercial and 43 executive jets, 25 of which are light jets and 18 are large, during the fourth quarter of 2016 (4Q16). The Company ended the year with 108 aircraft delivered to the commercial aviation market and 117 to the executive aviation market, totaling 73 light and 44 large executive jets. These […]

Boeing, SpiceJet Announce Deal for up to 205 Airplanes

Boeing and SpiceJet announced today a commitment for up to 205 airplanes during an event in New Delhi. Booked at the end of 2016, the announcement includes 100 new 737 MAX 8s, SpiceJet’s current order for 42 MAXs, 13 additional 737 MAXs which were previously attributed to an unidentified customer on Boeing’s Orders & Deliveries […]

SSJ100: Fitting Issue Under Resolution

Sukhoi Civil Aircraft company (SCAC) reported the completion of checking the entire Sukhoi Superjet 100 aircraft fleet for cracks in the stabilizer attachment bands. The manufacturer did not disclose the number of aircraft that were found defective, but promised that the replacement of the units on such aircraft will be completed before the end of […]

Aeroflot Cancels Eight A350-800s

Aeroflot Airline has canceled an order for eight Airbus A350-800s, Airbus revealed in a presentation at an annual press briefing. Airbus confirmed to ATW the Russian flag carrier has 14 A350-800s on order. The order change was made in November 2016. In 2007, Aeroflot ordered 22 A350s, comprising eight -800s and 14 -900s. Because the […]

Iran Air Takes Delivery of Its First of 100 Airbus Aircraft

Iran Air has taken delivery of its first new aircraft, an A321, in a handover ceremony in Toulouse with Mr. Farhad Parvaresh, Iran Air Chairman and CEO, and Mr. Fabrice Bregier, President, Airbus Commercial Aircraft and Chief Operating Officer Airbus, in the presence of Gael Meheust, SVP Sales and Marketing CFM, Tom Enders, Airbus Chief […]

Gulfstream G650ER Continues Record Streak

Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. announced the company’s flagship Gulfstream G650ER recently claimed two more city-pair records. The achievements highlight the aircraft’s superior performance and the company’s commitment to providing customers with high-speed travel options. The G650ER took off from Ohio’s John Glenn Columbus International Airport and landed at Shanghai’s Pudong International Airport 14 hours and 35 […]

Boeing Achieves Strong Delivery Numbers in 2016

Boeing recorded strong commercial delivery numbers in 2016 and achieved several airplane program milestones. The company delivered 748 commercial airplanes. Boeing booked 668 net orders, valued at $94.1 billion at list prices. The backlog at the end of the year stood at 5,715 unfilled commercial orders. Airplane development programs continued to make progress in 2016. […]

Bombardier Meets Goal of Seven CSeries Deliveries in 2016

Bombardier made good on its goal to deliver seven CSeries aircraft in 2016, with the company delivering two aircraft in the last two days of the year, Bombardier confirms. On 30 December, the company delivered a CS100 to Swiss International Airlines, and the delivery flight of a CS300 to Air Baltic departed Montreal on 31 […]

GECAS Orders Another 75 737 Max 8s

GE Capital Aviation Services has ordered another 75 Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft, worth $8.25 billion at list prices. The order will grow the lessor’s 737 Max order book to 170 aircraft, says the airframer. The order was booked in December and announced today. “These new orders will enable GECAS to serve our clients’ needs […]

Cirrus Delivers First Vision SF50

Cirrus Aircraft has delivered the first of its new $2 million Vision SF50 jets. The first aircraft was delivered to long time Cirrus customer Joe Whisenhunt, an Arkansas based real-estate developer. Launched in 2006 as ‘The Jet’, the SF50 was one of a number of personal jets to be launched around the same time. Most […]