Posts Tagged ‘Airline Deliveries’

Airbus and Boeing Delivery increased in November by 15%, dcombined 144 aircraft

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 Airbus and Boeing delivered a combined 144 aircraft during November, 25 more than the 119 units that the duo delivered in the previous month, and 19 (15%) more than the two manufacturers achieved in the same month of 2016. By handing over 144 aircraft, November becomes the most productive month this year so far for…

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Boeing Forecasts Stable Growth, Diversified Funding in 2018

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According to a Boeing forecast, the plane-maker anticipates diverse markets and participants will continue the upward trend in availability of efficient financing for record new aircraft deliveries in the next year. Boeing says approximately $139 billion in new aircraft funding will be needed in 2018, up $17 billion from 2017. Innovations in aircraft finance will…

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Boeing outshines Airbus in wide-body market; A match on single-aisle March deliveries

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Airbus is talking to airlines about possibly upgrading its popular single-aisle airliner, even before Boeing’s plans for a competing plane have gotten off the drawing board. Neither company has any orders for the new jets — those could be years away. The industry keeps a close eye on what the two giants are doing behind…

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Airbus delivery targets in jeopardy in 2017 following supplier issues

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Airbus has experienced delivery slowdowns for customers due to faulty engine production , The Wall Street Journal reported. Engine maker Pratt & Whitney has replaced numerous geared turbofans on multiple A320neo planes already delivered by Airbus. The French plane maker also sources engines from GE and Safran SA, which will provide about half of the…

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Low-cost air travel will drive trillion-dollar airline spending spree, says Boeing

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European airlines will spend $1.1 trillion on new aircraft over the next two decades as air travel booms and demand for smaller, low-cost carriers soars, according to US giant Boeing. The aircraft maker predicts that European airlines will need more than 7,500 new aircraft by 2035, which, based on its current catalogue prices, would mean a spending spree…

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Airbus to overtake Boeing on aircraft output rates by 2020

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Airbus believes it will overtake the Boeing Co. as the world’s largest commercial aircraft maker in 2020. Boeing has held that distinction for since 2012 by delivering more planes annually than Airbus. But Airbus’ CEO Fabrice Bregier, according to a report from Reuters, told German newspaper Welt that his company has retaking that crown in…

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Iran says aircraft deliveries dependent on talks with Airbus, Boeing

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The negotiations are underway and Iran has not reached an agreement with the two aircraft manufacturers, Araqchi said. Following the implementation of the last year’s nuclear accord, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), between Iran and six world powers, Airbus and Boeing received permission, less than a month ago, from the U.S.…

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Airbus hits 10,000 milestone


Airbus has delivered its 10,000th plane – something that few imagined as the first one entered service over 40 years ago. The company has gone from awkward European collaboration to market leader.  European plane manufacturer Airbus on Friday passed a significant milestone. It delivered its 10,000th aircraft. The ceremony took place at Airbus’ main base in Toulouse, France. The…

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Airbus to Reduce Its Annual A380 Production Output to 12 Units in 2018

Airbus A350 Engines on an A380

 European aerospace manufacturer Airbus announced on Tuesday its plan to cut back the production-line output of its A380 airliner due to sagging sales. The France-based multinational company is to reduce its annual production of the large-bodied, double-decker A380 down to 12 units in 2018, in contrast to the 27 units slated for delivery this year.…

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Dozens of Boeing and Airbus deliveries put back by Turkish Airlines

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Turkish Airlines said it plans to postpone dozens of Airbus and Boeing narrow-body jets as it contends with a turbulent travel market following terror attacks in Istanbul and Europe. The carrier is delaying deliveries of 39 of the upgraded single-aisle planes originally scheduled for 2018 to 2020, the company said in a filing at the…

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Top Airbus A320neo Customer IndiGo Looks to Slow Deliveries

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IndiGo, the biggest customer for Airbus Group SE’s A320neo jets, is considering slowing deliveries of the single-aisle aircraft to give supplier Pratt & Whitney more time to upgrade the model’s engines. The Indian carrier may seek the delivery slowdown “to allow Pratt & Whitney to catch up on the production of upgraded engines,” InterGlobe Aviation…

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