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Brazil planemaker Embraer to sell E-Jets to Spain’s Binter Canarias

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November 13, 2018 Embraer SA will deliver Spanish airline Binter Canarias its first E195-E2 jet in the second half of 2019, the Brazilian planemaker said in a statement on Tuesday. The order was first made public in July, with the counterparty being identified at the time as an “unidentified client,” Embraer said. The jet is […]

Brazil’s Embraer sells jets worth $705 million to American Airlines: statement

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November 5, 2018 Brazilian planemaker Embraer SA said on Monday American Airlines has placed a firm order for 15 E175 jets, a contract valued at $705 million, according to a securities filing. Including prior orders, American Airlines now has 104 such jets on order, Embraer said. Source: (Reuters)

Airbus faces new jet delays at Hamburg plant

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October 23, 2018 For two years Airbus faced a shortage of engines and had to slow jet deliveries. Now engines are arriving fast – but snags at a Hamburg plant where Airbus assembles best-selling jets is having trouble absorbing them, industry sources said. The internal snags have exacerbated delivery delays that leave Airbus with the […]

Boeing signs maintenance deals with El Al Airlines, Lufthansa

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October 17, 2018 Boeing Co signed a two-year maintenance deal with Israel’s El Al Airlines on Wednesday, as it looks to boost its high-margin after-sales business that services planes bought by airlines and military customers. In addition, the world’s biggest planemaker supplemented an existing contract with Germany’s Lufthansa (LHAG.DE) for the overhaul and exchange of […]

Boeing ups forecast Chinese new plane purchases over 20 years by 6.2 percent

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September 11, 2018 Chinese airlines will buy 7,690 new planes worth $1.2 trillion over the next two decades to keep pace with booming consumer and business demand for air travel, Boeing Co said on Tuesday, raising a previous forecast. The U.S. planemaker’s latest estimate for the period to 2037 is 6.2 percent higher than its previous […]

EU asks WTO to certify it has removed Airbus subsidies

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August 6, 2018 The European Union has asked the World Trade Organization to certify that it has complied with WTO rulings on its subsidies for planemaker Airbus, attempting to forestall billions of dollars of U.S. sanctions, a document published by the WTO showed on Monday. The legal move is the latest step in a 14-year-old […]

Boeing Wins $12.7 Billion VietJet Deal for Narrow-Body Aircraft

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July 18, 2018 Boeing Co. struck a deal to sell 100 of its 737 Max narrowbody jets to Asia’s VietJet, in an agreement valued at $12.7 billion that will make the Asian low-cost airline the biggest customer for the largest version of the aircraft. The memorandum of understanding covers 80 of the larger 737 Max […]

Airbus Near $6 Billion A350 Jet Sale to Taiwan’s StarLux

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July 16, 2018 Airbus SE is close to an agreement to sell wide-body jetliners valued at about $6 billion at list prices to Taiwanese startup StarLux Airlines, according to a person familiar with the matter. The talks cover 12 A350-1000 aircraft and five of the smaller A350-900s, said the person, who asked not to be […]

Rolls-Royce Offers Airlines Credits for 787 Groundings

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July 16, 2018 Engine maker Rolls-Royce Holdings Plc plans to offer airlines maintenance credits, limiting direct compensation for grounding Boeing Co. 787 planes in a bid to minimize the impact of unexpected wear issues on cash flow, according to people familiar with the matter. Under the offer, airlines would benefit from reduced engine-overhaul fees, as […]

Global freighter fleet will hit 2,722 in 2037, Airbus predicts

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July 6, 2018 The worldwide freighter aircraft fleet is predicted to reach 2,722 in 2037, with Asia and North America leading the way, Airbus predicts in its Global Market Forecast 2018-2037. In its Global Market Forecast 2018-2037, Airbus predicts that the freighter aircraft fleet will increase from 1,650 at the start of 2018 to 2,722 […]