Articles Tagged ‘Airbus’

Airbus and Boeing only deliver 38% of the total number of aircraft that they distributed in December during the first month of 2017

Airbus and Boeing only deliver 38% of the total number of aircraft that they distributed in December during the first month of 2017

Having delivered a grand total of 178 aircraft in December, Airbus and Boeing slowed production during the first month of this year, distributing only 69 aircraft between them, around 38% of the total of the previous month. Boeing leads the charge going into the 2017 race, having handed over 44 aircraft in January. 

Airbus and Boeing end 2016 with record month; Airbus passes 100+ unit deliveries for a single month; Lufthansa welcomes its first A350

Airbus and Boeing end 2016 with record month; Airbus passes 100+ unit deliveries for a single month; Lufthansa welcomes its first A350

During December Boeing and Airbus distributed 178 aircraft, over 12% of both companies’ combined delivery total for 2016. This was the first time in recent history that both had delivered 170+ aircraft in a given month. December was also the first month that one of the manufactures past 100+ unit deliveries.

Budapest Airport-anna.aero Runway Run 5.0: The Race to Find the Fastest Airline in the World is on 2 September!

Budapest Airport-anna.aero Runway Run 5.0: The Race to Find the Fastest Airline in the World is on 2 September!

Budapest Airport and anna.aero have confirmed this year’s air transport industry’s premier charity-sportive event – “The Race to Find the Fastest Airline in the World” – will take place at 11:00 on Saturday 2 September 2017 on Budapest Airport’s 13R-31L runway.


Air Astana takes delivery of its first A320neo while Boeing further strengthens its lead in the 2016 delivery race

Air Astana takes delivery of its first A320neo while Boeing further strengthens its lead in the 2016 delivery race

In November Boeing handed over 64 aircraft to its customers. With Airbus only managing to deliver 61, the US manufacturer increased the lead it has over its European counterpart in the 2016 delivery race to 104 units. Overall in the 11-month period to the end-November, both companies combined have distributed 1,258 aircraft, three units fewer […]

Busiest airports worldwide for 25 of the world’s most popular commercial aircraft revealed

Busiest airports worldwide for 25 of the world’s most popular commercial aircraft revealed

We all know Dubai is the place to see A380s but which are the world’s busiest airports for other aircraft types? We look at a range of aircraft types from mega-jumbos to turboprops to see where you should go to see them.

Singapore Airlines receives Airbus' 10,000th aircraft as the European manufacturer matches Boeing for October deliveries

Singapore Airlines receives Airbus’ 10,000th aircraft as the European manufacturer matches Boeing for October deliveries

In the 10th month of 2016, Airbus and Boeing equaled each other for unit deliveries, with both manufacturers handing over 54 aircraft. October was a major milestone for the European manufacturer, as it handed over its 10,000th aircraft to Singapore Airlines, with that being the airline’s sixth A350-900. To date for this year, both companies […]


Boeing and Airbus pass 1,000 deliveries for 2016; Jet2.com welcomes first brand-new 737-800 while China Airlines receives first A350

Boeing and Airbus pass 1,000 deliveries for 2016; Jet2.com welcomes first brand-new 737-800 while China Airlines receives first A350

In the ninth month of 2016 Airbus and Boeing passed the milestone of 1,000 unit deliveries, with a total of 1,025 aircraft having been delivered by both companies between January and September. Overall Boeing handed over 10 more aircraft than its European counterpart last month. However Airbus is catching up in regards to narrow-body units.

Uzbekistan Airways welcomes its first 787 while Thai Airways introduces the A350 to its fleet

Uzbekistan Airways welcomes its first 787 while Thai Airways introduces the A350 to its fleet

For the first time this year Airbus has delivered more units than Boeing in a given month, with the European manufacturer handing over 61 aircraft in August, two more than its US counterpart. Together both companies distributed 120 units to their customers, the sixth month in 2016 which has seen both manufacturers achieve the feat […]

Aer Lingus resoundingly reclaims the title of ‘Fastest Airline in the World’ in the Budapest Airport-anna.aero Runway Run.

Aer Lingus resoundingly reclaims the title of ‘Fastest Airline in the World’ in the Budapest Airport-anna.aero Runway Run.

A team of 20 Aer Lingus runners raced down the runway at this year’s Budapest Airport-anna.aero Runway Run, sponsored by Airbus and Qatar Airways, to resoundingly reclaim the title of ‘The Fastest Airline in the World.’


Pegasus Airlines enters 10 runners as the battle for “Fastest Airline in the World” in the Budapest Airport-anna.aero Runway Run hots up

Pegasus Airlines enters 10 runners as the battle for “Fastest Airline in the World” in the Budapest Airport-anna.aero Runway Run hots up

Pegasus Airlines has entered 10 runners to compete for unending glory in this year’s Budapest Airport-anna.aero Runway Run, sponsored by Airbus and Qatar Airways. Will they have enough to soar past teams from Aer Lingus, Emirates and SWISS? Registration must close 19 August!!

Airbus and Boeing rack up the orders in Farnborough, however both are not performing to par in deliveries

Airbus and Boeing rack up the orders in Farnborough, however both are not performing to par in deliveries

Airbus and Boeing each had a successful year at the 2016 Farnborough Airshow last month, with both racking up the orders. However neither performed to the same level of July last year when it came to deliveries. Boeing extended its lead over Airbus in the 2016 delivery race to 93 units, while a total of […]

31 Emirates runners rival Aer Lingus in the Budapest Airport-anna.aero Runway Run (sponsored by Airbus and Qatar Airways)

31 Emirates runners rival Aer Lingus in the Budapest Airport-anna.aero Runway Run (sponsored by Airbus and Qatar Airways)

Emirates has signed up 31 runners to go head-to-head against Aer Lingus’ 24-strong team in this year’s Budapest Airport-anna.aero Runway Run, sponsored by Airbus and Qatar Airways. Registration must close 19 August.