Articles Tagged ‘Airbus’

Airbus and Boeing's delivery productivity increased 10% in October; European giant outperforms Boeing for only second time this year

Airbus and Boeing’s delivery productivity increased 10% in October; European giant outperforms Boeing for only second time this year

A total of 119 aircraft were delivered by Airbus and Boeing in October, 11 more units than the pair managed during the same month of 2016. For only the second time this year, Airbus led the delivery charge, with it handing over seven more aircraft than Boeing in the tenth month of this year.  

Airbus and Boeing handed over 133 aircraft in September, the third best month of the year so far; Airbus opens A330 factory in China

Airbus and Boeing handed over 133 aircraft in September, the third best month of the year so far; Airbus opens A330 factory in China

Airbus handed over 55 aircraft in September, while its North American rival Boeing distributed 78. Of the 133 aircraft delivered, 73% were narrow-body and 27% wide-body. By delivering 23 more units than Airbus in month nine of 2017, Boeing has extended the lead over its European rival to 100 aircraft in the 2017 delivery race. 

Airbus and Boeing report a 6.7% slowdown in productivity in the eighth month of this year; Hong Kong Airlines became latest A350 operator

Airbus and Boeing report a 6.7% slowdown in productivity in the eighth month of this year; Hong Kong Airlines became latest A350 operator

In August, Airbus and Boeing delivered a combined 112 aircraft, with 76% of units being narrow-body and 24% wide-body. The result is 6.7% worse than both achieved in the same month of 2016. By handing over 20 more units in August, Boeing has advanced its lead over Airbus in the 2017 delivery race to 77 […]


Boeing opens gap over Airbus in the 2017 delivery race to 57 units; flydubai becomes first Middle East carrier to operate the 737 MAX 8

Boeing opens gap over Airbus in the 2017 delivery race to 57 units; flydubai becomes first Middle East carrier to operate the 737 MAX 8

Airbus and Boeing in July delivered 105 aircraft between them, up seven units when compared to the same month of 2016. However, the results for July are lower than the 139 units delivered in June. Among the delivery highlights of July were flydubai’s first 737 MAX 8 and Airbus distributing its 100th A350. 

Home run for Wizz Air at Budapest Airport-anna.aero Runway Run

Home run for Wizz Air at Budapest Airport-anna.aero Runway Run

More than 1,000 runners lined up on Budapest Airport’s runway on Saturday for the annual air transport industry’s 10km charity race, as home-based Wizz Air claimed the coveted title of ‘Fastest Airline in the World’.

BUD Directors prepare for Budapest Airport-anna.aero Runway Run

BUD Directors prepare for Budapest Airport-anna.aero Runway Run

As two of the airport’s director get ready to race, we remind you that today really is your last chance to enter this year’s Budapest Airport-anna.aero Runway Run.


Boeing has a 46-unit advantage over Airbus in regards to deliveries for the first half of the year;  easyJet welcomes its first of 130 A320neos

Boeing has a 46-unit advantage over Airbus in regards to deliveries for the first half of the year; easyJet welcomes its first of 130 A320neos

Airbus and Boeing in June delivered 139 aircraft between them, down three units when compared to the same month of 2016. However, the results for June are much better than the 116 units delivered in May. Among the delivery highlights of June were easyJet’s first A320neo and Norwegian’s first two 737 MAX 8s. 

Final call to enter Budapest Airport-anna.aero Runway Run

Final call to enter Budapest Airport-anna.aero Runway Run

FRIDAY 18 AUGUST: Just two more days to make sure you don’t miss your chance to enter this year’s Budapest Airport-anna.aero Runway Run, sponsored by Airbus and Qatar Airways. 

Stop faffing and join the latest teams to sign up to Budapest Runway Run: registration must close 18 August

Stop faffing and join the latest teams to sign up to Budapest Runway Run: registration must close 18 August

Now is the time – stop merely thinking about it and actually sign-up to this year’s Budapest Airport-anna.aero Runway Run, sponsored by Airbus and Qatar Airways, taking place on 2 September. 


Budapest Airport-anna.aero Runway Run hotel partners confirmed

Budapest Airport-anna.aero Runway Run hotel partners confirmed

Spend the perfect weekend in beautiful Budapest at one of the recommended hotels for this year’s Budapest Airport-anna.aero Runway Run, taking place Saturday 2 September. 

Airbus outperformed Boeing for deliveries in May by 7.1%; latter still leads the 2017 race; Malindo Air becomes first 737 MAX 8 operator

Airbus outperformed Boeing for deliveries in May by 7.1%; latter still leads the 2017 race; Malindo Air becomes first 737 MAX 8 operator

Airbus and Boeing in May delivered 116 aircraft between them, down 12 units when compared to the same month of 2016. The fifth month of this year also marked the first time since December that Airbus has outperformed its North American counterpart in relation to monthly deliveries, handing over four more aircraft.   

Headline sponsor Airbus signs up 12 runners for Budapest Airport-anna.aero Runway Run 5.0

Headline sponsor Airbus signs up 12 runners for Budapest Airport-anna.aero Runway Run 5.0

Headline sponsor Airbus has signed-up 12 runners in a move to again win top spot as the ‘Fastest Aviation Enterprise’ at the Budapest Airport-anna.aero Runway Run, taking place Saturday 2 September.