Articles Tagged ‘A380’

Airbus narrows distance to Boeing in July; Malaysia Airlines receives second A380

Airbus narrows distance to Boeing in July; Malaysia Airlines receives second A380

The gap between Airbus and Boeing remains to the advantage of the American air framer in July. But by how many single-aisle aircraft does Airbus lead over Boeing? How many more 777s does Boeing need to deliver to fulfil Emirates’ order? And which important Briton toured Malaysia Airlines’ second A380 during Farnborough Air Show?

Toronto Pearson and Ethiopian Airlines celebrate Cake prize; Amsterdam welcomes A380 services

Toronto Pearson and Ethiopian Airlines celebrate Cake prize; Amsterdam welcomes A380 services

There were other reasons to celebrate this week than the relatively slow week for new route launches. Which airline just upgraded its Amsterdam service to an A380? And how good do the GTAA and Ethiopian Airlines folks look with an anna.aero Cake of the Week certificate?

Boeing widens delivery gap over Airbus; Malaysia Airlines 8th A380 operator

Boeing widens delivery gap over Airbus; Malaysia Airlines 8th A380 operator

The gap between Airbus and Boeing further widened in May to the advantage of the American air framer. But which airline named their aircraft after Louis Gallois, the previous CEO of Airbus? By how much did Boeing increase its widebody deliveries compared with last year? And how many APAC carriers now fly A380s?


China Southern welcomes its third A380; Flybe/Loganair expand at Norwich Airport

China Southern welcomes its third A380; Flybe/Loganair expand at Norwich Airport

It’s official: cakes are the ultimate way to celebrate not only route launches, but also other memorable occasions. China Southern and Flybe lead the way.

China Southern on track for 80 million passengers in 2011; becomes seventh airline (and first from China) to fly A380

China Southern on track for 80 million passengers in 2011; becomes seventh airline (and first from China) to fly A380

Passenger numbers have quadrupled in just eight years, but what’s happened to China Southern Airlines’ load factor during that period? How big is its international network and which are the leading international airports? At which point in the last five years did demand drop briefly? And which new international services has the airline launched this […]

Airbus delivers 50 aircraft in May including first A380 to Korean Air; Boeing to raise production of 737s

Airbus delivers 50 aircraft in May including first A380 to Korean Air; Boeing to raise production of 737s

Some major milestones for Airbus last month as Korean Air became the sixth airline to receive an A380 and easyJet took its 200th Airbus. Boeing has decided to ramp up production of its 737s, but which LCCs (no, it’s not Ryanair) took delivery of most 737s in May?


The great 'MEB3' analysis: Emirates, Etihad, Qatar networks and fleets compared

The great ‘MEB3’ analysis: Emirates, Etihad, Qatar networks and fleets compared

We all know that these are three of the fastest-growing (and highly regarded) global airlines, but how do their fleets and networks compare? What makes Emirates different from its two regional rivals? What share of each airline’s capacity is allocated to different regions of the world and which of the three currently has no new […]

UK - Singapore market shows little change since 2000

UK – Singapore market shows little change since 2000

anna.aero’s editor recently spent over 24 hours travelling between London and Singapore (mostly watching movies and US sitcoms) but how have passenger numbers developed since the late 80s? When did passenger numbers peak and which carriers are operating how many flights on the routes?

Airbus destined to win delivery race over Boeing in 2010; Ethiopian Airlines takes delivery of first 777

Airbus destined to win delivery race over Boeing in 2010; Ethiopian Airlines takes delivery of first 777

Again, Airbus takes the lead over Boeing in terms of November deliveries. But which airlines received 737s with the new Sky Interior? And which carrier had two A380s delivered?


Boeing closes in on Airbus in delivery race; 737-800 still most popular model; A380 for Lufthansa

Boeing closes in on Airbus in delivery race; 737-800 still most popular model; A380 for Lufthansa

Saudi Arabian Airlines continues with its rapid fleet replacement, but which airline received an A380? And which airline took its first 777s direct from Boeing?

30 Second Interview: Aya Isogai, Skymark Airlines Corporate Planning Division, talks about the A380s

30 Second Interview: Aya Isogai, Skymark Airlines Corporate Planning Division, talks about the A380s

In the first of a series of interviews which take only 30 seconds to read (and about that long to write) anna.aero talks to Aya Isogai, Skymark Airlines’ Corporate Planning Division, about “our company’s dream” for the four new A380s.

Boeing closes in on Airbus in 2010 delivery race; US majors take large narrowbody deliveries

Boeing closes in on Airbus in 2010 delivery race; US majors take large narrowbody deliveries

In August and September, Boeing delivered more aircraft than Airbus, but which aircraft type dominated? Which US majors had large aircraft orders fulfilled? And which airlines took delivery of A380s?