Articles Tagged ‘A380’

Airbus continues delivery lead over Boeing in July; Saudi Arabian Airlines' short haul fleet renewal results in major delivery

Airbus continues delivery lead over Boeing in July; Saudi Arabian Airlines’ short haul fleet renewal results in major delivery

As Airbus delivered 48 aircraft in July and Boeing 41, which usual aircraft customer was missing from the deliveries? Which airlines had A380s delivered? What is the reason behind Saudi Arabian Airlines’ major delivery? And which Chinese airline was honoured with Boeing’s 800th aircraft to China?

South Africa welcomes the world! Month-long football tournament will boost air traffic; United Kingdom still leading foreign market but UAE closing fast

South Africa welcomes the world! Month-long football tournament will boost air traffic; United Kingdom still leading foreign market but UAE closing fast

The FIFA World Cup is up and running with everyone still in with a chance. But what about recent trends in air travel demand to, from and within South Africa? What impact have LCCs had on the domestic market?

Emirates, Etihad, Qatar Airways add seven new non-stop destinations and nine new routes in last three months

Emirates, Etihad, Qatar Airways add seven new non-stop destinations and nine new routes in last three months

Our latest summary table of the networks and frequencies of the three most ambitious Gulf carriers reveals the addition of several new routes since March. But which airline is growing flight frequencies fastest? And what else are they planning in 2010?


Boeing delivers one aircraft more than Airbus in April; Hawaiian Airlines receives first Airbus

Boeing delivers one aircraft more than Airbus in April; Hawaiian Airlines receives first Airbus

Aircraft deliveries from the two major manufacturers Airbus and Boeing slowed down in April, but Boeing took a point over its European rival. Which US carrier had its first Airbus aircraft delivered? Which was the most popular aircraft model? And which launch customer received its last ordered aircraft of an unusual type?

Airbus increases lead over Boeing as March deliveries reach 97; A320 series deliveries outnumber 737s by 12

Airbus increases lead over Boeing as March deliveries reach 97; A320 series deliveries outnumber 737s by 12

This March was a record month for aircraft deliveries. Airbus delivered more aircraft than Boeing, but for which type of aircraft is Boeing still in the lead? And which airlines had both narrowbodies and widebodies delivered?

Airbus maintains marginal 2010 delivery lead over Boeing; Air France receives second A380

Airbus maintains marginal 2010 delivery lead over Boeing; Air France receives second A380

75 aircraft were delivered by Airbus and Boeing in February, but which airline received its first wide-body aircraft? Where is Air France flying its second A380? And which is the airline that loves the 737-900ER so much?


Airbus begins 2010 with small lead over Boeing and delivers 6000th aircraft; 22 737-800s delivered, eight to Ryanair

Airbus begins 2010 with small lead over Boeing and delivers 6000th aircraft; 22 737-800s delivered, eight to Ryanair

Deliveries were down 17% compared with last January as both manufacturers delivered just under 30 new aircraft. Can you guess which airline took delivery of eight (yes eight) 737-800s in a single month? And who received the two A380s?

Airbus delivers record 61 aircraft in December, 498 for the year; Boeing ends year on 481

Article Thumbnail: Market TrendsAirbus delivered almost 500 new aircraft in 2009, but how popular were each of its models? Boeing fell just short of Airbus’ figure but which regions received most new aircraft in December? How do these figures compare with 2008?

Boeing gains on Airbus in 2009 delivery race; Air France gets first A380

Article Thumbnail: Market TrendsAirbus and Boeing delivered 166 aircraft during September and October with Boeing handing over eight more aircraft than its European rival. But which carriers were receiving the most new aircraft and did US or Chinese airlines collect most new Boeings?


A318 to A380; Europe’s legacy carriers take different approaches to long-haul development

Lead StoryBritish Airways and Air France have come up with different ways of serving the New York market. But how do their networks (and that of Lufthansa) compare in terms of geographic spread and current ‘growth’?

Sydney Airport welcomes Delta, Tiger and V Australia; Auckland and LA get more carriers

Airport AnalysisIt’s been an exciting year for Sydney with new airlines and increased competition on several routes. Which domestic routes are growing and which are the only two scheduled European carriers serving the airport?

Korean Air awaits first A380; now serves 15 airports in Japan and 20 in China

Article Thumbnail: Airline AnalysisKorean Air turned 40 this year and has 100 passenger aircraft. How diverse is its route network from Seoul Incheon and which routes generate the most revenue? Which new destinations has it added in the last year?