Articles Tagged ‘A380’

Airbus and Boeing deliver 858 new aircraft in 2008; AirAsia and Continental lead deliveries

Article Thumbnail: Market TrendsAirbus delivered a record 483 aircraft last year, rather more than Boeing did. Which carriers were busy receiving early Christmas presents in December and which airlines took delivery of most new aircraft in 2008? How many A380s did Airbus deliver in 2008 and to whom?

Sweet dreams for LAX*; A380 and Emirates both make first appearance at airport as major development plans are revealed

Article Thumbnail: Airport AnalysisThe world’s busiest O&D airport has had a busy few weeks PR-wise. Which are its biggest airlines and how competitive are the busiest routes? Which new airline has made it into the airport’s Top 10 for the first time this winter?

Airbus stretches lead over Boeing as strikes hamper deliveries; TAM receives five new aircraft in a month

Article Thumbnail: Market TrendsAirbus delivered 42 aircraft to Boeing’s five in October. Apart from TAM which other airlines took delivery of more than one new aircraft and which lucky Boeing customers received new aircraft?

Boeing production grinds to halt during September; Airbus delivers two A380s

Article Thumbnail: Market TrendsDespite its industrial problems Boeing did deliver 12 new aircraft in September but Airbus delivered 34. Who took delivery of a new A340 and who received Boeing’s only two new widebodies last month? Which Chinese airlines received a brace of Airbus?

Singapore Airlines revs up for more A380 action; first F1 Grand Prix this weekend will boost global awareness

Article Thumbnail: Base AnalysisSingapore Airlines serves just 57 destinations non-stop from its home base. Which are the busiest and which does it serve with all-Business Class A340s. Which other destinations does it serve via a stop? On what routes does it operate its A380s?

Airbus/Boeing: Southwest first to reach 25 new deliveries in 2008; Emirates finally receives its first A380

Article Thumbnail: Market TrendsBoeing’s deliveries fell a bit in July as staff took hard-earned vacations. Airbus extended its lead for the year to nine as both manufacturers passed the 250 delivery mark. Which carriers received most aircraft and which airline surprisingly didn’t receive any at all in July?

First commercial flight of A380 heralds start of Winter 2007 season

Lead Story: A380’s first commercial flight launches exciting winter seasonThe successful inaugural flight of Singapore’s A380 from Singapore to Sydney may be the highest profile aviation event for a while but it’s not the only interesting thing about this winter. We analyse the over 200 new routes starting this winter which include the opening of a new bases for Ryanair in Valencia and Volareweb in Milan Malpensa, and the launch flight of AirAsia X, the latest and possibly most high-profile low-cost long-haul LCC.