Articles Tagged ‘Boeing’
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 […]
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
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
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.
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 […]
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 […]
Ethiopian Airlines sets world record as it becomes seventh A350 operator; French Blue welcomes its first A330
After delivering 74 aircraft in June, Boeing has strengthened its lead over Airbus in the 2016 delivery race to 77 units, with the European counterpart distributing 64 aircraft in the sixth month of this year. The month was a celebration for new long-haul LCC French Blue, which welcomed its first A330-300, while Ethiopian Airlines became […]
After delivering 71 aircraft in May, Boeing has strengthened its lead over Airbus in the 2016 delivery race to 67 units, with the European counterpart distributing 57 aircraft in the fifth month of this year. The month was a celebration for Air Austral which welcomed its first 787-8, while Indian LCC GoAir welcomed the first […]
Ryanair welcomes over 30 new aircraft in first four months of 2016; Airbus and Boeing deliver 106 units in April
The Irish carrier last month heralded the arrival of its 400th 737 from the North American manufacturer. After delivering 54 aircraft in March, Boeing has opened up a strong lead over its European counterpart of 53 units for the first four months of the 2016 delivery race.
Airbus hands over more single-aisle units than Boeing in March; US manufacturer delivers 150% more wide-bodies
After delivering 71 aircraft in March, Boeing has opened up a strong lead over its European counterpart of 51 units for the first three months of 2016. The month was also a celebration for IndiGo, with the Indian LCC welcoming its first A320neo. Overall both manufacturers delivered a total of 128 units in March.
Airbus delivers Turkish Airlines its #300 aircraft while Boeing gains further advantage in the 2016 delivery race
After delivering 56 aircraft in February, Boeing has opened up a strong lead over its European counterpart of 37 units for the first two months of 2016. The month was also a celebration for Turkish Airlines which welcomed its #300 aircraft. Overall both manufacturers delivered a total of 102 units in the second month of the […]
After delivering 49 units in the month of January, Boeing has opened up a strong lead over its European counterpart of 27 units. The month was also a celebration for SWISS, which became the latest carrier to operate the 777-300ER. Overall both manufacturers delivered a total of 71 aircraft in the first month of the […]