Articles Tagged ‘Boeing’

Singapore Airlines receives Airbus' 10,000th aircraft as the European manufacturer matches Boeing for October deliveries

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

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.

Uzbekistan Airways welcomes its first 787 while Thai Airways introduces the A350 to its fleet

Uzbekistan Airways welcomes its first 787 while Thai Airways introduces the A350 to its fleet

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 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

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 […]

Air Austral takes delivery of first 787-8 as Boeing extends lead in the 2016 delivery race

Air Austral takes delivery of first 787-8 as Boeing extends lead in the 2016 delivery race

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

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

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

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 […]


SWISS welcomes its first 777 as Boeing kick-starts 2016 with double the deliveries of Airbus

SWISS welcomes its first 777 as Boeing kick-starts 2016 with double the deliveries of Airbus

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 […]

Airbus thumps Boeing in final delivery month of 2015; TAM Airlines becomes first A350 operator from the Americas

Airbus thumps Boeing in final delivery month of 2015; TAM Airlines becomes first A350 operator from the Americas

After delivering 79 units in the month of December, Airbus has closed the gap to Boeing by 26 units. The month was also a celebration for TAM Airlines, which became the fourth global operator of the A350. December has also witnessed the European manufacturer deliver three A350s to Finnair and Vietnam Airlines, however Boeing handed out […]

Boeing passes 700 unit deliveries for 2015 as it extends its lead further over Airbus

Boeing passes 700 unit deliveries for 2015 as it extends its lead further over Airbus

After delivering 71 units in November, the North American manufacturer has extended its lead over Airbus by 10 units. The month was also a celebration for Copa Airlines as it welcomed its 100th Boeing aircraft. November has also witnessed the European manufacturer deliver none of its new A350 model, while Boeing hands out 14 787s. […]