Articles Tagged ‘Boeing’

Airbus increases the gap over Boeing to 21 units, as the latter prepares to re-start 787 deliveries

Airbus increases the gap over Boeing to 21 units, as the latter prepares to re-start 787 deliveries

Airbus maintains the lead over Boeing in the 2013 delivery race, as the two manufacturers achieve the second-best April ever. Most of the aircraft flies towards Asia.

Airbus regains #1 position over Boeing, as the two score the strongest March ever

Airbus regains #1 position over Boeing, as the two score the strongest March ever

Airbus regains the lead over Boeing in the 2013 delivery race, as the two manufacturers achieve the best March ever. Highlights include the 100th A380, the 7,500th 737, and the 1,000th Boeing aircraft delivered in China.

Airbus shortens the distance to Boeing; wide-body deliveries drag the performance down

Airbus shortens the distance to Boeing; wide-body deliveries drag the performance down

Airbus and Boeing delivered a total of 88 aircraft in February 2013, a slight decrease on the previous year’s performance. Boeing still leads the race, but Airbus is now only two units away.


Strong January for both Airbus and Boeing; 84% of all deliveries are narrow-bodies

Strong January for both Airbus and Boeing; 84% of all deliveries are narrow-bodies

Following a busy December, Airbus and Boeing deliver significantly less aircraft in January, but still manage the second-best result since anna.aero began monitoring aircraft deliveries in 2008.

Airbus and Boeing: deliveries up 18% in 2012; Boeing wins the race

Airbus and Boeing: deliveries up 18% in 2012; Boeing wins the race

A whopping 1,189 air frames were delivered to worldwide airline customers by Airbus and Boeing last year, turning 2012 into a record year. Boeing delivers over 600 aircraft and wins the race.

Heathrow becomes airport #50 for 787; average sector 3,400km – 25% of its 15,000km range capability!

Heathrow becomes airport #50 for 787; average sector 3,400km – 25% of its 15,000km range capability!

Most of the eight airlines operating the Boeing 787 are keeping them close to base while they build-up familiarity with the new airframe. At 5,245 kilometres, Qatar Airways’ Doha to London 787 route which touched down for the first time on 14 December, is only using around one-third of the aircraft’s 15,000 kilometre range capability.


Boeing remains in the lead over Airbus; LOT Polish Airlines takes its first 787-8; Tibet Airlines receives first A319 from Tanjin

Boeing remains in the lead over Airbus; LOT Polish Airlines takes its first 787-8; Tibet Airlines receives first A319 from Tanjin

For a second consecutive month, Airbus manages to make up some of the difference to Boeing, but it is the US airframer to lead this year’s delivery race. As LOT Polish Airlines become Europe’s first 787-operator, which airline received its first Tianjin-manufactured A319?

Airbus hits monthly record, Boeing still in the lead; LAN takes first 787

Airbus hits monthly record, Boeing still in the lead; LAN takes first 787

October turned out to be the most productive month this year in terms of deliveries, especially for Airbus, but the European manufacturer still has a fair bit of work to do to catch up with its US competitor. But how many 787s were delivered last month? And which air framer delivered to a wider customer […]

Boeing further extends gap over Airbus; Thai Airways takes its first A380; Air India and United join the 787 club

Boeing further extends gap over Airbus; Thai Airways takes its first A380; Air India and United join the 787 club

For the second consecutive month, Boeing delivered more aircraft than its European counterpart, as the gap widens to 31 units. But which carrier took the delivery of the 100th A320 manufactured in China? How many airlines now operate A380s, now that Thai Airways joined the club? And how many 787s does it take to deliver […]


Boeing widens the gap over Airbus; Ethiopian Airlines and LAN welcome the 787

Boeing widens the gap over Airbus; Ethiopian Airlines and LAN welcome the 787

A total of 86 aircraft were delivered by Airbus and Boeing in August, and the American manufacturer now leads the delivery race by a safe margin of 16 units. But which two airlines are new 787-8 operators? Which three Chinese carriers received more than one single-aisle aircraft from Boeing? And which air framer delivered to […]

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?

Boeing maintains lead over Airbus; 3 new Asian LCCs receive A320s

Boeing maintains lead over Airbus; 3 new Asian LCCs receive A320s

The gap between Airbus and Boeing remains to the advantage of the American air framer in June. But which start-up airline launched last week with an all-A320 fleet delivered in June? How many 787s did ANA receive last month? And by how many single-aisle frames does Airbus lead over Boeing?