Articles Tagged ‘Boeing’

Boeing grows the gap over Airbus to 31 units; Finnair takes the world’s first A321 with sharklets

Boeing grows the gap over Airbus to 31 units; Finnair takes the world’s first A321 with sharklets

While both Airbus and Boeing improved their annual performance by almost 10% so far, the US manufacturer is now more than 30 units ahead of its European counterpart and a strong contender to win the 2013 delivery race.

Boeing now heads the 2013 delivery race by 20 units; Airbus delivers its 8,000th aircraft

Boeing now heads the 2013 delivery race by 20 units; Airbus delivers its 8,000th aircraft

While the 8,000th Airbus was delivered in August, the European manufacturer will have to add some power if it wants to catch up with its American counterpart before the year’s end — Boeing now outperforms Airbus by 20 units.

It’s a draw! Both Airbus and Boeing delivered 52 units each in July, but Boeing maintains its overall lead so far in 2013

It’s a draw! Both Airbus and Boeing delivered 52 units each in July, but Boeing maintains its overall lead so far in 2013

Boeing’s lead remains unchanged with 11 more units (+3.2%) delivered than Airbus so far this year. Boeing’s performance included seven 787-800s and Airbus delivered one A380.


Boeing stays in the lead over Airbus as it delivers 60+ units in June; +6% more aircraft delivered in 2013 H1

Boeing stays in the lead over Airbus as it delivers 60+ units in June; +6% more aircraft delivered in 2013 H1

Boeing delivers 61 airframes in June, including nine 787 Dreamliners, and leads Airbus by 11 units for the first six months of 2013.

Boeing restarts 787 deliveries, now two units behind Airbus

Boeing restarts 787 deliveries, now two units behind Airbus

Following several months of flying ban, Boeing was quick to resume deliveries of 787s, seven of which were dispatched to worldwide customers in May.

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?