Thursday, June 22, 2017

Wizz Air signs contract for ten additional A321ceos

Wizz Air Holdings plc, with its subsidiary Wizz Air, has signed a firm contract for 10 A321ceos. The aircraft will be powered by IAE International Aero Engines AG's V2500. Wizz Air's current fleet comprises 83 A320 family aircraft (64 A320 and 19 A321). The average aircraft age of 4.4 years is one of the youngest fleets of any major European airline. Wizz Air also has an order with Airbus for 110 new technology A321neo aircraft with advanced systems and engines for delivery from 2019. (Source: Airbus, 21-Jun-2017)

Hi Fly places its first direct firm order with Airbus for two A332s.

Hi Fly has placed its first direct firm order with Airbus for two A330-200s. Hi Fly is an all-Airbus operator and the two additional A330s will join its existing fleet of 14 Airbus widebody aircraft. The new A330s will feature a two-class cabin layout, seating 18 passengers in business and 256 in economy. (Source: Airbus, 21-Jun-2017)

Xiamen Airlines signs MoU for ten 737 MAX 10s

Boeing and Xiamen Airlines announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) at the 2017 Paris Air Show today for ten 737 MAX 10 airplanes, valued at $1.2 billion at list prices. Xiamen Airlines will become one of the launch customers for the 737 MAX 10. (Source: Boeing, 21-Jun-2017)

EL AL Israel Airlines finalizes order for three additional 787 Dreamliners

Boeing and EL AL Israel Airlines today finalized an order for three 787 Dreamliners at the 2017 Paris Air Show, firming up additional commitments originally announced in 2015. Valued at more than $729 million at current list prices, the order includes two 787-8s and one 787-9. EL AL now has six unfilled orders for 787s, with lease agreements in place for a further seven Dreamliners. (Source: Boeing, 21-Jun-2017) 

ALC signs MoU 12 737 MAXs

Boeing and Air Lease Corp. (ALC) announced a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for 12 737 MAXs at the Paris Air Show. The MoU includes five 737 MAX 7s and seven 737 MAX 8s. The agreement will be reflected on the Boeing Orders and Deliveries website once finalized. (Source: Boeing, 21-Jun-2017)

Ethiopian Airlines places repeat order for ten A359

Ethiopian Airlines, the largest airline in Africa, has placed an order for ten additional Airbus A350-900 aircraft. Last June, Ethiopian Airlines became the first African carrier to operate the A350 when it took delivery of the first of 12 aircraft in order. Today the carrier operates a fleet of four A350s, two of which are on lease. 

Ethiopian Airlines' A359s are configured in a two class layout seating 30 passengers in Business Class and 313 in Economy Class. The spacious, quiet interior and mood lighting in the cabin contribute to superior levels of passenger comfort and well-being. (Source: Airbus, 20-Jun-2017)

Delta orders ten more A321s

After announcing orders for 30 incremental Airbus A321ceo aircraft just last month, Atlanta, Georgia (U.S.)-based Delta Air Lines has placed an order for ten more of the aircraft. The agreement was announced today at the Paris Air Show. Like previous Delta orders for the A321, the ten aircraft announced today are for the Current Engine Option version of the largest Airbus A320 Family member. Delta now has ordered a total of 122 A321s, each powered by CFM56 engines from CFM International. (Source: Airbus, 20-Jun-2017)

Viva Air signs MoU to 50 A320 Family aircraft

Viva Air, the Latin America low cost carrier group owned by Irelandia Aviation, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Airbus for 50 A320 Family aircraft, comprising 35 A320neo and 15 A320ceo. The agreement paves the way for the group’s airlines VivaColombia and Viva Air Peru to base its fleet renewal and network growth on the A320 Family. (Source: Airbus, 20-Jun-2017)

CDB Aviation signs MoU for 45 A320neo family aircraft

Dublin based CDB Aviation Lease Finance DAC (CDB Aviation) has become Airbus' latest customer for the A320neo signs a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for 45 aircraft, consisting of 30 A320neos and 15 A321neos. Cabin configuration and engine choice will be made at a later date. In addition, 15 A320neo positions from CDB Aviation's previous order will be converted to A321neo aircraft. (Source: Airbus, 20-Jun-2017)

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Ethiopian Airlines commits to purchase two 777 Freighters

Boeing and Ethiopian Airlines today announced a commitment to purchase two 777 Freighters at the 2017 Paris Air Show, valued at $651.4 million at list prices. The order will be reflected on the Boeing Orders & Deliveries website once it has been finalized. The airline also announced an order for ten additional 737 MAX 8 airplanes, exercising options from their 2014 order. Ethiopian now has firm orders for 30 737 MAX 8s. The order was previously attributed to an unidentified customer on Boeing's Orders & Deliveries website. (Source: Boeing, 20-Jun-2017)

Japan Investment Adviser commits to order ten 737 MAX 8s

Boeing and Tokyo-based Japan Investment Adviser Co. Ltd. today announced at the Paris Air Show a commitment to purchase ten Boeing 737 MAX 8s. The commitment, valued at $1.12 billion at current list prices, will become JIA's first direct purchase of new airplanes. The order will be reflected on Boeing's Orders and Deliveries website once it has been finalized. (Source: Boeing, 20-Jun-2017)

CALC orders 50 737 MAXs

Boeing and China Aircraft Leasing Group (CALC) today announced an order for 50 737 MAX airplanes at the 2017 Paris Air Show. The agreement includes an order for 15 of the new 737 MAX 10, which was launched Monday at the show. This order is CALC's first direct purchase from Boeing, with a value of $5.8 billion at list prices. (Source: Boeing, 20-Jun-2017)

AZAL commits to order four 787-8 Dreamliners

Boeing and Azerbaijan Airlines (AZAL) today announced a commitment for four 787-8 Dreamliners at the 2017 Paris Air Show. The announcement, valued at $918 million at list prices, will be posted to the Boeing Orders and Deliveries website once finalized. (Source: Boeing, 20-Jun-2017)

Ryanair finalizes order for ten additional 737 MAXs

Boeing and Ryanair finalized an order today for ten additional 737 MAXs at the 2017 Paris Air Show. The order is valued at more than $1.1 billion at current list prices. The Irish low-cost carrier now has 110 unfilled orders with 100 options for the higher capacity 737 MAX 8, as well as 65 Next-Generation 737-800s. (Source: Boeing, 20-Jun-2017)

Boeing unveils Blue Air as the unidentified customer for six 737 MAXs on order

Boeing and Blue Air today announced an order for six 737 MAX airplanes at the 2017 Paris Air Show. The order was previously attributed to an unidentified customer on the Boeing Orders & Deliveries website. The Romanian carrier will also lease a further six 737 MAXs and six Next-Generation 737-800s from Air Lease Corp. (Source: Boeing, 20-Jun-2017)

Avolon signs MoU for up for 125 737 MAX 8s

Boeing and Avolon, the international aircraft leasing company, today announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for 75 737 MAX 8s at the 2017 Paris Air Show. The commitment, valued at $8.4 billion at list prices, will bolster Avolon's single-aisle portfolio to meet growing customer demand in that market segment. The MOU also includes purchase rights for an additional 50 737 MAX 8s. The agreement will be reflected on the Boeing orders and deliveries website once finalized. (Source: Boeing, 20-Jun-2017)

Okay Airways orders 15 737 MAXs

Boeing and Okay Airways announced today an order for 15 737 MAX airplanes, valued at $1.8 billion at current list prices. The order consists of eight 737 MAX 10s and seven 737 MAX 8s. Okay Airways becomes one of the launch customers of the 737 MAX 10, the newest member of the MAX family. (Source: Boeing, 20-Jun-2017)

ACG orders for 20 737 MAX 10s

Boeing and Aviation Capital Group (ACG) today announced an order for 20 737 MAX 10 airplanes at the 2017 Paris Air Show. The order, valued at $2.49 billion at list prices, adds ACG to the growing launch group of the newest, largest member of the 737 MAX family. (Source: Boeing, 20-Jun-2017)

Bombardier unveils Ethiopian Airlines as previously undisclosed customer that ordered five Q400s

Bombardier Commercial Aircraft announced today that Ethiopian Airlines Enterprise is the previously undisclosed customer that signed a firm purchase agreement for five additional Q400 turboprop aircraft. Based on the list price of the Q400 aircraft, the contract is valued at approximately US$162 million. (Source: Bombardier, 20-Jun-2017)

Spicejet signs LOi for up to 50 Q400s

Bombardier Commercial Aircraft announced today from the International Paris Air Show, that it has signed a letter of intent (LOI) with SpiceJet of Gurgaon, India for up to 50 Q400 turboprop airliners. The LOI includes 25 Q400 turboprops and purchase rights on an additional 25 aircraft. Based on the Q400 turboprop list price, an order could be valued at up to US$1.7 billion. (Source: Bombardier, 20-Jun-2017)

Sino-US Intercontinental signs for 17 Leonardo helos

Leonardo and Sino-US Intercontinental Helicopter Investment (Shanghai) Co. Ltd. announce during an official ceremony held at the Paris Air Show, the signing of a contract for the purchase of 17 helicopters comprising two AW-119Kx single engine, ten AW-109 Trekker light twin and five AW-139 intermediate twin engine models. The order is valued in excess of €100 million, with deliveries starting later this year. (Source: Leonardo, 20-Jun-2016)

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

ALC inks order for 12 additional A321neo aircraft

Air Lease Corp. (ALC), the Los Angeles based aircraft leasing company has signed a firm order for 12 additional A321neo aircraft at the 52nd Paris International Airshow. The incremental order takes the number of aircraft which ALC has taken delivery of or ordered from Airbus to 279, of which 70 are widebodies and 209 single-aisles. (Source: Airbus, 19-Jun-2017)

Lion Air Group commits for 50 737 MAX 10s

Boeing and the Lion Air Group today announced a commitment for 50 737 MAX 10 airplanes at the 2017 Paris Air Show. The announcement, valued at approximately $6.24 billion at list prices, will be posted to the Boeing Orders & Deliveries website once finalized. (Source: Boeing, 19-Jun-2017)

ALAFCO commits for 20 737 MAX 8s

Boeing and Kuwait-based ALAFCO Aviation Lease and Finance Company (ALAFCO) announced a commitment for 20 737 MAX 8s at the 2017 Paris Airshow, valued at $2.2 billion at current list prices. (Source: Boeing, 19-Jun-2017)

AerCap orders 30 787-9 Dreamliners

Boeing and AerCap today announced an order for 30 787-9 Dreamliners at the 2017 Paris Air Show. The agreement, valued at $8.1 billion at list prices, makes AerCap the largest customer for the 787 Dreamliner. (Source: Boeing, 19-Jun-2017)