Aviation News

Delta Orders 37 Airbus A321s

April 29, 2016

Delta Orders 37 Airbus A321s

Delta Air Lines has ordered 37 current-generation A321 aircraft from Airbus worth USD$4.25 billion at list prices.


Spirit Aero Q1 Earnings Down 5 Percent

April 29, 2016

Spirit Aero Q1 Earnings Down 5 Percent

Aircraft parts maker Spirit AeroSystems reported first quarter net income down 5 percent at USD$171.6 million.


Embraer Net Income Rebounds

April 29, 2016

Embraer Net Income Rebounds

Embraer has posted a strong rebound in net income, although heavy discounting on business jets highlighted concerns about competition in a challenging market.


China Eastern Orders 35 Airbus, Boeing Aircraft

April 28, 2016

China Eastern Orders 35 Airbus, Boeing Aircraft

China Eastern Airlines has placed an order for 35 wide-body jets from Airbus and Boeing, as the Shanghai-based carrier continues to build its long-haul fleet.


Delta Order Boosts Bombardier's CSeries

April 28, 2016

Delta Order Boosts Bombardier's CSeries

Bombardier has won an order for 75 CSeries passenger jets from Delta Air Lines, worth USD$5.6 billion at list price.



Airbus Profits Fall In 'Challenging Year'

April 28, 2016

Airbus Profits Fall In 'Challenging Year'

Airbus posted a 23 percent drop in first quarter core operating profits to EUR€501 million.


Qantas Talking To Boeing On 777X

April 28, 2016

Qantas Talking To Boeing On 777X

Qantas said it will keep its Airbus A380s in service beyond 2020 as it conducts talks with Boeing on its next-generation 777X jets.


MTU Aero Q1 Hit By A320neo Delays

April 28, 2016

MTU Aero Q1 Hit By A320neo Delays

First-quarter revenue at MTU Aero Engines was hurt by delays to deliveries of the Airbus A320neo, although the company confirmed its targets for the year.


Boeing Profit Takes Hit From Tanker, 747

April 27, 2016

Boeing Profit Takes Hit From Tanker, 747

Boeing took a surprise USD$156 million charge for its KC-46 aerial tanker, pushing first-quarter profit down 9 percent amid concern about meeting deadlines for the US Air Force.


Qatar Airways Urges Airbus To Resolve A350 'Issues'

April 27, 2016

Qatar Airways Urges Airbus To Resolve A350 'Issues'

Qatar Airways increased pressure on Airbus over reliability, saying it had some "issues" with the A350.