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Airplanes are not needed anymore: what is going on with aircraft industry. Part 2

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Apr 2020

Airplanes are not needed anymore: what is going on with aircraft industry. Part 2

“Having got momentum world aviation makers bear big losses. With cancellation of orders, with postponement of airplanes’ delivery to future, with radical price decrease of the airplanes on the secondary market – with all negative factors something has to be done to plug this cash deficiency” – expert said. Another expert marked that for current crises are responsible not only coronavirus and its’ economic consequences…

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Airplanes are not needed anymore: what is going on with aircraft industry. Part 1

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Mar 2020

Airplanes are not needed anymore: what is going on with aircraft industry. Part 1

Crises in which aviation industry turned up has already influenced aircraft industry. Coronavirus pandemic influenced production of the aviation equipment directly – companies had to stop production because of necessity to reconfigure it taking into consideration new hygiene requirements. These requirements include not only reconstruction of the production process but disinfection of the workspace but aviation manufacturing takes quite big spaces. Besides in case of…

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Air Tahiti flight became the longest in entire because of corona-virus

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Mar 2020

Air Tahiti flight became the longest in entire because of corona-virus

Airplane of Air Tahiti airline comapny because of the situation with corona-virus made flight from French Polinesia to Paris that became the longest in entire history og commercial aviation if not taking into accout experimental flights. Record was reached involuntary: usually airplanes that fly from Papeete on Tahiti island to Paris make intermediate stop in Los Angeles. However, US authorities due to the threat of…

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Production rate of A320neo

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Mar 2020

Production rate of A320neo

As to January total stock of received but still not fulfilled orders for long-haul aircraft A320neo made 7482 machines. In the meantime, number of airplanes delivered to the Customers since the start of production of the airplanes under common brand “Airbus” exceeded 12 thousand. If summarizing all figures it will result that total number of already assembled and still being in production airplanes approaches to…

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Limitation of production

23

Mar 2020

Limitation of production

Total number of delivered airplanes of A350 XWB family exceeded 350 units. “In the whole this program goes well” – Airbus CEO Guillaume Faury comments. “Considering long-term plans for increasing production we set task to reach in 2019 tempo of 10 machines per month. In reality it resulted among 9 and 10 (for the last year 112 airplanes were launched, including 87 units of A350-900…

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Discontinuance of A380 production

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Mar 2020

Discontinuance of A380 production

As of the end of previous year 242 units of two-decked A380 were constructed – the most capacious passenger airplane for today with number of seats from 555 in three-class cabin and up to 853 seats in one-class configuration. However, production of these airplanes reduces constantly: in the boom years, in 2013 and 2015 were launched per 30 airplanes, in 2017 – 15, in 2019…

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Airbus: to follow more stable growth pass

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Mar 2020

Airbus: to follow more stable growth pass

Despite crises of the main competitor – Boeing corporation, lately flow of new orders for long-haul aircrafts reduced significantly in Airbus company as well and became less than production rate. So the year before last Airbus delivered 800 airplanes, in the past year – 863 more and new contracts have been signed for 747 and 786 correspondingly. It is serious situation but Airbus CEO Guillaume…

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Airbus employees in Spain plan a strike

16

Mar 2020

Airbus employees in Spain plan a strike

Employees of European aerospace consortium Airbus will declare mass strike in the end of March, Canal Sur informs. Airbus employees protest against stuffing cuts that consortium announced – it is planned to dismiss 250 employees in Andalusia. Organizing committee require thorough discussion of the problem and want to be presented plan of Airbus development in Spain as result. They want to negotiate with the government…

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Air Baltic offers to change the date of planned on March flight free of charge

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Mar 2020

Air Baltic offers to change the date of planned on March flight free of charge

Airline Company “airBaltic” offer passengers to change the date of their flight planned on the period from March 10th to 31st to another in 2020, informed Air Baltic Head of Corporate Communications Alise Briede. This offer is active for all new bookings for airBaltic flights made during the period from March 10th to March 31st 2020. Passengers may rebook tickets free of charge to new…

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Embraer delivered 198 passenger airplanes in 2019

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Mar 2020

Embraer delivered 198 passenger airplanes in 2019

Brazil aviation company Embraer delivered to customers 198 passenger airplanes in 2019 – informs Embraer press service. Among all delivered airplanes according to company data 89 airplanes were commercial (67 airplanes E175, 5 airplanes E190, 3 airplanes E195, 7 airplanes E190E2 and 7 airplanes E195E2) and 109 more airplanes belonged to the segment of business aviation (62 airplanes of small dimensions and 47 business jets…

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