Etihad orders 30 787-10s from Boeing, 50 Airbus A350XWBs, 26 A321neo, 10 A320neo

Etihad Airways has ordered 30 Boeing 787-10 models from Boeing, which when combined with its existing 41 orders for the 787-9 make Etihad the largest customer in the Boeing 787 family with commitments for 71 aircraft.   In addition to the 30 firm orders, Etihad...

The 777X is launched at Dubai with orders from the Gulf’s big three joining Lufthansa

As expected, Boeing launched its 777X in Dubai, with commitments for 150 aircraft from Emirates, 50 from Qatar and 25 from Etihad.  With Lufthansa’s prior commitment for 34, the order book now stands at 269.  Additional information on the 777X can be found here. The...

Etihad and 9,400 miles

How many airlines need over 9,000 miles range? The answer is very few.  The following chart illustrates orders for the various 777 to date. (777X models excluded) The LR model has 4% of orders or 59 frames.  The market for the ultra long range aircraft is, simply, a...