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December 16, 2023

While Boeing Celebrates, Airbus Pulls Ahead

Mondo 100-Strong Order for A321neos Puts Airbus in the Lead With Avolon

Boeing was quite pleased with an order for 40 new 737 MAX aircraft coming off the weekend from Irish lessor Avolon, but those smiles might not have lasted once they heard of the firm's Airbus order for 100 A321neos. The orders are on track for delivery through 2032, bolstering the Avolon fleet to one day more than 1,000 aircraft. This year alone, the company had added 200 new aircraft to the orderbook via OEM purchase alone. The last round saw Boeing come out the victor last June, when Avolon ordered 40 737 MAXs, who later ordered 20 Airbus A3330neos in September.

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Japan Airlines Ferries A350-1000 Home

New Aircraft to Fly the Tokyo-NYC Route

Japan Airlines (JAL) has accepted its first A350-1000 from the Airbus delivery center in Toulouse, France. The new addition will join the line of JAL's premier international aircraft flying the Tokyo Haneda - New York JFK route. The new plane sports a 4-class layout that "has been designed to make passengers immerse in the elegance of Japanese aesthetics and tranquility," with a "serene ambiance that highlights the beauty of Japan."

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CAE, Riyadh Air to Create Carrier-Specific Boeing Simulator Facility

787 FFS and FTD Procured for Fledgling Carrier's 2025 Launch

CAE and Riyadh Air announced an agreement for the purchase of 2 state-of-the-art Boeing 787 CAE7000XR full-flight simulators and a Boeing 787 flight training device. The sims are intended to support the new airline as it works towards opening service in 2025. CAE and Riyadh Air will establish a partnership with Prince Sultan University to deploy the simulators in 2024 at a purpose-built facility at the newly established College of Aviation and Space, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

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