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  • 2/19/2019 - REGIONAL ONE (Exchange Income Corp.) reached agreement with SkyWest to purchase multiple CRJ700 airframes and also form joint venture to acquire/lease/sell CF34 engines.
  • 2/14/2019 - EMIRATES ordered 40 A330-900s and 30 A350-900s, but cancelled 39 A380s, leaving 14 on order for delivery in 2019-2020, and as such (AMEDEO is also cancelling its 20 A380s on order), AIRBUS will cease A380 deliveries in 2021, resulting in €463m net negative impact on EBIT for 2018.

    AIRBUS had €3.1b net income on €63.7b revenues in 2018 vs €2.4b on €59b in 2017. Commercial Aircraft earned €4.3b on €48b vs €2.3b on $€43.5b, and plans to deliver 880-890 aircraft in 2019.
  • 2/13/2019 - BOEING delivered 46 aircraft (14 737NGs; 20 MAXs; two 767s; two 777Fs; eight 787s) in January 2019 vs 44 (25 737NGs; six MAXs; 767F; 747F; three 777s; eight 787s) in January 2018.
  • 2/12/2019 - SOUTHERN AIRWAYS has acquired Hawaii-based MOKULELE AIRLINES.
  • 2/11/2019 - EMBRAER delivered 181 aircraft in 2018 vs 210 in 2017, including 90 commercial jets (E170; 67 E175s; 13 E190s; five E195s; four E190-E2s) vs 101 (79 E175s; 12 E190s; 10 E195) a year ago.
  • 2/8/2019 - AIRBUS delivered 39 aircraft (eight A320ceos; 25 A320neos; A330; five A350s) in January vs 27 (15 A320ceos; six A320neos; two A330s; four A350s) in January 2018. It did not record any orders, but removed five A220s from PRIVATAIR and eight A380s from QANTAS from backlog.
  • 2/7/2019 - DELTA AIR LINES launched A220 operations.
  • 2/6/2019 - BOEING agreed to form partnership with Reno-based AERION on the AS2 supersonic business jet and also make significant investment in company; aircraft is slated to make first flight in 2023.

    launched new 50-seat CRJ550 (based on CRJ700); UNITED was named launch customer for up to 50 and selected GOJET to operate aircraft in 3-class configuration starting 2H19.

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