Commercial aircraft net orders came in at 170 for October 2012 as 184 new orders were offset by 14 cancellations.
In the highlights of the month, GOL Linhas Aereas Inteligentes
ordered 60 Boeing 737 Max
aircraft. Alaska Airlines
and ALAFCO Aviation Lease and Finance Company also ordered the 737 Max
with 37 and 20 respectively. Alaska Airlines also placed an order for 13 737-900ERs. Turkish Airlines
and Philippine Airlines
ordered the Airbus A330
with 15 and ten respectively. In Libya, Afriqiyah Airways
ordered four Airbus
totalled 152 new orders while Airbus received 32. In the narrowbody market, 139 737s
were ordered, of which 139 were for the re-engined Max, and a single A321 was ordered during the month. The widebody orders of the month were for 27 A330s and four A350s.
Overall, the commercial order backlog ended October at 10,353, up 128 on the previous month.
This article was put together by Flightglobal Insight using Flightglobal's Ascend and ACAS databases.
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