At ch-aviation, we continually track new aircraft deliveries from the largest aircraft manufacturers: Airbus, ATR, Boeing, Bombardier, COMAC, De Havilland, Embraer, and Irkut.
Worldwide aircraft deliveries have been strongly increasing in March, almost reaching pre-covid levels. After 57 aircraft delivered in January and 60 aircraft in February, 111 aircraft were delivered in March. Compared to March 2020, that’s a significant increase of 88%.
Compared to 2020 numbers, Boeing deliveries significantly increased in the first three months of 2021. In March, Boeing delivered 30 aircraft in total, which is an increase of 76% compared to March 2020.
Out of 30 aircraft, eight were delivered to Southwest Airlines, four to Boeing Defense, Space & Security, three to TUI Airways, followed by two for Copa Airlines, FedEx Express, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, Neos and United Airlines. One aircraft was delivered to Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, Blue Air (Romania), Cayman Airways and UPS Airlines.
In the same period, Airbus has delivered 32 aircraft in February 2021, with significant growth in March 2021, delivering 72 aircraft in total. Compared to March 2020 deliveries, that is an increase of 95%.
Out of 72 aircraft, six were delivered to IndiGo Airlines, four to Delta Air Lines, three to China Eastern Airlines, China Southern Airlines, Frontier Airlines, while two aircraft were delivered to each of the following airlines: Aer Lingus, Air Canada, Air China, American Airlines, flynas, JetSMART, Lufthansa and Singapore Airlines. One aircraft was delivered to Air Astana, Air Busan, Air France, Bamboo Airways, Cathay Pacific, Cebu Pacific Air, Iberia Express, Loong Air, Luftwaffe, Pegasus Airlines, SAS Scandinavian Airlines, Scoot and Shenzhen Airlines.
Here is an overview of the aircraft deliveries of the other manufacturers we track: