Airbus regains top spot from Boeing in first quarter
rival Boeing fell behind on orders and grappled with the grounding of its newest jet, the 787 Dreamliner, data canada goose factory sale from both Canada Goose online companies showed on Thursday.
An A380 aircraft is seen through a window with an Airbus logo during the EADS / Airbus ‘New Year Press Conference’ in Hamburg January 17, 2012. company favor for the first time in several years in canada goose outlet sale 2012 as Boeing sold more revamped 737s and accelerated deliveries of the Dreamliner, giving it control of the $100 billion annual jet industry.
But the balance of power shifted again in the new year as Europe Airbus landed a record Indonesian order last month and Boeing delivered just one 787 before the state of the art jet was https://www.canadagooseonlineshop.co.uk grounded by concerns over the canada goose clearance safety of its lithium ion batteries.
Buoyed by the previously revealed $24 billion order from Indonesia Lion Air, Airbus reported 431 orders, up fourfold from the first three months of last year and well above a total of 220 orders posted by Boeing for the buy canada goose jacket same period.
Adjusted for cancellations, net Airbus orders totaled canada goose 410 uk canada goose outlet planes in the first quarter. Boeing Canada Goose Parka logged 209 net orders.
Quarterly figures are not generally used as a barometer but Thursday data highlighted the industry astonishing volatility after Boeing ended 2012 canada goose coats on sale expecting to stay comfortably in front of its European rival.
A year canada goose clearance sale ago, Airbus was smarting from publicity over wing cracks on the A380, the world largest airliner, having broken annual order records just weeks beforehand.
has had difficult circumstances this year, but both companies need to ensure canada goose black friday sale they cheap canada goose uk are ready for emerging Canada Goose Online competition in coming years, said aerospace analyst Howard Wheeldon, referring to aircraft projects in China, Brazil and Russia.
RED FLAG The 787 was grounded in January after barely a year in service, leaving 50 new, high tech cheap Canada Goose planes idle worldwide.
Boeing has not stopped producing the jet but the outlook for deliveries buy canada goose jacket cheap will Canada Goose Jackets be determined by the timing of the aircraft return to service complete with redesigned batteries.
While the decision lies with regulators, Boeing officials have said they expect the 787 to canada goose uk black friday be in service rather than later, something markets interpreted as April or May.
Boeing said before the 787 crisis that it aimed to deliver 635 to 645 aircraft in 2013, including at least 60 Dreamliners. Airbus is targeting annual deliveries Canada Goose sale of 600 to 610 aircraft.
Ken Herbert, aerospace analyst at Imperial Capital in San Francisco, said Boeing could still reach its 2013 delivery target because production of smaller 737s was canada goose uk outlet set to rise.
A question remains over deliveries of a slow selling version of the uk canada goose 747 despite three new orders posted on Thursday, he said.
a red flag, but I not seeing Boeing guidance at risk yet, he said.
Airbus said it had delivered 144 aircraft in the first quarter, including four A380s, compared with 137 commercial Canada Goose Outlet Boeing deliveries. Planemakers get Canada Goose Coats On Sale most revenue on delivery. airlines carrying out a long expected overhaul of their fleets to take advantage of fuel savings.
Lion Air recent order for 234 narrowbody A320 canada goose uk shop family Airbus airliners, signed in front of French President Francois Hollande last month, fuelled a debate over whether Southeast Asian airlines are gambling too heavily on new airliners.
Planemakers generally insist that demand from carriers like Lion Air, already one of Boeing canadian goose jacket largest customers, underscores the canada goose coats transport needed to support projections of sharp economic growth. But bankers are warning of a potential order bubble.
Airbus, meanwhile, announced it had boosted production of the A330, an older passenger jet that has enjoyed a renaissance thanks to previous delays in production of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner, to a planned record level of 10 a month.
However, it suffered a setback in its converted luxury jet canada goose store business as one of two unidentified private buyers of its A350 billed as Europe answer to the 787 cancelled its order.