October 2013 - the latest issue.
issue has figures up to the end of September. After the backlog fall in
August, the gains made in September meant that
there was a new large
commercial jet backlog record. With over 10,700 aircraft now on firm backlog
order, the industry
has just had the fifth consecutive Quarterly backlog gain.
However, it is not all good news; the number of in-service
firm order has dropped by nearly 400 aircraft in the last 12 months while the
number of in-service
widebodies on firm order has increased by just 94
aircraft in that period. The overall backlog gain so far this year
Third Quarter orders amounted to just under 600 aircraft which is the lowest
figure for a single
quarter since Q2 of last year. It was also the lowest Third
Quarter figure since 2009. But, with such a huge backlog,
new orders are
simply adding to the pressure on the manufacturers to do something
about their production rates.
Deliveries are still running high and 2013 will be yet another record year.
There have now been eight consecutive
quarterly delivery records and the
Third Quarter figure was a new all-time Q3 record for both single-aisles and
This issue also has details of the latest production rate changes including
those for the 787
and the 737. We also have updated backlog figures for
regional aircraft programs.
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June 2013 cover and contents.
May 2013 cover and contents