At ch-aviation, we continually track new aircraft deliveries from the largest aircraft manufacturers: Airbus, ATR, Boeing, Bombardier, COMAC, De Havilland, Embraer, and Irkut.

After a significant jump in March with 111 aircraft, worldwide aircraft deliveries are again decreasing, with 71 aircraft being delivered in April 2021. But, compared to April 2020, it is a significant increase of 373%.

After a notable increase in the first three months, compared to 2020 numbers, Boeing deliveries decreased in April 2021, with 15 aircraft being delivered in total. Compared to April 2020, it still represents an increase of 150%.

Out of 15 aircraft, three were delivered to Southwest Airlines and two to China Southern Airlines and JAL – Japan Airlines. One aircraft was delivered to AeroLogic, Air Premia, American Airlines, ANA – All Nippon Airways, Belavia, FedEx Express, Kalitta Air, and United Airlines.


In the same period, Airbus also increased its deliveries in the first three months, while April brought a decrease with only 48 aircraft delivered. If we compare these figures to April 2020, we can see a vast increase of 500%.


Out of 48 aircraft, five were delivered Delta Air Lines, three to Air China and Frontier Airlines, while two aircraft were delivered to each of the following airlines: Air France, China Southern Airlines, flynas, Go First, IndiGo Airlines, JetBlue Airways, Juneyao Air, S7 Airlines. TAP Air Portugal, Turkish Airlines. One aircraft was delivered to Air Arabia, Air Cairo, AirAsia India, airBaltic, American Airlines, Azul Linhas Aéreas Brasileiras, Cathay Pacific, China Eastern Airlines, Corsair International, HK Express, MEA – Middle East Airlines, Pegasus Airlines, SAS Scandinavian Airlines, Sichuan Airlines, Ural Airlines, VietJetAir and Wizz Air.

Here is an overview of the aircraft deliveries of the other manufacturers we track: