Indian carrier GoAir has taken delivery of its first Sharklet equipped Airbus A320, two days after the similarly named IndiGo became the first Indian airline to receive a Sharklet-equipped A320.

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Boeing has revealed that leasing company Aviation Capital Group finalized an order in late December for 50 737 MAX 8s and 10 737 MAX 9s, taking the total firm orderbook for the 737 MAX family to more than 1,000 aircraft.

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WestJet’s 100th 737NG was initially delivered to Newport Beach, California-based leasing company Aviation Capital Group and is going to be leased and operated by WestJet.

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The milestone Boeing 737-800 containing the 500th 737 Boeing Sky Interior was delivered to Newport Beach, California-based leasing company Aviation Capital Group. Panama-based Copa Airlines will lease and operate the new aircraft.

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EVA Air of Taiwan has become a new operator of Airbus single-aisle aircraft following the delivery on October 31 of the first of 12 leased A321s.

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Newport Beach-based leasing company Aviation Capital Group has announced a commitment for 35 Boeing 737 MAX aircraft and a firm order for 20 Boeing 737-800s. ACG thus becomes the first lessor to commit to ordering the Boeing 737 MAX family.

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The latest order from ACG for 30 A320neo-family jets, signed at the Dubai Airshow 2011, brings the lessor’s total A320-family order book to 98 aircraft.

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Five of the newly contracted 737-800s are due for delivery in 2011 and five during 2012. Copa Airlines now has firm orders and delivery commitments for 33 aircraft, all of them 737-800s.

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Canadian low-cost airline WestJet has deferred delivery of 16 new Boeing 737NGs and agreed to order an additional 14 in order to smooth out its delivery schedule and help give the airline a more flexible fleet plan for the years through 2016.

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