Tag: A220-300

First Airbus A220 Produced in Mobile Takes off for Maiden Flight

Reading Time: < 1 minute On 2 June Airbus marked a special milestone. The first Airbus A220-300 built at final assembly line (FAL) in Mobile, Alabama, took off for the maiden flight. According to Airbus, aircraft manufactured for Delta performed ” test sequences” and successfully landed. The 1st Airbus #A220 aircraft produced at the U.S. Manufacturing Facility has flown for […]

Green Africa Airways Commits to 50 Airbus A220-300s

Reading Time: < 1 minute Airbus has secured a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for 50 A220-300 aircraft from Green Africa Airways, Nigeria’s Lagos-based airline. The biggest ever order for the type from Africa. The MoU was signed during the Singapore Airshow. Even though the coronavirus impacted the show and a number of participants have not attended the event, Airbus managed […]

Air Canada Places Its First Airbus A220 Into Revenue Service

Reading Time: < 1 minute The first Airbus A220-300 aircraft has finally joined the fleet of Air Canada and took off for its maiden commercial flight between Montreal and Calgary. Air Canada is the first North American carrier to operate the larger variant of Airbus A220 family: A220-300. The aircraft will feature a two-class configuration with 137 seats in total. […]

Air Canada’s First A220-300 Takes to the Skies

Reading Time: < 1 minute The first A220-300 for Air Canada has successfully completed its inaugural test flight from the Mirabel A220 final assembly line in Canada. The first of 45 aircraft for Air Canada is scheduled to be delivered to the Montreal-based airline in the coming weeks. With its first A220 commercial flight in early 2020, Canada’s flag carrier […]

100th Airbus A220 in a Refreshed airBaltic Livery

Reading Time: < 1 minute Airbus has passed a special milestone – production of the 100th Airbus A220-300 aircraft for its customer airBaltic, the Latvian airline. The brand new plane features a new and comfortable cabin layout with 149 seats plus a modernised livery. This was also the special event for airBaltic which at the Airbus aircraft programme’s headquarters in […]

Air Canada Readies to Take First Canadian-Made A220-300 Aircraft

Reading Time: < 1 minute Air Canada is about to receive the first Canadian-made Airbus A220-300 aircraft, which has just rolled out from the painting hangar at the A220 final assembly line in Mirabel. The aircraft, designed  in a 137-seat dual-class cabin layout, is expected to join the airline in December. Now, after being painted into the color of the […]

20th Airbus A220-300 to airBaltic: Original Order Completed

Reading Time: < 1 minute Latvian airline airBaltic on September 21, 2019 in Riga welcomed its 20th Airbus A220-300 jet, registered as YL-AAT, thus finalizing the original Airbus A220-300 order. By the end of 2019, airBaltic plans to have a total of 22 Airbus A220-300 aircraft in its fleet of which two will be already from the additional order that […]

airBaltic: First Airline With Full Maintenance Capability for A220-300

Reading Time: 2 minutes Latvian airline airBaltic has successfully passed the audit for Base Maintenance Capability for Airbus A220-300 carried out by the civil aviation authority of Latvia – Civil Aviation Agency (CAA), and received the certificate proving airBaltic’s ability to provide a full-scale EASA Part-145 Line Maintenance and Base Maintenance for this aircraft type. As of September 10, […]

Airbus A220-300 to Enter the Russian Market in 2019

Reading Time: < 1 minute The Airbus A220 plane, the latest entrant into the aviation market from the Airbus side, is expected to get certified for operation in Russia by the end of 2019. During MAKS 2019 air show, Julien Franiatte, the head of Airbus in Russia, revealed that Russian aviation authorities are actively cooperating with Airbus to complete all […]

First EgyptAir Airbus A220-300 Completes Its Maiden Flight

Reading Time: < 1 minute The first Airbus A220-300 wearing the livery of EgyptAir has performed its maiden test flight from the Mirabel assembly line. It means that the first A220, out of 12 on order, is about to be handed to the airline in the upcoming weeks. Currently, the brand new plane with cabin layout of 134 seats is […]