Tag: A220

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 […]

Airbus Sees Insatiable Hunger for Its Widebody Aircraft

Reading Time: 1 minute Airbus has released the review of its performance in July in terms of aircraft orders and deliveries. As the report shows, performance indicators are growing: 33 orders and 69 deliveries across its all product lines. If we talk about orders, the major demand is seen for the widebody planes. 20 A350 XWBs were booked by […]

Special Liveries of airBaltic Airbus A220 Aircraft. Why?

Reading Time: 2 minutes From now on residents of the three Baltic states are likely to spot up in the air three airBaltic Airbus A220-300 in very special liveries: each of the aircraft is dedicated to one of the Baltic states carrying the colours of their flags. The last one to join the team was the Airbus A220-300 aircraft […]

Airbus Kicks off with the A220 Production in the US

Reading Time: 2 minutes Airbus has officially started manufacturing the A220 aircraft at Airbus’ Mobile, Alabama-based production facility, in the US. With such a move the aircraft manufacturer aims to meet and increase the demand for its A220 program among the US customers. The first team of the workers for the 220 program have just completed their on-the-job training […]

Air France-KLM Commits for 60 Brand New Airbus A220

Reading Time: 1 minute Air France plans to supplement the fleet with 60 brand new Airbus A220 aircraft. While adding new planes, the carrier will be phasing the biggest Airbus commercial planes, A380, out of the fleet. “This aircraft demonstrates optimum operational and economic efficiency and enables us to further improve our environment footprint thanks to the A220’s low […]

Another Airbus Success: Orders for A220 Keep Growing

Reading Time: 2 minutes No doubts that the star of the Parist Air Show 2019 is the A321XLR, the launch of which was officially announced on the first day of the event. But it is not the only aircraft type Airbus is actively winning business for. Its A220 is on a strong demand as well. As for now, the […]

New Name for Airbus & Bombardier: Airbus Canada

Reading Time: 1 minute Airbus announced a new name for its partnership with Bombardier, known as the C Series Aircraft Limited Partnership (CSALP). Starting 1 June, 2019, it will become Airbus Canada Limited Partnership. “The new name reflects the majority interest of Airbus in the partnership since July 1, 2018. The partnership is adopting the Airbus logo as its […]

Airbus A220 to Be Given Russian Type Certification in 2019

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Airbus A220 (formerly named the Bombardier CSeries) is undergoing certification procedures in Russia in an effort propelled by its manufacturer, its engine maker Pratt & Whitney and Russia’s aviation authority Rosavitsiya. Airbus is confident that the A220 family of aircraft will prove to be popular among Russian operators and forecasts that demand in the […]

Airbus A220: Major Performance Improvement

Reading Time: 1 minute Airbus announced that the A220 Family aircraft, the newest addition to its single-aisle portfolio, will now be offering increased range starting from H2 2020. The A220 aircraft maximum take-off weight (MTOW*) is now confirmed to increase by 2,268 kg (2.3 metric tonnes). The new MTOW will increase the respective maximum range capabilities to 3,350 nm […]

18th Airbus A220-300 Joins airBaltic Fleet

Reading Time: 1 minute Latvian airline airBaltic welcomed its 18th Airbus A220-300 jet, registered as YL-AAR. This was the fourth Airbus A220-300 received this year and four more new aircraft will join the airline’s fleet by the end of the year. Thus far, airBaltic has carried over 2 600 000 passengers on the Airbus A220-300 aircraft with every second […]