Tag: A320

SmartLynx Airlines: What It Takes to Become an Airbus A320 Pilot?

Reading Time: 4 minutes Although pilot career is one of the most iconic professions in the world, in recent years there has been a shortage of qualified pilots. It is forcing airlines to search for new opportunities to attract the missing workforce. SmartLynx Airlines has chosen a path where company prepares pilots to operate Airbus A320 type aircraft in […]

Airbus Commercial Aircraft 2019: Records In Greater Detail

Reading Time: 2 minutes Airbus has released its official numbers for 2019. The year appeared to be record-breaking, at least in terms of aircraft delivered: 863 planes to 99 customers worldwide.  The amount of aircraft handed over to operators and leasing companies in 2019 has marked the eight per cent increase compared to 2018, when Airbus also broke its […]

Airbus to Increase Mobile A320 Production to 7 Aircraft per Month

Reading Time: < 1 minute Airbus has announced further boosting production of the A320 Family aircraft in Mobile, first US-based Airbus commercial aircraft manufacturing facility. The expansion is planned amid the 10% import tariff imposed by the US on European-made commercial aircraft. By the beginning of 2021, Airbus said it will produce seven of its A220 and A320 aircraft in […]

Did You Know That Airbus Aircraft Have Identical Flight Decks?

Reading Time: 2 minutes According to aviation regulations, it is forbidden for passengers to visit the pilot cockpit during a flight. However, aviation fans might have this opportunity. Everyone, who has visited different types of Airbus aircraft, has noticed that all of these aircraft decks made them feel as if they were on the same aircraft. And actually, they […]

Airbus Takes Another Key Step to Strengthen Its Presence in China

Reading Time: 2 minutes Airbus has announced that it is strengthening its cooperation and presence in China. With the aim to increase the number and type of aircraft produced in this country, the aircraft manufacturer and China signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). Therefore, one of the main objectives focuses on the increase of the A320 and A330 family […]

Airbus Activity in September: 71 Deliveries & 41 Orders

Reading Time: < 1 minute For Airbus September appeared to be busy. Or at least busier than the previous month. The European planemaker succeeded in securing 41 orders and delivering 71 aircraft. In terms of deliveries, Airbus handed its single-aisle and widebody planes to 42 customers in total. 48 out of 71 planes were the aircraft of the A320 Family […]

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 […]

Brand New Aviation Training Centre in Vietnam is Ready to Open

Reading Time: 2 minutes BAA Training Vietnam – a European standard aviation training provider announces the completion of the construction of a brand new modern aviation training centre in Ho Chi Minh city. 3000-square-meter, strategically located 18km from the airport training facility is designed to accommodate 4 full flight simulators and fulfil the need of the professional aviation training […]

Six Additional Airbus A320 for the Austrian Airlines Fleet

Reading Time: 2 minutes The fleet development announced in January 2019 is taking shape now: Austrian Airlines has now secured six additional A320 aircraft. The first of these jets is scheduled for delivery in August. Within the next few days, it will already receive the red-white-red Austrian color scheme in Jacksonville/USA. A total of ten additional jets are to […]

jetBlue Passengers and Crew Become Sick on Airbus A320 Flight

Reading Time: < 1 minute A jetBlue Airbus A320-200 was enroute at FL350 about 90nm east of Greenville, NC (USA) when the crew decided to turn around and divert to New York JFK, NY (USA) after a number of passengers and crew reported feeling sick. The aircraft diverted to JFK for a safe landing on runway 22L about one hour […]