Tag: A320

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 […]

Fumes Injure Passengers and Cabin Crew on British Airways Flight

Reading Time: 1 minute A British Airways Airbus A320-200 was enroute near Frankfurt/Main (Germany) when the crew decided to divert to Frankfurt reporting smoke in the cockpit and cabin. A number of passengers and cabin crew felt unwell. The aircraft landed safely on Frankfurt’s runway 07C about 35 minutes later. A number of passengers and crew needed medical assistance. […]

JetBlue Considers Airbus A321XLR Aircraft

Reading Time: 1 minute JetBlue, an American low-cost airline headquartered in New York City, revealed considering the extended range Airbus A321XLR aircraft to fly to Europe, Reuters reports. Currently the airline has 60 Airbus A220-300 and 85 Airbus A321neo aircraft. According to the airline’s CEO, Robin Hayes, JetBlue intends to convert 13 of A321neo into longer-range aircraft A321LR, as […]

Airbus Net Orders Remain Negative Over Cancellations

Reading Time: 2 minutes Airbus has published its April performance review in terms of orders and deliveries in the commercial aircraft segment revealing only five orders during the month with 70 deliveries to 35 customers worldwide across single-aisle and widebody product lines. Talking about the orders, aircraft manufacturer managed to secure three for A350-900s for Lufthansa Technik on behalf […]

Airblue Airbus A320 Experiences Runway Excursion

Reading Time: 1 minute An Airblue Airbus A320-200, registration AP-EDA performing flight PA-613 from Sharjah (United Arab Emirates) to Peshawar (Pakistan) with 150 people on board, landed on Peshawar’s runway 35 with a delay of approximately 11 hours. Veered temporarily to the right edge of the runway, veered back to the left edge of the runway, returned to the […]

Viva Air Selects CFM to Power New Fleet in $3.2 Billion Order

Reading Time: 1 minute Viva Air and CFM International have finalized the airline’s selection of CFM engines to power its new fleet of Airbus A320 aircraft. The order, which is valued at $3.2 billion U.S. at list price, includes LEAP-1A new engines to power 35 A320neo aircraft, CFM56-5B new engines to power 15 A320ceo aircraft, and an aftermarket support […]

Alaska Airlines A320 Reported Unusual Odour on Board

Reading Time: 1 minute An Alaska Airlines Airbus A320-200, performing flight from Seattle to Santa Ana (USA), reported unusual odour on board. Aircraft was climbing through FL270 out of Seattle when the crew stopped the climb and decided to return to Seattle reporting an unusual odour on board. The aircraft landed safely back in Seattle about 30 minutes after departure. […]

Easyjet A320 Reported Burning Electrical Odour on Board

Reading Time: 1 minute An Easyjet Airbus A320-200, performing flight from Edinburgh to Bristol (UK), reported burning electrical odour on board. Aircraft was enroute at FL330 about 60nm northwest of Birmingham (UK) when the crew decided to divert to Birmingham due to a burning electrical odour. The aircraft landed safely on Birmingham’s runway 15 about 30 minutes later. The airline […]

Vistara Airbus A320 Engine Shut Down in Flight

Reading Time: 1 minute A Vistara Airbus A320-200, performing flight from Chennai to Kolkata (India) with about 130 people on board, engine shut down in flight. Aircraft was descending towards Kolkata when the right hand engine (V2527) failed prompting the crew to secure the engine. The aircraft continued for a safe landing. The aircraft is still on the ground […]

Battle of 2018: Airbus or Boeing?

Reading Time: 3 minutes Never-ending competition between two aircraft manufacturing icons, Boeing and Airbus, has already become an integral part of the aviation world followed with great curiosity, especially in terms of commercial aircraft deliveries and orders. As 2018 came to an end, let’s look through their performance results and find out who lead the year of 2018. Deliveries. […]