Tag: A320ceo

Airbus A320: From CEO to NEO

Reading Time: 3 minutes 1984 is the year to remember. Every Airbus fan knows the day when the Airbus A320 was launched. Air France was the first Airbus customer to operate this type of aircraft in 1988. A320 family aircraft fly on every continent and it is often a top-choice around the globe from low-cost carriers to full-service airlines […]

Sundair Orders CFM56-5B Engines for New Airbus A320ceos

Reading Time: 1 minute German-based leisure airline Sundair has purchased four CFM56-5B engines to power two new Airbus A320ceo aircraft in order valued at $45 million U.S. list price. Sundair began commercial operations in 2017 and currently operates a total of four A320ceo aircraft, including the two recently introduced CFM56-5B-powered aircraft. The company plans to expand its operations throughout […]

Hongtu Airlines and CFM Sign Agreements Valued at Over $400 Million

Reading Time: 1 minute Yunnan Hongtu Airlines and CFM International have signed an agreement for the purchase of CFM56-5B engines to power three Airbus A320ceo aircraft. In addition, the airline signed a 12-year Rate Per Flight Hour Agreement (RPFH) to support 24 LEAP-1A engines that will power its leased A320neo fleet. Under the RPFH, CFM will provide maintenance support […]

Airbus Inaugurates Hamburg’s Fourth Airbus A320 Family Production Line

Reading Time: 1 minute Airbus has inaugurated the fourth Hamburg, Germany  Airbus A320 Family production line. Making use of digital technologies and a more flexible industrial setup, the innovative state-of-the-art line is a key enabler for ramping up the single-aisle programme to 60 aircraft per month by mid-2019. Frank Horch, Hamburg’s Senator of Economy, Transport and Innovation and Thomas […]

Wizz Air Takes Delivery of Its 100th A320 Family Aircraft

Reading Time: 1 minute Wizz Air (WIZZ), one of the fastest-growing airlines in Europe and the leading low-cost carrier in Central and Eastern Europe, has taken delivery of its 100th A320 Family aircraft, an A321ceo, at an event in Budapest Airport. The event was attended by Mr. Levente Magyar, Hungary’s Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs; Mr. József Váradi, WIZZ’s […]

China Express is Newest CFM56 Operator

Reading Time: 1 minute China Express Air has become the newest operator of CFM International’s CFM56 engines. The airline took delivery of the first of 11 CFM56-5B-powered Airbus A320ceo aircraft; the remaining aircraft are scheduled to be delivered in 2018 and 2019. The airline is operating the aircraft routes from its base in Chongqing to such destinations as Liuzhou, […]

New South Korean Carrier KAIR Airlines Orders Eight A320s

Reading Time: 1 minute South Korean start-up carrier KAIR Airlines has announced that it has selected the A320 Family to launch its new low cost operation, with a firm order for eight A320ceo. The new airline will be based in Cheongju in central South Korea and will focus primarily on services to international destinations in North East Asia. “We […]

Peach Aviation Orders 10 A320neo and Three A320ceo

Reading Time: 2 minutes Japan’s Peach Aviation has signed a firm order with Airbus for the purchase of 10 A320neo and three A320ceo. The order was announced at a signing ceremony in Tokyo today, attended by Shinichi Inoue, Managing Director and CEO, Peach Aviation and Fabrice Brégier, Airbus President and CEO. The newly-ordered aircraft will join an existing A320 […]

Allegiant Places Order for 12 Airbus A320ceo Aircraft

Reading Time: 1 minute Las Vegas, Nevada-based Allegiant Travel Company has signed a purchase agreement for 12 Airbus A320ceo (current engine option) aircraft. This deal marks the first time the low-cost airline has purchased new aircraft from any manufacturer. Each will be powered by CFM56 engines from CFM International. The company’s current fleet plan is focused on a transition […]

American Airlines Receives First US-Produced A321

Reading Time: 1 minute Fort Worth, Texas-based American Airlines has taken delivery of its first US-produced Airbus A321 from the Mobile, Alabama manufacturing facility. American Airlines SVP-integrated operations David Seymour said having the Airbus final assembly line (FAL) in the US “has simplified our delivery process.” The American Airlines A321 had its first flight on April 19. On April […]