Tag: A320neo

Gulf Air Signs $1.9 Billion LEAP Engine Deal

Bahrain’s national carrier has signed a $1.9 billion agreement with engine-maker CFM International for 58 LEAP-1A engines. The engines will power 17 Airbus A321neo and 12 A320neo aircraft while 7 additional will serve as spares to support Gulf Air’s operations. The firm engine order comes after the Manama-based airline placed an order for Airbus’ A320 […]

First A320neo Assembled in Tianjin Delivered to AirAsia

AirAsia has taken delivery of the first A320neo assembled at the Airbus Final Assembly Line Asia (FALA) at a dedicated ceremony in Tianjin, China. The aircraft, powered by CFM LEAP-1A engines, seats comfortably 186 passengers and is equipped with the innovative Space-Flex cabin. AirAsia is the largest airline customer of the A320 Family with orders […]

Qantas Considers 737 Max and 797 for Domestic Fleet Renewal

Qantas is set to renew its domestic fleet over the next few years, and is looking at replacing its B737-800s with either A320neo or B737 MAX aircraft, reports Australian Business Traveller. Qantas CEO Alan Joyce told a media briefing that the Australian airline is also keen on Boeing’s proposed New Midsize Airplane (NMA), tentatively dubbed […]

Storm Aviation Introduces A320neo LEAP-1A Differences Training

UK-based Storm Aviation, one of the leading line maintenance and technical training service providers in Europe, has announced the launch of Airbus A320neo Leap-1A differences training courses. This brand-new training will start at London airports on the 11th of September, 2017. The highly anticipated NEO LEAP-1A theory and practical training is a 4-day long course […]

A320neo and A321neo Received Type Certificates in Russia

Russian Federal Air Transport Agency (Rosaviatsia) and the Russian Aviation Register have completed the procedure for validating the type certificate for the A320neo family. Relevant supporting documents were transferred to Airbus. The type certificate applies to A320neo and A321neo aircraft equipped with both types of engines (Pratt & Whitney’s Pure Power PW1100G-JM and CFM International’s […]

EasyJet To Swap 30 Airbus A320neos For A321neos

UK low-cost carrier (LCC) easyJet has reached an agreement with Airbus to convert 30 of the Airbus A320neos that it has on order to A321neos, with the first delivery scheduled for summer 2018. Announcing the change to the 2013 agreement at the release of its interim results on May 16, easyJet said it had negotiated […]

India’s DGCA Investigating A320neo P&W Engines

India’s Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) is investigating incidents involving Pratt & Whitney engines in the A320neo fleet of IndiGo Airlines and GoAir. Part of their investigation will involve the inspection of sixteen A320neo aircraft in IndiGo’s fleet and five in GoAir’s, reports The Times of India. The inspection is due to take two […]

SriLankan Airlines Welcomes Airbus A320neo to Its Fleet

SriLankan Airlines has commenced the induction of the first of its latest Airbus aircraft. February 27th was the first of the A320neo and A321neo family aircraft in its fleet. The introduction of these new-generation aircraft will help enhance its exceptional service standards for passengers and serve to align its fleet to the airline’s new strategic focus […]

Air India Becomes Latest A320neo Operator

Air India has become the latest A320neo operator after taking delivery of the first of 14 aircraft leased from Kuwait headquartered ALAFCO Aviation Lease And Finance Company, becoming the first CFM powered NEO operator in India. The delivery is also the first NEO for ALAFCO from an order for 85 A320neo Family. The A320neo will […]

Flynas Orders 60 Airbus A320neo Family Aircraft

Flynas, Saudi Arabia’s leading low-cost carrier, has signed an agreement with Airbus for 60 A320neo Family aircraft. In addition to the 60 aircraft, Flynas has converted 20 A320ceo from a previous order to A320neo bringing the airline’s total firm order to 80 A320neo. The deliveries are scheduled to take place during 2018-2026. The agreement was […]