Tag: A320neo

SMBC Aviation Capital Orders 65 A320neo Family Aircraft

Reading Time: 1 minute Leading aircraft lessor SMBC Aviation Capital has boosted its total order book for the A320neo Family to 181 aircraft after signing a firm order for an additional 65 A320neo Family aircraft (15 A321neo and 50 A320neo). In addition the agreement includes an upsizing of 15 A320neo from a pre-existing order to 15 of the largest […]

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. […]

IndiGo Airbus A320neo Makes Emergency Landing

Reading Time: 1 minute IndiGo Airbus A320neo, performing a flight from Jaipur to Kolkata, made an emergency landing in Kolkata because of smoke in the cabin. According to the airline, the aircraft made an emergency landing as a precaution due to suspected smoke in the cabin. No passengers were injured. The flight landed safely at Kolkata. There was no […]

Avolon Firms Up Order for 100 A320neo Family Aircraft

Reading Time: 1 minute Ireland-headquartered aircraft lessor Avolon has firmed up an order for 75 A320neos and 25 A321neos. The agreement is the single largest order for Airbus aircraft ever placed by Avolon. The agreement takes Avolon’s cumulative orders with Airbus to 284 aircraft (240 single-aisles and 44 widebody aircraft) including the A321neo, the A330neo and the A350 XWB. […]

easyJet Orders Additional 17 A320neo

Reading Time: 1 minute Airbus has reached an agreement with easyJet that extends the airline’s fleet plans into 2023, exercising purchase rights to firm orders for 17 A320neo. This takes its combined order for the NEO to 147 (including 30 A321neo) and means easyJet has ordered 468 A320 Family aircraft to date. The aircraft are configured with 186 seats […]

Flynas: First Saudi Carrier to Receive A320neo

Reading Time: 1 minute Flynas, Saudi Arabia’s first low-cost airline, has begun taking delivery of its first of 80 A320neo Family aircraft. This follows an agreement signed in January 2017, with deliveries scheduled to take place from 2018 to 2026. Flynas is the first operator in Saudi Arabia to acquire the A320neo and currently operates a fleet of 30 […]

GECAS to Lease Seven A320neo to Vistara

Reading Time: 1 minute GECAS announced the signing of a lease contract for seven A320neos to enter service with Vistara, the India based full-service carrier and joint venture of Tata Sons and Singapore Airlines, following deliveries from Airbus in the latter part of 2019 and continuing into 2020.   Commencing operations in January 2015 as one of India’s premier […]

Aegean Chooses Pratt & Whitney to Power up to 62 Airbus Aircraft

Reading Time: 1 minute AEGEAN announced that has selected the Pratt & Whitney GTF™ engine to power up to 62 Airbus A320neo family aircraft: 30 firm, 12 option, and up to 20 leased aircraft. Pratt & Whitney will also provide the airline with engine maintenance through a long-term service agreement. “We selected the Pratt & Whitney GTF engine to […]

Scoot Takes Delivery of its First A320neo

Reading Time: 1 minute Scoot, the low cost wing of Singapore Airlines, has taken delivery of its first A320neo in Toulouse, France. Scoot has placed orders for 39 A320neo aircraft under its fleet renewal programme. The new addition complements the airline’s existing fleet of 27 A320ceo Family aircraft. Powered by Pratt and Whitney Pure Power engines, the new aircraft features […]

AerCap Leases, Purchases and Sells 87 Aircraft in Q3 2018

Reading Time: 1 minute AerCap Holdings has reported its major business transactions during the third quarter 2018. The company has signed lease agreements for 62 aircraft, including 9 widebody aircraft and 53 narrowbody aircraft and purchased 12 aircraft, including 6 Airbus A320neo Family aircraft, 2 Airbus A350s, 2 Boeing 737 MAX 8s and 2 Boeing 787-9s. AerCap executed sale […]