Tag: A321

Airbus to Convert Its A380 Toulouse Facility to A321 Final Assembly Line

Reading Time: < 1 minute In light of nearing end of Airbus A380 production in 2021, Airbus is developing strategic changes for further years to increase its industrial capacity and flexibility for other aircraft programs. One of the steps: conversion of A380 facility in Toulouse into the A321 final assembly line (FAL) by mid-2022. This way Airbus will modernize its […]

United Places Huge Order for 50 Airbus A321XLR Aircraft

Reading Time: < 1 minute United, one of the major airlines in the US, has ordered 50 Airbus A321 Xtra Long Range (XLR) aircraft to expand its transatlantic routes network and replace older aircraft models. The delivery of the first Airbus A321XLR is expected to take place in 2024, while start of international service is scheduled for 2025. “In addition […]

Pilots Awarded Title of Hero after Hard Landing Airbus A321 on Cornfield

Reading Time: < 1 minute The flight crew of the Ural Airlines Airbus A321-200, who performed a hard landing on a cornfield after the plane flew through the flock of seagulls and ingested animals in both engines, were awarded the title of Hero of Russia. Both engines of the A321, which carried 226 passengers and 7 crew on the route […]

Wizz Air Airbus A321 Experiences Bird Strike

Reading Time: < 1 minute A Wizz Air UK Airbus A321-200, registration G-WUKC performing flight W9-3776/W6-3776 from London Luton,EN (UK) to Constanta (Romania), was on final approach to Constanta’s runway 18 when the left hand engine (V2533) ingested a bird. The aircraft continued for a safe landing on runway 18. The aircraft was unable to depart for the return flight […]

Pilots Hospitalized after Fumes Occur on Board of British Airways A321

Reading Time: < 1 minute A British Airways Airbus A321-200, registration G-EUXG performing flight BA-814 from London Heathrow, EN (UK) to Copenhagen (Denmark), was descending towards Copenhagen when the flight crew donned their oxygen masks due to fumes on board. The aircraft continued for a safe landing on runway 22L. Both pilots were taken to a hospital. The return flight […]

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 […]

American Airlines Airbus A321 Wing Collides with Runway Sign

Reading Time: < 1 minute An American Airlines Airbus A321-200, registration N114NN performing flight AA-300 from New York JFK,NY to Los Angeles,CA (USA) with 101 passengers and 8 crew, departed JFK’s runway 31L when the aircraft veered left causing the left wing tip to collide with a runway sign. The aircraft climbed out, at FL200 the crew decided to stop […]

ALC Takes Delivery of its First US-Manufactured A321 Aircraft

Reading Time: < 1 minute Air Lease Corporation (ALC) has taken delivery of its first US-produced A321. The aircraft, delivered from the Airbus U.S. Manufacturing Facility in Mobile, Alabama, will be leased to Denver-based Frontier Airlines and features Xavier the Mountain Goat on its vertical tail and Sharklets. The aircraft is also the first U.S.-made A321ceo to enter Frontier’s fleet. […]

Airbus Hamburg Plant Faces Delays for A321 Jets Delivery

Reading Time: < 1 minute Having been subjected to the slow delivery of engines for the previous two years, Airbus is now struggling to deal with their rapid arrival. According to Reuters, internal snags have further added to the delays, which means the plane manufacturer is also finding it difficult to meet its target of delivering 76 single-aisle jets per […]

Hawaiian Airlines Receives its First US-Produced Aircraft

Reading Time: < 1 minute Hawaiian Airlines has taken delivery of its first U.S.-produced A321. The aircraft, delivered from the Airbus U.S. Manufacturing Facility in Mobile, Alabama, is also the first new engine option aircraft delivered from Airbus’ U.S. facility. It is powered by a Pratt & Whitney PW1000G high-bypass geared turbofan engine. Executives and employees from Airbus and Hawaiian, […]