Tag: A321

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, […]

Watch Airbus A330 Shearing Airbus A321 Tail Off

Reading Time: 1 minute After an Asiana Airlines Airbus A330-300’s wing collided with the tail of a Turkish Airlines A321 while taxiing at Istanbul Airport on May 13, an  investigation has been launched. The Asiana Airlines A330 was taxiing when it struck the Turkish Airlines A321 (TC-JMM). The incident was captured on the camera on posted on YouTube. Turkish […]

Wizz Air UK Receives Air Operator’s Certificate and Operating Licence

Reading Time: 1 minute Wizz Air UK Limited, headquartered at London Luton airport, has announced being granted an Air Operator’s Certificate (AOC) and Operating Licence (OL) by the United Kingdom’s Civil Aviation Authority. Wizz Air UK began operations on 3rd May with its first flight from London to Bucharest. In the statement the airline highlighted that Wizz Air UK is […]

First Officer Incapacitated During the Finnair A321 Flight

Reading Time: 1 minute A Finnair Airbus A321-200, registration OH-LZP performing flight AY-617 from Helsinki to Ivalo (Finland) with 186 passengers, was enroute at FL370 about 130nm north of Helsinki when the first officer became ill prompting the captain to take control and return the aircraft to Helsinki, where the aircraft landed safely about one hour after departure and […]