Tag: A321neo

American Airlines Welcomes Its First Airbus A321neo

Reading Time: 1 minute American Airlines has taken delivery of the first of 100 A321neos on order from Airbus, powered by CFM International LEAP-1A engines. The aircraft departed Hamburg early Friday for the trans-Atlantic ferry flight to Pittsburgh where American’s technicians will get the A321neo ready for customer flights. Currently, American Airlines fleet includes Airbus A319, A321, A300, A330 […]

Qatar Airways: A321LR Over A321neo

Reading Time: 1 minute Qatar Airways has announced that it will convert 10 of its 50 Airbus A321neo on order to the Airbus A321LR (long range) variant of the A320 family. The A321LR is a type of A321neo, which has extra fuel tanks as well as a higher maximum take-off weight to give the aircraft additional range. Qatar Airways […]

Cebu Pacific Takes Delivery of its First A321neo

Reading Time: 1 minute The new addition complements the Manila-based airline’s Airbus fleet, which currently includes 43 A320 Family aircraft and eight A330-300 widebodies. Cebu Pacific has ordered 32 A321neo aircraft directly from Airbus, and will receive another five A320neo leased from Dublin-based Avolon. These will support the carrier’s expansion and fleet renewal programme. Selected for their outstanding operational […]

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. […]

First Airbus A321neo Joins Vietnam Airlines Fleet

Reading Time: 1 minute Vietnam Airlines (VNA), the national carrier of Vietnam, has taken delivery of its first A321neo in Hamburg, Germany. The aircraft has been acquired on lease from Aviation Capital Group (ACG). Vietnam Airlines will receive 20 A321neo aircraft under its fleet renewal programme. Powered by Pratt and Whitney Pure Power engines, the Vietnam Airlines A321neo features […]

10 New A320neo Family Aircraft to SaudiGulf

Reading Time: 1 minute Al-Qahtani Aviation, owner of SaudiGulf Airlines, has signed an agreement to purchase ten A320neo family aircraft.  SaudiGulf Airlines, which commenced operations in 2016 serving domestic destinations prior to expanding to international routes, currently operates a fleet of six A320 aircraft. In October 2018 the airline launched its second international destination – Pakistan. This order will be complemented […]

Air New Zealand Takes Delivery of its First A321neo

Reading Time: 1 minute Air New Zealand has become a new operator of the A321neo, following the delivery of its first aircraft this weekend. In total, Air New Zealand will acquire 20 A320neo Family aircraft. The aircraft is powered by Pratt & Whitney PurePower engines. Aircraft accommodates 214 passengers in a comfortable single-class layout. With a recently received plane, […]

Vietjet: 50 More A321neo Aircraft on Order

Reading Time: 1 minute Vietjet, an international low-cost airline from Vietnam, has placed a firm order for 50 more Airbus A321neo aircraft. The recent purchase order has finalised an MOU signed at the Farnborough International Airshow last July by Vietjet and Airbus. The new agreement has increased the number of Airbus A320 Family aircraft ordered by Vietjet to 171 units. 46 […]

EASA and FAA Certify Long-Range Capability for A321neo

Reading Time: 1 minute Readiness to start “Long Range” (LR) operations with launch customers of the most capable and flexible A321neo version to date – the A321LR – has moved a significant step closer with recent joint EASA and FAA approval of the aircraft to operate with up to three underfloor Additional Centre Tanks (ACTs), including for ETOPS operation. […]

Lufthansa Group Places Order for 27 Airbus Aircraft Worth $3 Billion

Reading Time: 1 minute The Supervisory Board of Deutsche Lufthansa AG approved the purchase of 27 short-haul and medium-haul aircraft. Purchase options for 24 Airbus A320neo and three A321neo will be converted into firm orders. With this decision, the Lufthansa Group is reacting to the positive market and earnings development and thus ensuring the necessary fleet size in the […]