Tag: Airbus A220

Air Canada Cancels 40% of Orders For Boeing 737 MAX and Airbus A220 Jets

Reading Time: < 1 minute Air Canada will cancel some of its orders for Boeing 737 MAX and Airbus A220 jets trying to mitigate the losses it faced due to Covid-19. The number of canceled orders represents 40% of the company’s total deliveries. This uneasy step announced during Air Canada’s earnings call on Monday is inevitable as the company’s losses […]

Air Canada Refinances 18 Airbus A220 Aircraft

Reading Time: < 1 minute Air Canada today announced that it recently completed two longer-term refinancing transactions for a total amount of approximately $1.52 billion, replacing short-term facilities. The first transaction consists of a committed Secured Facility totaling $787.7 million to finance Air Canada’s purchase of the first 18 Airbus A220 aircraft with a term of 12 years from the […]

Airbus Transfers Airbus A220 Material Management Services to Satair

Reading Time: < 1 minute Airbus subsidiary Satair has taken the lead on global material support and services for A220 operators. Since July, Airbus Canada has officially transferred the overall A220 material management services offer to Satair, as part of the integration of the programme into Airbus. The transfer represents a key milestone for Airbus and a significant step in […]

Airbus Officially Opens A220 Final Assembly Line in Mobile

Reading Time: < 1 minute Airbus has finally completed the construction of A220 commercial aircraft final assembly line (FAL) in Mobile, Alabama, and officially opened it. It is a 270,000-square-foot facility built for the production of both the A220-100 and A220-300 versions. At the same time it is yet another significant step in developing Airbus US production capabilities. The inaugural […]

airBaltic to Re-Launch Operations with 22 Airbus A220s Only

Reading Time: < 1 minute The Latvian carrier airBaltic has worked out and approved a new business plan Destination 2025 CLEAN aimed at defining and adjusting operations of the airline to the coronavirus crisis impacts. The updated five-year strategy involves several key aspects. One of them is fleet reduction. After travel restrictions are lifted airBaltic expects to commence operations with 22 […]

airBaltic to Take off after the Crisis without Boeing 737 Aircraft

Reading Time: < 1 minute airBaltic, the Latvian carrier, is set to take off after the crisis with reduced fleet, meaning that the airline’s Boeing 737 aircraft will be phased out yet this year, the CEO of airBaltic, Martin Gauss, revealed in the interview with LETA, Latvian state-owned news agency LETA. The decision does not come as a surprise, though. […]

Regional Aircraft Lessor NAC Commits to 20 Airbus A220 Aircraft

Reading Time: < 1 minute The regional aircraft lessor Nordic Aviation Capital (NAC) has signed a firm order for 20 Airbus A220 aircraft, proving a great demand for the type on the market. The order was placed during Paris Air Show and finalized in the end of 2019. One of the biggest leasing companies and the largest regional aircraft lessor […]

Air Canada Places Its First Airbus A220 Into Revenue Service

Reading Time: < 1 minute The first Airbus A220-300 aircraft has finally joined the fleet of Air Canada and took off for its maiden commercial flight between Montreal and Calgary. Air Canada is the first North American carrier to operate the larger variant of Airbus A220 family: A220-300. The aircraft will feature a two-class configuration with 137 seats in total. […]

airBaltic to End Boeing 737 Operations Ahead of the Plan

Reading Time: < 1 minute airBaltic, the flag carrier of Latvia, announced phasing out its Boeing  737 aircraft out of the fleet one year earlier than planned, already in autumn 2019. airBaltic aims to become fully Airbus A220-300 aircraft operator in the future. In the end of 2018 it has already phased out three Boeing 737-500 aircraft. As for now, […]

Delta Extends Airbus A220 Order Book to 90 Total Aircraft

Reading Time: < 1 minute Delta has reached an agreement with Airbus to extend its order book of the highly efficient, state-of-the-art A220 by 15 aircraft to a total of 90. Delta’s future A220 fleet will consist of 40 A220-100 series aircraft and the remaining 50 will be the larger A220-300 variant. Delta anticipates taking its first delivery of the […]