Tag: Airbus A320

Aeroflot Group Passenger Traffic Up 8.2% This Year

Aeroflot Group, Russia’s largest airline consortium, which consists of flag carrier Aeroflot, St Petersburg-based Rossiya Airlines, low-cost carrier Pobeda Airlines and far-eastern subsidiary Aurora Airlines, collectively achieved an 8.2 per cent year-on-year growth in the first half of 2018, reaching a total of 24.9 million passengers. This figure represents 48.4 per cent of the passenger […]

Airbus in Partnership with EAM Launches Pilot Cadet Training Programme

In its latest Global Services Forecast, Airbus predicts that a total of 540,000 new pilots will be needed over the next two decades. To help meet this demand, it is launching the Airbus Pilot Cadet Training Programme to include ab initio training. The programme is being launched in partnership with Escuela de Aviacion Mexico, located near […]

Airbus Inaugurates Hamburg’s Fourth Airbus A320 Family Production Line

Airbus has inaugurated the fourth Hamburg, Germany  Airbus A320 Family production line. Making use of digital technologies and a more flexible industrial setup, the innovative state-of-the-art line is a key enabler for ramping up the single-aisle programme to 60 aircraft per month by mid-2019. Frank Horch, Hamburg’s Senator of Economy, Transport and Innovation and Thomas […]

Peach A320 Engine Shuts Down in Flight

A Peach Aviation Airbus A320-200, performing flight  from Osaka Kansai to Sendai  with 150 people on board, was descending towards Sendai when the crew observed the oil quantity indications for the left hand engine drop and proceeded to shut the engine down. The aircraft continued for a safe landing on Sendai’s runway 09. The return […]

Aegean Commits to 30 A320neo Family Aircraft

Aegean ‎Airlines, the biggest airline in Greece, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Airbus to purchase 30 A320neo Family aircraft, comprising 20 A320neos and 10 A321neos. The airline will also acquire a significant number of new A320neo family aircraft from leasing companies. Aegean currently operates a fleet of 46 Airbus aircraft (37 A320s, […]

Air Cairo Aiming to Stand Out from the Crowd

A new corporate livery marks a new beginning for Air Cairo as it emerges from the troubles of the past few years and prepares to expand once more. Like most of Egypt’s airlines, Air Cairo was badly affected by the double blow of the floating of the Egyptian pound, which saw its value halve against […]

Fumes Appear on Board of the Spirit Airbus A320

Spirit Airlines Airbus A320, registration N602NK performing flight from Atlantic City to Ft. Myers, was climbing out of Atlantic City when fumes developed on board and dissipated again. The aircraft continued to Fort Myers, on descent the fumes developed again causing the flight attendants to suffer from dizziness, headaches and severe coughing, a number of […]

Aeroflot A320 Passenger’s Powerbank Catches Fire

An Aeroflot Airbus A320-200, registration VQ-BPU performing flight SU-1182 from Moscow Sheremtyevo to Volgograd (Russia) with 150 passengers and 7 crew, had safely landed in Volgograd and had taxied to the apron. While waiting for the disembarkation of passengers a passenger’s powerbank suffered a thermal runaway and caught fire. Surrounding passengers poured bottles of water […]

Global MRO Spend To Hit $115 Billion By 2028

In its 18th annual Fleet & MRO Forecast, Oliver Wyman predicts a bright future for the commercial aftermarket with annual spend set to increase by 48% from 2018 through to 2028. The commercial MRO industry is valued by the consultancy at $77.4 billion in 2018 and this figure is expected to ascend quickly. In just […]

S7 Airlines Airbus A320 Descends Below Profile on Approach

S7 Airlines Airbus A320, performing flight from Novosibirsk to Irkutsk (Russia), was on approach to Irkutsk’s runway 12 cleared to descend to 600 meters (2000 feet AGL), before the aircraft intercepted the glideslope the controller cleared the flight to descend to 450 meters (1500 feet AGL), the aircraft however continued to descend below that cleared […]