Tag: Airbus A320

Wizz Air A320 Rejects Takeoff Twice Due to Disagreeing Airspeeds

Wizz Air Airbus A320-200, performing flight from Brussels Charleroi to Cluj, had been de-iced and was accelerating for takeoff when the crew rejected takeoff at low speed due to disagreeing airspeeds. The aircraft returned to the apron, was de-iced a second time, taxied to the runway and rejected takeoff a second time. A passenger reported […]

LATAM Brasil A320 Strikes Its Tail on Landing

LATAM Brasil Airbus A320, performing flight from Rio de Janeiro Galeao to Florianopolis, landed on Florianopolis’ runway 14 but struck its tail onto the runway surface. The aircraft rolled out without further incident and taxied to the apron maintaining routine communication. There were no injuries. A runway inspection revealed evidence of a tail strike. A […]

JetBlue A320 Suffers a Bird Strike in Salt Lake City

JetBlue Airbus A320 performing flight from Salt Lake City to Long Beach was in the initial climb about to be handed off to departure when the crew reported they had received a bird hit pretty much in the nose area. They thought they were okay and would continue. They were already climbing past the runway end […]

Citilink Takes Delivery of 50th A320 Family Aircraft

Citilink, the low-cost unit of Garuda Indonesia, has taken delivery of its 50th A320 Family aircraft at Airbus headquarters in Toulouse, France. The aircraft, an A320neo, can seat up to 180 passengers in a single class layout. The aircraft has been delivered with a special livery to commemorate the milestone, and it joins another 45 […]

Brussels Airlines Airbus A320 suffers hard landing at Madrid

A Brussels Airlines Airbus A320, in the livery of the Belgium “Red Devils” Soccer National Team, performing flight from Brussels to Madrid landed on Madrid’s runway 32R but touched down hard. The aircraft rolled out without further incident and taxied to the apron, where passengers disembarked normally. While the aircraft was being prepared for the […]

New Saudi Budget Carrier Sold 10,000 Tickets In 24 Hours

Saudi Arabian Airlines’ budget subsidiary sold 10,000 tickets in the first 24 hours after tickets were made available for purchase according to CEO Kon Corfiatis. Flyadeal began operations flying its first route from Riyadh to Jeddah and bookings through October are “very solid” Corfiatis told Air Transport World earlier in the week. Flyadeal is currently […]

Wizz Air A320 Lands After E-Cigarette Begins To Emit Smoke

A Wizz Air Airbus A320 performing flight from Keflavik (Iceland) to Wroclaw with 147 people on board, was climbing out of Keflavik when an electronic cigarette of a passenger began to emit smoke prompting the flight crew to declare emergency and return. The cabin crew secured and cooled the device and stored it into a […]

Russian Government To Restrict Purchase Of Foreign-Built Airliners

Russian government has proposed a draft legislation, which may set a restriction to purchase of foreign-built aircraft by Russian airlines. The bill has been passed to the State Duma for review. It is expected to foster development of Russian aerospace industry, the government explains. The current regulation implies that all purchases within the frameworks of […]

Airbus Delivers First U.S.-Produced A320 To Spirit Airlines

The first delivery of an A320 aircraft from the Airbus U.S. Manufacturing Facility has taken place in Mobile, Alabama, USA. The aircraft, delivered to Spirit Airlines, is the 37th overall delivery from the U.S. facility since production began in July 2015. The previous 36 aircraft were A321 aircraft, making this delivery another important milestone for […]

Storm Aviation To Start Base Maintenance Services

Storm Aviation will expand its capabilities by announcing plans to introduce base maintenance services at its London-Stansted airport headquarters. The new services from the FL Technics subsidiary will include large component change programs, modifications and equalized scheduled base maintenance up to C-check level specifically for operators of Airbus A320 family and Boeing 757 aircraft. Storm […]