Tag: Airbus A320neo

Airbus A320 Family Aircraft for a Bright Beginning?

Reading Time: 3 minutes Having a bird’s eye of the world beneath by being in control of a large flying machine is a great dream for many. But, if you are the one who desires to pursue a pilot’s career path, there is a high probability that your first stop would be the First Officer’s seat in the A320. […]

AerCap Firms Options on 50 A320neos

Reading Time: < 1 minute Irish-headquartered lessor AerCap has exercised options on 50 Airbus A320neo family aircraft, with deliveries starting from 2022. This latest commitment takes AerCap to a total of 270 A320neo family aircraft, owned and on order. “As the largest lessor of the A320neo family aircraft, we have already placed three quarters of our A320neo family aircraft from […]

Airbus and Indigo Partners Finalize Orders for 430 A320neo Family Aircraft

Reading Time: < 1 minute Airbus announced that it had finalized agreements with Indigo Partners and its four portfolio airlines for the purchase of 430 additional A320neo Family aircraft for ultra-low-cost airlines Frontier Airlines (United States), JetSMART (Chile), Volaris (Mexico) and Wizz Air (Hungary). The signed purchase agreement follows a Memorandum of Understanding among the parties announced at the Dubai […]

This is Airbus Largest Single Announcement Ever

Reading Time: 2 minutes Airbus and Indigo Partners’ four portfolio airlines have signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the purchase by the four airlines of 430 additional A320neo Family aircraft. The aircraft will be allocated among the ultra low-cost airlines Frontier Airlines (United States), JetSMART (Chile), Volaris (Mexico) and Wizz Air (Hungary) upon the completion of final purchase agreements […]

Air Astana Orders Five Embraer E190-E2s

Reading Time: 2 minutes Kazakhstan’s national carrier Air Astana has signed a contract for five new re-engined Embraer E190-E2 narrowbodies. Deliveries are scheduled to begin in the fall of 2018, the airline announced. CEO Peter Foster explained earlier that the fleet renewal is expected to increase the carrier’s yields on short-haul flights. “The new Embraer E190-E2s, along with the […]

Airbus Reports Half-Year 2017 Results

Reading Time: 2 minutes Airbus SE has reported half-year (H1) 2017 financial results and maintained its guidance for the full year. Order intake totalled €37.2bn (H1 2016: €39.1bn) with the order book valued at €981bn as of 30 June 2017 (year-end 2016: €1,060bn). A total of 203 net commercial aircraft orders were received (H1 2016: 183 aircraft), with the […]

S7 Airlines Ready to Take Delivery of Russia’s First A320neo

Reading Time: < 1 minute Russia’s S7 Airlines expects to take delivery of its first Airbus A320neo in the coming weeks, making S7 the first A320neo family operator in Russia, CEO Anton Eremin told ATW recently on the sidelines of the IATA AGM in Cancun. Eremin said S7 plans to operate only narrowbody and regional aircraft in the future and […]

WOW Air Takes Delivery Of Its First A320neo

Reading Time: < 1 minute WOW Air, the low-fare airline based in Iceland, has taken delivery of its first A320neo (TF-MAX • MSN 7560) on a lease from Air Lease Corporation. WOW Air is an all-Airbus operator with a dozen aircraft in its fleet to date. The order, announced last year includes five A320 Family Aircraft. Of these, three A321neo […]

ANA to Become First Airline in Japan to Operate an Airbus A320neo

Reading Time: < 1 minute ANA, Japan’s largest airline, became the country’s first carrier to take delivery of an Airbus A320neo (new engine option). The aircraft was handed over in Hamburg, Germany on December 15, and ANA is scheduled to begin operating it on short-haul international routes such as routes to China, from mid-January1. Compared to its predecessor the A320ceo […]

SMBC Aviation Capital Orders Additional CFM LEAP-1A engines

Reading Time: < 1 minute SMBC Aviation Capital, the world’s third largest aircraft leasing company, announced it has ordered ten CFM International LEAP-1A engines to power five additional Airbus A320neo aircraft. The engine order is valued at $140 million U.S. at list price. This is a follow-on to SMBC Aviation Capital’s initial LEAP-1A order for 60 engines that the company […]