Tag: Airbus A320neo

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 […]

The Quietest Member Of The Lufthansa Fleet – The A320NEO

Reading Time: 1 minute This year, the Port of Hamburg is celebrating its birthday not just on the water but also in the air, with the Airbus A320neo paying a special visit to the Hanseatic city. Yesterday the youngest and quietest member of the Lufthansa fleet flew directly over the port of Hamburg, which was its way of saying […]

First Boeing 737 MAX Flight Expected Friday

Reading Time: 1 minute As long as Mother Nature and other factors cooperate, the first Boeing 737 MAX aircraft is expected to take to the skies over Washington on Friday, January 29. The 737 MAX has received over 3,000 orders from more than 60 customers worldwide.  Although the Airbus A320neo has received more orders than the MAX program, the […]