Tag: Airbus

10 New A320neo Family Aircraft to SaudiGulf

Al-Qahtani Aviation, owner of SaudiGulf Airlines, has signed an agreement to purchase ten A320neo family aircraft.  SaudiGulf Airlines, which commenced operations in 2016 serving domestic destinations prior to expanding to international routes, currently operates a fleet of six A320 aircraft. In October 2018 the airline launched its second international destination – Pakistan. This order will be complemented […]

World’s First A321LR Goes to Arkia Israeli Airlines

Tel Aviv-based Arkia Israeli Airlines has taken delivery of its first A321LR, becoming the launch operator of the world’s most capable large single-aisle aircraft ever. Powered by LEAP CFM motors, Arkia’s A321LR fleet will be configured with 220 seats in a single-class layout. The A321LR is the latest version of the A321 Family and allows operators the […]

Flynas: First Saudi Carrier to Receive A320neo

Flynas, Saudi Arabia’s first low-cost airline, has begun taking delivery of its first of 80 A320neo Family aircraft. This follows an agreement signed in January 2017, with deliveries scheduled to take place from 2018 to 2026. Flynas is the first operator in Saudi Arabia to acquire the A320neo and currently operates a fleet of 30 […]

Explore the First Flight of the First Airbus A330-800

The first A330-800 development aircraft to fly, also the second member of the A330neo family and market’s newest-generation 250-seat aircraft, has successfully completed its first flight which lasted four hours and four minutes. The new entry-level widebody aircraft in the Airbus Family is powered by the latest technology Rolls-Royce Trent 7000 turbofans. Airbus reported that the […]

Air New Zealand Takes Delivery of its First A321neo

Air New Zealand has become a new operator of the A321neo, following the delivery of its first aircraft this weekend. In total, Air New Zealand will acquire 20 A320neo Family aircraft. The aircraft is powered by Pratt & Whitney PurePower engines. Aircraft accommodates 214 passengers in a comfortable single-class layout. With a recently received plane, […]

Vietjet: 50 More A321neo Aircraft on Order

Vietjet, an international low-cost airline from Vietnam, has placed a firm order for 50 more Airbus A321neo aircraft. The recent purchase order has finalised an MOU signed at the Farnborough International Airshow last July by Vietjet and Airbus. The new agreement has increased the number of Airbus A320 Family aircraft ordered by Vietjet to 171 units. 46 […]

Toxic Frontier Airbus A321 Flight: 9 People Injured

A Frontier Airbus A321-200, performing flight from Islip to Myrtle Beach (USA) with 218 people on board, toxic fumes on board injured 9 people. Aircraft was climbing out of Islip when the crew stopped the climb at FL220 reporting fumes in the cockpit. The aircraft returned to Islip for a safe landing 15 minutes later. […]

Latest-Generation Aircraft Completely Replaces S7 Airlines Fleet

High-flying S7 Group is planning to be the first Russian airline to replace its narrow-body fleet with latest-generation Airbus and Boeing aircraft. Grigory Davydov, the group’s deputy director, has revealed to Vedomosti business daily that the country’s largest private airline is planning to phase out all of its existing A320ceos and Boeing 737NGs by 2024, […]

First Airline in North America Takes Delivery of Airbus A220

Airbus welcomed Delta Air Lines as the first U.S. carrier to take delivery of the Airbus A220 aircraft. On hand for the delivery ceremony at the aircraft’s assembly line in Mirabel were members of the A220 team as well as government officials and executives from Delta, Airbus, Bombardier and Investissement Quebec. “It is with great […]

Airbus Hamburg Plant Faces Delays for A321 Jets Delivery

Having been subjected to the slow delivery of engines for the previous two years, Airbus is now struggling to deal with their rapid arrival. According to Reuters, internal snags have further added to the delays, which means the plane manufacturer is also finding it difficult to meet its target of delivering 76 single-aisle jets per […]