Tag: Airbus

Airbus Sees Slight Increase in June Aircraft Deliveries

Reading Time: < 1 minute At this time, every improvement, even the tiniest, is worth a great deal. Airbus has reported that it succeeded in handing over 36 commercial aircraft in June 2020. It is 12 planes more than in May, and 22 aircraft more than in April. The trend of increase seems to by steadily positive, although highly impacted […]

Airbus: Future of Autonomous Take-Offs and Landings is Near?

Reading Time: < 1 minute Another milestone in the autonomous aircraft operations field. After the two-year test program, Airbus has completed its Autonomous Taxi, Take-Off and Landing (ATTOL) project. With over 500 test flights, Airbus achieved autonomous taxiing, take-off and landing of a commercial aircraft through fully automatic vision-based flight tests using on-board image recognition technology – a world-first in […]

Iconic Emirates Airbus A380 Returns to the Sky after Grounding

Reading Time: < 1 minute For many aviation-related people Emirates usually associates with the Airbus A380 aircraft. And not without a reason. The Dubai-based carrier has the biggest fleet of world’s largest passenger jets. Due to the sharp decline in demand because of the pandemic, Emirates grounded its A380 fleet in March. Now, the flagship aircraft on scheduled services to […]

easyJet Pushes Back Delivery of 24 Airbus Aircraft to 2025

Reading Time: < 1 minute After long speculations and a number of previously unconfirmed rumours, easyJet has announced that it reached an agreement with Airbus on the deferral of 24 aircraft deliveries to 2025-2027. Each aviation company, especially airlines, is currently looking into every possibility to cut costs and stay afloat. After the crisis hit the bottom line in April, […]

Another Airbus BelugaXL Rolls Out of the Paint-Shop

Reading Time: < 1 minute Airbus announced that already the third BelugaXL has rolled out of the paint-shop in Toulouse. The first operational flight of the giant took place on 9 January, 2020. The BelugaXL was awarded Type Certification by the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) in November 2019, following an intensive flight test campaign that saw the BelugaXL […]

France to Develop Zero-Emission Airbus A320 Successor?

Reading Time: < 1 minute France has announced that over the coming years it plans to invest into aerospace industry €15 billion, which will come as an aid package for the heavily affected industry. Among the most significant plans – ambition to build an Airbus A320 successor. According to French Government, production of a new and greener aircraft on the […]

Airbus Logs Zero Cancellations and No New Orders in May

Reading Time: < 1 minute During the last month of spring Airbus reported it received no new bookings and suffered no cancellations. For the year 2020, gross orders of the European planemaker stand at 365 aircraft and net orders – at 299 aircraft. Although the front of orders stands still, Airbus is making further progress with aircraft deliveries. During May […]

Wizz Air Receives Its First Airbus A320neo Aircraft

Reading Time: < 1 minute The first Airbus A320neo aircraft under the Hungarian HA-LJA registration has joined the fleet of European low-cost carrier Wizz Air. It is already 122 aircraft in Wizz Air fleet, which consists exclusively of Airbus planes. The A320neo type has been introduced to the fleet of the budget carrier with this recent delivery. “This new aircraft […]

First Airbus A220 Produced in Mobile Takes off for Maiden Flight

Reading Time: < 1 minute On 2 June Airbus marked a special milestone. The first Airbus A220-300 built at final assembly line (FAL) in Mobile, Alabama, took off for the maiden flight. According to Airbus, aircraft manufactured for Delta performed ” test sequences” and successfully landed. The 1st Airbus #A220 aircraft produced at the U.S. Manufacturing Facility has flown for […]

Emirates to Review Orders for Airbus A380: Final Blow Near?

Reading Time: < 1 minute There is a high possibility that the end of Airbus A380 era is closer than expected. Together with the news about Air France’s immediate retirement of the type, some doubts from the biggest customer have emerged as well. Currently, Emirates has a fleet of 115 double-deckers and hold eight remaining A80s on order. According to […]