Tag: Airbus

Avolon Drops Order for 75 Boeing 737 MAX and Four A330neo

Reading Time: < 1 minute Avolon, aircraft lessor, has announced that it is adjusting its orders to the current market needs. The company cancelled the order for 75 unplaced Boeing 737 MAX aircraft and rescheduled deliveries of 16 aircraft of the same time to start from 2024 or even later. Although Avolon cancelled its booking for 75 MAX jets, including […]

Wizz Air to Stand Out and Take 15 New Airbus Aircraft in 2020?

Reading Time: < 1 minute While aviation is in its worst crisis, while hundreds of aircraft are parked on the runways for indefinite time, while airlines are sending older plane types into early retirement, some airlines are still determined to stick to the aircraft delivery schedules. One of such carriers seems to be Wizz Air. According to Bloomberg, one of […]

EASA Certifies Cargo Seat Bags for A320 Family Aircraft Cabins

Reading Time: < 1 minute The coronavirus has accelerated development of various advancements to help aviation better cope with the crisis and maintain vitally important supply lines worldwide. One of the latest achievements – cargo seat bags for Airbus A320 family aircraft passenger cabins to transport commercial and humanitarian supplies developed by Colibri Aero and J&C Aero. Both companies, headquartered […]

Airbus Suspends Most Production in Spain for Over a Week

Reading Time: < 1 minute Following the recently introduced measures by the Spanish Government aimed at fighting against the coronavirus, Airbus has made a decision to stop a huge part of its production in the country. As for now, Spain is one of the most affected European countries, thus, the measure to reduce all non-essential activities in the country are […]

Qantas A380 on Historic Flight: Directly from Australia to London

Reading Time: < 1 minute Although at these times positive news, especially in the aviation industry, are rare, historic flights are still taking place! Qantas will operate Airbus A380 passenger flight directly connecting Australia with. On the whole, Sydney-London connection is nothing new, as Qantas has it in the schedule on the regular basis. However, there is one important note. […]

Airbus Shuts Down Production in Spain and France for Four Days

Reading Time: < 1 minute Airbus has announced it pauses production in France and Spain for the next four days to comply with new emergency measures introduced by the governments in order to fight the spread of the coronavirus in both countries. During these several days the planemaker is determined to secure working places with conditions suitable for safe operations. […]

Air France Grounds Airbus A380s and KLM Boeing 747s

Reading Time: < 1 minute Adapting to the quickly changing situation on the air travel market due to the outbreak of the coronavirus, Air France-KLM Group has announced implementing major flight reductions, FlightGlobal reports. Home countries of both KLM and Air France have not imposed border controls and air traffic is still allowed to and out of both the Netherlands […]

Lufthansa Considers Temporary Grounding of Airbus A380 Fleet

Reading Time: < 1 minute The novel coronavirus has developed into a severe migraine headache that numerous airlines worldwide are suffering from. For example, Lufthansa Group plans to reduce its capacity by up to 50% in the coming weeks. The decision to cut the capacity by up to 50% (concerning all passenger airlines in the Lufthansa Group) came in light […]

Airbus Logs No Orders in February. Coronavirus Impact?

Reading Time: < 1 minute Airbus has announced it February results which seem to be not very positive, as the European planemaker recorded no single order in the last month of winter. Is it only a coincidence with the outbreak of coronavirus? Since the beginning of 2020 Airbus secured a total of 274 orders for its commercial aircraft. Therefore, it […]

Aeroflot Finally Welcomes Long-Awaited First Airbus A350 XWB

Reading Time: < 1 minute Airbus has delivered the first A350-900 to Aeroflot, the flag carrier of Russia. The member of the SkyTeam alliance has also become the launch operator of the type in Eastern Europe and CIS. The Rolls-Royce Trent XWB engines powered widebody features a three-class cabin layout with 316 seats. According to a statement, the plane will be […]