Tag: Airbus

Air Canada Refinances 18 Airbus A220 Aircraft

Reading Time: < 1 minute Air Canada today announced that it recently completed two longer-term refinancing transactions for a total amount of approximately $1.52 billion, replacing short-term facilities. The first transaction consists of a committed Secured Facility totaling $787.7 million to finance Air Canada’s purchase of the first 18 Airbus A220 aircraft with a term of 12 years from the […]

Wizz Air Goes Further with Expansion: News at the Vilnius Base

Reading Time: < 1 minute The marathon of Wizz Air expansion plans is further carrying on. This time the airline has announced about a massive expansion of its Lithuanian operations, adding one new Airbus A320ceo aircraft to the Vilnius base. This will enable the start of five new routes from Vilnius to Birmingham and Liverpool in the United Kingdom, Hamburg […]

airBaltic Reschedules Deliveries of Remaining Airbus A220s

Reading Time: < 1 minute airBaltic has reached an agreement with Airbus on rescheduling deliveries of remaining 28 jets the airline has on order. It will complete the firm order of 50 Airbus A220-300 jets by early 2024. The airline plans to receive three additional Airbus A220-300 aircraft by the end of 2020. airBaltic also holds options for an additional […]

Airbus in July: Four New Orders and 49 Aircraft Deliveries

Reading Time: < 1 minute After months of no new orders, Airbus has finally logged four bookings for its commercial aircraft. As of 31 July, Airbus gross orders stand at 369 aircraft, meanwhile considering all the cancellations, net orders total at 302. During the same month, Airbus handed over 49 planes from across the A220 and A320 aircraft families: two […]

Frontier Airlines Supplements Fleet with 100th Airbus Aircraft

Reading Time: < 1 minute All-Airbus fleet of Frontier Airlines, a US low-cost carrier, has further expanded with the 100th aircraft – Airbus A320neo assembled in Mobile, Alabama. The plane is featuring ‘Chinook the Gray Wolf’ on the tail with a distinctive starry night backdrop. Notably, Frontier operates the largest A320neo fleet in the US. As of 30 June, Frontier […]

First Airbus A321neo with Advanced Cabin Reaches Vistara

Reading Time: < 1 minute India’s most advanced aircraft cabin is already in the sky. Vistara, a JV between TATA group and Singapore Airlines Limited (SIA), has taken the delivery of its first Airbus A321neo  featuring flat-bed business class. Overall, Vistara’s A321neo features a three-class layout with 12 seats in business class, 24 in premium economy and 152 in economy […]

Airbus Begins Sustainable Aircraft Deliveries from Hamburg Site

Reading Time: < 1 minute Yet another milestone in a sustainable future of aviation. Airbus has begun aircraft deliveries by doing sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) flights to customers location from its Hamburg, Germany, site. The first delivery of this kind has already took place. Airbus handed over two brand new A321LR on lease from AerCap to Air Transat using a […]

Emirates Airbus A380 Back in the Sky with Daily Services

Reading Time: < 1 minute While fleet grounding news comes hard, each ungrounding case adds extra positive sparkles. Finally, after almost three months, Emirates put back into service its iconic Airbus A380 jets. Following the ”inaugural” flight to London Heathrow, the carrier said it will deploy world’s biggest passenger aircraft on the daily Amsterdam service, and add a second daily […]

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 […]