Tag: Airbus

18th Airbus A220-300 Joins airBaltic Fleet

Reading Time: 1 minute Latvian airline airBaltic welcomed its 18th Airbus A220-300 jet, registered as YL-AAR. This was the fourth Airbus A220-300 received this year and four more new aircraft will join the airline’s fleet by the end of the year. Thus far, airBaltic has carried over 2 600 000 passengers on the Airbus A220-300 aircraft with every second […]

Airbus Celebrates Delivery of Its 12,000th Aircraft

Reading Time: 1 minute Airbus celebrated the delivery of its 12,000th aircraft ever in its 50-year history. The aircraft was an A220-100, assembled in Mirabel, Canada and handed over to U.S.-based Delta Air Lines. The aircraft is the 12th A220 delivered to date to Delta Air Lines since the carrier received its first A220 in October 2018. The A220 […]

First Japan Airlines A350 XWB Debuts in the Sky

Reading Time: 1 minute Japan Airlines (JAL) is about to receive its first Airbus A350-900 which has already successfully performed its maiden flight over France. The initial flight set the beginning of the last phase of production which includes cabin completion, as well as further ground and flight tests leading to customer acceptance and delivery. The first A350 XWB […]

Airbus Net Orders Remain Negative Over Cancellations

Reading Time: 2 minutes Airbus has published its April performance review in terms of orders and deliveries in the commercial aircraft segment revealing only five orders during the month with 70 deliveries to 35 customers worldwide across single-aisle and widebody product lines. Talking about the orders, aircraft manufacturer managed to secure three for A350-900s for Lufthansa Technik on behalf […]

Azul Receives Airbus A330neo: First in Americas

Reading Time: 1 minute Azul Linhas Aéreas, the third largest carrier in Brazil, has received its first Airbus A330neo on lease from Avolon. At the same time, this delivery also marks the arrival of the first A330-900 in Americas. The aircraft is the first delivered to Avolon out of 15 ordered. The airline plans to deploy its new fleet […]

Delta’s First Airbus A330-900neo Takes Off Over France

Reading Time: 1 minute Delta, a major American airline, announced its first and long-awaited Airbus A330-900neo has finally took off for its initial test flight over France. The aircraft is expected to join Delta’s fleet later this spring. The beginning of test flights means that soon the aircraft will be delivered to the airline and will take off for […]

Airbus Delivers First A321LR to Canada’s Air Transat

Reading Time: 1 minute Air Transat, a Canadian leisure and holiday travel airline, took delivery of its first Airbus A321LR aircraft. The A321LR is one of 15 the Montreal-based carrier is scheduled to receive. Air Transat leases the A321LR from AerCap. Air Transat plans to use the A321LR for long-distance flights out of Canada, principally on more extended, thinner […]

First Lion Air A330neo Already Wears Airline’s Livery

Reading Time: 1 minute The first A330neo for Lion Air Group has rolled out of the Airbus paint shop in Toulouse, France, featuring the airline’s distinctive livery. The aircraft will be operated on lease from BOC Aviation. Altogether, Lion Air Group will acquire 10 A330neo aircraft, eight of which will be leased from BOC Aviation. The aircraft will have […]

Aeroflot Cleared to Buy Nearly 100 Boeing and Airbus Planes

Reading Time: 2 minutes Aeroflot’s request for nearly 100 Boeing and Airbus airliners – to be delivered in the 2019 to 2023 period – has been formally approved by the Russian government. The big decision was confirmed by Denis Manturov, the country’s minister of industry and trade, after a meeting of the government commission for import substitution, headed by […]

Fiji Airways Goes for Airbus A350 XWB

Reading Time: 1 minute Fiji Airways, the flag carrier airline of Fiji, has chosen Airbus A350-900 to fulfill its expansion plans to broaden international network. The aircraft will be leased from Dubai-based DAE Capital. The airline already operates the fleet of widebody aircraft consisting of six Airbus A330. Meanwhile, with two new A350-900, configured with 33 full lie-flat Business […]