Tag: Airbus

First Fiji Airways Airbus A350 XWB Already Features Airline’s Livery

Reading Time: 1 minute Fiji Airways is one step closer to receiving its first Airbus A350-900 aircraft which has already left the paint shop wearing the airline’s livery. The plane will be handed to Fiji Airways by the aircraft leasing company Dubai Aerospace Enterprises. The brand new A350 is due to join airline’s fleet in Q4 of 2019, after […]

Emirates Starts Tidying up Its Fleet: From Boeing 777-300 to A380

Reading Time: 2 minutes Emirates is one of only several airlines on the globe operating exclusively widebody fleet. It is the biggest operator of Boeing 777 and Airbus A380 aircraft. And there has come a time for little changes. Last week the carrier announced about the retirement of its last Boeing 777-300 (not extended range) that had been supporting […]

airBaltic: First Airline With Full Maintenance Capability for A220-300

Reading Time: 2 minutes Latvian airline airBaltic has successfully passed the audit for Base Maintenance Capability for Airbus A220-300 carried out by the civil aviation authority of Latvia – Civil Aviation Agency (CAA), and received the certificate proving airBaltic’s ability to provide a full-scale EASA Part-145 Line Maintenance and Base Maintenance for this aircraft type. As of September 10, […]

FAA Proposes Checks of Pratt & Whitney Engines Powering A220 & E2

Reading Time: 1 minute The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has released airworthiness directive (AD) proposing to run checks of the PW1500Gs, powering Airbus A220s, and the PW1900Gs, powering Embraer E-Jets E2. The AD followed two engine shutdowns caused by oil leaks during flights of the aircraft powered with the above-mentioned engines. In order to prevent possible future oil leaks, […]

Turbulence Injures Eight on Eurowings Airbus A319 Flight

Reading Time: 1 minute An Eurowings Airbus A319-100, registration D-AKNL performing flight EW-8855 from Lamezia-Terme (Italy) to Berlin Tegel (Germany), was descending towards Berlin about 20 minutes prior to estimated landing when the crew illuminted the fasten seat belt signs. The crew made the according announcement advising passengers to make their seat belts were fastened, when the aircraft encountered […]

Airbus Delivers 500 Aircraft in Eight Months: 66 Aircraft More Than in 2018

Reading Time: 1 minute European conglomerate Airbus has announced its monthly performance results sharing the increase in deliveries over the same period of 2018. During eight months of 2019 the aircraft manufacturer has delivered 500 planes, 66 more than in 2018. The deliveries of the year 2019 divided as follows: 400 single-aisle aircraft (207 units of the A320neo), 40 […]

FL Technics Expands Its EASA Part-145 Approval with Airbus A320neo Family Type

Reading Time: 1 minute FL Technics, a global provider of integrated aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul services, a part of Avia Solutions Group, has just extended its EASA Part-145 approval with Airbus A320neo family type (LEAP-1A & PW 1100G) for Line maintenance services. The company has already added this new type to its main line station in Vilnius (VNO), […]

First Airbus A330neo Delivered to Hi Fly

Reading Time: 1 minute Hi Fly, the privately-owned Portuguese wet lease specialist operating an exclusive all-Airbus fleet, has taken delivery of a new A330neo on lease from Air Lease Corporation. The aircraft is configured with 371 seats in a two-class layout, with 18 high-comfort lie-flat business class seats and 353 economy seats. All seats are equipped with the latest-generation […]

Airbus A220-300 to Enter the Russian Market in 2019

Reading Time: 1 minute The Airbus A220 plane, the latest entrant into the aviation market from the Airbus side, is expected to get certified for operation in Russia by the end of 2019. During MAKS 2019 air show, Julien Franiatte, the head of Airbus in Russia, revealed that Russian aviation authorities are actively cooperating with Airbus to complete all […]

Airbus Turns 50: From Idea to World-Wide Aviation Market Leader

Reading Time: 5 minutes “We Make It Fly”, states Airbus as this is the company’s official slogan. It is not only a statement – Airbus lives up to it. This year one of the leaders in designing, manufacturing and delivering aircraft and aerospace products, services and solutions is celebrating their 50th anniversary. It is a perfect occasion for a […]