Tag: orders

China Airlines’ First A350 XWB Takes to the Skies

Reading Time: 1 minute The aircraft bearing the airline’s distinctive livery will now enter the final phase of production, including further ground and flight tests. This first A350-900 for China Airlines is scheduled for delivery in the coming weeks. China Airlines has 14 A350-900s on order. The aircraft is expected to be deployed on the carrier’s long-haul routes to […]

Aer Lingus Adds Two A330-300s to Its Future Fleet

Reading Time: 1 minute Aer Lingus is expanding its fleet of A330-300s by two aircraft following a decision to exercise options. The carrier currently operates eight A330s increasing to 10 aircraft in 2016. With the latest decision Aer Lingus’ A330 fleet will grow to 12 aircraft. The airline today carries over 12 million passengers each year to over 70 […]

Airbus Beats Boeing on Orders at Farnborough

Reading Time: 2 minutes Airbus beat Boeing to end the Farnborough Airshow with 279 orders and commitments worth USD$35 billion at list prices, but orders from both plane makers fell compared with the sister show in Paris last year. Airbus, which had been behind Boeing leading up to the show, reported firm new deals for 197 aircraft worth $26.8 […]

Airbus A320 Neo vs Boeing 737 MAX

Reading Time: 5 minutes The future of single-aisle aircraft is taking flight with Airbus A320neo and Boeing 737 MAX– creating better, more efficient ways for airlines and passengers to fly. In today’s aerospace market, the MAX and the Neo are the best-selling products for both manufacturers. The Boeing and Airbus fight to rule the market has already started. Both […]