Category: Europe

Airbus Deliveries Surge in March – 72 Commercial Aircraft Delivered
Airbus Deliveries Surge in March – 72 Commercial Aircraft Delivered

Reading Time: < 1 minute The European plane maker Airbus reports 72 commercial aircraft deliveries for March. The company delivered 4 A220, 60 A320 Family (57neo), and 8 A350. The aircraft were distributed between 34 customers, including IndiGo, Delta, Wizz Air, Frontier Airlines, Lufthansa, Viva Air, and more.  Total deliveries to date in 2021 are 125 to 44 customers. Airbus […]

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Which Type Rating to choose: Boeing 737 or Airbus A320?

Reading Time: 5 minutes You can already tell from the heading that the debate is not an easy one. The rivalry between the two dominant manufacturers is one of the most heated in the world. Each of the two aircraft has its strengths and weaknesses, turning a choice between Boeing 737 and Airbus A320 Type Rating training into a […]

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Aircraft Lessor Avolon Owns 578 Planes and $7 Billion in Cash

Reading Time: < 1 minute Irish aircraft lessor Avolon confirmed that it had $7 billion in available liquidity and 578 owned and managed airplanes at the end of the first quarter of 2021. The lessor has also said that it has executed 31 lease transactions consisting of new aircraft leases, follow-on leases, and lease extensions. They were Airbus A320neos deliveries […]

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BAA Training Spain Starts Pilot Training with an Airbus A320 FFS

Reading Time: 3 minutes The first state-of-the-art Airbus A320 FFS is ready for training in a brand-new pilot training centre BAA Training Spain located in Barcelona, 10 minutes away from El-Prat airport. The Airbus A320 operational readiness, in fact, signifies that pilot training operations are ready to begin. Managing Director of BAA Training Spain, Aurimas Urbonas, says: “We are […]

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Blue Air Launches Its First Boeing 737 MAX Aircraft Service

Reading Time: < 1 minute Romanian carrier Blue Air has already received its first Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft and operated its first commercial flight from Bucharest to Lisbon on April 2nd, the day after its inaugural flight. The new aircraft, delivered to the airline on April 1st and put into service on April 2nd, will be deployed on the […]

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Italian Start-up airline EGO Airways Operated Its Maiden Flight

Reading Time: < 1 minute Italian regional start-up EGO Airways, founded in 2019, operated its maiden flight last week. A single Embraer E190 the airline has in its fleet flew from Catania to Parma, and later during the day, touched down at Lamezia Terme and Forli airports. Although the airline was founded almost two years ago, it was only on […]

Norwegian Startup Flyr Expects Its First Boeing 737 in May
Norwegian Startup Flyr Expects Its First Boeing 737 in May

Reading Time: < 1 minute Flyr will receive its first Boeing 737 aircraft, “LN-FGA,” in early May. The aircraft will fly to Oslo Airport following Flyr’s signing of a letter of intent (LOI) for two 737-800 aircraft. Soon after the first aircraft arrives in Oslo, Flyr will finalize a few formalities and receive its operating licence (AOC) from the Civil […]

Ryanair Orders a New Boeing 737 MAX Simulator
Ryanair Purchases a New Boeing 737 MAX Simulator

Reading Time: < 1 minute According to MPS, Ryanair has ordered an MPS Boeing 737 MAX FTD-2 to be delivered to its facility in Dublin, Ireland. This purchase is made after the airline placed an order for 75 additional Boeing MAXs. In total, the group has 210 aircraft on order. Ryanair will use the Boeing 737 MAX FTD-2 for Type […]

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Finnair Signs Letter of Interest on Electric Aircraft

Reading Time: < 1 minute Finnair has moved a step closer to adding electric aircraft to its fleet by signing a Letter of Interest with Heart Aerospace for ES-19 aircraft. Finnair is considering acquiring 20 ES-19 aircraft developed by the Swedish start-up Heart Aerospace. The aircraft will be available for commercial service in 2026, and if the final agreement is […]

Ryanair Unveils Its Summer Expansion Plans with New Routes
Ryanair Unveils Its Summer Expansion Plans with New Routes

Reading Time: < 1 minute Ryanair has unveiled its plans to launch 26 new routes for the summer season, including routes to popular holiday destinations, such as Italy, France, Greece, Portugal, and Spain. To mark the new routes’ launch, Ryanair has begun a sale for summer flights that will include fares of £19.99 each way and last until October 2021. […]