May 29, 2021| 195 0

Airbus Updates Suppliers On Production Plans

Aircraft manufacturer Airbus issued a press release on Thursday, May 27, providing an update to its suppliers, citing that it would continue to expect the commercial aircraft market to have a steady recovery to pre-Covid levels between the years 2023 to 2025, and this recovery will be led by the single-aisle segment as short-haul journeys in domest …

May 27, 2021| 168 0

Airbus gives suppliers heads-up of production plans

Airbus continues to expect the commercial aircraft market to recover to pre-COVID levels between 2023 and 2025, led by the single-aisle segment. The Company is therefore providing suppliers with an update of its production plans, giving visibility in order to schedule necessary investments and secure long-term capacity and production rate readiness …

April 30, 2021| 219 0

Remember When: Airbus Flew All Its Current Aircraft In Formation

We couldn’t discuss Boeing’s epic 2016 7X7-series line-up without also covering Airbus’ equally epic 2019 A3XX formation flight. Taking place in May of 2019, the flight included one aircraft from each in-production family type of Airbus’ commercial aircraft line. This consisted of the A319neo, A330neo, A350, A380, a BelugaXL – and Airbus’ newest ad …

April 25, 2021| 203 0

Airbus Set To Launch New Narrowbody A320 Replacement By Early 2030s

The A320 family has been a great success for Airbus. In service since 1988, it has overtaken the 737 in narrowbody orders (but not deliveries). There have been many upgrades and developments, most notably, of course, the A320neo. The next version could be a new clean-sheet design, according to Airbus. And possibly in service in the early 2030s. Chan …

March 5, 2021| 184 0

The Pandemic Winner: The Rise Of The Airbus A220

Since its launch, the A220 has been popular – a new aircraft bridging the gap between smaller regional aircraft and larger narrowbodies. But this is even more obvious in the current slowdown. It has seen fast utilization recovery and, with reduced demand ongoing, this is likely to continue. Combined with its efficiency and improved capabilities ove …

March 4, 2021| 175 0

Stunning: Inside An Airbus A330neo Private Jet Concept

What could be better than a VIP configured Airbus A220 for private use? Why, an A330neo private jet, of course! With widebody comfort, a range that could take you around the world and more floor space to adapt the interior, if you’re in the market for a stunning VIP aircraft, the A330neo has it all. Airbus has released some beautiful images of a con …

February 24, 2021| 202 0

The Rise Of JetBlue: How And Why The Airline Is Winning

American low-cost airline JetBlue has shown impressive growth over the past 20 years. Since its launch in 2000, it has expanded to become one of the country’s top airlines. It worked hard to differentiate itself from the competition, with better onboard amenities and a new business class concept. And perhaps the best is still to come, with a revamp …

February 20, 2021| 201 0

First Air France Airbus A220 To Be Delivered In September 2021

Despite the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the airline industry, Air France is pushing forward with the integration of its Airbus A220 order into its fleet. It has recently emerged that the French carrier will be sticking to its original timescales, receiving the first example this autumn. Specifically, the first Pratt & Whitney-powered …

February 16, 2021| 187 0

airBaltic Partners With Lufthansa For Worldwide Codeshare

Riga-based airline airBaltic has signed a new codeshare agreement with Lufthansa, the German flag carrier. The deal will allow Lufthansa customers to connect onto Baltic-bound flights at Munich, while airBaltic’s customers will be able to access many more corners of the world. Codeshare agreements are a crucial part of the global aviation industry. …

February 13, 2021| 209 0

Air Canada Eyes Completion Of Boeing 767 Conversions Next Year

With its continued efforts to diversify its revenue streams and capitalize on the demand for cargo transportation, Air Canada is hoping to convert seven of its retired Rouge Boeing 767s by the end of 2022.  Nearly two years away from this goal, the airline at least hopes to have two of the conversions complete by the end of 2021. 2020 was a devastat …

January 21, 2021| 295 0

Air Austral’s First A220 Leaves The Paintshop With A Stunning Tail

Air Austral’s very first Airbus A220 has been spotted outside the paintshop with its paintwork all complete. Along with a beautifully adorned body and azure blue engine surrounds, the aircraft’s tail is something very special. Air Austral plans to launch its first flights with the aircraft in late February. First Air Austral A220 emerges Air Austral’ …

January 10, 2021| 170 0

EgyptAir Airbus A220 Descended Too Low After Intercepting Wrong ILS

An EgyptAir Airbus A220 descended too low while landing in Cairo yesterday. The aircraft intercepted the incorrect runway ILS (instrument landing system), forcing it to switch runways and later go around. The plane landed safely in Cairo later that day and remains in service.  Too low The incident occurred on board an EgyptAir Airbus A220 flying from …

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