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 …

May 19, 2021| 166 0

Aeroflot takes delivery of first Airbus A320neo

Aeroflot took delivery of the first of four Airbus A320neo family airplanes leased from CDB Aviation, the Irish subsidiary of China Development Bank Financial Leasing. The A320neo will be configured to accommodate 12 passengers in Business class and 144 in Economy. Two more should be delivered by the end of May 2021, followed by an A321neo. The leas …

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 …

April 20, 2021| 189 0

Why Did Airbus Buy The Bombardier C-Series?

The Bombardier C-Series was a great aircraft, but it did not sell so well. Sales increased significantly once Airbus took control of the program. Why did Airbus make this acquisition, and why has the aircraft been so successful rebranded as the Airbus A220? The Bombardier C-Series The C-Series was launched in 2008, announced at the Farnborough Intern …

March 2, 2021| 189 0

IndiGo Sells 8 Airbus A320neos To BOC Aviation For Leaseback

Indian low-cost giant IndiGo has signed a sale-and-leaseback agreement with BOC Aviation for eight new A320neos. The planes will be delivered in the second half of 2021 and feature CFM engines. Let’s find out more about this deal. Key move IndiGo is no stranger to leasing aircraft, with most of its 284 aircraft fleet acquired through leasing deals. T …

February 15, 2021| 247 0

Vistara Adds New Route To The Maldives With An Airbus A320neo

Vistara will commence a new route from Mumbai to the Maldives on March 3rd. The thrice-weekly service comes as Malé becomes a popular holiday destination, with few border restrictions currently in place. The route will be flown by Vistara’s three-class A320neo. Jumping on the trend With travel heavily restricted in 2020, only a handful of countries h …

February 14, 2021| 171 0

Peach Aviation Begins Offering Free COVID Testing For Passengers

Japanese low-cost carrier Peach Aviation has announced that passengers on certain flights will be eligible for free coronavirus testing. The Osaka-based budget airline will commence this testing period next week. It will initially be running the program until the end of March. Free testing on certain routes Peach Aviation will be offering free PCR te …

February 13, 2021| 125 0

Volaris Expects To Receive Up To 98 Planes By 2028

Mexican low-cost carrier Volaris expects to receive up to 98 new aircraft between 2021 and 2028. These new planes will replace older aircraft and increase the size of its current fleet. The airline will keep putting its trust in the Airbus A320neo family in an attempt to consolidate itself as the largest operator in the Mexican market. What does the …

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