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IAG backs the A321XLR with an order for 14 aircraft

International Airlines Group (IAG) has selected the A321XLR to expand its fleet of highly efficient single aisles with a firm order for 14 aircraft. Of these, eight are destined for Iberia and six for Aer Lingus. IAG, the parent company of leading airlines also including British Airways, Level and Vueling, is one of Airbus’s largest […]

Delta Air Lines books order for additional five Airbus A220 aircraft

Delta Air Lines has ordered five additional A220-100 aircraft, bringing to 95 the total number of orders placed, including both the A220-100s and A220-300s. The airline is the first to select the new increased maximum takeoff weight option for its entire fleet from 2020. Airbus announced in May that it would increase the maximum takeoff […]

Aircraft Interiors Expo launches major buyer initiative: AIX Connect

Senior buyers from the aviation industry will converge in Los Angeles this September for the return of Aircraft Interiors Expo – the only global fall event dedicated to the cabin interiors industry – and the launch of its new buyer programme: AIX Connect. Qualified buyers from OEMs, airlines and tier 1 suppliers will be taking […]

Peach Aviation Select the LEAP-1A Engine for their A320neo Order

The selected engine is due to be mounted on eight A320neo aircraft and two A321LR middle-haul aircraft from fiscal 202o and is expected to improve fuel efficiency by 15% compared to existing engines. Peach Aviation Limited announced on the 17th the conclusion of a contract to install the LEAP-1A engine manufactured by CFM International to […]

Embraer and Azul Sign Pool Program to Support New E195-E2 fleet

Embraer announced yesterday at the 53rd International Paris Air Show the signing with Azul Linhas Aereas Brasileiras, S.A. of a long-term Flight Hour Pool Program agreement to provide repairable component support for the carrier’s brand new fleet of Embraer E195-E2 jets, the second generation of the E-Jets family. Azul, which placed a total order of […]

Korean Air Announces Intent to Acquire 30 Boeing 787 Dreamliners

Korean Air and Air Lease Corporation today announced at the Paris Air Show the airline plans to add 30 new 787 Dreamliner airplanes to its fleet, with a commitment to purchase 10 new 787-10s and 10 additional 787-9 airplanes valued at $6.3 billion at current list prices. As part of this agreement, Korean Air will […]

AirAsia upsizes A320neo order to larger A321neo

AirAsia will upsize its future Airbus single-aisle fleet, converting 253 orders for the A320neo to the larger A321neo version. The change will enable AirAsia to offer higher capacity in response to ongoing strong demand across its network. AirAsia becomes the world’s largest customer for the A321neo. AirAsia Group Berhad Executive Chairman Datuk Kamarudin Meranun said, […]

Cebu Pacific signs MOU with Airbus for 16 A330neo, 10 A321XLR and 5 A320neo

Cebu Pacific (CEB), a Low Cost Carrier based in the Philippines, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for 31 Airbus aircraft, comprising 16 A330neo, 10 A321XLR and 5 A320neo. Cebu Pacific’s A330neo aircraft will be a higher capacity version of the A330-900, with 460 seats in single class configuration. The airline also becomes one […]

Middle East Airlines of Lebanon orders four Airbus A321XLRs

Middle East Airlines (MEA), the flag carrier of Lebanon, has signed a firm order for four A321XLRs, making it the launch airline customer of Airbus latest evolution of the winning A321neo family. The agreement takes Middle East Airlines’ cumulative single aisle orders with Airbus to 15 A321neo family aircraft, including 11 A321neos and 4 A321XLRs […]