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Azores Airlines takes delivery of its first A321LR

Azores Airlines, the Azores archipelago-based carrier, has taken delivery of its first of three A321LRs to be leased from Air Lease Corporation “ALC”; NYSE: AL, becoming the latest operator of the long-range single-aisle aircraft. Powered by CFM International’s LEAP-1A engines, the Azores Airlines’ A321LR comprises 190 seats in a two-class configuration (16 Business class seats […]

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 […]

Qatar Airways Converts 10 of its 50 Airbus A321neo on Order to the Longer Range Airbus A321LR

Qatar Airways has announced that it will convert 10 of its 50 Airbus A321neo on order to the Airbus A321LR (long range) variant of the A320 family. The A321LR is a type of A321neo, which has extra fuel tanks as well as a higher maximum take-off weight to give the aircraft additional range. Qatar Airways […]

Airbus A321LR completes nonstop Paris – New York test flight

Airbus announced that on February 13, 2018 its long-range aircraft A321LR successfully completed nonstop flight between Paris (France) and New York (U.S.) for the first time. According to the manufacturer, the A321LR “has the longest range of any single-aisle commercial aircraft today” as it is able to fly 7,400 kilometres nonstop. The aircraft, powered by […]