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LATAM Airlines reinforces fleet with additional order for 17 A321neo, endorses A321XLR

LATAM Airlines has ordered 17 A321neo aircraft to further expand their route offering, bringing the airline’s total A320neo order book aircraft to 100. Additionally, the airline has also confirmed to bring in the A321XLR to complement their long haul operations.  “We applaud LATAM’s strategic vision and sustainability ambition. This order for the A321neo on the […]

Airbus A321XLR takes off for the first time

Airbus’ first A321XLR (Xtra Long Range) has successfully accomplished its first flight. The aircraft, MSN 11000, took off from Hamburg-Finkenwerder Airport at 11:05 hrs CEST for a test flight which lasted approximately four hours and 35  minutes. The aircraft’s crew consisted of experimental test pilots Thierry Diez and GabrielDiaz de Villegas Giron, as well as […]

Aviation Capital Group finalises order for 20 A220s

Global full-service aircraft lessor Aviation Capital Group (ACG), wholly owned by Tokyo Century Corporation, has signed a firm contract for 20 A220s following its order for 40 A320neo Family aircraft including five A321XLRs announced in December 2021.” We are delighted to expand our partnership with Airbus through this A220 order”, said Steven C. Udvar-Hazy, Senior […]

Airbus to add A321 production capabilities in Toulouse

Following its strategy to keep its overall production system at the leading edge of technology and to increase industrial capacity and flexibility, Airbus has decided to create new A321 production capabilities at its site in Toulouse. By mid-2022 the current A380 Lagardère facility in Toulouse will accommodate a digitally-enabled A321 line as a step to […]

Sky orders ten Airbus A321XLR planes to grow international routes

Sky, a Chilean-based ultra-low-cost carrier, has signed a purchase agreement with Airbus for ten A321XLRs. The airline will expand its international route network with the new aircraft. The A321XLR is the next evolutionary step in the A320neo/A321neo family, meeting market requirements for increased range and payload in a single-aisle aircraft. The type will deliver an […]

United Airlines orders 50 Airbus A321XLRs for transatlantic route expansion

United Airlines has placed a firm order for 50 Airbus A321XLR aircraft as it begins to phase out older models and launches an expansion of transatlantic routes from its key U.S. hubs in Newark/New York and Washington D.C. United plans to take delivery of the first A321XLR in 2024 and expects to begin international service […]

GECAS orders 12 A330neo and 20 A321XLR Airbus Aircraft

GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS), the commercial aircraft leasing and financing arm of General Electric [NYSE: GE], has signed a firm order for 12 highly efficient wide-body Airbus A330neos and 20 long-range single-aisle A321XLRs. The agreement for the A321XLR includes an order for 13 new planes and the upsizing of seven A321s in its existing […]

flynas firms up 10 Airbus A321XLRs at Dubai Air Show

flynas, Saudi Arabia’s first low-cost airline, has signed a firm order for 10 A321XLRs at the 2019 Dubai Airshow. The agreement was signed by Bandar Almohanna, flynas Chief Executive Officer and Christian Scherer Airbus Chief Commercial Officer. In 2016, flynas signed an agreement for 80 A320neo family and currently operates a fleet of 27 A320ceos […]

Air Arabia orders 120 Airbus A320neo Family aircraft, including XLRs

Air Arabia, the Middle East and North Africa’s first and largest low cost carrier, has signed a firm order for 120 Airbus aircraft comprising 73 A320neos, 27 A321neos and 20 A321XLRs. The agreement was signed at the 2019 Dubai Airshow in the presence of Air Arabia’s Chairman Sheikh Abdullah Bin Mohammed Al Thani, Adel Al […]