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Another boost for cargo customers as Virgin Atlantic secures cleanest, youngest fleet yet with introduction of Airbus A330neo

* Virgin Atlantic becomes the first UK airline to order the A330-900neo, strengthening partnership with Airbus and Rolls Royce * By 2024, the fuel efficiency of Virgin Atlantic’s fleet will have improved by 32 per cent and the average aircraft age will halve to just 5.3 years * Fleet transformation positions Virgin Atlantic for sustainable […]

La Compagnie’s first A321neo makes inaugural transatlantic flight

The first single-aisle A321neo destined for La Compagnie, an exclusively business-class French airline operating scheduled transatlantic flights, will commence transatlantic services on 6 June from Paris Orly Airport to Newark Liberty International Airport. On lease from GECAS, La Compagnie’s A321neo is powered by CFM International LEAP 1A new generation engines and features a business class […]

Hi Fly’s ‘Turn the Tide on Plastic’ A330 continues to circumnavigate the globe on its public awareness mission

With close to 20 months now proudly decorated in the livery of the campaign with the ‘Turn the Tide’ message boldly displayed on its fuselage, the aircraft has already travelled to all five continents, taken more than 600 flights and landed in over 60 destinations worldwide. In Europe, the now famous airliner has visited the […]

Cricket World Cup Begins as Emirates ICC Themed A380 Soars

The ICC Cricket World Cup began today and did you know that the Emirates ICC – International Cricket Council Cricket World Cup 2019-themed A380 has visited 19 cities in 2 months. Emirates is the tournament’s official airline. Former India cricketer and ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2011 winner, Virender Sehwag, and Emirates sponsored Lancashire team […]

Airbus celebrates delivery of its 12,000th aircraft – an A220-100 to Delta Air Lines

The Canadian-made jet delivered to U.S.-based airline symbolises growing presence of Airbus in North America Airbus celebrated the delivery of its 12,000th aircraft ever in its 50-year history. The aircraft was an A220-100, assembled in Mirabel, Canada and handed over to U.S.-based Delta Air Lines. The aircraft is the 12th A220 delivered to date to Delta Air […]

First Japan Airlines A350 XWB makes maiden flight

The first A350-900 for Japan Airlines (JAL) has successfully completed its maiden flight in Toulouse, France. The A350-900 is the first aircraft to be produced by Airbus for the airline and features a special A350 logo on the fuselage. The aircraft will now enter the final phase of production, including cabin completion, as well as […]

Delta’s first A330-900neo takes flight in Toulouse

Delta’s first A330-900neo made its initial test flight Wednesday morning, sporting its signature Delta livery in the skies above southern France.  This marks an important milestone for the aircraft, with delivery to Delta expected later this spring. Delta will be the first North American operator of the A330-900neo, which will offer: A modern, luxurious interior […]