Tags: Airbus

A Private Premium Experience in the Sky: American Airlines Introduces New Flagship Suite® Seats

New premium seats will be available on the airline’s long-haul fleet starting in 2024 Flagship Suite® seats, featuring privacy doors, will be included on all Airbus A321XLR and Boeing 787-9 deliveries beginning in 2024. American will refresh its Boeing 777-300ER fleet with a new luxurious interior, elevating the inflight customer experience on long-haul international routes. […]

Airbus extends collaboration with Ecocopter for urban air mobility services in Chile, Ecuador and Peru

Marignane, Airbus and Ecocopter have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to start collaborating on the launch of urban air mobility services across various countries in Latin America. This is a major step toward the co-creation of a functioning urban air mobility ecosystem in the region. With this agreement, the partners will explore and define launch scenarios […]

Exploring virtual reality’s future in air travel

Imagine a future airline in-flight experience where travellers can enter a virtual environment via the Metaverse without leaving their seats…visiting a relaxing town square with the soothing sounds of fountains and birds, exploring a nature trail, or even meeting the avatar of a fellow passenger on a park bench. These were among the ideas submitted […]

Malaysia Airlines to acquire 20 A330neo for widebody fleet renewal

Malaysia Aviation Group (MAG), parent company of Malaysia Airlines, has selected the A330neo for the carrier’s widebody fleet renewal programme. The initial agreements cover the acquisition of 20 A330-900 aircraft, with 10 to be purchased from Airbus and 10 to be leased from Dublin-based Avolon. The announcement was made at an event in Kuala Lumpur, […]

Etihad Airways scales up its cargo operations with Airbus’ new generation A350F freighter

Image: Airbus Etihad Airways has firmed up its order with Airbus for seven new generation A350F freighters, following its earlier commitment announced at the Singapore Airshow. The freighters will upgrade Etihad’s freight capacity by deploying the most efficient cargo aircraft available in the market. This order of the A350F sees the national carrier of the […]

Delta, Team USA A330 land at world’s largest aviation celebration

Delta brought its state-of-the-art Team USA Airbus A330-900neo to EAA AirVenture to help inspire future aviators. For the first time ever, a Delta jet touched down on the runway at Wittman Regional Airport in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, to take part in EAA AirVenture. The chartered Airbus A330-900neo, wearing a special Team USA livery, featured prominently both […]

JetSMART takes delivery of its first A321neo

Image: Airbus JetSMART, the South American ultra-low-cost carrier (ULCC) operating in Chile, Argentina and Peru, took  delivery of its first Airbus A321neo, leased from Aviation Capítal Group. The fuel-efficient single-aisle aircraft will be key in reducing the airline’s environmental footprint. “The delivery of our first A321neo marks the beginning of a new era for JetSMART, […]

Delta marks fleet, TechOps milestones at Farnborough Air Show

Delta made a splash at this year’s Farnborough International Airshow, a global showcase for the aviation and aerospace industries that features groundbreaking innovation across all aspects of flight.  Delta’s announcement of new state-of-the-art aircraft from Boeing and Airbus, a significant milestone toward the airline’s sustainability goals, as well as a major next-generation engine service agreement […]

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 to take up the hydrogen contrail characterisation challenge

Airbus blue-condor photo-credit: James Darcy Airbus UpNext to perform hydrogen-powered flight with new flying testbed Record-holding Perlan 2 pilots to fly glider with hydrogen combustion engine Test campaign will study composition of hydrogen engine contrails Airbus UpNext, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Airbus, has revealed a flight test programme to study the contrails produced by a […]