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First Japan Airlines A350 XWB takes shape in final assembly line

Final assembly of the first A350-900 for Japan Airlines (JAL) has begun and is taking shape at the Final Assembly Line (FAL) in Toulouse, France. The wing-fuselage junction and the installation of the vertical and horizontal tailplane have been completed. After this station, the first JAL A350 XWB will be in the next assembly station […]

Delta’s A220s take to the skies for first customer flights

Delta’s A220 has made its official debut — a moment years in the making for customers and employees across the airline. In the early hours this morning, Delta flight 744 pushed back from the gate at New York’s LaGuardia airport carrying customers for the first time on board Delta’s newest narrowbody jet, the state-of-the-art A220-100. Terminal […]

Air France unveils its new long-haul travel cabins available on board Airbus A330

Air France unveils its new long-haul travel cabins exclusively available on board its Airbus A330s. The company offers a new travel experience in its Business (36 seats), Premium Economy (21 seats) and Economy (167 seats) cabins. 15 aircraft will be completely redesigned by 2020 thanks to a global investment of 140 million euros. The first […]

American Airlines takes delivery of its first A321neo

After an 8 1/2-hour nonstop journey from Hamburg, Germany (XFW), the newest member of the American Airlines fleet has landed. N400AN, American’s first Airbus A321neo, touched down at Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT) shortly before noon Feb. 1. After clearing customs, the plane will head to American’s Base Maintenance facility at PIT, where it will spend […]

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 […]

ANA to Expand Fleet with Boeing 737 MAX 8’s and Airbus A320neo’s

ANA Holdings voted today at its board meeting to place an order for a total of 48 aircraft, which include 30 Boeing 737 MAX 8 and 18 Airbus A320neo. Deliveries are scheduled from Financial Year 2021 to Financial Year 2025. The decision was based on the economic growth of Asia and emerging countries, with demand […]

SMBC Aviation Capital orders 65 A320neo Family aircraft

Leading aircraft lessor SMBC Aviation Capital has boosted its total order book for the A320neo Family to 181 aircraft after signing a firm order for an additional 65 A320neo Family aircraft (15 A321neo and 50 A320neo). The order was finalised in 2018 and included in the year-end order figures. In addition the agreement includes an […]

Acropolis Aviation takes delivery of 1st Airbus ACJ320neo

Acropolis Aviation of the UK has taken delivery of the first *ACJ320neo, which features new-generation engines and Sharklets to deliver a leap forward in range and economy. The aircraft will now undergo cabin-outfitting by AMAC in Basle, Switzerland, receiving a VVIP cabin designed by Alberto Pinto. Its current ACJ livery will also be replaced by […]

Wizz Air Celebrates 40 Million Passengers at London Luton with Further Expansion at its UK Base

Wizz Air UK, a UK-based, wholly-owned subsidiary of Wizz Air Holdings Plc. (“Wizz Air”), today announces expansion at its London Luton base, with the allocation of two new A321CEO aircraft and six new routes as Wizz Air celebrates carrying 40 million passengers on its low-cost Luton services. With the additional capacity Wizz Air is set […]

Meadow and West Join the Frontier Family

Airbus has delivered its 100th aircraft from the company’s U.S. Manufacturing Facility in Mobile, Alabama. The A320neo, serial number (MSN) 8580, was delivered to Frontier Airlines. The aircraft features two horses, Meadow & West, on its tailplane. Airbus’ Mobile facility is delivering four A320 Family aircraft per month and has delivered to eight U.S.-based customers […]