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Qatar Airways welcomes three Airbus A350-1000 planes to fleet

Qatar Airways has taken delivery of three more Airbus A350-1000 aircraft. The development reaffirms its position as the largest operator of Airbus A350 aircraft in the world, with 52 in its fleet. The new planes will operate on strategic long-haul routes to Africa, the Americas, Asia-Pacific and Europe. Qatar Airways Group chief executive, Akbar Al […]

Sky Express places order for four A320neos with Airbus

Athens-based airline, Sky Express, has placed a firm order for four A320neo aircraft, becoming an Airbus customer for the first time. In addition, the Greek airline recently leased two A320neos from ACG Aviation Capital Group and has thus joined a global list of 430 Airbus operators. The airline has selected CFM-International’s Leap-1A engines to power […]

Middle East Airlines Takes Delivery of the 10,000th Airbus A320 Family Aircraft

Middle East Airlines (MEA) has taken delivery of Airbus’ A320 Family aircraft with manufacturer serial number 10,000. MSN10,000 is the third A321neo to join the all Airbus MEA fleet, taking the fleet size to 18 aircraft. MEA received its first A321neo aircraft earlier in 2020 and will be taking another six A321neos over the coming […]

Airbus unveils three zero-emission aircraft concepts

Airbus has revealed three concepts for the first zero-emission commercial aircraft, which could theoretically enter service by 2035. These concepts each represent a different approach to achieving zero-emission flight, exploring various technology pathways and aerodynamic configurations in order to support the ambition of leading the way in the decarbonisation of the entire aviation industry. All […]

AirFrance Retires First Airbus A380 Super-Jumbo

Following last year’s announcement that just 12 years after it entered commercial service Airbus would end production of its flagship super-jumbo, AirFrance retired it’s first A380 to Ireland West Airport in Knock.  With a capacity for 868 passengers, the Airbus A380 has become an iconic 21st century aircraft. Airbus said it had made the “painful” […]