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Air New Zealand Airbus A321neo on delivery flight returns to Hamburg; no clearance to overfly Iran

On 15 February, a brand new Air New Zealand Airbus A321neo (ZK-NND) turned back over Eastern Turkey nearly 4 hours into its delivery flight....

Cebu Pacific takes delivery of its first Airbus A321neo

Cebu Pacific, the largest low-cost carrier in the Philippines has taken delivery of its first A321neo. The new addition complements the Manila-based airline’s Airbus fleet,...

SMBC Aviation Capital orders 65 Airbus 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...

Ten years ago: US Airways A320 ditches into the Hudson after multiple bird strikes during take-off

On 15 January 2009, a US Airways Airbus A320 took off from New York's LaGuardia airport. Three minutes after take-off, flight 1549 struck a...

Photo Special: Meet & greet with all five Belgian Icons of Brussels Airlines

  On Monday 14 January 2019, Brussels Airlines organised a remarkable aviation event. For the first time ever, the Belgian airline lined up all of...

A319neo with CFM LEAP-1A engines wins joint Type Certification from FAA and EASA

The A319neo powered by CFM International LEAP-1A engines has achieved joint Type Certification from both the US FAA and European EASA airworthiness authorities. This...

Airbus delivers the 400th A320 Family aircraft assembled in Final Assembly Line Asia

Airbus has delivered the 400th A320 Family aircraft from its Final Assembly Line Asia (FALA) in Tianjin, China. The A320neo was delivered to national...

Avolon firms up order for 100 Airbus A320neo Family aircraft

Dublin, Ireland headquartered aircraft lessor Avolon has firmed up an order for 75 A320neos and 25 A321neos. The agreement is the single largest order...

Air Lease Corporation takes delivery of its first U.S.-manufactured A321 aircraft

The milestone delivery of the first U.S.-produced A321 to Air Lease Corporation (ALC) was celebrated by (left to right): Steven F. Udvar-Házy, Executive Chairman...

easyJet orders additional 17 Airbus A320neo’s

Airbus has reached an agreement with easyJet that extends the airline’s fleet plans into 2023, exercising purchase rights to firm orders for 17 A320neo....

The first Airbus ACJ320neo takes to the skies

Begins new era for Airbus corporate jets The first ACJ320neo successfully completed a two hour and 40-minute first flight from Hamburg on 16th November, getting...

Arkia Israeli Airlines takes delivery of world’s first long-range Airbus A321LR

Tel Aviv based ARKIA Israeli Airlines which is majority owned by Jordache Enterprises, has taken delivery of its first A321LR becoming the launch operator...

Flynas becomes the first Saudi carrier to receive the Airbus A320neo

Flynas, Saudi Arabia’s first low-cost airline, has begun taking delivery of its first of 80 A320neo Family aircraft. This follows an agreement signed in...

Landing gear of Air France Airbus A318 fails to retract, intercepted by Rafale fighter jet for inspection

https://youtu.be/93QNTZUqyG0 On 6 November, the landing gear of an Air France Airbus A318 (F-GUGL) failed to retract after departure from Paris CDG airport. The aircraft...

Air New Zealand takes delivery of its first Airbus A321neo

Air New Zealand has taken delivery of its first Airbus A321neo during the weekend of 3-4 November 2018, making the national carrier of New...

Vietjet orders 50 more Airbus A321neo aircraft

On 2 November, Vietnamese carrier Vietjet has placed a firm order with Airbus for an additional 50 A321neo single aisle aircraft, finalising an  MOU...

Lufthansa Technik carries out a major Airbus ACJ319 cabin refurbishment for a new Asian VIP customer

Lufthansa Technik AG has signed a major cabin refurbishment contract with a new undisclosed Asian VIP customer. The layover of an Airbus ACJ319 will...

EASA and FAA certify long-range capability for the Airbus A321neo

Up to three Additional Centre Tanks (ACTs) are now certified on the A321neo, including for ETOPS operation; Paving the way for the A321neo...

Airbus’ China assembly facility marks 10 years of quality manufacturing for A320 Family jetliners

The success story at Tianjin has expanded from the build-up of single-aisle Airbus aircraft to completion and delivery of widebody A330s In the decade since...

Lufthansa Group buys 27 more Airbus A320neo family aircraft; ten of them are intended for SWISS

On 28 September, the Supervisory Board of Deutsche Lufthansa AG approved the purchase of 27 short- and medium-haul aircraft. Purchase options for 24 Airbus...