Tag Archives: A321

Airbus delivers first A321neo

Airbus has officially delivered the first A321neo. The first user of the re-engined A321 version is Virgin America, an all-Airbus operator. The first delivery aircraft is powered by two CFM International LEAP-1A engines for lower fuel consumption and less CO2 and NOx emissions. The engines also produce less noise: Airbus claims that the A321neo generates […]

EASA and FAA certify A321neo

The Airbus A321neo variant powered by Pratt & Whitney PurePower PW1100G-JM engines has received joint type certification from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on Thursday 15 December 2016. The A321neo – the largest member of the A320neo Family – has successfully completed a certification programme including over 350 […]

Wizzair promotes Budapest 2024

Wizz Air has revealed an Airbus A321 in a special ‘Budapest 2024’ livery. With this aircraft, the Central and Eastern European low cost airline wants to support the Budapest 2024 Olympic and Paralympic bid, in partnership with Budapest Airport and the Budapest 2024 organisation. Wizz Air has decorated one Airbus A321 of its Budapest fleet […]

Interjet receives first Airbus A321

Interjet (Mexico) has taken delivery of its first of three Airbus A321 aircraft. The aircraft is leased from BOC Aviation (Singapore). The remaining two aircraft are scheduled to be delivered in the fourth quarter of 2016. All three aircraft are from BOC Aviation’s existing order book. The aircraft will be used by Interjet on high-density […]

Long A321 legs for Azores

Azores Airlines (Portugal) will become an operator of the Airbus A321neo, including the A321LR long range variant. The airline has signed a lease contract with US aircraft lessor Air Lease Corp. (ALC) for two standard A321neos plus four A321LRs. The aircraft will be powered by CFM Leap 1A turbofans. Delivery will take place from late […]

Norwegian orders Airbus A321LR

Norwegian has placed an order for 30 Airbus A321LR aircraft, the long-range version of the A321neo. The contract follows a commitment signed in June 2012 for 100 A320neo aircraft. The switch to A321LRs is intended for further growth. The aircraft will feature a single class cabin layout, seating approximately 220 passengers. Norwegian Air Shuttle AS […]