Tag Archives: Airbus

China Southern orders 20 A350s

China Southern Airlines has signed a firm order for 20 Airbus A350-900s. Airbus will deliver the aircraft to the airline in the years 2019-2022. China Southern currently operates one of the largest Airbus fleets in the world with more than 300 European jetliners in service, comprising the A320, the A330 Family and five A380s. With […]

First Airbus A320neo for WOW Air

Low-fare carrier WOW air (Iceland) has taken delivery of its first Airbus A320neo. The aircraft is on lease from Air Lease Corporation. WOW air is an all Airbus operator with currently twelve aircraft in its fleet. The aircraft has a single-class cabin layout with 180 seats and is powered by two CFM engines. Visit also: […]

Asiana receives Airbus A350

Asiana Airlines (South Korea) has taken delivery of its first Airbus A350-900, becoming the twelfth airline to operate the newest Airbus type. Asiana’s A350-900 is configured with a three-class layout with 311 seats: 28 in business class, 36 in ‘Economy Smartium’ and 247 in the main cabin. The airline has ordered 30 A350s and will […]

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 […]

First Airbus A319neo flies

The third and smallest member of the Airbus A320neo Family, the A319neo, has begun flight testing today, 31 March 2017. The first Airbus A319neo (new engine option) performed its maiden flight from Hamburg and landed in Toulouse after 5 hours in the air. The aircraft was flown by test pilots Michel Gagneux and Eckard Hausser. […]

IAG launches low-cost Level

International Airlines Group (IAG) has launched a new low-cost longhaul airline named ‘Level’. The new carrier will take off in June 2017, ticket sales have begun. The airline will begin operating from Barcelona (Spain) and connect this city with Los Angeles, San Francisco (Oakland), Buenos Aires and Punta Cana. The intention is to launch flights […]

Iran Air receives Airbus A330

Iran Air has taken delivery of its first new Airbus A330-200. The delivery is part of Iran Air’s major fleet renewal plan, and is the first widebody aircraft from the firm order for 100 Airbus aircraft in December 2016, comprising 46 single aisle and 54 widebody jets. Iran Air’s A330-200 features a two class cabin […]

Air Caraïbes receives A350

French Caribbean airline Air Caraïbes has taken delivery of its first Airbus A350-900. The aircraft is leased from AerCap. The new jetliner will begin commercial services on 2 March flying from Paris Orly to Pointe-à-Pitre and Fort-de-France on 2 March. This A350-900 can accommodate 389 passengers in a three-class configuration, (18 business, 45 Premium Economy […]

Another special Belgian A320

Brussels Airlines has painted another of its Airbus A320s, OO-SNF, in a special livery. Theme is ‘Amare’ created by Brussels Airlines and the music festival Tomorrowland. Young people from Swaziland and Sweden to Fiji come together at this festival. The aircraft made its first flight as Amare today from Brussels to Vienna. Amare is the […]