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Tag: Airbus A320neo family

WOW air’s first A330neo rolls out of paintshop

Iceland-based airline continues fleet modernisation WOW air‘s first A330neo aircraft has rolled out of the paintshop in Toulouse. The low-fare airline based in Iceland will take delivery of the aircraft on lease from Avolon later in 2018, becoming the third operator of the type worldwide. WOW air is an all-Airbus operator with a fleet of… Read More ›

Philippine Airlines selects Airbus Flight Hour Services maintenance solution for its A350-900 fleet

Airbus’ FHS reaffirms its leading position on the A350 XWB both globally and in the Asia-Pacific region. FHS contract to support PAL’s long-haul services to North America and Europe. Philippine Airlines (PAL) has selected Airbus Flight Hour Services (FHS) to support the maintenance requirements of the Philippine flag carrier’s A350-900 aircraft with the signing of… Read More ›

SAS traffic figures – March 2018

• Scheduled traffic (RPK) increased 4.5% while the capacity (ASK) decreased 0.3%. • The load factor increased by 3.4 p.u. versus last year to 73.1%. • Scheduled number of passengers amounted to 2.4 million in March. • The preliminary currency adjusted yield decreased 3% while the PASK increased 2% in March 2018 vs. last year…. Read More ›

JetBlue Selects Pratt & Whitney Geared Turbofan™ Engines to Power 45 Additional Airbus A320neo Family Aircraft

Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), today announces that JetBlue Airways (NASDAQ: JBLU) has selected the Geared Turbofan™ (GTF) engine to power an additional 45 Airbus A320neo family aircraft. With the airline’s previous order of 40 GTF-powered A320neo family aircraft, JetBlue has now committed to 85 GTF-powered aircraft, including both… Read More ›

2018 summer schedule – a 4.1% increase in capacity

+4.1% increase in capacity compared to the previous summer season *; A record: 78 new services** on the long, medium and short-haul networks; 314 destinations in 116 countries served by the Air France-KLM group in 2018; Consolidated partnerships on all continents and an enlarged network. For the 2018 summer season (from 25 March to 27… Read More ›

SpiceJet

SpiceJet is India‘s favorite airline that has made flying affordable for more Indians than ever before. SpiceJet operates 408 average daily flights to 52 destinations, including 45 domestic and 7 international ones. The airline connects its network with a fleet of 38 Boeing 737NG and 22 Bombardier Q-400s. The majority of the airline’s fleet offers… Read More ›

Indian demand for new aircraft forecasted at 1,750 over 20 years

20-year growth almost twice as fast as the world average Largest footprint in India of any international aircraft manufacturer Every Airbus commercial aircraft is partly ‘Made in India’  India will require 1,750 new passenger and cargo aircraft over the next 20 years to meet an exponential rise in both passenger and freight traffic, according to… Read More ›

Pratt & Whitney GTF Engines Installed on the First A320neo Family Aircraft to be Delivered from the Airbus Mobile, Alabama Production Facility.

Airbus recently received Pratt & Whitney GTF engines for installation on the first A320neo family aircraft to be assembled and delivered out of its Mobile, Alabama production facility. The engines were installed on an A321neo aircraft as final assembly and delivery preparations continue. “We are thrilled that the first A320neo family aircraft to be delivered… Read More ›

Scoot

About Scoot Scoot is the low-cost arm of the Singapore Airlines Group. Scoot took to the skies in June 2012 and merged with Tigerair Singapore in July 2017, retaining the Scoot brand and positioning it well for a new chapter of growth. Scoot has carried over fifty million guests and now operates a fleet of… Read More ›

EGYPTAIR selects LEAP-1A engine for new A320NEOs

• Takes total EGYPTAIR CFM fleet to more than 80 engines and expands 20-year relationship. Egyptian flag carrier EGYPTAIR today announced that it will lease 15 new Airbus A320neo aircraft powered by CFM International’s LEAP-1A engine from AerCap. The airline is scheduled to begin taking delivery shortly. “We have been impressed with everything we have… Read More ›

Boeing, Azerbaijan Airlines Announce Deal for 787 Dreamliners, Freighters, 787 Landing Gear Exchange Program

Azerbaijan Airlines grows its 787 Dreamliner fleet from two to seven. The airline will be the launch customer for the 787 landing gear exchange program. Boeing [NYSE:BA] and Azerbaijan Airlines (AZAL) announced an order for five more 787-8 Dreamliners and a commitment to purchase two large freighters. The agreement, announced at the 2017 Dubai Air… Read More ›

Boeing, Air India Celebrate Airline’s 125th Delivery

National carrier takes delivery of 27th 787 Dreamliner EVERETT, Wash., Oct. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Air India celebrated today the delivery of the airline’s 125th airplane from Boeing. The airplane is the 27th 787-8 Dreamliner for the national carrier. “Boeing airplanes are, and always have been, the foundation of Air India’s fleet, providing… Read More ›

Virgin America takes delivery of first Leap-1A-powered A321Neo

CFM-powered A320neo family boosts fuel efficiency by at least 15 percent Significant reductions in emissions and noise Virgin America today took delivery of the Airbus A321neo aircraft powered by CFM International’s advanced LEAP-1A engines. The San Francisco-based airline is the first in the world to take delivery of this aircraft type “We have been with… Read More ›

S7 Airlines has increased the passenger flow by 23.7%

The S7 Group airlines1 have drawn up a balance of their operating activities for 2016. Last year the airlines carried 13,146,469 passengers, which is by 23.7 % more than in 2015. The growth on the domestic routes amounts to 27.5 %. S7 Airlines has carried 9,652,556 passengers on flights within Russia. The international flights of… Read More ›

Lufthansa and Brussels Airlines: Shaping the future together

Deutsche Lufthansa AG takes over 100 percent of SN Airholding As of 2018, Brussels Airlines will be fully integrated into the Lufthansa Group and join the Eurowings Group. The unique characteristics of Brussels Airlines, including its attractive Brussels market, its well established Africa network and its advantageous cost structure which has allowed the leading Belgian airline to successfully compete… Read More ›

Lufthansa CFM56-5C engine achieves 100,000 flight hours

More than 100,000 flight hours for one HAMBURG, Germany — 8 November 2016 — Lufthansa and CFM International are celebrating the achievement of 100,000 flight hours by one of the airline’s CFM56-5C engine more than 20 years after Lufthansa took delivery of its first Airbus A340-300. Lufthansa, which is part of the Lufthansa Group, took delivery… Read More ›

CFM to offer LEAP-1C maintenance training at AEMTC

First customer trainees expected in 2018 CFM International plans to begin offering LEAP-1C line maintenance training at the Aero Engine Maintenance and Training Center (AEMTC) in Guanghan City. The LEAP-1C training engine, which was used as part of the engine certification test program, will be delivered to the facility in 2017. “The new training program… Read More ›

Airbus Corporate Jets wins new ACJ320neo order

Deal is first to include turnkey cabin-outfitting. Airbus Corporate Jets has won a new commitment for an ACJ320neo from an undisclosed customer. The deal includes turnkey cabin outfitting – a first for the new ACJneo Family. Airbus’ ACJ319neo and ACJ320neo feature new-generation engines, sharklets and a collection of other improvements to deliver most of the… Read More ›

Take a Break – Air Malta Sale Now On

  Air Malta is launching a limited period promotional sale on all flights starting from as low as Euro 35 one-way, inclusive of taxes and charges. 20 destinations are being discounted for travel between 7th November 2016 and 30th June 2017. The sale is open for just 96 hours starting on Thursday 3rd November at… Read More ›

Lufthansa bids farewell to its Boeing 737 fleet

An almost 50-year era comes to an end Lufthansa played a key role in the development of the B737 A standard continental fleet with Airbus A320 family in future Lufthansa is saying goodbye to its Boeing 737 fleet after 48 years.  This marks the end of an era for Lufthansa, spanning almost 50 years. A… Read More ›

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