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Breeze Airways Targets All-A220 Operations by 2024 End

Breeze Airways has announced an order for 10 additional A220-300 aircraft, bringing its total firm order for this aircraft type to 90, thus positioning the airline as one of the…

airBaltic Receives its 45th A220-300 Aircraft

Earlier this week, Latvian national airline airBaltic welcomed its 45th Airbus A220-300 jet, registered as YL-ABS, in Riga. This is the sixth Airbus A220-300 delivery for airBaltic in 2023. It…

airBaltic Orders 30 More A220s

airBaltic will become the largest A220 customer in Europe after confirming an incremental order for an additional 30 A220-300s. This new order will take the airline’s total firm order book…

Air Niugini Orders Six A220 Aircraft

Air Niugini, the national carrier of Papua New Guinea, has signed a firm order with Airbus for six latest generation single aisle A220-100s under its fleet modernisation programme. In addition,…

Delta Air Lines Discloses Order for 12 Additional A220 Aircraft

Delta Air Lines has disclosed an order for 12 additional A220-300 aircraft, bringing the airline's total firm order for A220s to 131 aircraft - 45 A220-100s and 86 A220-300. Throughout…

Azorra Leases Two New Airbus A220s to Breeze Airways

Azorra has signed lease agreements for two new Airbus A220-300 aircraft with Breeze Airways. These will also be the first deliveries to Breeze from Airbus’ Mirabel plant in Quebec, Canada.…

airBaltic Receives its 42nd Airbus A220-300 Aircraft

Latvian national airline airBaltic has taken delivery of its 42nd Airbus A220-300 jet. The aircraft is the third Airbus A220-300 delivery for airBaltic in 2023. It is a part of…

airBaltic Receives 41st Airbus A220-300

Latvian national airline airBaltic welcomed its 41st Airbus A220-300 jet on April 29 in Riga. This is the second Airbus A220-300 delivery for airBaltic this year. It is a part…

Delta Air Lines Firms Order for 12 Additional A220s

Delta Air Lines has firmed up an order for a dozen more A220-300 aircraft, bringing the airline's total firm order for A220s to 119 aircraft - 45 A220-100s and 74…

Delta Orders 12 Airbus A220 Jets

Delta Air Lines on Tuesday firmed up orders for 12 A220-300 aircraft, bringing the carrier' total firm order for A220s to 107 aircraft - 45 A220-100s and 62 A220-300s. The…

airBaltic Receives 36th Airbus A220-300

Latvian airline airBaltic recently welcomed its 36th Airbus A220-300 jet. This is the fourth of eight planned A220-300 aircraft deliveries for airBaltic this year and is part of the 50…

Breeze Airways Selects Airbus Flight Hour Services for A220 Fleet

Utah-based Breeze Airways has chosen Airbus Flight Hour Services (FHS) to provide long term material services support for its A220 fleet, including spare parts pooling, multiple on-site stocks, components repairs,…

JetBlue Orders 30 More Airbus A220-300

JetBlue Airways has signed a firm order with Airbus for an additional 30 A220-300 aircraft. This takes the airline’s firm commitment for the A220-300 to 100 aircraft. This latest agreement…

Airbus Bags Order for 20 A220s

Airbus has bagged a firm order for 20 A220s from global full-service aircraft lessor Aviation Capital Group (ACG). The new order announced on the eve of the Singapore airshow, follows…

Azorra Orders 22 A220 Family Aircraft

Airbus has signed a purchase agreement with Azorra, a Fort Lauderdale-based aircraft lessor focused on executive, regional and mid-size aircraft, for twenty-two A220 Family aircraft including twenty A220-300s and two…

Aviation Capital Group Commits to 20 A220s and 40 A320neo Family Aircraft

Global full-service aircraft lessor Aviation Capital Group (ACG) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for 20 A220s and a firm contract for 40 A320neo Family aircraft, of which five…

Nigerian Ibom Air purchases Ten Airbus A220 aircraft

Akwa Ibom state government owned airline in Nigeria, Ibom Air has signed a firm order for ten A220s at the Dubai Airshow. Mfon Udom, the chief Executive Officer of Ibom…

Airbus Gains First A220 and A330 Flight Hour Services customers in Africa

Two new airline customers in Africa have selected Airbus’ Flight Hour Services (FHS) to support their Airbus fleets: Air Tanzania for its A220s and Uganda Airlines for its A330neos. The…

Airbus Delivers First of 60 A220s to Air France

Air France has received its first A220-300 from an order for 60 aircraft of the type, the largest A220 order from a European carrier. The aircraft was delivered from Airbus’…

Air Austral Becomes First French A220 Operator

The first of the three A220s for Air Austral, France’s La Réunion Island-based airline, has been delivered from the Airbus A220 Final Assembly Line (FAL) in Mirabel, Canada. The aircraft…

Airbus Signs Flight Hour Services Deal with Air Manas for A220 Fleet

Air Manas, low-cost operator based in Kyrgyzstan, has selected Airbus’ Flight Hour Services (FHS) for component maintenance services in support of their new A220 leased fleet. As first A220 operator…

Airbus Signs Flight Hour Services Deal with JetBlue for A220 Fleet

Airbus has signed its first Flight Hour Services (FHS) contract with a North American customer. JetBlue has signed a long-term contract for Airbus components maintenance services for its 70 A220…

AFI KLM E&M Introduces New MRO Services For Airbus A220

With the first A220 of the Air France-KLM Group due to fly at the end of 2021, AFI KLM E&M has developed and launched its A220 maintenance solutions. It was in…

JetBlue’s First Airbus A220 Aircraft Enters Service

JetBlue and  Pratt & Whitney on Monday celebrated the entry into service of the airline’s first A220 aircraft. The jet is powered by Pratt & Whitney GTF engines. The event…

Barfield and Falgayras Sign Airbus A220 Wiper Motors Deal

Barfield, a subsidiary of Air France Industries KLM Engineering & Maintenance (AFI KLM E&M) in the Americas, is the exclusive distributor and warranty repair center for Falgayras’ Wiper Motors operated…

Air Manas Enters Service With A220 Powered by Pratt & Whitney GTF Engines

Air Manas has taken delivery of its first Airbus A220-300 aircraft, leased through GTLK Middle East. The aircraft is  powered by Pratt & Whitney GTF engines. “We are delighted to…

Pratt & Whitney GTF Engines to Power Air France A220 Fleet

Air France-KLM Group has finalized an order with Pratt & Whitney for more than 120 GTF engines to power a fleet of 60 Airbus A220-300 aircraft. The engines will be…

JetBlue Takes Delivery of its First A220 Aircraft

The first of 70 Airbus A220-300 aircraft that JetBlue has on order has been delivered. The aircraft is powered by Pratt & Whitney GTF engines. The airline had initially placed…

Airbus Delivers its First US-assembled A220 from Mobile, Alabama

Airbus has delivered its first US-assembled A220 aircraft from Mobile, Alabama. The aircraft was delivered to Delta Air Lines. "The delivery of the first US-built A220-300 is a historic moment that…

Airbus Canada Transfers A220 Material Management Services to Satair

Airbus Canada has officially transferred the overall A220 material management services offer to Satair, as part of the programme integration into Airbus. Since July, Satair has taken the lead on…

COVID-19: Airbus Will Increase A220 Output Only in 2021

With the COVID-19 pandemic affecting demand for new aircraft, Airbus has decided to delay ramping up the increase in production of is Canada-based A220 narrow-body jet until next year. The…

Airbus Suspends Production at A220/A320 Facility in Alabama

Airbus, which has temporarily stopped commercial aircraft production and assembly activity at its German sites in Bremen and Stade, has paused production at its A220/A320 manufacturing facility in Mobile, Alabama…

Green Africa Signs MoU for 50 A220 Aircraft

Green Africa Airways, Nigeria’s Lagos-based airline, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for 50 A220-300 aircraft, one of the major orders to be placed globally for the A220 programme…

Airbus Buys Bombardier’s Share in A220

Airbus SE, the Government of Québec and  Bombardier Inc. have agreed upon a new ownership structure for the A220 programme, whereby Bombardier transferred its remaining shares in Airbus Canada Limited…

Nordic Aviation Capital Orders 20 A220 Family Aircraft

Nordic Aviation Capital (NAC), the leading lessor of regional aircraft, signed at the end of 2019 a firm order for 20 A220 Family aircraft. This latest order from NAC, counted…

Air France-KLM Signs Order for 60 Airbus A220-300 Aircraft

Air France-KLM Group has confirmed its order for 60 Airbus A220-300s. The aircraft will all be operated by Air France and will replace its fleet of single-aisle A318 and A319.…

Air Canada’s First Airbus A220 Takes Maiden Flight

The first A220-300 for Air Canada has successfully completed its inaugural test flight from the Mirabel A220 final assembly line in Canada. The first of 45 aircraft for Air Canada…

Airbus Celebrates the 100th A220 Aircraft Produced

Airbus celebrated the 100th A220 aircraft produced for a customer during a ceremony at the aircraft programme’s headquarters in Mirabel, Canada. The aircraft, an A220-300, destined for Riga, Latvia-based airBaltic, features…

Air Senegal Signs MoU for Eight A220 Aircraft

Air Senegal, the new national carrier of Senegal, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for eight A220-300 aircraft. The MoU was signed in the presence of HE Alioune SARR,…

Air Canada’s First Airbus A220 Revealed

Air Canada’s first Airbus A220 was unveiled when it rolled out of the painting hangar at the A220 final assembly line in Mirabel. In December, Air Canada will become the…

Czech Airlines Orders 4 A220, Upsizes 3 A320neo

Czech Airlines has ordered four Airbus A220-300 aircraft and opted for additional range by upsizing a previous order for three A320neo to A321XLR. The two aircraft types will complement Czech Airlines’ existing fleet of…

Airbus Takes New A220 Jet on Pacific Region Tour

Airbus has launched an extensive tour of the Pacific region to showcase the A220, its latest family member. The aircraft being used for the tour is an A220-300 leased from Latvia’s airBaltic, which…

Air Austral Signs Purchase Deal for three A220s

Air Austral, France’s Réunion Island-based airline, has signed a firm order for three A220 aircraft, Airbus’ newest family member. With this order Air Austral becomes the first A220 customer based in…

EgyptAir Receives First Airbus A220

EgyptAir has taken delivery of its first of 12 A220-300 aircraft on order, becoming the first A220 operator based in the Middle East and North African region, and the sixth…

FACC to Manufacture Radomes for Airbus A220

Austria-based FACC has been commissioned by Bombardier Aviation to manufacture radomes for the Airbus A220, in addition to the Bombardier Challenger and Global business jet families. Deliveries for the A220…

First EgyptAir A220-300 Makes Maiden Flight

The first A220-300 for EgyptAir has successfully completed its inaugural test flight from the Mirabel assembly line. The first of 12 aircraft EgyptAir has on order is due to be…

Airbus Begins US-Based Production of A220

Airbus has officially begun manufacturing the A220 in the US. The first team of A220 production workers began work at Airbus’ Mobile, Alabama-based production facility following their recent return from…

Air France-KLM Inks Deal for 60 A220 Aircraft

The Air France–KLM Group has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for 60 A220-300 aircraft to modernise its fleet. By acquiring the industry’s most efficient and technologically advanced single-aisle aircraft,…

Airbus A220 Embarks on Demo Tour Across Asia

An Airbus A220-300 flight test aircraft will visit six Asian destinations as part of a demonstration tour across the region. After a stopover at Seoul’s Incheon Airport the aircraft heads to…

Korean Air to Order Widebody, Wants More A220s

Korean Air will shortly announce a widebody order, company CEO Walter Cho told reporters at the recent IATA AGM in Seoul. Last year, company officials said that it was evaluating…

Lufthansa Technik Unveils VIP Cabin Interior Concept For A220

Lufthansa Technik has developed a first VIP cabin interior concept and is ready to offer cabin completions for Airbus' smallest commercial aircraft family, the A220. Parts of the concept was…

Performance Improvement for A220 Family

Airbus announced that the A220 Family aircraft, the newest addition to its single-aisle portfolio, will now be offering increased range starting from H2 2020. The A220 aircraft maximum take-off weight…

Airbus Celebrates 12,000th Aircraft With A220 Delta Delivery

Airbus celebrated the delivery of its 12,000th aircraft ever in its 50-year history. The aircraft was an A220-100, assembled in Mirabel, Canada and handed over to US-based Delta Air Lines.…

Air Vanuatu Selects A220 for Fleet Expansion

Air Vanuatu, the national flag carrier of the Pacific island nation of Vanuatu, has signed a firm order with Airbus for four A220s (two A220-100s and two A220-300s). Air Vanuatu’s…

P&W GTF Engines Power Delta’s Inaugural A220 Aircraft

Pratt & Whitney along with Airbus and Delta Air Lines celebrated the entry into service (EIS) of the airline's A220 aircraft powered by Pratt & Whitney GTF™ engines.   In April…

GTF Engines Power Inaugural A220 Flight by Delta Air Lines

Pratt & Whitney, along with Airbus and Delta Air Lines, celebrated the entry into service of the airline's A220 aircraft powered by Pratt & Whitney GTF engines. Delta is the…

airBaltic to Expand Airbus A220 Maintenance Capabilities

Latvia’s airBaltic has announced plans for in-house base maintenance capabilities for the Airbus A220-300. The move is part of the airline's strategy that will see it completely reshape its fleet…

Airbus Begins Construction of US Manufacturing Facility for A220

Airbus’ manufacturing growth in the United States advanced another step in Mobile, Alabama, as construction of the company’s A220 Manufacturing Facility was officially launched.   The assembly line will satisfy…

A220 Receives 180-Minute ETOPS Approval

The newest addition to the Airbus family of commercial aircraft, the A220, has received 180-minute extended operations (ETOPS) approval from the Canadian civil aviation authority, Transport Canada. This achievement paves…

Delta Orders for Additional 15 Airbus A220 Aircraft

Delta Air Lines has ordered 15 additional A220 aircraft, bringing to 90 the total number of the new generation, highly fuel-efficient jetliners the world’s second-largest airline has on order. The…

JetBlue Firms Up Order for 60 A220-300 Jets

JetBlue Airways has firmed up an order for 60 A220-300 aircraft.   “As we approach our 20th anniversary, the impressive range and economics of the highly efficient A220, combined with…

US Start-Up Confirms Order for 60 A220-300s

The start-up US airline code-named “Moxy” has signed a firm order with Airbus to purchase 60 A220-300 aircraft.   Moxy is the new airline venture led by David Neeleman, one…

Air Tanzania Becomes First African-Based A220 Operator

Air Tanzania has become the first African carrier to take delivery of the Airbus A220 aircraft, the newest addition to the Airbus family of commercial aircraft. Air Tanzania (The Wings…

Airbus Displays A220 in Turkey

An airBaltic A220, the latest member of Airbus’ commercial aircraft family, landed at Istanbul Ataturk International Airport on Monday, 12 November. It represents the first visit to Turkey by an…

Delta Air Lines Takes Delivery of its First A220

Airbus welcomed Delta Air Lines as the first US carrier to take delivery of the Airbus A220 aircraft.   "It is with great pride that we take delivery of our…

Delta’s First A220 Takes to the Skies

Delta Air Lines’ first A220-100 took off on its first flight from Mirabel airport, Québec, at 02:02 pm local time. The aircraft was crewed by A220 programme test pilots. During…

First Delta Air Lines A220 Rolls Out of Painting Hangar in Mirabel

Delta Air Lines` first Airbus A220-100 was introduced this week after rolling out of the painting hangar at the A220 final assembly line in Mirabel, Québec.   Delta will be…

JetBlue Selects P&W GTF Engines to Power 60 Airbus A220-300 Aircraft

Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corp., congratulates JetBlue Airways on its selection of 60 firm Airbus A220-300 aircraft, which are powered exclusively by Pratt & Whitney Geared…

Airbus to Display A220-300 at Farnborough 2018

Airbus'  static display at the Farnborough International Airshow 2018  will include two A220-300s, a test aircraft and an airBaltic aircraft. The aircraft, along with the smaller A220-100, represent the newest members of the Airbus single-aisle…

Airbus Introduces A220-100 and A220-300

Airbus has revealed the A220 at a ceremony held at its Henri-Ziegler Delivery Centre, near Toulouse. Witnessed by Airbus employees and members of the global news media, the A220-300 landed…

VARA Ponders Fokker 100 Replacement

Virgin Australia Regional Airlines (VARA) is investigating replacing its Fokker 100 fleet with either the Embraer E190-E2 or Airbus A220-100. In a memo to staff, VARA Executive GM Nathan Miller…

Korean Air Improves Operational Capability with Skywise Digital Solutions

Singapore (22 Feb. 2024), Korean Air has chosen Airbus Skywise Predictive Maintenance + (S.PM+) and Skywise Health Monitoring (S.HM) digital solutions to enhance safety, sustainability, and operational efficiency in its…

Azorra Delivers Two Embraer E195-E2 to Royal Jordanian Airlines

Azorra is celebrating the delivery of the first two Embraer E195-E2 aircraft to Royal Jordanian Airlines. A ceremony at Embraer’s facility in São José dos Campos on Monday was followed…

Delta Air Lines Orders 20 Airbus A350-1000 Aircraft

Delta Air Lines has placed a first order for 20 Airbus A350-1000 aircraft. These aircraft will be a new aircraft type in Delta’s fleet. “We are thankful for Delta’s continued…

ITA Airways takes delivery of its first Airbus A321neo

ITA Airways has taken delivery of its first A321neo on lease from Air Lease Corporation from Airbus' Hamburg production facilities. The latest addition further consolidates ITA Airways' all-Airbus fleet strategy,…

EPCOR Launches Major Expansion Project

EPCOR, the AFI KLM E&M center of excellence for the repair of APUs and components, has launched EPCOR XXL, a major expansion of its facilities. The project is expected to…

Air France Industries KLM Engineering & Maintenance Opens New Engine Shop at Orly

AFI KLM E&M’s new Engine shop at the Orly platform is officially open. The facility is the centerpiece of the Single Roof project, whose ambition is to confirm AFI KLM…

Pratt & Whitney and Air France Industries KLM E&M Announce First GTF Engine Induction

Air France Industries KLM Engineering & Maintenance (AFI KLM E&M) has inducted its first Pratt & Whitney GTF engine. AFI KLM E&M joined the Pratt & Whitney GTF MRO network…

Airbus Flag Flies High in Paris, eVTOLS Come of Age

After the record-breaking order for 500 Airbus A320 family aircraft from IndiGo on the opening day of the Show, it would have nothing short of a major upset if Airbus…

GTF Engines Surpass 800 Orders and Commitments in 2023

Pratt & Whitney has announced more than 800 GTF engine orders and commitments, including spare engines, since the beginning of 2023. Airlines and lessors who have announced orders include Azorra,…

Indian Carriers Provide Airbus and Boeing Reasons to be Happy

After the record-breaking 500-A320 Family aircraft order from IndiGo on the opening day of the Paris Air Show, it was Air India's turn to hog the headlines on the second…

Sustainability the Main Storyline, but Commercial Jet Orders will Dominate the Headlines

For everything that has changed in the aerospace and defence industry in the four years since the last edition of the Paris Air Show, there is one thing that binds…

Airbus Canada, Pratt & Whitney Canada and SAF+ Consortium Collaborate on SAFs in Quebec, Canada

Airbus Canada, Pratt & Whitney Canada, and SAF+ Consortium are collaborating on next-generation sustainable aviation fuel (SAF), supported by the Government of Quebec. Known as CADAQ-100, the project will contribute…

Stelia Aerospace Canada becomes Airbus Atlantic Canada

Stelia Aerospace Canada, a wholly owned subsidiary of Airbus Atlantic, has a new name: Airbus Atlantic Canada. Based in Mirabel since 2014, the company manages the design and manufacturing of…

Lufthansa Orders 10 Airbus A350-1000 and 5 More A350-900 Aircraft

Lufthansa Group is expand its fleet by adding 10 A350-1000s and 5 A350-900s. In addition to the agreement on the purchase of the new aircraft, Airbus and Lufthansa have also…

Egyptair Takes Delivery of Africa’s first Airbus A321neo

Egyptair has taken delivery of its first A321neo from Airbus’ Delivery Centre in Hamburg, making the airline the first African operator of the aircraft. The carrier has specified a two-class…

Supply Chain Problems Persist, But Airbus Had a Solid 2022

Despite a host of disruptive events during 2022, Airbus was able to post net profits of €4.3bn on revenue of €58.8bn. Gross commercial aircraft orders increased to 1,078, compared to…

FL Technics Extends Part-CAMO Capabilities to Meet Future MRO Demand

MRO provider FL Technics has received certification update with extended CAMO (Continuing Airworthiness Management Organization) capabilities to service Airbus A220, Boeing B737-MAX and B787 aircraft. The new approval is a…

Airbus Records 661 Deliveries in 2022, an 8% Increase Over 2021

Airbus delivered 661 commercial aircraft to 84 customers in 2022 and registered 1,078 gross new orders. the OEM's December 2022 backlog stood at 7,239 aircraft. The year was the fourth…

First Korean Air A321neos Powered by Pratt & Whitney GTF Engines

Korean Air has taken delivery of the its first Airbus A321neo aircraft. The aircraft are powered by Pratt & Whitney GTF engines, which the airline selected in 2020. The new…

Vietnam in the Forefront of Aviation’s Post-Pandemic Recovery in the Asia Pacific

The Asia Pacific region, which was the main driver of aviation growth before Covid-19 hit, is finally showing signs of life but still remains a stumbling block in the road…

Orders: Airbus Maintains Lead Over Boeing in July

Boeing stole Airbus' thunder at the latest edition of the Farnborough Airshow, announcing more new jet orders, but the European plane maker had the last laugh in July. Airbus secured…

Farnborough 2022 Is Expected To Be The Biggest Ever

The 2022 Farnborough International Airshow (FIA) is expected to be the largest ever edition of the biennial airshow. The event returns after four years after the 2020 edition was canceled…

Qantas Revives Plan for World’s Longest Direct Flights

Qantas Airways has ordered 15 Airbus A350-1000s jets for the ultra-long services and is reviving a plan to start direct flights connecting Australia’s east coast with New York and London.…

Aero to Present L-39NG Training Solution for Philippine Air Force

Aero Vodochody (Aero), the Czech manufacturer of military training aircraft is all set to unveil an L-39NG training solution for the Philippine Air Force at ADAS. The airframer is confident…

MTU Aero Engines to Provide MRO Services for PW1500G and PW1900G Engines

MTU Aero Engines and Pratt & Whitney signed an agreement to grow the company’s MRO capabilities for all Pratt & Whitney GTF engines currently in service. MTU is positioned to…

Airbus Forecast: Asia-Pacific Region Will Need Over 17,600 New Aircraft by 2040

The Asia-Pacific region will require 17,620 new passenger and freighter aircraft by 2040, with nearly 30% of the new jets replacing older less fuel efficient models, Airbus Global Market Forecast…

Singapore Airshow Opens to Smaller Crowds

The Singapore Airshow is off to a muted start instead of the high-voltage excitement that often precedes Asia’s biggest airshow. The Singapore Airshow has continuously grown since its inception but…

NAC Delivers One ATR 72-600 to Air Serbia

Nordic Aviation Capital (NAC) has delivered one ATR 72-600, MSN 1259, to Air Serbia on lease. NAC is the industry’s leading regional aircraft lessor serving almost 70 airlines in approximately…

Korean Air Joins Pratt & Whitney’s GTF MRO Network

Pratt & Whitney will expand its global network of providers that maintain the Pratt & Whitney GTF engine to Korean Air's Maintenance and Engineering Division. The facility will serve PW1100G-JM…

ITA Airways Firms Up Order for 28 Airbus Aircraft

ITA Airways, Italy’s new national carrier, has firmed up an order with Airbus for 28 aircraft, including seven A220s, 11 A320neos and 10 A330neos. The order confirms the Memorandum of…

Air Lease Corporation Orders 111 Airbus Jetliners

Air Lease Corporation (ALC) inked a Letter of Intent (LoI) at the air show with Airbus for 25 A220-300s, 55 A321neos, 20 A321XLRs, four A330neos and seven A350Fs. The order…

Airbus Foresees Demand for 39,000 New Passenger & Freighter Aircraft by 2040

Over the next 20 years, Airbus forecasts demand for air transport to progressively shift from fleet growth to the accelerated retirement of older, less fuel-efficient aircraft, resulting in a need…

Dominik Wiener-Silva is New Managing Director of EPCOR

Dominik Wiener-Silva has been appointed managing director of EPCOR, the 100% subsidiary of AFI KLM E&M based in Amsterdam, specialized in APU and component support. He will assume charge on…

Airbus Updates Suppliers About Production Plans

Expecting the commercial aircraft market to recover to pre-COVID levels between 2023 and 2025, Airbus has started updating suppliers about its production plans. The company expects the single-aisle segment to…

Air Canada Commits to Net Zero Emissions Goal by 2050

Air Canada has announced its long-term commitment to advancing climate change sustainability throughout its business. The airline has set ambitious climate targets to realize a goal of net-zero greenhouse gas…

A320s Dominate Airbus Deliveries in February

Airbus delivered a total of 32 aircraft to 20 customers last month, with narrowbodies accounting for most of the deliveries. The plane maker also  secured 11 new orders in February.…

EPCOR Extends APU Support Service with GTCP131-9C Capability

EPCOR, the AFI KLM E&M subsidiary specialized in APUs and pneumatic components, has expanded  its MRO services to the operators of the Airbus A220 that are  equipped with the GTCP131-9C…

Production Rates for A320 Family to Remain Lower for Longer

Airbus has updated its production rate planning for its A320 Family aircraft in response to the market environment. The new average production rates for the A320 Family will now lead…

Delta TechOps Completes First P&W Next-Generation Jet Engine Heavy Maintenance Visit

Delta TechOps has completed its first comprehensive maintenance visit of a PW1100G-JM, the next-generation engine will power Delta’s future A321neo aircraft. “In 2019, we began our partnership with Pratt &…

Airbus Had Four New Orders in July, 2020 Gross Order is 369

Airbus’ 2020 gross orders by July 31 was 369 aircraft with net orders, after cancellations, of 302 aircraft. The company registered four new orders in July. During July, 49 deliveries…

Pratt & Whitney and JetBlue Sign Deal for 230 V2500 Engines

JetBlue and Pratt & Whitney have signed a 13-year EngineWise fixed-price agreement for 230 V2500 engines that power the airline's A320ceo family fleet. "The V2500 engine has been the workhorse…

GKN Aerospace and Eviation to Collaborate for Electric Aircraft Alice

Aerospace technology supplier GKN Aerospace and aircraft manufacturer Eviation have signed a collaboration agreement for the recently launched Alice electric aircraft. Under the agreement, GKN Aerospace will be responsible for…

Airbus Q1 Profit Plunges as it Faces ‘Gravest Aerospace Crisis’

Airbus on Wednesday posted a 49 per cent slump in first-quarter core profit. The planemaker consumed an unprecedented €8 billion of cash in the first quarter as chief executive officer…

Boeing Not to Go Ahead with Embraer Joint Venture

Boeing has decided to terminate discussions and annull agreements for its proposed joint venture with Embraer.  The  aerospace giant said on Saturday that the Brazilian company had satisfied  necessary conditions…

Korean Air Picks GTF Engines to Power Airbus A321neo Aircraft

Korean Air has picked Pratt & Whitney GTF engines to power its future fleet of up to 50 Airbus A321neo aircraft. The aircraft are expected to begin delivery in 2021.…

Airbus to Expand Aircraft Manufacturing in Mobile

Airbus announced that, as part of its plan to produce 63 A320 Family aircraft per month in 2021, the company will expand its industrial footprint in the US by increasing…

Airbus and Boeing Make it Big at Dubai

Albeit weighed down by the crashes, ensuing safety concerns and the grounding of its fleet of roughly 400 jets around the world, Boeing managed to reach Day 3 of the…

Airbus, Delta to Develop Predictive MRO Solutions

Airbus and Delta Air Lines are forming a digital alliance to develop new predictive maintenance and health-monitoring solutions for airline customers worldwide from 2020. To be accessed via a unified…

Airbus Highlights South Korean Partnership

European airframer Airbus is putting up a strong show at the ongoing ADEX, where it is showcasing a wide range of products, services and strong industrial partnerships, covering commercial air-…

Air France Welcomes First Airbus A350 to Fleet

Air France has taken delivery of its first A350-900 wide-body aircraft. The first jet out of a total order of 28 was handed over to Anne Rigail, Air France Chief Executive…

GTF Engines Power JetBlue’s Airbus A321neo Entry into Service

Pratt & Whitney, Airbus and JetBlue Airways have celebrated the entry into service of JetBlue's A321neo aircraft powered by Pratt & Whitney GTF engines. The event was commemorated on Sept.…

Max Crisis: Boeing First-Half Deliveries Fall 37 Percent

The Max 737 crisis continued to haunt Boeing as its deliveries fell by more than a third in the first half of 2019 to 239 planes. The US manufacturer had…

Airbus Dominates but Electric Airplanes Steal the Show in Paris

Airbus stole the limelight from Boeing and took home most of the orders, as was expected in the light of the worldwide grounding of the Max 737 aircraft, but the…

MTU Aero Engines Bags More than $1.3 Billion in Orders

German engine manufacturer MTU Aero Engines ended the Paris Air Show with orders totaling more than US$1.3 billion. The orders and memorandums of understanding (MoU) were mostly for the geared…

Pratt & Whitney GTF Engine Fuel Savings Exceed $270M

Pratt & Whitney GTF engine customers collectively have saved more than 150 million gallons of fuel valued at $270 million USD, while avoiding 1.5 million tonnes of carbon emissions since…

Airbus Launches A321XLR

Airbus stole the limelight on day one of the Paris Air Show by launching the A321XLR, a much-awaited long-range, single-aisle airliner. The company also announced that it would be selling…

Airbus Delivers First A330neo to Delta

Delta Air Lines took delivery of its first A330-900, one of 35 A330neos the Atlanta, Georgia-based airline has on order. Delta was the launch customer for the A330-900, ordering 25…

CSALP to Become Airbus Canada Limited Partnership

C Series Aircraft Limited Partnership (CSALP) is pleased to announce it will soon change its name to Airbus Canada Limited Partnership.   The new name reflects the majority interest of Airbus…

Airbus Achieves 800 Deliveries for 2018

Airbus SE delivered 800 commercial aircraft to 93 customers in 2018, meeting its full year delivery guidance and setting a new company record. Deliveries were 11 per cent higher than…

Airbus Showcases A200-300 New Gen Aircraft

Airbus has flown in an airBaltic A220-300 new-generation single-aisle aircraft to Airshow China 2018 being held in Zhuhai.   The aircraft is attending as part of its visit to five…

Airbus to Feature Innovative Products, Services at Zhuhai

Airbus will be participating in the China International Aviation & Aerospace Exhibition in Zhuhai from 6th to 11th November, presenting a broad portfolio of innovative products and services that meet…

Storylines Galore as FIA 2018 Kicks Off

Impending aircraft orders, new technological innovations, the Boeing-Airbus tussle for supremacy in the light of the recent acquisitions, and the impact of Brexit on the aviation industry are among the…

JetBlue Orders 60 Planes in $5.4 Billion Airbus-Bombardier Deal

JetBlue Airways Corp. is placing a big bet on Airbus SE’s newest jetliner.   The carrier is ordering 60 of Airbus’s A220 jets, the freshly rechristened plane formerly known as Bombardier Inc.’s…

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