Denver-based Frontier Airlines took delivery of their first of 80 Airbus A320neo family aircraft with CFM engines. The entirety of Frontier’s orderbook for the A320neo Family aircraft will be powered by CFM’s International LEAP-1A engines.
On Friday, Airbus delivered its 10,000 aircraft The airplane, 9V-SMF (MSN54), was an Airbus A350-941 with a special sticker to commemorate the occasion. The delivery also has significance in terms of the relationships that the two
Fuel efficiency and environmental impact is always a topic in the world news and among aircraft manufacturers that are always trying to do something to lessen the negative effect flying has on our environment. Airbus
Airbus has rolled out the second A350-1000 test aircraft from their paint shop in Toulouse, France, featuring Airbus’ signature carbon fiber themed livery, which reflects the advanced composite design implemented on the company’s latest aircraft.
This week Qantas’ Chief Executive Officer announced that the airline sees no market for the remaining eight A380 aircraft the airline is due to receive, highlighting the continued decline for the airframe’s long-term prospects. “There’s a
Emirates announced today that Johannesburg will be the next city in its network to receive Airbus A380 service. Currently, Emirates uses the Boeing 777-300ER to serve Johannesburg with four daily flights. Beginning February 1, one
As of April 29, 2016, Delta announced that they had placed 37 additional A321 orders to renew their narrow body aircraft fleet. The A321s, which are significantly more fuel efficient than older airplanes, will replace
On April 25, 2016, Airbus delivered their first US manufactured aircraft to JetBlue from their facility in Mobile, Alabama. The entire Airbus team based in Mobile attended the inaugural delivery to present the newly manufactured
JetBlue announced today it will expand its Mint service to seven more transcontinental routes. The airline launched its premium Mint service in 2014 on its flights to Los Angeles and San Francisco from its main
On March 23, 2016, Airbus announced the launch of their new cabin brand, “Airspace by Airbus.” The design will be first implemented on the A330neo. According to the company, the cabin will overall be more
Virgin America, based in Burlingame, CA and known for its famous backer, Richard Branson, has begun communicating with various groups in regards to a potential sale. Shares of the company rose over 10% today as a
As of March 21, 2016, the first airplane manufactured at Airbus’ manufacturing facility in Mobile, Alabama took its maiden flight. The Airbus A321 took off at 9:36 AM, flying for 3 hours 26 minutes before landing
After months of anxiously waiting, Delta can proudly say it owns its first Airbus A321 aircraft. The newest addition to the fleet joins from none other than Airbus’ factory in Hamburg, Germany before a long
The diverse United Airlines fleet had 256 50-seat regional jets at the end of 2015. A few weeks ago, United announced their order for 40 Boeing 737-700 aircraft. This will allow the Chicago-based carrier to
For years, the British international market was dominated by British Airways and its predecessors, B.O.A.C and B.E.A. Few carriers had tried to nudge into this stronghold, but most faded out into the history books. However,