Air Canada Doubles Down on the Airbus A220 and Orders…

Air Canada will add another 15 Airbus A220s, bringing the total number of Airbus A220 aircraft it will complete in its fleet over the next few years to sixty. "The A220 has become an important component in Air Canada's fleet modernization and a key part of our narrowbody fleet, thanks…

Qantas Orders A321 Freighters In Next Move with Airbus

Qantas has deepened it cooperation with Airbus again. In the wake of the growing demand for cargo, in particular in the Asia Pacific region, Qantas will increase its cargo services by adding six Airbus A321 freighters. The flag carrier revealed that it will source the aircraft on the open market…

More On JetBlue’s Strategic, Financial Rationale for Spirit Airlines Offer

On Tuesday, news leaked that JetBlue had made a $3.6 billion takeover offer for Spirit Airlines, the Miramar, Fla.-based ultra-low-cost carrier that in February agreed to terms for a merger with close competitor Frontier Airlines. The early announcement — in addition to a formal release from the airline after the…

Aviation Capital Group Ends the Year with Aircraft Deliveries and…

With approximately 400 aircraft in its inventory being leased to an estimated 90 airlines worldwide, Aviation Capital Group remains one of the world's most premier full-service aircraft lessors as the company ends this year with a couple of deliveries. Delivering Presents On Dec. 30, Aviation Capital Group delivered not just…

Trip Report: An Interesting Eurobusiness Flight With Airbaltic

Disclaimer: airBaltic provided the tickets for AirlineGeeks. Once I got an interview with the airBaltic's CEO in their headquarters in Riga - whose article you can see clicking here -, I got curious to know how would I get there. While the airline served the bread-and-butter destinations of Milan and…

Air France Adds First A220 to Fleet, Announces First Destinations

Air France took delivery of its first Airbus A22-300 on Wednesday, welcoming an aircraft it christened "Le Bourget," named for a French town north of Paris with close historical ties to aviation and home of Paris-Le Bourget Airport, the Air and Space Museum and the biennial Paris-Le Bourget International Air…

A First Look at Air France’s New Airbus A220

On Monday, Air France's brand new Airbus A220 rolled out of the paint shop sporting a sleek, elegant look. The aircraft, which will be delivered in September, is the first of 60 A220-300s the airline has on order. The addition of the A220 into Air France's fleet should prove beneficial…

Airbus Updates Suppliers On Production Plans

Aircraft manufacturer Airbus issued a press release on Thursday, May 27, providing an update to its suppliers, citing that it would continue to expect the commercial aircraft market to have a steady recovery to pre-Covid levels between the years 2023 to 2025, and this recovery will be led by the…

Airbus Delivered 21 Aircraft in January, Received No New Orders

With the beginning of 2021, the air transport industry expects market demand to improve with the arrival of new COVID-19 vaccines. Despite that hope, most airlines have had a great part of their fleet grounded while operating half of their normal network throughout 2020, which has negatively affected the aircraft…