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Photos: Airbus Breaks Ground on Newest A220 Final Assembly Line in Mobile, Ala.

On a sunny Wednesday afternoon, Airbus wrapped up its three day North American tour by breaking ground on its newest final assembly line (FAL) for the Airbus A220 (formerly known as the Bombardier CSeries) in Mobile, Ala. The aircraft manufacturer, who is no stranger to Mobile, already has a final assembly line for the A320 family in Mobile’s Aeroplex at Brookley. Since 2015, Airbus has sent out 103 A320 family aircraft from Mobile. Most of the aircraft assembled in Mobile…

Delta Extends and Increases Airbus A220 Order

Delta Air Lines announced that it has reached an agreement with Airbus to extend its order book of the A220 by 15 aircraft, elevating the total to 90. This marks the first order of 2019 for the A220. With the deal, Delta is also officially the largest Airbus A220 customer…

Air Tanzania Debuts Airbus A220-300 in Africa

In a historic day both for African aviation and Airbus’ new product, Air Tanzania has flown its first A220 revenue flight. The route for this first flight, with designation TC110, was between Tanzania’s most populated city Dar-Es-Salaam and Mwanza. Air Tanzania is the first customer to operate an Airbus A220…

New Start-Up Airline ‘Moxy’ Places Order for 60 Airbus A220-300…

A new start-up airline codenamed 'Moxy' has firmed up an order for 60 Airbus A220-300 aircraft. The order was made under a Memorandum of Understanding last year at the Farnborough Air Show. The new low-cost airline, which is being led by the founder of JetBlue, David Neeleman, is aiming to…

Delta Highlights Newest Jet During Event Celebrating Northwest Merger Anniversary

Delta shared a sneak peek of the new Airbus A220-100 to the media Monday during an event in Atlanta to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Delta merger with Northwest. Hundreds of Delta employees lined up for their first chance to see the new aircraft. Delta CEO Ed Bastian delivered…

First Look: Delta Shows Off First Airbus A220

Delta is pulling the sheet off of its newest jet. The Airbus A220, formerly known as the Bombardier C Series, is making its initial U.S. debut with the Atlanta-based carrier. The airline introduced its first A220 after it came out of the paint shop near Bombardier's plant in Mirabel, Quebec.…

Interjet Looking to Sell Its SSJ100s

Following what could be denoted as a long and rough relationship lasting about seven years, Mexican hybrid carrier Interjet decided that it’s time to get rid of its Sukhoi Superjet (SSJ) 100 fleet, after major recurrent headaches with the model. The airline has had several issues with these Russian airliners…

Boeing-Embraer Partnership Formally Announced at Farnborough

At the Farnborough Airshow yesterday, Boeing's Media Chalet unleashed a sudden rush of information seemingly all at once. First, Qatar Airways announced it was ordering new simulators. Minutes later, Qatar Airways GCEO Akbar Al-Baker announced five new 777 Freighters for its cargo fleet. And then, once the room was cleared,…

Welcome A220: Former CSeries Completes Rebranding as Airbus Aircraft

This morning, following a short flight from East Midlands, a brand new Airbus aircraft was shown off for the first time. The aircraft is the first A220-300, formerly known as the Bombardier CS300, with registration C-FFDO. Airbus' newest single-aisle aircraft, the A220 is the by-product of a partnership between Airbus…