Airlines

The SATA and Azores Airlines Struggle

October 31, 2018 Ian McMurtry

While the Azores may be a vacation destination to many travelers, the airline is currently dealing with its own trouble in paradise. The main international arm of the SATA Group, Azores Airlines, has struggled to

Planes

Airbus A321LR Obtains EASA and FAA Approval

October 2, 2018 Pablo Diaz

Airbus’s evolution of the A320neo family, the A321LR, gained approval both from European aviation agency EASA and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). The joint approval grants the aircraft to operate with up to three underfloor

Airlines

Low-Cost Airlines Crossing the Pond: WOW air

May 3, 2018 Thomas Pallini

Since the introduction of numerous low-cost airlines to the transatlantic market, access to Europe has never been easier or cheaper. New fuel-efficient aircraft and low-cost business models have allowed for increased competition among low-cost carriers,

News

A321LR Completes Its Longest Flight to Date

March 31, 2018 Pablo Diaz

When D-AVZO, the new Airbus A321LR’s test airframe, touched down on Toulouse in the early morning of March 30, it had completed its longest trip to date.  The 11-hour long flight departed La Pointe Larue

Planes

Airbus A321LR Completes Maiden Test Flight

January 31, 2018 Thomas Pallini

On Wednesday, Airbus announced that its newest narrowbody aircraft model, the Airbus A321LR, had completed its maiden flight test, the first step in the aircraft’s certification process. The test aircraft, MSN7877, flew for 2 hours

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