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,
In February, the newest airline in the low-cost transatlantic market, Primera Air, announced that it would make a slight change to its route network. Washington’s Dulles International Airport located in Northern Virginia, serving the nation’s
The Nordic low-cost airline that aims to provide low-cost nonstop transatlantic service with its fleet of A321neo and LR aircraft has just hit a speedbump two weeks before its first scheduled flight from London’s Stansted
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
After weeks of speculation, Lufthansa officially displayed its new livery in an unveiling ceremony on Wednesday in Frankfurt. Lufthansa’s new livery will focus more on dark blue and white, leaving out the yellow crane logo
Qantas Airways has made the decision to let one of its 15 Boeing 787-9 options expire in February. This decision comes after heavy promotion for the aircraft, with Qantas announcing service between San Francisco and
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
According to CNN Money, Delta Air Lines is planning to place a $12.7 billion order for additional Airbus aircraft. The Atlanta-based airline has been acquiring Airbus aircraft over Boeing jets in its last few orders.
On Wednesday, Airbus announced its largest single aircraft order in the company’s history. U.S. investment firm Indigo Partners bought 430 aircraft of the Airbus A320 family for a sticker price of 49.5 billion dollars. The deal
On Wednesday, aircraft manufacturing giant Airbus announced that it had confirmed the largest order in the company’s history. Indigo Partners, a U.S.-based private equity firm, signed a deal with Airbus worth $49.5 billion for an order
French boutique airline La Compagnie became the first airline to order two Airbus A321neo aircraft in an all business class configuration on Thursday. The Le Bourget-based carrier believes that by choosing the A321neo to join
Montreal-based airline Air Transat will become the first North American carrier to operate Airbus’s new A321LR aircraft in 2019. The airline reached a deal to lease ten of the aircraft from Dutch aircraft leasing company
The Airbus A321neo with CFM Leap-1A engines has received type certification from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). Both certificates were given to Senior Vice President of the Airbus
After 24 years without any new airplanes, Iran Air finally received their first of many new aircraft yesterday, an Airbus A321. A ceremony was held at Airbus’ headquarters in Toulouse to celebrate this historic day.
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