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A WOW Air A321 (Photo: BriYYZ from Toronto, Canada (WOW Air Airbus A321-200 TF-SON) [CC BY-SA 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons)

WOW Air Launches Flights to JFK

WOW Air has just announced its latest U.S destination: the Big Apple. The airline plans to commence flights to New York (JFK) on April 26, 2018. The flight between Reykjavik and JFK is scheduled to be just over six hours and will be flown daily. WOW Air will join Delta Air Lines and its closest competitor, Icelandair, both of which already offer nonstop flights between the two airports. The new flights will help continue to increase the airline’s presence in…

La Compagnie Announces All Business Class A321neo 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 the fleet, they are strengthening the company’s “French-in-spirit” philosophy which has made them stand out…

Air Transat to Become First Airline to Operate Airbus A321LR…

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 AerCap. John Leahy, Chief Operating Officer-Customers at Airbus, told Airways Magazine he feels the aircraft…

Airbus A321neo Powered by CFM LEAP Engines Receives Type Certification…

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 A320 program, Klaus Roewe, and Chief Engineer of the Airbus A320 family, Pierre-Henri Brousse. With…

Iran Air Celebrates Arrival of New Airbus A321

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. Today the aircraft, an A321 (EP-IFA), was flown to Tehran's Mehrabad International Airport. A team…

Delta Announces Order for 37 Additional A321s

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 aircraft such as the MD-88. This additional A321 order comes after Thursday's announcement that the…

JetBlue Challenging The Industry with New Interior Design

“Once again challenge the status quo," that’s what Jamie Perry, JetBlue’s vice president of brand and product development says the company is doing with its new interior design which is planned to start flying in 2017. The new design features sleek blue LED lighting, 10-inch streaming-capable HDTVs, and, of course, the…

MetroJet A321 Crashes Near Sinai

At around 08:00 UTC, reports surfaced that a Russian airliner disappeared 23 minutes after departure from Egyptian radar whilst enroute from Egypt's Sharm El- Sheikh to Russia's St. Petersburg. The aircraft departed from Egypt at 03:51 UTC Soon after reports of the disappearance, various sources have confirmed that the airliner in…

American Uses Wrong Aircraft to Fly to Hawaii

Just this weekend news emerged that American Airlines Flight 31 performed service from Los Angeles International Airport to Honolulu International Airport without its mandatory Extended Twin-Engine Operational Performance Standards (ETOPS) rating. The aircraft, an Airbus A321-200 registered as N137AA, flew the route with no issues. However, upon arrival the crew realized that…

United Abandons JFK While JetBlue Grows

Just two days after United Airlines announced plans to cease all operations out of John F. Kennedy International Airport, JetBlue Airways took advantage of the opportunity by jumping in and quickly announcing plans of adding more flights out of JFK.  These are the exact transcontinental flight routes that United will…