Air India Expands Fleet Size and Staffing to Bolster Operations

Recently, Air India announced an enhancement of its flight capacity by leasing 30 new aircraft. The airline signed leases and letters of Intent for 30 aircraft, including 21 Airbus A320neos, four Airbus A321neos and five Boeing B777-200LRs. The new aircraft are expected to be delivered as soon as December. “After…

AirAsia Resumes Delivery of A321 Aircraft

AirAsia, the Malaysian low-cost carrier, has announced its plans to resume the delivery of Airbus A321neo aircraft. During the pandemic, the carrier suspended new aircraft delivery. The new aircraft are expected to meet the goal of net zero by 2050. “We will also be taking delivery of the new Airbus…

Qatar Airways Becomes Launch Customer for Boeing 777X Freighter

Since June 2021, what was initially thought to be a relatively small dispute between Airbus and Qatar Airways has evolved into a massive legal dispute.  Signs of the rift between the two parties gave rise due to the surface pain issues on the airline's flagship Airbus A350s for both the…

Photos: First Delta A321neo Out of Paint Shop in Hamburg

Delta's first A321neo made its debut on Friday after exiting Airbus' manufacturing facility in Hamburg, Germany. The Atlanta-based airline has 155 total A321neo aircraft on order after recently adding 30 more to its book in August 2021. The new aircraft's rollout for the U.S. airline was captured by local planespotters.…

Eurowings Optimistic for 2022 with Network Expansion, New Aircraft

Germany’s largest leisure carrier Eurowings has announced a summer 2022 schedule with more destinations than ever. The airline will operate to over 140 destinations with an estimated 2,500 weekly flights. In a clear sign of anticipated passenger demand in the new year, the airports servicing the German cities of Stuttgart,…

Air France-KLM Group Secures Massive Airbus Orders

Ever since the Airbus A350F freighter derivative received its approval, it has certainly proved to be quite the successful rain-maker for Airbus as the aircraft manufacturer has been receiving orders consistently in these recent two months. Just days after Singapore Airlines became the first airline to sign for seven A350F,…

China Airlines Welcomes First Airbus A321neo

In the aviation industry, widebody aircraft have almost always taken the spotlight for being the more comfortable when it boils down to commercial air travel, as opposed to narrowbody aircraft. The direction for comfort on narrow-body aircraft seems to be changing as of late in this new era, with several…

Play Records Loss in Its First Full Quarter of Operations

Play Airlines, the Icelandic low-cost carrier start-up, has posted its quarterly results for the period ending in September; it is the company’s first results announcement that comprises three full months of flying, with the company having started its operations in June. As expected, the company posted a net loss of…

Jet2 Orders First Airbus Aircraft with A321neos

Jet2 announced on Tuesday that it has ordered 36 Airbus A321neo aircraft. The order is the airline's first with Airbus, with Jet2 previously preferring Boeing narrowbodies for its operations. However, the Leeds-based airline has been leasing an ex-Condor Airbus A321 since February 2020, according to Airfleets. According to a press release,…