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JetBlue's first A321neo landing at JFK (Photo: AirlineGeeks

JetBlue Names First A321neo After Founder

After a quick transatlantic hop from Hamburg, JetBlue’s first Airbus A321neo touched down at New York’s JFK airport on June 29. Since then, the aircraft has been preparing for its entry into service in Lake City, Flo. where the interior is being fitted as well. N2002J is nearing its final certification and will enter scheduled service this September. Today, the aircraft rolled out of the hangar with a little surprise, something other than the airline’s newest tailfin design which planespotters…

JetBlue’s First A321neo Arrives in New York

For the first time since the arrival of its current generation Airbus A321s, JetBlue Airways has taken delivery of a new aircraft, the Airbus A321neo. A fuel efficient and extended ranged version of the popular narrowbody aircraft, the A321neo is the first next-generation aircraft to enter JetBlue’s fleet with plans…

Icelandair Reportedly Considering All-Airbus Fleet

Icelandair has announced that it will be increasing its fleet size from 33 to 50 aircraft by 2025. The move will replace the carrier's aging Boeing 757 fleet with the newer Boeing 737 MAX 8 and 737 MAX 9, of which Icelandair has 26 on order. However, in its first…

JetBlue Announces New international Route with A321neo

JetBlue will begin connecting its home, New York's John F. Kennedy Airport, and Guayaquil, Ecuador with flights commencing on December 5, 2019. According to a report by FlightGlobal, the route will be operated by the carrier's new A321neo, which the first aircraft delivery is due to take place next month.…

Trip Report: Flying from Phoenix to Orlando and Back on…

American debuted its newest aircraft, the Airbus A321neo, into passenger service on Tuesday. The latest-generation narrowbody aircraft offers exceptional range, larger overhead bin space and, overall, a better passenger experience over previous-generation A320 family models. American became the third operator of the type in the U.S. after taking delivery back…

American Debuts A321neo into Passenger Service on Phoenix to Orlando…

Just over two months after taking delivery of its newest jet, American debuted its Airbus A321neo into passenger service on Tuesday. The inaugural flight for the next-generation aircraft operated between Phoenix and Orlando as flight AA682. This route will join a handful of others over the coming months as proving…

American Changes Schedule for Initial A321neo Routes

American Airlines has quietly changed the launch of its Airbus A321neo aircraft, previously scheduled to join the fleet on April 2 flying between Phoenix, Los Angeles and Orlando. The carrier confirmed to AirlineGeeks that the inaugural flight will now be AA 682 from Phoenix to Orlando on April 2. Although…

American’s First Airbus A321neo Spotted in Hamburg

American Airlines’ first Airbus A321neo was spotted fully painted in the airline’s colors at Airbus’ production facility in Hamburg. The aircraft is slated to be delivered to American in the next few weeks before joining the airline’s fleet in April. American will be the third carrier to operate the new…

Primera Air Files for Bankruptcy, Plans to Cease Operations

Primera Air Scandinavia, more commonly known as Primera Air, and Primera Air Nordic are filing for bankruptcy, citing financial difficulties. Primera Air passengers seeking travel and refund advice can find additional information here. In a company email leaked on social media, Director of Flight Operations Anders Ludvigsson stated that both…

Trip Report: Flying in Economy and Premium on Primera Air’s…

After nearly a decade of intra-European operations, Primera Air decided to enter the low-cost transatlantic realm just last year, dominated at the time by Norwegian Air Shuttle, WOW air and LEVEL. Although each had the same no-frills concept and a business model driven by ancillary fees, the three proved very…