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Gulf Air Boeing 787 Dreamliner at London - Heathrow (Photo: AirllineGeeks.com | William Derrickson)

A Look at the Airline Industry’s Changing Landscape with Next-Generation Aircraft

The global aviation panorama is undoubtedly changing at a relatively fast pace. Events happening over the last few months, such as Airbus stopping A380 production by 2021 and the recent launch of the extra-long range version of the Airbus A321 at the recent Paris Air Show, have highlighted a shift towards optimization of resources with the use of more fuel-efficient aircraft that enable airlines to effectively serve their networks and help them expand to more destinations. The Launch of the…

Trip Report: Flying Onboard the Delivery Flight of Qatar’s First…

After a fantastic A350-1000 delivery gala dinner Tuesday night at the Airbus Delivery Center in Toulouse, AirlineGeeks was also invited to join Qatar Airways on the ferry flight to Doha for the very first Airbus A350-1000 delivery. Arriving at Delivery Center early Wednesday morning for the flight, a lot had…

Air Caraibes’ A350XWB Inaugural Flight: A Caribbean Journey

Air Caraibes took the delivery of their first Airbus A350XWB on Feb. 28, 2017 making them the first French carrier to operate the aircraft type. In addition to F-HHAV, Air Caraibes will be receiving six A350XWBs, one of which they will be receiving at the end of March and three…

Airbus Celebrates 10,000th Aircraft Delivery

On Friday, Airbus delivered its 10,000 aircraft  The airplane, 9V-SMF (MSN54), was an Airbus A350-941 with a special sticker to commemorate the occasion. The delivery also has significance in terms of the relationships that the two companies have with each other. Singapore Airlines has been receiving aircraft for 37 years ranging from the…