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A Lufthansa A321 in Frankfurt (Photo: AirlineGeeks | Fabian Behr)

Lufthansa Cargo Eyes Intra-European Services with A321 Conversions

The rise of e-commerce has been amplifying since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, whereby many brands with physical retail stores worldwide had to shift to e-commerce as an effort in surviving through such uncertain times. This brought on a bright side of the crippling aviation industry, as despite the dwindling passenger numbers, airlines could still count on air freight revenue to ride the rocky tides as air freight demand numbers rose even higher than pre-Covid times. To cater to…

Volaris Announces Incorporation of Eight A320neo Aircraft In 2021

Volaris, the ultra-low-cost carrier that operates in Mexico, the U.S. and Central America, announced the addition of eight A320neo aircraft to its fleet in 2021, in addition to the three aircraft from its purchase order with Airbus, thus closing the year with at least 98 aircraft. Volaris has been able…

SKY Airline Inaugurates Interregional Routes in Peru

SKY continues to bet on the Peruvian connectivity and inaugurated new interregional routes this week. According to alnnews, this April 12 and 14 respectively, the routes between Cusco and Puerto Maldonado, and Tarapoto and Iquitos were inaugurated. “We are very proud to start low-cost and direct flights between Cusco and…

ANA Releases Interim Flight Schedule, Starts Retiring 777s

On Tuesday, Japan-based All Nippon Airways (ANA) released its interim flight schedule for the remainder of 2021, which will focus mostly on profitable domestic routes. However, the overall domestic network will shrink. The carrier also announced that, as its Boeing 777 aircraft are retired, its more efficient Boeing 787 Dreamliner…

EasyJet Prepares for First A321neo Delivery

In May 2017, European-based easyJet announced that it was upgrading 30 of its A320neos on order to A321neos, becoming the largest aircraft in the airline's fleet. This summer, the first of these will arrive. The aircraft is set to have 235 seats, a 30 percent increase in seats from an A320…

Airbus A321LR Completes Maiden Test Flight

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 and 36 minutes over the skies of Europe with a crew of six to test…