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Japan Airlines Receives First Airbus Aircraft

June 13, 2019 Ryan Ewing

Japan Airlines (JAL) received its first A350-900XWB on Thursday from Airbus’ manufacturing facilities in Toulouse. The newly-delivered aircraft, registered as JA01XJ, marks two sizable milestones. Its JAL’s first off-the-line Airbus aircraft – the airline has

Planes

Lufthansa Retires Its Oldest Airbus A320

May 28, 2019 Pablo Diaz

Lufthansa announced on Tuesday that it is retiring its oldest A320 aircraft. The airplane, an Airbus A320-211 with registration D-AIPA, operated for the German carrier for almost 30 years and departed Frankfurt on Tuesday to

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Brazilian Government Suspends Avianca Brasil

May 26, 2019 Daniel Morley

The government of Brazil has suspended operations of the troubled Avianca Brasil. The decision came into effect on Friday, with the airline acknowledging the government’s decision. The reason for the suspension was given as unspecified

Aircraft Orders and Deliveries

Azul Takes Delivery of First A330neo

May 14, 2019 Jose Antonio Payet

Brazilian carrier Azul received its first A330-900 out of 15 on order, according to FlightGlobal, becoming the first carrier in the Americas to operate the type. The revamped A330 version plays a key role in

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The Looming Chinese Threat to Airbus and Boeing

May 5, 2019 Hemal Gosai

Earlier this week Canadian company Bombardier made an announcement that it was selling off subdivisions in Belfast, Ireland and Morocco. A plan to further consolidate Bombardier aerospace activities into Bombardier Aviation. While an asset sale

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