Airbus A220 – Corporate Business Jet Competition

In October 2020, Airbus announced they would offer the A220-100 as an Airbus Corporate Jet (ACJ), known as the ACJ TwoTwenty. The Toulouse, France-based manufacturer had limited success marketing the A319 as an ACJ with only around 70 currently operating as a corporate jet. So what makes them think they…

Opinion: Why the Comac C919 Cannot Currently Be Considered A…

The Comac C919 is a twin-engine narrow-body low-wing airliner made by the Chinese company Comac — short for Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China. It began the design and construction stages in 2009 with the aim of entering the short- and medium-haul market, and since its announcement has aroused much interest…

Interview: Tamarack Aerospace Group On Active Winglet Technology

The story of flight is the story of technology, and more specifically, the advancement of technology. From the sands of Kitty Hawk to the asphalt of Los Angeles International Airport, evolution is the word best suited to describe aviation. Buried beneath the materials, powerplants and control systems of today lay…

Wizz Air Continues to Grow in Europe But Closes Two…

Wizz Air is among the fastest-growing European airlines in 2022. It was also recently named Global Environmental Sustainability Airline Group of the Year at the inaugural Centre for Aviation Asia Aviation Summit and Sustainability Expo in Singapore and received the Europe, Middle East and Africa Environmental Sustainability Airline of the…

IAG Group Publishes Third Quarter Financial Results for 2022 and…

The International Airlines Group (IAG) Anglo-Spanish multinational holding company formed on January 21, 2011, from the merger of the flag carriers of the United Kingdom and Spain, British Airways and Iberia, published its financial results for the third quarter of 2022 a few days ago. As of September 30, 2022,…

STARLUX receives its first A350-900

At the Airbus headquarters in Toulouse, France, STARLUX Airlines (SJX) received its first A350-900 today. The delivery ceremony was presided over by STARLUX Airlines Chairman K.W. Chang and CEO Glenn Chai, who were both delighted to celebrate the new accomplishment. Chang traveled to Toulouse to take part in the delivery…

Air Canada Doubles Down on the Airbus A220 and Orders…

Air Canada will add another 15 Airbus A220s, bringing the total number of Airbus A220 aircraft it will complete in its fleet over the next few years to sixty. "The A220 has become an important component in Air Canada's fleet modernization and a key part of our narrowbody fleet, thanks…

Amazon Air Adds Ten Airbus A330 Freighters to its Fleet

Amazon Air, the cargo airline of Amazon.com, Inc. which operates exclusively for Amazon's parcel transportation business, has signed a lease agreement for ten converted to freighters (P2Fs) Airbus A330-300. The new aircraft will be added to the fleet that currently consists only of ATR and Boeing aircraft. In total, Amazon…

South African Airways Adds Fleet Capacity As Demand Rises

South African Airways is to add a further three Airbus A320 aircraft to its fleet as operations continue to ramp up after the pandemic. The carrier restarted a significantly restricted schedule in September 2021 after the airline was grounded for 18 months from March 2020. Three Airbus A320 aircraft will…