Aircraft Orders and Deliveries

AirAsia X Receives First A330neo

August 12, 2019 Jordan Green

AirAsia has taken delivery of its first A330neo.  The aircraft will be operated by the carrier’s long-haul affiliate AirAsia X Thailand and will be based at Bangkok’s Don Mueang International Airport.  According to Airbus, the

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India Seeks to Create Domestic Aircraft Leasing

August 4, 2019 Hemal Gosai

India is undoubtedly a large and growing aviation market. A liberalized approach to aviation and the country’s strengthened economic position in the world has helped it become one of the fastest-growing markets, doubling in the

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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

Routes

United Applies for Newark to Cape Town Route

April 15, 2019 Pablo Diaz

In preparation for the upcoming seasonal offering, United applied with the U.S. Department of Transportation for authority to begin new service between Newark Liberty International Airport and Cape Town International Airport on Monday. United plans to

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Avianca Brazil Faces Aircraft Reposession

January 14, 2019 Pablo Diaz

Last December, Avianca Brazil filed an injunction for a protective measure, as it failed to cover the bill for Aircastle’s 10 Airbus A320 and one A330 leased aircraft it was operating. During this past weekend,

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Air Tanzania Debuts Airbus A220-300 in Africa

January 7, 2019 Pablo Diaz

In a historic day both for African aviation and Airbus’ new product, Air Tanzania has flown its first A220 revenue flight. The route for this first flight, with designation TC110, was between Tanzania’s most populated

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Study Shows Airlines Failing to Meet Emissions Targets

December 9, 2018 Parker Davis

According to a new study from the Atmosfair Airline Index, despite improvements in technology among many now-top-selling aircraft—including Boeing’s 737 MAX and 787 and Airbus’s A320neo —airlines will not be able to make “significant” changes

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