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A VivaAerobus A320 in Las Vegas (Photo: AirlineGeeks | William Derrickson)

Viva Aerobus Announces its 50th Airbus A321

Viva Aerobus held an official welcome ceremony for its 50th aircraft at the Monterrey International Airport, a new Airbus A321neo with registration XA-VBM, which is distinguished by a decoration alluding to this emblematic expansion of the airline's fleet. In a press release, the Mexican ultra-low-cost carrier informed that the new aircraft landed in Mexico on Saturday, July 31 at 7:00 p.m. at Terminal C of the Monterrey International Airport, after taking off in the morning of the same day from…

Jetsmart Receives Its First Aircraft with Sustainable Fuel

On Thursday, Jan. 28, the Chilean ultra-low-cost carrier JetSMART received a brand new Airbus A320neo aircraft loaded in an unprecedented way with BioFuel, an organic fuel that reduces the carbon footprint emitted by the aircraft by 80%. This new aircraft arrived at the Arturo Benitez International Airport in Santiago de…

Volaris Grows Its A320neo Fleet

Ultra low-cost airline Volaris has incorporated a new Airbus A320neo into its fleet, hoping to build on its strategy of increased frequencies throughout its 170 route network. According to a21, with this new aircraft arrival, Volaris will have an integrated fleet of 86 aircraft with an average age of 5…

The U.S. Carriers Growing During the COVID-19 Pandemic

As airlines try to continue to find the right fleet size for a post-pandemic recovery, two airlines have taken a slightly different route. Allegiant Air and Sun Country Airlines are the only two passenger airlines in the United States that now have larger fleets than when the pandemic first started…

Azul Eyes Big Opportunity in Brazil with Arrival of Next-Generation…

Azul Brazilian Airlines continued its fleet renewal last week when it received its first Airbus A321neo, the first of an order of 13. The aircraft, with a capacity for 214 passengers in a single-class configuration, is Azul's largest narrowbody and second A320neo family aircraft. More than just being the delivery…

Air Canada Outlines Fleet Overhaul Amid New Aircraft Arrivals

With new aircraft arriving from Boeing and Bombardier, Air Canada and its low-cost subsidiary Air Canada Rouge have announced several changes to their fleets. The expected changes will see modern and more efficient planes replace the current aging aircraft types in their fleets. The aircraft replacement concerns Air Canada’s Embraer…

BOC Aviation Continues Fleet Expansion by Adding 11 New Airbus…

BOC Aviation has recently announced an order for five new Airbus A320 aircraft, with delivery slated for 2017. Last week the company also announced its Purchase-and-Leaseback (PAL) agreement with Qatar Airways for six new Airbus A350 aircraft. With the addition of widebody as well as single-aisle aircraft, the lease company…