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StarLux Airlines' first Airbus A321neo at Airbus' facility. The airline has placed an order for the A330neo. (Photo: StarLux Airlines)

First Starlux A321neo Arrives in Taiwan

Taiwanese start-up carrier Starlux Airlines took delivery of its very first aircraft, an Airbus A321neo jet (B-58201), Friday. The aircraft landed at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport on Monday morning. This is the airline's inaugural aircraft and the first in a series of A321neo jets to be delivered to the new carrier. Starlux is scheduled to begin operation from its hub at Taoyuan Airport in January 2020. Its initial route network includes services to Malaysia, Macau, and Vietnam. The carrier will…

Inside Airbus’ Production Facility at Hamburg Finkenwerder Airport

Truly a European aircraft manufacturer, Airbus has facilities in multiple countries across the European continent in addition to its main facility in Toulouse, France. One of those facilities is at Finkenwerder Airport, a private airfield near Hamburg, Germany, which assists in the production of Airbus aircraft. [caption id="attachment_33340" align="alignnone" width="1024"]…

Airbus Introduces New Cabin Definition Center for A320 and A330…

Have you ever wondered how airlines decide what their aircraft will look like on the inside? Well, the process will be made easier as Airbus is opening a new Airspace Customer Definition Center in Hamburg, Germany, an expansion to the already existing A350 Definition Center. As Airbus is rolling out…

American’s First Airbus A321neo Spotted in Hamburg

American Airlines’ first Airbus A321neo was spotted fully painted in the airline’s colors at Airbus’ production facility in Hamburg. The aircraft is slated to be delivered to American in the next few weeks before joining the airline’s fleet in April. American will be the third carrier to operate the new…