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StarLux Airlines' first Airbus A321neo at Airbus' facility. (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…

United to Test Lie-Flat Seats Aboard 737 MAXs

As Chicago-based United Airlines anticipates the delivery of its 100 Boeing 737 MAX 10s, the carrier is evaluating the possibility of implementing lie-flat seats aboard the aircraft. United plans on using the MAX 10 on some of its longest domestic routes, mainly cross-country flights between Los Angeles, San Francisco, and…