Planes

Fourth MC-21-300 Flight Test Aircraft Complete

December 3, 2019 Peter Biondi

Russian aircraft manufacturer, Irkut Corporation, headquartered in Moscow, announced that it has completed systems diagnostics of the fourth MC-21-300 aircraft designed for flight tests. Three of the jets are already undergoing flight tests and two

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Government Issues an Ultimatum to Hong Kong Airlines

December 3, 2019 Will Lee

Hong Kong’s Air Transport Licensing Authority (ATLA) has informed Hong Kong Airlines to find increased funding by December 7, otherwise, the carrier’s operating license may be revoked. Earlier, the cash-strapped airline failed to pay staff

Aircraft Orders and Deliveries

Azul Receives First Airbus A321neo

November 13, 2019 Peter Biondi

Brazilian airline Azul received the first Airbus A321neo of Brazil. Configured with 214 seats and powered by CFM International’s LEAP-1A engines, the aircraft is the first of 13 units ordered. The company will operate the

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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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

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