Wizz Air takes delivery A320

Wizz Air takes delivery A320

Wizz Air, the largest Central and Eastern European low cost – low fare airline, has taken delivery from Airbus of its 50th A320 Airbus aircraft during a special ceremony in Toulouse, France, taking the total of its A320 fleet to 52. The carrier was one of the first Eastern European Airlines to take delivery of an A320 with Sharklet fuel saving wing tip...

Emirates Airline Agree Cancellation A350 XWB

Emirates Airline Agree Cancellation A350 XWB

This isn’t good news for Airbus Industries, a cancellation of 80 aircraft. Airbus confirms that Emirates Airline has decided to cancel its order of 70 A350 XWB aircraft. The decision follows on-going discussions with the airline in light of their fleet requirement review, as demonstrated by their order of 50 additional A380 at the last Dubai Airshow and...

First passengers experience A350 XWB

First passengers experience A350 XWB

The A350 XWB MSN2 completed successfully the “Early Long Flight” campaign involving two flights with passengers operated consecutively by Air France and Lufthansa cabin crews on June 2nd and June 3rd. Early Long Flights are an important achievement towards the A350’s entry into service. Though not part of the technical certification programme, these flights...

Delta Order 15 A321ceo

Delta Order 15 A321ceo

Delta will grow its A320 Family with an order for 15 A321ceo (current engine option) aircraft to offset jet retirements. The airline has selected CFM56-5B engines from CFM International to power the newly ordered A321ceo aircraft, which are scheduled for delivery starting in 2018. CFM International is a 50/50 joint company between Snecma (Safran) and GE. Delta...

Air New Zealand Selects A320neo

Air New Zealand Selects A320neo

Following Air New Zealand’s 2009 order for A320 Family aircraft, the airline has selected the added efficiency and performance of the NEO with an order for three A321neo, 10 A320neo and one additional A320ceo aircraft. The agreement marks the first time Air New Zealand has ordered the larger A321 aircraft and the NEO. Engine selection and cabin configuration...