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Paris Air Show closes with more Airbus orders

The final day of the Paris Air Show 2019 saw more orders for the hugely successful Airbus A321XLR with Saudi budget carrier Flynas ordering of the type, albeit tentatively at the moment. Flynas also said that they were converting orders for 10 A320neos to the larger A321neo. This makes the [read more]

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Air show news

IAG gives Boeing a boost in Paris on Day 2

British Airways parent company, International Airlines Group (IAG), has given Boeing a boost at the Paris Air Show with a letter of intent for Boeing 737 Max aircraft. The surprise move sees IAG commit to purchasing 200 of the Boeing 737 Max aircraft which are currently grounded following two fatal [read more]

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Birmingham Airport plans £500m expansion

Birmingham Airport has revealed its masterplan to take the airport from its current 13 million passengers per year up to 18 million by 2033. The £500 million project will see the departure lounge in Terminal 1 expanded by 40 per cent and a new mezzanine level added. Additional check-in facilities, [read more]

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A321XLR helps Airbus score big on Day 1 in Paris

The bi-annual International Paris Air Show got underway at Le Bourget yesterday with a big success for European air-framer Airbus. The Toulouse based company confirmed that it was offering an Extra Long Range variant of its Airbus A321neo, dubbed A321XLR and it was an immediate success attracting orders from Air [read more]

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More strikes planned at Scottish Airports this month

Following yesterdays industrial action, passengers using Glasgow Airport (GLA/EGPF) and Aberdeen Airport (ABZ/EGPD) face further disruption later this month as members of the Unite Union are planning several walkouts. The strikes will take place on the following dates at Glasgow Airport: 21st June (08:30 to 14:30), 24th June (06:00 to [read more]

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Aer Lingus to operate Airbus A321neo from Heathrow

Irish carrier Aer Lingus (EI/EIN) will fly its Airbus A321neo LR aircraft from London Heathrow (LHR/EGLL) to Dublin (DUB/EIDW) in November this year following delivery delays to the airline. Aer Lingus was due to start flying its latest long-range A321on transatlantic services to Hartford from July 2019 but these will [read more]