Airbus A220 (Image: Aviation Media Agency)
Civil Aviation

Airbus delivers record year despite hold ups

European airframer Airbus has delivered more aircraft in 2018 than ever before despite problems with engines causing delays to deliveries on its A320neo family. The Toulouse based company delivered 800 aircraft to 93 different customers in 2018, an 11% increase on the previous year. Despite delays in deliveries of engines [read more]

Hi Fly welcomes two new A330-200
Engineering, Leasing & Finance

Hi Fly grows its fleet with brand new A330’s

Long haul charter specialist Hi Fly has announced that two brand new Airbus A330-200 aircraft will join the fleet this summer. The aircraft are currently in final assembly at Airbus facility in Toulouse and will be delivered to the airline in June and July. Hi Fly says that both aircraft will [read more]

Virgin Atlantic A330 (Image: VA)
Air Safety

Virgin Atlantic A330 clips wings with a 777 at JFK

A Virgin Atlantic Airbus A330 suffered damage to its wing yesterday after it’s wing was clipped by an Egypt Air Boeing 777 at New York’s JFK airport. The Virgin Atlantic aircraft, Airbus A330-300 G-VRAY, was  departing New York’s John F Kennedy Airport (JFK/KJFK) operating flight VS4 to London Heathrow when [read more]