Aviation engineering news

Airbus wins Air Algerie long-haul order

Algerian national carrier Air Algerie has placed a firm order seven wide body airliners whose wings and engines are made in the UK. The order consists of five Airbus A330-900neo and two A350-1000XWB aircraft to help the airline meet its transcontinental ambitions. The A330neo alongside the A350-1000 will see Air [read more]

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100th A320neo delivery for Avolon leasing

Dublin based leasing specialist Avolon has completed the delivery of its 100th Airbus A320neo. The aircraft was delivered to Philippines airline CEBU Pacific and is the second of three A320neos with the third to be delivered later this month. Paul Geaney, President and Chief Commercial Officer, Avolon commented: “As one [read more]

First Indian C295 in flight (Image: CASA/Airbus)
Military aviation news

VIDEO: First Indian C295 completes maiden flight

The first CASA C295 Light military transport aircraft to be produced under the “Make in India” aerospace programme has carried out its maiden flight from the Airbus facility at Seville, Spain. The first flight represents a significant milestone in the plan to begin deliveries in the second half of 2023 [read more]

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Irish Lessor Avolon delivers 15 A320neos to Vistara

Dublin headquartered aircraft leasing specialist Avolon has delivered 15 A320neo aircraft to Indian carrier Vistara. The airline, which is a joint venture between TATA Sons and Singapore Airlines, operates from Delhi and flies to destinations including London Heathrow and Paris. Paul Geaney, President and Chief Commercial Officer, Avolon commented: “We [read more]

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Airline news

Icelandair looks to Airbus for 757 replacement

Icelandair (FI/ICE) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Airbus for 13 Airbus A321XLRs to replace its ageing Boeing 757 airliners. The MoU also includes options for a further 12 of the type making it a deal potentially worth 25 Airbus A321s. Icelandair is already in talks to lease [read more]

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Air India places 250 aircraft order with Airbus

Air India (AI/AIC) has committed to a total of 250 aircraft from European airframer Airbus in a widely anticipated order. The TATA Group-owned airline will use the order to boost its domestic and international operations with a mixture of single-aisle and wide-body jets making up the order. A total of [read more]