Civil Aviation

Airbus reports 40 deliveries in September

European airframer Airbus has reported 40 aircraft deliveries to 25 customers in the month of September 2021. The number brings the year to date to 424 aircraft to 74 customers. Some of the recent deliveries include the first Airbus A220 to French national carrier Air France. Airbus has also recently [read more]

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Jet2 boosts A321neo order

Leading UK holiday airline Jet2 (LS/EXS) has boosted Airbus’ order books by adding an additional 15 A321neo aircraft to its order. The airline had ordered 36 of the single-aisle airliner to replace its ageing Boeing 757 and 737 fleet. This increase brings the total ordered by Jet2 to 51. Jet2’s [read more]

Airbus A220 delivery to Air France
Civil Aviation

Air France gets first Airbus A220

Airbus has delivered the first of 60 Airbus A220 airliners to French flag carrier, Air France. The aircraft was flown from Airbus’ Mirabel final assembly line in Canada to Paris Charles De Gaulle airport where it was welcomed into the fleet. Configured to carry 148 passengers, Air France plans to [read more]

The First Airbus Wing Of Tomorrow prototype
Engineering, Leasing & Finance

Airbus completes first “wing of tomorrow” prototype

Airbus has reached a major milestone in its “Wing of Tomorrow” programme with the completion of the first full-size prototype. The composite wing cover and was produced at the National Composite Centre in Bristol before being assembled by a team at Airbus’ Filton site. The wing cover was then shipped [read more]

An Airbus A350-1000XWB touches down at Farnborough (Image: TransportMedia UK)
Engineering, Leasing & Finance

Airbus targets more efficient flights

Airbus, along with partners Air France, DSNA, and french air navigation provider ANSP is working towards the development of more efficient gate to gate flying as an interim measure ahead of more efficient aircraft. The project is part of the Albatross initiative and will demonstrate the feasibility of implementing more [read more]

Airbus A321neo (Image: Airbus)
Engineering, Leasing & Finance

Airbus deliveries July 2021

Figures for July 2021 show that Airbus delivered 47 aircraft to 32 customers for the period and had a net order gain of just two aircraft. 45 of those aircraft were single-aisle airliners from the A320 family to airlines including Wizz Air, Bamboo and Air Austral. The remaining two deliveries [read more]