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The final Beluga XL is ready for take-off

Airbus has compeleted the 6th and final Airbus Beluga XL oversized transport aircraft. The Beluga XL was built to replace the A300 based Beluga SST which transported aircraft wings and fuselage sections between various Airbus facilties in Europe. The A330 based Beluga XL is significantly larger than the first variant [read more]

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Airbus sees 103 A321neo orders in a week

European aerospace giant Airbus has received orders for 103 A321neo aircraft in a bumper week for the airframer. The early part of the week saw Viva Aerobus signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for 90 Airbus A321neo single-aisle airliners bringing the total number of orders for the airline with Airbus [read more]

IndiGo places huge 500 aircraft order with Airbus
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Airbus dominates at 2023 Paris Air Show

After 5 days of deals, European aerospace giant Airbus has dominated the order books over US rivals Boeing, by some margin. It was also going to be a tough ask for Boeing to keep up with Airbus given the record breaking IndiGo deal announced on day one but it wasnt [read more]

Airbus A330neo (Image: Max Thrust Digital)
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Paris Air Show: A330neo tops day 3 orders

Airbus A330neo topped the types for orders on day three of the Paris Air Show as Irish leasing specialist Avolon signed up for 20 of the type. Avolon also converted orders for 50 A320neos to larger A321neos. Andy Cronin, CEO of Avolon, said: “We have been a strong supporter of [read more]

Airbus A350-900 (Image: Nick Harding / Max Thrust Digital)
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Paris Air Show: Bumper start for Airbus continues

European aerospace giant Airbus has continued its bumper start to the Paris Air Show with the second day already bringing confirmed orders from two airlines Early in the day Australian carrier Qantas confirmed an additional nine Airbus A220 airliners bringing the total backlog to 29 for the carrier. Philippines Airlines [read more]

Wizz Air A321neo
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Wizz Air to make Luton an all A321neo base

Hungarian Low-cost carrier (LCC) Wizz Air and its UK subsidiary Wizz Air UK has confirmed it will make London Lution (LTN/EGGW) an all Airbus A321neo base by 2025. The airline currently has 11 aircraft based at London Luton which are a mix of Airbus A320, A321 Neo and classic types. [read more]