Vietnam Airlines will accelerate short haul expansion as A321neos are delivered

Vietnam Airlines has finally taken delivery of its first Airbus A321neo, enabling the flag carrier to resume narrowbody expansion. It was initially planning to receive its…..

Russia/CIS fleet expected to nearly double over the next 20 years, with 1,200 deliveries

Often overlooked as a “region” in its own right, the CIS states have been quietly enjoying very solid growth over recent years. This has prompted…..

Are you ready for round four? Airbus selects 24 start-ups for its latest BizLab accelerator programme

Airbus has selected 24 new start-ups to join its BizLab for the launch of the fourth accelerator programme, providing a platform to develop previously untapped…..

Air New Zealand commences countdown to A321neo service entry as first aircraft touches down in Auckland

In less than three weeks Air New Zealand will place its first Airbus A321neo into commercial operation as it begins to replace its older A320…..

Arkia will now be first to fly the A321neoLR following Primera Air collapse

Israel’s Arkia Airlines has emerged as the launch operator of the A321neoLR following the demise of Primera Air. However, as official records stand the carrier…..

Who will emerge as A321neoLR launch operator following Primera Air’s collapse?

Airbus and leasing company AerCap will need to quickly find a new launch operator for the A321neo following the collapse of Primera Air, which ceased…..

Technology and passenger demand driving ultra long haul

‘Project Sunrise’ was once again a key feature of Qantas’ recent full year results press conference. The airline seems committed to delivering nonstop services from…..

Airbus retains some European resolve as Boeing pushes up its aircraft delivery prediction for the next 20 years

Airbus and Boeing both agree that the world’s passenger fleet will more than double to over 48,000 aircraft in 20 years with traffic growing at…..

What’s in a name? airBaltic receives its ninth CS300, soon to be called the….

Last weekend Latvia’s national carrier airBaltic took delivery of its ninth Bombardier CS300 CSeries aircraft from the Canadian manufacturer. The only difference between this example…..

airBaltic confirms further 60 aircraft CSeries commitment as it sets course for ‘Destination 2025’

Latvian national carrier airBaltic has entered into an agreement with Bombardier Commercial Aircraft to add up to 60 additional CS300 CSeries aircraft to its fleet…..