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Automated Airlner Cockpits and the Human Factor

Automated Airlner Cockpits and the Human Factor

| September 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Airline pilots were once the heroes of the skies. Today, in the quest for safety, airplanes are meant to largely fly themselves. Which is why the 2009 crash of Air France Flight 447, which killed 228 people, remains so perplexing and significant. William Langewiesche explores how a series of small errors turned a state-of-the-art cockpit […]

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Airbus’ A320neo two years ahead of Boeing’s 737 Max

Airbus’ A320neo two years ahead of Boeing’s 737 Max

| September 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

Airbus’ first A320neo is expected to fly this month, about two years ahead of Boeing’s 737 Max. The first of the new re-engined Airbus narrow body aircraft will begin a complex flight test program that will eventually engage six A320neos for a year, according to a story in the Australian Business Traveler. The first of […]

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S7 Action at NRT [VIDEO]

S7 Action at NRT [VIDEO]

| August 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

Every day, Airnation.net posts a cool plane spotting video for airliners. Check out all of our plane spotting videos. Want to submit your plane spotting video for consideration for Video of the Day? Message us HERE. The green A320 takes off…

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ANA Confirms Order for 30 Airbus A320neo Family Aircraft

ANA Confirms Order for 30 Airbus A320neo Family Aircraft

| July 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

ANA Holdings has firmed up an order for 30 A320neo Family aircraft (seven A320neo and 23 A321neo). The initial agreement was announced in March 2014. The aircraft will be part of ANA Holdings fleet development and modernisation strategy to replace its existing single-aisle fleet in the coming years. Deliveries will start from 2016. Shinichiro Ito, […]

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AerCap Firms up Order for 50 Airbus A320neo Family Aircraft

AerCap Firms up Order for 50 Airbus A320neo Family Aircraft

| July 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

AerCap, the industry leading lessor headquartered in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, has firmed up an order for 50 additional A320neo Family aircraft at the Farnborough International Airshow 2014. The contract, AerCap’s first major aircraft order following the acquisition of ILFC earlier this year, was signed by Philip Scruggs, AerCap’s President & Chief Commercial Officer and Fabrice […]

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Airbus Increases Seating Capacity for A320neo to 189 Seats, 240 for A320neo

Airbus Increases Seating Capacity for A320neo to 189 Seats, 240 for A320neo

| July 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

In offering even more efficiency for airline operators, Airbus is increasing seating capacity for A320neo (new engine option) and A320ceo (current engine option) jetliners to 189 seats, while also adding 20 more seats for A321neo aircraft to accommodate 240 passengers in an efficient high-density, all-economy layout. “We are supporting the higher seat count with intelligent […]

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Airbus’ First A320neo Reaches Completion

Airbus’ First A320neo Reaches Completion

| July 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

The assembly of Airbus’ first A320neo has been completed following painting of the aircraft and the mounting of Pratt & Whitney PW1100G-JM engines. MSN6101, which will be the first A320neo to fly, will soon start its ground tests to prepare for first flight. The flight test campaign for the A320neo will kick-off in September 2014, […]

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Star Flyer Airbus A320-200 JA23MC Takeoff from KIX 24L

Star Flyer Airbus A320-200 JA23MC Takeoff from KIX 24L

| June 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

Every day, Airnation.net posts a cool plane spotting video for airliners. Check out all of our plane spotting videos. Want to submit your plane spotting video for consideration for Video of the Day? Message us HERE.

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Air New Zealand Orders 14 Airbus A320neo Family Aircraft

Air New Zealand Orders 14 Airbus A320neo Family Aircraft

| June 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

Following Air New Zealand’s 2009 order for A320 Family aircraft, the airline has selected the added efficiency and performance of the NEO with an order for three A321neo, 10 A320neo and one additional A320ceo aircraft.

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China Southern Orders 80 Airbus A320 Aircraft

China Southern Orders 80 Airbus A320 Aircraft

| May 16, 2014 | 1 Comment

China Southern Airlines today ordered 80 medium-haul Airbus A320 planes with a list value of $7.9 billion, Airbus said.

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