Delta Air Lines today announced plans to purchase 40 Airbus aircraft for delivery between 2015 and 2017. The order, which comprises 10 international widebody A330-300 and 30 large domestic narrowbody A321 jets, is the latest step in Delta’s prudent fleet renewal to enhance profitability while diligently managing capacity. “This Airbus agreement is another opportunistic fleet […]
The FAA is adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for certain Airbus Model A320-214, -232 and -233 airplanes; and Model A321-211, -213, and -231 airplanes.
UTair took delivery of its first Airbus aircraft. The brand-new A321 was handed over at a ceremony held at Airbus in Hamburg, Germany. The aircraft is part of a firm order for 20 A321s signed by UTair in July 2012, which is today the largest single order for this type in Russia. UTair’s A321, powered […]
Today Air Lease Corporation announced long term lease agreements with Monarch Airlines (United Kingdom) for two new Airbus A321-200 aircraft with Sharklets and powered by IAE V2533 engines, which are scheduled for delivery in April and May of 2015. “We are pleased to announce this strategic lease placement with Monarch Airlines, a new customer for […]
The FAA is superseding an existing airworthiness directive (AD) for certain Airbus Model A318, A319, A320, and A321 series airplanes.
Spirit Airlines has placed a firm order for 20 Airbus A321 aircraft and additionally has opted to convert 10 of its existing A320 orders to the larger A321. All of these aircraft are current engine option (ceo) models. Spirit’s A321ceos will accommodate increasing passenger numbers in the airline’s network in the U.S., Caribbean and Latin […]
Air Lease Corporation announced a long term lease agreement with Etihad Airways based in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, for one new Airbus A321-200 aircraft with sharklets, scheduled for delivery in April 2015. “We are delighted to have completed this transaction with Etihad Airways. This agreement demonstrates Etihad Airways’ and Air Lease Corporation’s continued commitment to […]
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A Lufthansa Airbus A321 jet bound for Frankfurt had to return to Helsinki on Saturday when one of its engines failed.
Pratt & Whitney will provide exclusive power for 25 Airbus A321neo aircraft for an order announced today by Hawaiian Airlines.