Join me at Airbus to take delivery of a plane!

Virtually of course! I am off to Toulouse tonight to visit Airbus, the legendary airframe maker, at their headquarters. A few days ago, Airbus, along with an Indian carrier and a customer of Airbus invited me to join them as they moved forward to induct a new variant of the Airbus planes in their fleet. Needless to say, it was hard to turn them down, so I made space in my calendar for this opportunity.

While this isn’t my first visit to an airframe factory, it is indeed the first time I get to witness a carrier get the keys to their plane. This trip also includes a visit to the shop floor, which from prior experiences I can tell is a lot of information and fun for the #avgeeks.

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So join me on this trip, and the best way to bring you all along is through Social Media.

  • Instagram: I’ll be doing a lot of Instastories so make sure to follow along on @LiveFromALounge. I might just hit the Live button as well.
  • Twitter: I can assure you I will give you an inside out view of the new plane next week on Twitter @LiveFromALounge and also on my Periscope Channel. So follow me if you don’t already and I’ll put out notifications there!
  • Facebook: All the pictures are coming up here!
  • Snapchat: All the fun stuff behind the scene. So if you are into #Avgeek fun, join in here

I’m looking forward to doing some live conversations with all of you over this trip. But if you have any questions for me, do put them on into the comments and I’ll be happy to answer for you.

Oh, and why am I keeping the airline’s name secret, it’s because I want you guys to guess the name. If you put in your guesses in the comments section below by Sunday, May 21, 2017 I might just bring you something back from the Airbus store as well!

In the meanwhile enjoy my favourite Airbus video which I watch on loop all the time!

Look forward to seeing all of you over on the other side!

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Ajay Awtaney is the Founder and Editor of Live From A Lounge (LFAL), a pioneering digital platform renowned for publishing news and views about aviation, hotels, passenger experience, loyalty programs, travel trends and frequent travel tips for the Global Indian. He is considered the Indian authority on business travel, luxury travel, frequent flyer miles, loyalty credit cards and travel for Indians around the globe. Ajay is a frequent contributor and commentator on the media as well, including ET Now, BBC, CNBC TV18, NDTV, Conde Nast Traveller and many other outlets.

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  1. Definitely the Vistara A320 Neo. Looking forward to some amazing pics and a great story. And many congratulations on landing this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity 🙂 Would be great if you could let your readers know the secret of earning this chance as well.

  2. It has to be vistara. You only like jet and vistara. Jet is predominanatly boeing fleet. And airbus is abuzz currently about neo engine.

  3. Dear Sir,

    What a exciting moment 😉 Delivery of New Aircraft Key 🙂 What A Blessing 🙂
    Its Air Vistara VT-TNB … Airbus Serial # 7606 🙂

    BTW Sir, Visiting AIRBUS & BOEING Factory on my wishlist for while and dusting!!!
    Please guide me how you made it!!! Can we visit there without invite?

    Have Wonderful Time & Stay Blessed 🙂



  4. It has got to be The New Feeling again – Vistara A320Neo!! Looking forward to loads of Airbus info and pics #avgeek #planemanufacturerporn 🙂

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