Airbus will resume work on installing a new A320/A321 Final Assembly Line in the space earlier occupied by the A380 line. This decision reflects Airbus’ expectation that demand for their narrowbody jets will go up in the days ahead. Airbus already has a backlog of over 5000 jets for this family type.
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I recently flew the Vistara A321neo for the first time. Here is my experience flying the flat bed Business Class for the first time. The same product is flying to Dubai these days.
Is flying safe in the times of CoVid-19? A recent research study by IATA and the three airframe manufacturers, conducted individually, reached to the same conclusion: Flying is safe. Here are the details.
Airbus has launched the ACJ TwoTwenty, a new corporate jet based on the design of the A220-100, which promises great space and luxury for up to 18 people in the skies.
Vistara has received today it’s first A321neo aircraft, one it intends to use on medium-haul international operations. Hence, the aircraft is equipped with lie-flat seats, big monitors, and even wi-fi. Pictures and details inside.
Airbus has announced that they will be letting go about 15,000 people in the coming one year due to the slowdown in the aviation sector, which has caused at least a 40% demand reduction for Airbus.
IndiGo recently collected two A321neo aircraft from Airbus, in what should be music to the airframe maker’s ears. After all, airlines around the world are right now trying to postpone deliveries, and IndiGo, on the other hand, wants to keep taking aeroplanes as committed.
Airbus results announced today reflect the first real big impact on aerospace due to the CoronaVirus, as the airframe maker could not delivery 60 aircraft due to the pandemic in Q12020.
Airbus has now started e-delivering aircraft. That does not mean the aircraft are flying themselves home, but it does mean the customer no longer has to be setting up a shop inside Airbus to collect each and every plane of theirs.
Airbus is expanding the production of the A321neo family and will use the Toulouse site to assemble aircraft from 2022 onwards. This will involve repurposing the existing A380 Final Assembly Line and replacing it with the A321 line.
Emirates has just signed up with Airbus for 50 A350-900 aircraft, inducting this aircraft into their fleet from 2023 onwards. The new aircraft will also have the Premium Economy product of Emirates and will be used for missions up to 15 hours out.