Hong Kong Airlines is the second largest airline based in Hong Kong, after Cathay Pacific (and their Cathay Dragon subsidiary), which is no doubt most well known around the world. Hong Kong Airlines has a fleet of 34 Airbus A320 andShow More Summary
China Eastern had an incident at Shanghai Hongqiao Airport on October 11, which could have ended in disaster, as one of the worst aviation accidents in history. Basically an Airbus A320 was taking off, while an A330 was crossing the runway at exactly the same time. Show More Summary
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The carrier will now offer continental service with a fleet of planes from the Airbus A320 family.
The cabin of a Jetstar Airbus A320 filled with smoke 45 minutues into a flight from Sydney to Cairns that ended with an unscheduled landing in Brisbane on Thursday. More »
Odds are you haven’t flown a small single-aisle aircraft like a 737 or an Airbus A320 across the Atlantic. But you could get your chance in the next couple of years – and one airline is promising one-way fares as low as $69 on the new planes. Show More Summary
Allegiant Air is a US ultra low cost carrier, which operates primarily between leisure destinations within the southern part of the US. The airline operates a fleet of roughly 80 planes, including about 30 Airbus A319/A320 aircraft, five Boeing 757 aircraft, and about 45 MD-80 aircraft. Show More Summary
New airports and new routes are relatively common for ULCC Allegiant Airlines. New airplanes, not so much. As in never. That will change next year as the company takes delivery of 12 new A320 aircraft from Airbus beginning in 2017. The post Allegiant breaks new ground, orders new planes appeared first on Wandering Aramean.
Still, Allegiant CEO suggests company negotiated a good deal on its order for Airbus A320s.
PARIS (Reuters) - The first delivery of a new version of Airbus's A320 jet to Pegasus Airlines has been postponed following the thwarted coup attempt in Turkey, the European planemaker said on Saturday. Turkey's leading budget carrier had been scheduled to take delivery of the first revamped A320neo powered by CFM engines on July 19. Show More Summary
Still, overall aircraft orders remain down as compared to previous airshows.
An Airbus A320 aircraft operated by Delta Air Lines landed at an air force base rather than its destination at a commercial airport approximately seven miles to the north on Thursday evening, July 7, 2016. The aircraft departed for Rapid...Show More Summary
In mid-May, an EgyptAir Airbus A320 flying between Paris and Cairo disappeared from radar over the Mediterranean Sea, as it was slowly approaching Cairo. Per flightradar24, this is where radar contact was lost: Given the complexity of...Show More Summary
Sully is a feature biopic about Captain Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger who in 2009 famously landed an Airbus A320 in the Hudson river after engine failure on flight #1549, saving everyone on board. The film stars Tom Hanks as Sullenberger and was directed by Clint Eastwood. Sully will be released on September 9, 2016. On January 15, […]
Just about everyone has heard about US Airways 1549, the Airbus A320 that did a water landing in the Hudson River in January 2009 after it had multiple bird strikes leading to a double engine failure. The flight is often referred toShow More Summary
Tom Hanks and Clint Eastwood have teamed up for Sully, a film many movie industry insiders are saying could generate Oscar buzz. Based on the true story of Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger’s heroic water landing of an Airbus A320 on the Hudson River in 2009, acccording to Entertainment Weekly, Tom Hanks stars as the seasoned pilot,... Show More Summary
“No one warned us. No one said you are going to lose both engines at a lower altitude than any jet in history.” What would you do? Probably not what Captain Chesley Sullenberger did in 2009, when he piloted an Airbus A320 that had hit a flock of birds to a landing in New York’s Hudson River — without a single casualty among the 155 souls onboard. Show More Summary
One of two black boxes recovered from the crash site of EgyptAir flight MS804 has been fully repaired, Egyptian investigators said Tuesday, opening the door to clues as to why the Airbus A320 descended into the Mediterranean last month. Search...Show More Summary
Much has been written the last few days about Alaska Air Group potentially maintaining two distinct carriers and brand identities…but what about the separate aircraft types? Alaska flies B737s while Virgin flies A320/19s. When the leases...Show More Summary