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Airbus hints at production hike for A320 jets

Airbus officials suggest rate could surge from 42 a month now to 60 as soon as 2018.        

Airbus executive says jet market could absorb over 60 A320s a month

TOULOUSE (Reuters) - Planemaker Airbus hinted at further production increases in its popular A320 series on Thursday, saying market demand would justify a leap to "more than 60 aircraft" a month. Sales chief John Leahy said anticipated...Show More Summary

Windowpane comes off Brazilian plane moments before takeoff

yesterdayNews : NY Daily News

Eduardo Caram was on board a TAM Airlines Airbus A320, which was about to take off from Sao Paulo for Rio de Janeiro on May 16, when the frame suddenly popped out, Fox News reported.

Airbus flies its alternative new tech engine on A320 NEO

The contest for the richest game in jet making, the single aisle market, took another step overnight with Airbus flying the new tech CFM International LEAP-IA engine on an A320 NEO test aircraft for the first time. The French American consortium’s engine is the alternative competitive offer for powering the upgraded A320 family line up [...]

Germanwings Co-Pilot "Rehearsed" Fatal Descent on Earlier Flight: Report

3 weeks agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

According to a preliminary report released by French investigators Wednesday, Germanwings pilot Andreas Lubitz had “practiced” the fatal descent that would lead to the crashing of an Airbus A320 and the killing of 149 people on an earlier flight that same day. Read more...

Germanwings Co-Pilot May Have Tried To Crash Previous Flight

Andreas Lubitz, the Germanwings co-pilot who deliberately crashed an Airbus A320 carrying 150 people into the French Alps in March after locking the pilot out of the cockpit, may have rehearsed the tragedy the very same day on the outbound flight from Düsseldorf to Barcelona. Show More Summary

Nepal Air's second Airbus A320 comes with 5 tons of quake relief

Nepal Air's 2nd Airbus A320 will fly to Kathmandu via Qatar as soon as landing slot opens.        

A320 Black Boxes Analysis Confirms Investigators' Worst Suspicions

A detailed analysis of the two black boxes confirmed the suspicion that Andreas Lubitz, the co-pilot of the notorious Germanwings Airbus 320, deliberately steered the plane into a mountain.

South Korea orders inspection of Asiana A320 pilots after plane skids off runway

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean authorities said on Wednesday they planned an "urgent competence inspection" of Asiana Airlines pilots flying Airbus A320 planes, the day after one of the planes skidded off a runway in Japan.

Asiana flight crash lands at Hiroshima airport

Wall Street Journal has reported that an Asiana flight OZ162 flying from Seoul to Hiroshima crash landed at Hiroshima airport. The plane, an Airbus A320 was carrying 73 passengers and 8 crew members of whom at least 18 people sustained minor injuries. Show More Summary

Germanwings Co-Pilot May Have Added Diuretic to Captain’s Tea

Investigators do not exclude the possibility that Andreas Lubitz, the co-pilot of the Airbus A320 that crashed on March 24 in the French Alps, added a diuretic to the captain’s tea, according to German media.

New details of Germanwings crash from data recorder

Data extracted from Airbus A320's 2nd "black box" offers further insight into doomed flight's final descent into mountainside

Air Canada sending $5,000 checks to passengers on plane that crash-landed

Passengers on the Air Canada flight that crash-landed last week say they have received checks from the airline for CAD$5,000 ($4,015). Flight 624, an Airbus A320, landed short of the runway in Halifax, Nova Scotia; it then hit a power line, and knocked out power at the Halifax Stanfield International Airport. Show More Summary

Germanwings Co-Pilot Deliberately Crashed Plane, Second Black Box Shows

Data from the Airbus A320’s second black box confirms the hypothesis that the co-pilot deliberately crashed the Germanwings aircraft into the French Alps, France’s BFMTV reported on Friday, citing a civil aviation expert summary.

Second Black Box From Crashed Germanwings A320 Found - Prosecutors

The second black box from the Germanwings Airbus A320 plane that crashed in the French Alps en route from Barcelona to Dusseldorf on March 24 has been found Thursday, according to prosecutors.

Germany to Investigate Cockpit Door Mechanisms After Airbus A320 Crash

German government will launch a task force to look into cockpit door mechanisms after last week's Germanwings flight crash, Minister of Transport Alexander Dobrindt said at a press conference Thursday.

Lufthansa says Germanwings pilot told flight school of his depression

The young Germanwings pilot accused of having deliberately crashed an Airbus A320 a week ago, killing all 150 people on board, had informed his flight school in 2009 of an "episode of severe depression," Lufthansa said in a statement issued Tuesday.

$300m Set Aside For Germanwings Crash Costs

Lufthansa’s insurers are setting aside $300m (€280m) for potential claims following the Germanwings Airbus A320 crash last Tuesday in the French Alps which left 150 dead. According to Associated Press, Lufthansa spokeswoman Kerstin Lau...Show More Summary

Hollande Expects All Alps Crash Victims to Be Identified by End of Week

All victims of the Germanwings Airbus A320 crash will be identified by the end of the week, President Hollande said citing the French Minister of the Interior.

Airbus A320 Crashes in France and Canada: Is This a Safe Plane?

The safety of the Airbus A320 has been called into question after two crashed in one week. The causes of both crashes are not known yet, and theories are multiplying. Just yesterday an Air Canada Airbus A320 carrying passengers and crew skidded off the runway in Halifax, Canada, fortunately injuries were minor. Show More Summary

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