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Here’s JetBlue’s New Business Plan: Give Less to Customers, Charge Them More.. and Why That Makes Sense

JetBlue announced on Wednesday that it will add 15 seats to its 150-seat Airbus A320s in 2016. That will reduce average seat pitch from 34.7 inches to 33.1 inches, which is still more generous than the 31 – 32 inch average across the industry. Show More Summary

JetBlue to add bag fees, will squeeze more seats into jets

Baggage fees apply if you purchase the cheapest ticket; legroom is due to shrink in its Airbus A320 planes

JetBlue Seats Are About to Get Even More Cramped

It's a dark day for personal space bubbles everywhere: JetBlue is about to cram 15 more seats into its Airbus A320. What's more, after being one of the only remaining major airline holdouts, it's also finally caving in and tacking on baggage fees. Delightful. Read more...

Boeing’s 737 MAX Closes The Gap With AirbusA320 neo With A Large Order From SMBC Aviation

We figure orders for the 737 MAX lag behind those for the A320 neo as the latter was launched by Airbus a full year before Boeing launched the 737 MAX. Gains from that launch lead are still accruing to Airbus, positioning its A320 neo in lead in terms of total orders. Show More Summary

JetBlue Dedicates Special Livery To Armed Forces Veterans

2 weeks agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

JetBlue has painted an Airbus A320 in a special paint scheme that is dedicated to those who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces. Named "Vets In Blue" the 5 year-old A320, registered N775JB features a symbolic yellow ribbon on its tail, and "jetBlue salutes our veterans" on the aft fuselage. Read more...

Airbus Plans To Start First U.S. Factory With Larger A321 Jet

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Airbus Group said on Tuesday it plans to start production at its first U.S. factory with the larger A321 jetliner instead of the A320 as originally planned, a move that reflects rising demand for the bigger jet.Show More Summary

Video Of A320 Making Three Go Arounds

There has been quite a bit of weather in the UK over the past few days, and it seems like that has been leading to quite a few airplane go arounds. Check out this YouTube video of Air France 1068, an Airbus A320, performing three goShow More Summary

Who's Making the Airbus A321 Into a Luxury Jet?

The largest member of the Airbus A320 family is getting some new airline-specific upgrades.

Airbus A320 NEO inaugurates the age of re-engined jets

The A320 NEO first flight now underway, begins an age of putting existing airliners through hi-tech makeovers rather than the pursuing all new designs. There are exceptions, the so far struggling Bombardier CSeries in Canada, the COMAC c919 in China, the Mitsubishi MRJ in Japan, and low key projects that have been fitfully pursued in [...]

Airbus: Maiden flight of A320neo is a success

Short for "new engine option," the neo is Airbus' update of its popular A320 jet.        

Airbus: First A320neo flight will be Thursday

Short for "new engine option," neo is Airbus' update to its popular A320 narrowbody jet.        

What Makes Airbus A320 the World's Best-Selling Narrow-Body Airplane?

Airbus A320 has been a boon to the European aircraft manufacturer in the single-aisle market, and the company’s going all out to preserve its dominance.

JetBlue Aims To Retain Its Cost Advantage With Addition Of New Airbus A321s

At a recent presentation, JetBlue mentioned that the new Airbus A321s are 10-15% more cost efficient than its existing fleet of Airbus A320s. In addition, the sharklets that the carrier is installing on its existing A320s are to improve the fuel efficiency of those airplanes by 3-4% on long haul transcontinental routes. Show More Summary

Touring TAM Airlines’ Maintenance Operations in Brazil

A TAM Airbus A330 and A320 get worked on at the MRO The location of TAM Airlines’ Maintenance Operation Center (called “MRO” for Maintenance, Repair, and Overhaul) is in a unique location. It is not found at a major airport or even within a large city. It is located about three hours (by car) [...]Show More Summary

Qantas Converts Airbus A320 Orders To Upgraded A320neo Variant

By Siva Govindasamy SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Qantas Airways said on Thursday that it has converted orders for 21 Airbus A320 aircraft into the re-engined A320neo variant and deferred the delivery by four years. This means Australia's flag...Show More Summary

200th Airbus A320 Shipset Loaded for China

The 200th shipset for Airbus’s A-320 final assembly line (FAL) in Tianjin, China, was loaded on to the containership COSCO Hope at HHLA’s Container

Virgin America Wants To Put Your Face On A Plane

5 months agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Virgin America has announced a contest in partnership with the San Francisco Giants and Stand Up To Cancer this summer, where the winners will have their face included in a mosaic decal on the side of one of their Airbus A320s. Read more...

JetBlue paints an Airbus A320 with binary code

JetBlue says paint scheme is to promote its in-flight "Fly-Fi" Internet service.        

Chris Christie got no plane. Just chopper. We got plane.

Suck it, Chris Christie. I'm sorry, but this is just baller. Jet Blue's Airbus A320, N643JB named "Blue Jersey".

Air NZ churns, expands and upsizes A320 fleet

Air NZ keeps everyone guessing as to what it is up to with its Airbus single aisle fleet deployment--which is just how it likes it!

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