The companies said at the Paris Air Show that the British-based airline scooped up 35 current generation A320s and 100 of its A320neo.
Air New Zealand's new livery was front and center at the Paris Air Show this week, but it was the jet's "sharklets" that were the center of...
LONDON -- The shares of easyJet have gained 2.8% as of 8:35 a.m. EDT after the budget airline confirmed the purchase of up to 235 new planes. The FTSE 100 member said it had agreed arrangements with Airbus to acquire 35 new A320 aircraft for delivery between 2015 and 2017, as well as 100 new A320neo aircraft for delivery from 2017 until 2022. Show More Summary
Early this morning, Airbus, the aircraft-making division of European Aeronautics Defence and Space Co. (EADS), signed a deal to supply European airlines easyJet with 135 of the company's A320 and A320neo single-aisle planes for $11.5 billion. Show More Summary
easyJet will buy a number of planes from Airbus in a setback to rival Boeing (NYSE: BA) which has already had a share of setbacks due to problems with batteries on its 787 Dreamliner. The battery problem took the Dreamliner out of service...Show More Summary
Europe’s second largest (and profitable) low cost airline easyJet which is headquartered in the UK has announced it will acquire subject to shareholder approval 100 A320 NEOs to be preceded by 35 ceo or current engine technology versions of the 180 seat single aisle jet additionally optioned with fuel saving Sharklets. easyJet is already a [...]
PARIS (Reuters) - Germany's Lufthansa confirmed an order for 100 Airbus A320-family aircraft worth around $10.4 billion at list prices at the Paris Airshow on Monday.
LONDON (Reuters) - British air safety regulators ordered Airbus to notify operators of its A320 jets to make specific safety checks after finding unlocked engine covers had forced a jet to make an emergency landing at London's Heathrow airport last wee...
MONACO (Reuters) - Asia's largest budget carrier, AirAsia, may order an additional 50 Airbus A320 jets on top of its existing record order for 475 of the Airbus model, Chief Executive Tony Fernandes said on Friday.
As I type this, I am sitting in an Airbus A320, cattle class, typing on a Dell XPS 12 and realizing that my arms have hell to pay when I touch down in an hour’s time simply because there is just not enough space to type properly, but work still needs to get done. To [...]
Airbus has partnered with Dell to provide electronic flight bag (EFB) systems for A320 airliner operators worldwide. An EFB is an electronic system for viewing and interacting with flight crew functions and replaces paper operating manuals,...Show More Summary
Airbus isn't putting all its eggs in one basket -- or rather, one bag. While it already has a suite of iPad cockpit apps to assist pilots, the aircraft maker is hedging its bet with a deal to use Dell Latitude laptops as electronic flight bags on the A320 family. Show More Summary
They were on their final approach to Scotland's Glasgow airport when an unidentified object passed within 300 feet of the Airbus A320 passenger jet. "Er yeah we just had something pass underneath us quite close [1255:30] and nothingShow More Summary
The BBC reports: "The Airbus A320 was making its final approach to Glasgow Airport on 2 December when an object passed about 300ft underneath it. The pilot of the aircraft said the risk of collision with the object, which did not show up on radar, had been "high". A report by the UK Airprox Board [...]
There is a story emerging out of Glasgow, Scotland today regarding a near miss incident involving an Airbus A320 passenger plane and a UFO. The airline jet with 220 passengers aboard was on approach to Glasgow...
HI-RES : Click for larger. Airbus’ first U.S.-based production facility – which will build A320 Family jetliners at the Brookley Aeroplex in Mobile, Alabama, beginning in 2015 – will produce between 40 and 50 aircraft annually by 2018. Last Monday Airbus took its first step towards being an around the clock aircraft maker as [...]
The First Virgin America A320 With Sharklets At Virgin America’s Newark Airport inaugural celebration this week, I had the opportunity to sit down with CEO David Cush for AirlineReporter.com. While talking about their new Airbus A320 with Sharklets, Cush detailed his airlines future plans for flights to Hawaii. Jason: “You just took delivery of [...]
The Airbus A320, to be assembled in Mobile, Ala., will be delivered to JetBlue in 2016.
Airbus took its second very big step outside Europe overnight when it ceremonially began work on a final assembly line for its best selling jet, the single aisle Airbus A320 family in America. The first such move was to open a similar facility in China, in 2008. On the face of it, the Airbus [...]