February 15th, 2023 6:47 PM 0 COMMENTS

Air India to Acquire 470 Aircraft From Airbus, Boeing

Air India, India's leading airline group and a subsidiary of the Tata Sons conglomerate, announced that it has inked letters of intent with both Airbus and Boeing to purchase single-aisle and widebody aircraft in a move to expand its fleet. Also Read: Air India Unveils Its Transformation Plan Vihaan.AI; To Focus On 5 Key Pillars Air India's Mega Order Under what is considered the biggest order, Air India will acquire a... Read More

December 1st, 2022 7:01 PM 0 COMMENTS

Singapore Airlines Increases the Number of Its Airbus A380 Flights to Sydney

[caption id="attachment_71950" align="aligncenter" width="1200"] Image Source: samchui.com[/caption] Singapore Airlines will resume operating two daily A380 flights to Sydney while bringing back its quad jet service to Melbourne and Hong Kong. It occurred shortly after it was disclosed that starting in May of next year, Singapore-Frankfurt-New York JFK would transition to the 777-300ER. The A380 to Hong Kong, Melbourne The double-decker is a common mode of transportation for Singapore Airlines between... Read More

November 23rd, 2022 11:36 PM 0 COMMENTS

Whale-shaped Airbus Beluga Makes Debut Appearance at the Mumbai Airport

On November 22, the whale-shaped Airbus Beluga super transporter aircraft made a stunning entrance at Mumbai's Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport (CSMIA), leaving both airport personnel and travellers in amazement. Internet users are in awe after seeing pictures of one of the largest aircraft that have appeared online. One of the features of this super transporter is that it looks like a whale. Due to its size, this aeroplane has... Read More

November 10th, 2022 1:30 AM 0 COMMENTS

Air India has Leased Six New Airbus A320neo Aircraft, all You Should Know

Air India is India's flag carrier airline, with headquarters in New Delhi. Talace Private Limited, a Tata Sons Special-Purpose Vehicle, owns it. According to reports, Air India is considering raising $1 billion in a funding round valued at around $5 billion. CBD Aviation, a wholly owned Irish subsidiary of China Developmental Bank Financial Leasing Co Limited, made the announcement on the side-lines of the Airline Economics Growth Frontiers Asia Pacific... Read More

October 28th, 2022 11:33 PM 0 COMMENTS

Airbus Reports Third-quarter Net Profits of €667 Million, a 65% Increase

The third quarter saw an increase in net earnings for European aircraft manufacturer Airbus, which said it did so despite a "complex" economic climate. Between July and September, the company's net profit climbed by 65% year over year to €667 million ($666 million). Its revenue increased by 27% to €13.3 billion over that time. The Covid-19 epidemic has caused problems with suppliers, but Airbus still plans to deliver over 700... Read More

October 27th, 2022 9:32 PM 0 COMMENTS

Gujarat Secures a Second Large-scale Project with Tata and Airbus

The C-295 cargo aircraft for the Indian Air Force (IAF) will be produced in Gujarat's Vadodara by European aviation giant Airbus and Tata Advanced Systems (TASL), Tata's defence division. Defence Secretary Ajay Kumar stated on Thursday that the C-295 aircraft "will be constructed for the first time outside of Europe." On October 30, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will officially lay the cornerstone for the C-295 cargo aircraft manufacturing facility in... Read More

October 17th, 2022 2:08 PM 0 COMMENTS

Virgin Atlantic Takes Delivery of Its First A330neo, Marking the Airline’s 50th Airbus Aircraft

Virgin Atlantic, Britain's flag carrier, has taken delivery of its first Airbus A330neo aircraft (A330 - 900) leased from Air Lease Corporation (ALC). The A330neo aircraft will play a crucial role in the company's fleet transformation, marking the 50th Airbus aircraft for the UK-based airline. Also Read: Virgin Atlantic Now Allows People to Wear Uniforms That Express Their True Identity First Airline to Operate the Aircraft Type in the UK With... Read More

September 21st, 2022 12:58 PM 0 COMMENTS

Airbus and Ecocopter Sign MoU for Urban Air Mobility Services in Chile, Ecuador and Peru

Airbus and Ecocopter have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to start collaborating on the launch of Urban Air Mobility services across various countries in Latin America. This is a major step towards the co-creation of a functioning urban air mobility ecosystem in the region. Airbus and Ecocopter to Jointly Develop Urban Air Mobility (UAM) Operations: With this agreement, the partners will explore and define launch scenarios for air mobility operations,... Read More

September 8th, 2022 2:57 PM 0 COMMENTS

IndiGo Upgrades Aircraft to Airbus A320 on the Delhi Gwalior Route

IndiGo, India's leading carrier, is expanding its Domestic as well as International Network. As the demand for air travel increases, so as the need to cater for the growing passenger traffic. The airline has recently announced a second daily flight between Bangalore and Belagavi and now there is an aircraft upgrade on Delhi - Gwalior route. Read to know more details. IndiGo Upgrades Aircraft on Delhi Gwalior Route: With its... Read More

August 10th, 2022 11:04 AM 0 COMMENTS

Airbus Helicopters Delivers the World’s First ACH160 in Brazil

Airbus Helicopters has delivered the world's first ACH160 to a customer in Brazil on the eve of the 17th edition of the Annual Latin American Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition (LABACE) at Congonhas airport, São Paulo. The rotorcraft will notably be the first H160 to fly in Latin America. Airbus Helicopters: “We are very proud that the world's first ACH160 has been delivered here in Brazil, and look forward to... Read More

August 9th, 2022 1:01 PM 0 COMMENTS

SWISS Plans Collaboration With Air Baltic; To Wet-Lease up to Six Airbus A220 This Winter

Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS), the flag carrier of Switzerland, plans to collaborate with Air Baltic of Latvia in the coming winter timetable period. The collaboration will take the form of a wet-lease agreement (i.e. the lease-in of both aircraft and crew) under which Air Baltic will perform SWISS flights on SWISS’s behalf. Wet-lease Up to six Airbus A220-300 aircraft: The services concerned will be operated by up to six... Read More

July 27th, 2022 4:58 PM 0 COMMENTS

LCI Signs Agreement for up to Six H175 Helicopters From Airbus

LCI, a leading aviation company and a subsidiary of the Libra Group, has today announced an order for up to six H175 super-medium helicopters from Airbus, valued at over US$125 million. First Delivery of H175 in late 2023: The order is for two confirmed aircraft with the first H175 set to be delivered to LCI in late 2023. The agreement provides for a further four options, and builds on LCI’s... Read More

July 26th, 2022 9:51 PM 0 COMMENTS

Airbus Successfully Tests Firefighting Kit on A400M to Combat Wildfires

The ever-increasing threat posed by wildfires is real and needs to be tackled. Airbus has successfully tested a removable firefighting demonstrator kit on the A400M new generation airlifter during a flight test campaign in Spain. Test Conditions, Objective & Prototype Development: The test campaign took place in daylight conditions with a minimum operating height of 150ft, flight speeds as low as 125 knots and drops involving up to 20 tonnes... Read More

July 26th, 2022 2:24 AM 0 COMMENTS

Condor Renews Fleet With Airbus A320neo Family

German Airline Condor Flugdienst GmbH has selected the A320neo Family to modernize its Single-Aisle-fleet. The agreement will cover 41 aircraft, via lease and via direct purchase. The aircraft will be powered by Pratt & Whitney engines. Airbus International: “Following Condor’s earlier decision to order the A330neo for its long-haul network, we are double grateful the airline has now also selected the Airbus A320neo Family to modernise its single-aisle-fleet following a... Read More

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