Airbus has partnered with Dielh Aviation to offer a touchless toilet retrofit option for its A320 and A330ceo aircraft, which was unveiled this week at the Aircraft Interiors Expo in Hamburg. Passengers are more hygiene-conscious than ever as a result of the pandemic. As part of its Health Onboard objective, Airbus seeks to build trust in travel, and the touchless toilet now joins the manufacturer's other endeavours to create a... Read More
With Tata Group at the helm, Air India, the country's former national carrier, is undergoing enormous transformations, from in-flight services to the fleet itself. According to a recent source, Air India has opted to purchase the European planemaker's wide-body Airbus A350 aircraft. The carrier, which is owned by Tata, will fly its first batch of planes on international routes that are now covered by Boeing 777 and Boeing 747. The... Read More
Qatar Airways Sues Airbus for $1 Billion Following Grounding of About Two Dozen of Its A350s, Releases Statement
Qatar Airways is suing Airbus in a UK High Court over flaws with the protective coat of Airbus A350. The airline is suing the European planemaker for $1 billion in damages, following grounding of about two dozen of its A350s experiencing the flaws. Qatar Airways says that these flaws are a cause for safety concerns, but these claims have been denied by Airbus and European regulators. On Thursday, 26th May,... Read More
The first of Delta Airlines’ new Airbus A321neos took to the skies on Friday morning, taking passengers from Boston to Los Angeles. By 2027, Delta expects more than 150 of the planes to arrive from Mobile, Alabama. The planes will initially be deployed from Logan Airport in Boston to domestic destinations such as San Francisco, San Diego, Denver, and Seattle. Delta began acquiring A321neos in 2017, and the order was... Read More
Korean Air has enhanced its summer flight schedule to include Airbus A380 flights to JFK Airport in New York. According to the airline's most recent schedule submission, starting in July, the behemoth of the skies will fly to New York once a day from its Seoul Incheon base. Korean Air was one of the first airlines to resume operations with the Airbus A380. Except for four journeys to Atlanta in... Read More
Aeroflot, Russia's largest airline, announced on Friday that it has purchased eight Airbus A330 aircraft from foreign leasing companies. According to the Russian operator, these planes were purchased "as part of contractual responsibilities." Foreign leasing firms have been hit hard since Russia's invasion of Ukraine began, as they have been unable to collect their stuck jets in Russia. In Russia, more than 400 aeroplanes leased from Western companies are currently... Read More
Air Transat, a Canadian leisure airline, flew the first flight between Montreal and Amsterdam yesterday. To take advantage of the summer travel season, the airline expects to run three trips every week until mid-October. Air Transat's magnificent flying plan for the 2022 summer travel season was published by Simple Flying late last year. Other major European cities served by the airline include London, Paris, Malaga, Barcelona, Madrid, Rome, Dublin, Glasgow,... Read More
On its Sunday flights between Belgrade and Barcelona, Air Serbia has upgraded to a widebody aircraft. This is to make use of the company's Airbus A330-200, which is no longer travelling to Moscow. Air Serbia will also benefit from the upgrade in order to fulfil rising outbound leisure demand at a time when it lacks the narrowbody capacity to increase frequency on this route. Air Serbia is increasing seat capacity... Read More
BOC Aviation said on Monday that it will purchase 80 Airbus A320neo family jets, the company's largest order to date. The purchase includes 10 A321XLR aircraft, 50 A321neo aircraft, and 20 A320neo aircraft, with delivery dates ranging from 2027 to 2029. "This is the largest single order that we have ever placed and it will bring our total Airbus aircraft purchased since inception to 546,” said Robert Martin, BOC Aviation's... Read More
The delivery of another Qatar Airways A350-900 has been quietly halted by Airbus. In an ongoing and increasingly contentious disagreement between the Toulouse plane maker and the Gulf carrier, this is the third A350 aeroplane that has not been delivered. Qatar Airways stepped up the ante last week, claiming that surface faults on the A350s increased the chance of fuel tanks burning. Qatar Airways is demanding more than $1 billion in... Read More
The European aircraft manufacturer Airbus has cancelled the delivery of yet another Qatar Airways A350-900. This makes it the third A350 aircraft being cancelled by the manufacturer in what has been an ongoing and increasingly spiteful clash between Airbus and the Gulf airline. Just last week, Qatar Airways raised the stakes as it stated that surface flaws on the A350s increase the risk of fuel tanks igniting. The Ongoing Issue... Read More
The A380 will shortly be used by Qatar Airways to fly to Bangkok, and it is currently available for booking. It comes after the Gulf airline announced that it will bring back four additional A380s, raising the total number of A380s to eight. Bangkok's return was a foregone conclusion, aided by Thailand's removal of the PCR requirement. Bangkok will join A380 service to London Heathrow and Paris CDG (both of... Read More
Etihad's brand new Airbus A350 aircraft will be arriving in India soon. In addition, the first Airbus widebody to enter service, A6-XWB, will depart Abu Dhabi as EY206 at 22:05 today for its inaugural Mumbai rotation. It will be viewed in Istanbul before that, having returned from Paris this morning. These short haul flights, on the other hand, are merely proving grounds. Over the following two weeks, Etihad plans to... Read More
Airbus is currently utilising its double-decker A380 jumbo-jet as a test-bed for new aviation technology, more than three years after the corporation ceased building it. On March 25, the A380 test plane flew for three hours utilising Sustainable Aviation Fuel in one of its four engines. At 8:43 a.m. local time, an Airbus ZEROe demonstrator aircraft took off from Amsterdam. A second hydrogen-powered test engine will be added at the... Read More
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