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
Singapore Airlines has finalised a purchase agreement of getting seven A350F freighter aircraft from Airbus. The order was signed during the Singapore Airshow 2022 by SIA CEO, Goh Choong Phong, and Airbus Chief Commercial Officer and Head of International Christian Scherer. The order firms up the carrier's commitment to the new generation freighter announced by the planemaker in December 2021. The newly ordered aircraft will replace the carrier’s existing 747-400F... Read More
Cargo shipments through the air is a very complex task and require an aircraft that can move more amounts of storage at the lowest cost possible. Airbus Beluga, famous for its unique design and high capacity to transport goods is now reportedly available to be leased by private companies to move big shipments. Airbus is redefining the way it does business with its Beluga jets. According to a Zeenews report,... Read More
Over the ongoing dispute between Qatar Airways and Airbus on the Airbus A350 paint degradation issue, Airbus cancelled the order of 50 Airbus A321neos it signed with Qatar Airways. The order was cancelled on January 20 while the pre-trial proceedings took place in British High Court. The aircraft manufacturer’s move to cancel a separate contract with Qatar Airways for a different aircraft model shows the intensity of dispute between the... Read More
According to a court document, Qatar Airways seeks more than $600 million in compensation from Airbus for surface faults on Airbus A350 jetliners. The Gulf carrier is also seeking British judges to force France-based aircraft manufacturer to cease attempting to deliver any more of the planes until a design flaw is remedied. For months, the two corporations have been at odds over damages on Airbus A350 jetliners such as blistered... Read More
The American aerospace, arms, defence, information security, and technology corporation Lockheed Martin had plans to build a multi-purpose aircraft capable of accommodating up to 950 passengers. A paper produced by Lockheed Martin titled ‘The Future of Very Large Subsonic Transport Systems’ provides the details of the plane. The article is now in custody with NASA. The idea behind building a ‘Very Large Subsonic Transports’, a.k.a., VLST could be that it... Read More
Under a purchase-and-leaseback agreement signed in March 2021, BOC Aviation Limited delivered the last of eight Airbus A320Neo aircraft to InterGlobe Aviation Ltd (IndiGo). BOC Aviation is a state-owned global aircraft operating leasing company based in Singapore. According to a statement from BOC Aviation, the Airbus A320Neo aircraft is powered by CFM Leap engines. “The delivery of these eight aircraft underlines the excellent partnership we have developed with IndiGo, India’s... Read More
On the occasion of its 10th-anniversary celebration, VietJet welcomed a new plane, its first Airbus A330-300 widebody jet. The Airbus A330-300 aircraft, registered as VN-A811, landed at Ho Chi Minh’s Tan Son Nhat International Airport. VietJet’s addition of a new plane comes at a time when the airline was planning to resume its international flying on January 01, 2022. The airline will initially operate return flights to Tokyo Narita, Seoul,... Read More
[caption id="attachment_37011" align="aligncenter" width="1200"] Photo Credit - Airbus[/caption] As part of the country's Light Joint Helicopter programme, the French military has ordered 169 H160M Guepard helicopters from the international aerospace corporation Airbus. Among the newly launched H160M Guepard helicopters, 21 will be supplied to the army, eight will be assigned to the navy, and one to the air force. Airbus will develop different H160M prototypes for the military. The H160M... Read More
Apparently, the European multinational Aerospace company Airbus is looking to expand its portfolio even further as it ends the year with three huge orders. It seems like that the carrier manufacturer is going to push the production for its signature A320 carriers which might even be more than 65 monthly carriers planned for the present. The move from the company may be very justifiable as it has received an order... Read More
Singapore Airlines (SIA) will re-deploy its Airbus A380 Superjumbo aircraft to India in a phased manner. Starting January 10, 2022, airline’s Airbus A380 Superjumbo will replace the Airbus A350-900 flight that operate between Mumbai – Singapore. From February 14, 2022, Singapore Airlines will operate Airbus A380 aircraft in place of the Boeing 787-10 flight flying between Delhi and Singapore. The flag carrier airline of Singapore conducts passenger services from eight... Read More
As a special holiday offer, Emirates has announced it will operate double daily flights to Seychelles from December 24, 2021, until January 09, 2022. Two days – December 29 and 30 -- are excluded from the schedule. Emirates already operates a daily flight to Seychelles using its Boeing 777-300ER aircraft. The second daily service is expected to boost tourism to the island nation, which is famous for its winter holidays.... Read More
Qatar may lease Boeing 777-300ERs from Cathay Pacific in early 2022, according to a tweet from a tipster @AirlineFlyer. Qatar Airways has to ground its twenty A350 fleet due to fuselage issues, and it owns a stake in Cathay Pacific, so the scenario is highly possible. The airline may fly these aircraft from Doha to Hong Kong and Male. A seat map revealed by the tipster shows a four-class seat... Read More
After taking the 1000th Airbus A320neo family aircraft in 2019, IndiGo now takes the delivery of the 2000th A320neo family aircraft from the aeroplane manufacturer. Fuel efficiency and performance are the reasons for IndiGo to rely on the Airbus A320neo fleet, according to Ronojoy Dutta, Chief Executive Officer at IndiGo. IndiGo holds the title of the ‘world’s largest customer’ for the Airbus A320neo family with orders totalling 730 aircraft. IndiGo’s... Read More
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