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Airbus vs. Boeing: Who Came Out on Top in 2018?

The two biggest names in commercial aircraft manufacturing both broke delivery records last year. Boeing edged ahead of its European rival Airbus with 806 deliveries to 800, retaining the coveted title as the world’s biggest aeroplane producer. The latest figures

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Christmas Lights Transform easyJet A320

Hundreds of guests gathered at London Luton Airport to watch the ‘world’s biggest Christmas light show on a plane’. easyJet handed over Airbus A320, OE-IVQ (c/n 7228) to airport ground staff to decorate with, among other things, 1.5 miles (2.4km)

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Gears in Motion at Laudamotion

Austrian low-cost carrier Laudamotion has revealed a new livery and a boost in aircraft numbers. Airline bosses say nine additional Airbus A320s will join the company in time for the summer 2019 season representing a doubling of its total fleet.

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Alaska Gets Single Operating Certificate

Alaska Airlines has been awarded a single operating certificate from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) following its merger with Virgin America.  The Seattle-based airline completed its purchase of Virgin America in December 2016 and has spent the time since aligning

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Russia Reconsiders Import Duties

Russia has outlined plans to remove tax breaks on imported commercial airliners.  Under current arrangements, Western-built aircraft carrying between 50 and 300 passengers and weighing between 20 and 90 tonnes, are exempt from import taxes.  This includes popular types such

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Production of First US-built A320 Begins

Engineers at the Airbus US Manufacturing Facility in Mobile, Alabama, have begun production of the first US-built A320. The aircraft is due to be delivered to ultra-low-cost carrier Spirit Airlines this summer. Aircraft production at the site began in July

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Wizz Air Expands its Fleet

Low-cost carrier Wizz Air has agreed to lease two new Airbus A321s and two A320s from Vermillion Aviation Holdings Ireland.  The jets, which are powered by International Aero Engine V2500 engines, are due to be delivered between July and March

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Airbus Transfers Jets to Museum

Airbus has transferred A380 MSN4 to the Museum of Air and Space at Paris/Le Bourget.  The jet is the first of four aircraft the European manufacturer has pledged to donate to museums, with A320 MSN1, A340-600 MSN360 and A380 MSN2

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A Good Year for Airbus

Record deliveries and a strong order intake marked a robust 2016 for Airbus.  At the company’s annual year-end briefing it revealed it had delivered 688 aircraft to 82 customers, a new record.  This is 53 more  than the previous record of

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Iran Air Finalises Airbus Order

Agreement has been reached between Iran Air and Airbus over a firm order for 100 aircraft.  The deal includes 46 A320 Family, 38 A330 Family and 16 A350 jets and follows an initial commitment signed last January. “Iran Air considers

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