Airbus A320

Lufthansa Opens Newcastle Route

Newcastle is set to become Lufthansa’s seventh UK destination with a six-times weekly service to the city beginning February 3, 2020. The new route, to be flown by Airbus A320 Family equipment, is the carrier’s first link with Tyneside and

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Special Livery Honours Belgian Painter

Brussels Airlines has unveiled its sixth Belgian Icon special livery, honouring Flemish painter Breugel the Elder. The special markings have been added to one of the carrier’s 16 Airbus A320s, the 2010-manufactured OO-SNE (c/n 4243). The colours, unveiled on May

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Air Astana To Launch New LCC

Kazakhstan’s national carrier has revealed plans to launch a new low-cost subsidiary. The budget airline will fly under the branding FlyArystan, with management eyeing its first commercial operations in the “first half of 2019”. The new airline will initially focus

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Lufthansa CityLine Goes Airbus

Lufthansa CityLine is set to acquire its first Airbus A320 family aircraft after reaching an agreement with its pilots’ union.  The deal, with Vereinigung Cockpit, will see the regional carrier introduce the A319 to its Munich hub next spring.  Five

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Cobalt Heads to Heathrow

Cypriot carrier Cobalt Air has confirmed plans to introduce a daily connection between Larnaca and London/Heathrow on March 27, its third route to the British capital after Stansted and Gatwick. “We are delighted to add Heathrow to our UK network,

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Flyadeal Ready for Take off

Preparations for the launch of Saudi low-cost carrier flyadeal gathered pace when the airline took delivery of its first Airbus A320-214 HZ-FAA (c/n 7829).  The aircraft was handed over to the airline at the manufacturer’s Hamburg/Finkenwerder plant on August 23,

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LHT Embarks on Cabin Conversions

German maintenance, repair and overhaul provider Lufthansa Technik (LHT) has embarked on a programme to upgrade Airbus A320s for fellow Lufthansa offshoot Eurowings.  The initiative covers cabin conversions for 33 single-aisle jets, including A320s and A319s, being transferred from airberlin

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Austrian Airlines Welcomes First airberlin A320

Austrian Airlines has begun operations using the first of five Airbus A320s being wet leased from airberlin.  The jet, D-ABZA (c/n 3532), has been repainted in Austrian Airlines colours and debuted with the carrier on March 7, operating flight OS779

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Alaska/Virgin America Merger Completed

Alaska Air Group has closed its acquisition of Virgin America, just days after the deal was cleared by the Antitrust Division of the US Department of Justice (DOJ). The definitive merger agreement was signed in April and approved by Virgin

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