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IndiGo Signs for 300 A320neos

Indian low-cost carrier IndiGo has placed an order for 300 Airbus A320neo Family aircraft marking one of the manufacturers’ largest orders by a single operator. The agreement includes a mix of A320neo, A321neo and A321XLR aircraft. Guillaume Faury, Airbus chief

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Spirited Deal for Airbus

Spirit Airlines and Airbus have agreed to a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for the Florida-based carrier to acquire up to 100 A320neo Family examples. The company is expected to opt for a mix of A319neo and A320neo, as well as

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RwandAir Reports Strong Chinese Demand

RwandAir has announced that more than 11,000 passengers flew with the Kigali-based carrier to Guangzhou/Baiyun between June and September. The new thrice-weekly rotation – which marks the African airline’s first foray into the Chinese market – has been described as

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Titan to Add Maiden Airbus A330

Titan Airways is set to introduce an Airbus A330-200 as part of a wider effort to transition to an all Airbus fleet. The five-year-old airliner is to enter service with the charter and airline sub-charter specialist in April 2020. The

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Airbus Marks 1000th A320neo

European aerospace giant Airbus has celebrated the delivery of the 1000th airframe of its A320neo Family. The aircraft, VT-IUH (c/n 8968) was produced at the firm’s Hamburg facility before being delivered to IndiGo’s base at Delhi/Indira Gandhi International. Equipped with

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Removal of Travel Ban Boosts Etihad Capacity

Etihad Airways is set to rapidly expand its operations between Abu Dhabi and Beirut following a relaxation of travel restrictions between the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Lebanon. The carrier is due to upgrade its existing daily Airbus A321 service

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Kuwait Receives First Neo

KUWAITI NATIONAL carrier, Kuwait Airways has taken delivery of its first of 15 CFM International LEAP-1A-powered Airbus A320neos, as part of its on-going fleet renewal programme. The delivery of 9K-AKL (c/n 8933) is a milestone in the carrier’s 65th anniversary

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First Kazakh A321LR

Air Astana has become the maiden operator of the Airbus A321LR in Russia and the CIS, accepting its first of seven examples on lease from Air Lease Corporation. The Pratt & Whitney PW1100G-powered jet is the fourth A321neo variant operated

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Airbus: 39,000 New Aircraft and 550,000 Pilots Needed

Airbus has published findings suggesting that the world’s passenger and freight fleet is set to more than double over the coming two decades. The conclusions are contained within its Global Market Forecast (GMF), with the report stating that the number

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Fiji Airways’ First A350 Breaks Cover

The maiden Airbus A350-900 for Fiji Airways has been rolled out of the paint shop in Toulouse wearing the livery of its future operator. It is the first of two examples to be leased from Dubai Aerospace Enterprises and will

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