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  • Air Greenland Chief Pilot Talks about Airbus A330

    Air Greenland Chief Pilot Talks about Airbus A330

    Aviationtag, famous for upcycling retired aircraft skin into unique, collectible aviation-themed tags, has posted an interesting interview with Air Greenland Chief Pilot. His exprience, what it means to fly for Air Greenland and in particular the Airbus A330. Aviationtag recently exclusively offered their products made from Air Greenland Airbus A330-200 OY-GRN “Norsaq” (MSN 230), that…

  • News – Meet the Airbus A220

    News – Meet the Airbus A220

    In a surprising move, Airbus has revealed the renaming of the former Bombardier C Series (CS100 and CS300) to Airbus A220-100 and A220-300. The aircraft are fully optimized for the 100 to 150 seat market and perfectly complement Airbus’ existing best-selling A320neo family. “Everyone at Airbus has been looking forward to this historic moment. Today,…

  • Boeing announces Partnership with Embraer

    Boeing announces Partnership with Embraer

    Just five days after the Airbus-Bombardier C-Series partnership came into effect, rival Boaing has announced that they are taking over 100% of Embraer’s commercial aircraft operations. In October 2017 Airbus purchased a 50.01% majority stake in the Bombardier CSeries program. As part of the deal, Bombardier retained a 31% stake in the aircraft and Investissement…

  • Iran Air takes delivery of its first new Aircraft since decades

    As part of an ambitious fleet renewal program, Iran Air has taken delivery of its first new, modern aircraft – an Airbus A321. Decades of sanctions by US and EU had forced the airline to keep operating their old aircraft, like 8 Airbus A300 (37 years old), 2 A310, 21 year old A320, and 27…

  • The New Airbus Helicopters H160

    Say hello to the new Airbus H160 helicopter. The H160 is the first member of all-new “H” family that has been unveiled at Heli-Expo trade show. The entire design is based on the goal to create added value for customers in terms of performance, economic competitiveness, safety and comfort. The new H160 offers some radically…

  • Nepal Airlines Receives First Airbus A320

    Nepal Airlines has taken delivery of its first Airbus A320 aircraft. With its home base in Kathmandu, the A320 was chosen for Nepal Airlines’ single aisle fleet for its performance and capability demanded by high altitude airports. The aircraft has Required Navigation Performance (RNP) capability built-in, which enables the aircraft to fly precisely along predefined…

  • How much does an Airbus cost?

    How much does an Airbus cost?

    In case you’ve ever wondered how much an Airbus passenger jet costs, here are the official Airbus list prices for 2015. Airbus Model Price in Mio USD A318 74.3 A319 88.6 A320 97.0 A321 113.7 A319neo 97.5 A320neo 106.2 A321neo 124.4 A330-200 229.0 A330-800neo 249.6 A330-200 Freighter 232.2 A330-300 253.7 A330-900neo 284.6 A350-800 269.5 A350-900…

  • Airbus to Introduce Floatable Black Boxes

    Airbus to Introduce Floatable Black Boxes

    Airbus A350 and A380 planes will soon be equipped with ejectable black boxes that can float, making them easier to find in an air crash at sea. At the end of last year Airbus got the green light from EASA (European Air Security Agency) to work on the necessary modifications to its planes in order…

  • Airbus A321 to go Transatlantic

    Airbus has officially launched the A321neo with 97 tonnes Maximum Take Off Weight (MTOW). The A321neo 97t will have, with 4,000nm, the longest range of any single aisle airliner available today and tomorrow, making it ideally suited to transatlantic routes and will allow airlines to tap into new long haul markets which were not previously…

  • AirAsia QZ8501 Tail Recovered (Photos)

    The tail of AirAsia QZ8501 has been recovered from the seabed of the Java Sea. The rear part of the Airbus A320-200, that crahed two weeks ago, was spotted on Wednesday by an unmanned underwater vehicle at a depth of about 30m (100ft). It was upside down and partially buried about 30km (20 miles) from…

  • Truck hits Airbus A330 (Photos)

    A just 3 month old Airbus A330 was hit by a cleaning truck. Probably beyond repair. Source

  • AirAsia A320 Runway Excursion (Photos)

    An AirAsia Airbus A320 (RP-C8972) suffered a runway excursion while landing on runway 23 at Kalibo Airport (KLO), Philippines. Runway 23 has an LDA (Landing Distance Available) of 2187 meters. Flight Z2272 arrived at Kalibo after a scheduled flight from Manila, Philippines. The airplane came to rest on the grass and all passengers were evacuated…

  • AirAsia A320 Missing in Indonesia

    AirAsia flight QZ8501 from Surabaya to Singapore has lost contact with air traffic control December 28 at 07:24 (Surabaya local time). The flight took off from Juanda International Airport in Surabaya at 05:35 hours local time (22:35 UTC). The aircraft was an Airbus A320-200 with the registration number PK-AXC. The plane went missing over the…

  • Video – On Board the First A350 XWB Flight

    This video features the very first passenger flight of Qatar’s Airbus A350 XWB. The flight took place right after the delivery ceremony in Toulouse, France. If you want to go straight to the boarding, just jump to 05:45. You get a nice impression on the A350 XWB cabin design, cabin width, window size, seats and…

  • First Airbus A350 XWB Delivered to Qatar Airways

    Airbus has delivered the first A350 XWB, the world’s latest generation widebody airliner, to launch customer Qatar Airways. The A350 XWB redefines the way people fly for the coming decades and opens up a new era in comfortable, efficient long-haul air travel when it enters service with Qatar Airways, renowned for leading the industry to…

  • Common Type Rating approved for A350 XWB and A330 pilot training

    Airlines and pilots will both benefit from the Common Type Rating pilot training on the A350 XWB and A330 jetliners, further extending Airbus’ concept of flight operational commonality between its fly-by-wire aircraft families. The new regulatory approval means that pilots who are qualified and current on the A330 can already commence their preparations to take…

  • A350 XWB Certification for up to 370 minute ETOPS

    The Airbus A350 XWB just became the first new airliner ever to be approved before EIS for “ETOPS Beyond 180 minutes” The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has approved the new A350-900 airliner for ETOPS (Extended-range Twin engine aircraft Operations) ‘Beyond 180 minutes’ diversion time. This achievement marks the A350 XWB as being the first…

  • Airbus reducing A330 production rate

    Airbus will be adjusting the production rate for its A330 Family from the current rate 10 to 9 aircraft a month in Q4 2015 as it transitions towards the A330neo. Since 2013, Airbus has been building 10 A330 Family aircraft each month, the industry’s highest ever production rate for this aircraft size category. “Our role…

  • Stunning Video About Zurich Airport

    This is one of those videos that are an absolutely “must-have-seen” for any aviation enthusiast! It features airport operations at Swiss Zürich Airport, including close-up landings and takeoffs, tarmac and pushback operations. Simply “WOW”! One of the best videos you’ll ever see!

  • Airbus A350 XWB Route Proving to Hong Kong and Singapore

    Airbus’ MSN005 developmental A350 XWB travelled to Asia on the second trip of its global route-proving tour to demonstrate the aircraft’s readiness for airline operations. In this phase, the airliner flew from Toulouse, France to Hong Kong, and then operated multiple flights between Hong Kong and Singapore before returning to Toulouse. The Asian trip allowed…

  • Airbus A320neo Roll Out Photos

    Look at those huuuge engines! Airbus rolled out its first A320neo today after painting and mounting of the all new Pratt & Whitney PW1100G-JM engines was finished. MSN6101, which will be the first A320neo to fly, will soon start its ground tests to prepare for first flight. The flight test campaign for the Airbus A320neo…