Philippine Airlines has pulled back the covers on new business class seats for its forthcoming Airbus A3210neo and A350 fleets. The first of PAL's six A321Neo jets will take wing this month on regional routes beginning with the non-stop Brisbane-Manila service from July 2. The A3210neo h...
POSTED 1 May, 2018 28 Comments
Airbus said it will almost halve production of its slow-selling A380 superjumbo, casting further doubt over the program’s future, while warning that engine glitches are still weighing on deliveries of the single-aisle A320 that’s due to become its largest-volume model. The A380 build...
POSTED 27 Jul, 2017 0 Comments
Air New Zealand has chosen to go the all-economy route for its new Airbus A321neo and A320neo jets, which will take wing later this year. The Star Alliance member has been steadily edging away from a commitment to business class on its new trans-Tasman fleet, which will replace the cur...
POSTED 4 Apr, 2017 32 Comments
Airbus' new A320neo will make its maiden flight in Toulose tomorrow, ahead of its planned debut in October 2015 and with a deep queue of airlines eager to take up the fuel-efficient jet. The only A320neo currently in existence will clock up the first hours of an extensive campaign which wil...
POSTED 24 Sep, 2014 9 Comments
Airbus has revealed a new cabin layout for the A321neo ahead of the first flight for the A320neo in September this year. But it's not just about "putting more sardines in the can" says Klaus Roewe, Airbus' Senior Vice President for the A320neo family. The new 'Cabin-Flex' configuratio...
POSTED 13 Jun, 2014 5 Comments
Etihad Airways continue to expand their global fleet, unveiling a sizeable Airbus order for 50 A350 XWB jets, and 36 A320 neo family aircraft, while also launching daily services from Abu Dhabi to Zurich. With the Airbus order also including an A330-200F freighter, the order totals US$26.9 billi...
POSTED 18 Nov, 2013 1 Comment
Qantas CEO Alan Joyce has revealed more details of its planned Asian premium airline, which intends to surpass the Red Roo's own Airbus A380 flagship service as well as Singapore Airlines' upmarket A380s. The Asian subsidiary plans to emulate British Airways' all-business trans-Atlantic service ...
POSTED 24 Aug, 2011 0 Comments
Qantas is ordering a staggering 110 new Airbus A320s -- the largest single aircraft order in Australian aviation history -- to enable it to rapidly grow its Asian travel strategy. CEO Alan Joyce said this morning that in addition to the 110 firm orders, it had reserved options to buy another 194...
POSTED 16 Aug, 2011 0 Comments
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