Airbus A319/A320/A321neo

By Daniel Williams, Guy Ferneyhough
As Airbus has increasingly globalized the production of its A320-family narrowbodies, the matter of which FAL builds what variant has come into focus.
AWIN Knowledge Center

By Kurt Hofmann
The LCC has deferred deliveries of 120 new Airbus A320neo family aircraft to start in 2025 in hopes that the new engine technology on the aircraft will mature.
Airlines & Lessors

By Adrian Schofield
HK Express is planning significant growth of its Airbus narrowbody fleet to support its network expansion goals in mainland China and elsewhere.
Airlines & Lessors

By Chen Chuanren
Thai Airways is building a new CFM Leap 1A engine shop at Bangkok's Don Mueang International Airport to service the airline’s incoming Airbus A321neo fleet.
Aircraft & Propulsion

By Adrian Schofield
ANA CEO Shinichi Inoue says the airline is on track to reinstate domestic flights in July after Pratt & Whitney GTF engine issues grounded many of its A320neos.
Airlines & Lessors

By Adrian Schofield, Jens Flottau
IndiGo's order volume means delivery delays from Airbus are less damaging to the LCC, CEO Pieter Elbers says.
Airlines & Lessors

By Chen Chuanren
Thai Airways is looking to induct additional narrowbodies into its fleet as it aims to create a more “proportionate” fleet composition.
Airlines & Lessors

By Lori Ranson
Air Canada plans a 50-50 split between international and North American routes when it scales up to 30 Airbus A321XLRs.
Airlines & Lessors

By Alex Derber
How soaring demand for passenger capacity is impacting aircraft retirements and the teardown market.
Supply Chain

By Graham Warwick
Our roundup of the main aerospace and defense stories making the news this week.
Space

By David Casey
AirAsia has recorded its highest-ever quarterly performance and expects to increase its fleet to more than 200 operational aircraft by the end of 2024.
Airlines & Lessors

By Lindsay Bjerregaard
Flyadeal has signed new MRO agreements, including opting for AMOS maintenance and engineering software.
MRO

By William Moore
The results vary widely, as some airlines appear to stagnate while others make advancements.
Airlines & Lessors

By Alan Dron
Airbus has unveiled tweaks to the cabins of its A330neo, together with details of the cabin configuration of American Airlines’ forthcoming A321XLR.
Interiors & Connectivity

By Alex Derber
How one storage specialist is capitalizing on the grounding of some GTF-powered Airbus A320neo aircraft.
MRO

By Daniel Williams, Guy Ferneyhough
The opening of final assembly lines in Tianjin, China, and Mobile, Alabama, have shifted the dynamics of Airbus A320 production.
AWIN Knowledge Center

By David Casey
Boston and Washington are expected to be the first destinations for the Airbus A321XLR once Iberia becomes the world's first carrier to operate the aircraft.
Airlines & Lessors

By Guy Ferneyhough
Saudia Group has signed a firm order for an additional 93 A321neos and 12 A320neos to be shared between its full-service carrier Saudia and LCC Flyadeal.
Airlines & Lessors

By Kurt Hofmann
Austrian Airlines will wet-lease Embraer E195 capacity from sister airline Air Dolomiti following severe damage of an Airbus A320neo at Vienna Airport in April.
Airlines & Lessors

By David Casey
EasyJet intends to grow winter capacity to North Africa by 35% to reduce seasonal losses.
Airlines & Lessors

By William Moore
This week’s Carbon Analysis looks at some alternative U.S. airlines, namely, Allegiant Air, Frontier Airlines, JetBlue Airways, and Spirit Airlines.
Airlines & Lessors

By Kurt Hofmann
Lufthansa Group’s newest AOC, Lufthansa City Airlines, will begin flying on June 26 and now plans to add Airbus A320neos to its future fleet.
Airlines & Lessors

By Victoria Moores
Leisure carrier SunExpress aims to grow to 150 aircraft by 2033, when it may consider shifting from its all-Boeing fleet to a dual-manufacturer strategy.
Airlines & Lessors

By Lori Ranson
Although Canada often takes a backseat to the U.S. in North America’s market, the reality is Canada was dynamic before the COVID-19 pandemic.
Airlines & Lessors

The airline has forged agreements with two lessors to lease 35 Airbus A321neos powered by CFM engines with deliveries expected in 2026 and 2027.
Airlines & Lessors