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Clement Charpentreau

Bombardier sells out remaining shares in Airbus A220

Bombardier sold its remaining share in Airbus Canada to Airbus and the Quebec government. The European manufacturer now owns 75% of the A220 program, with the remaining 25% in the hands of Quebec....


Clement Charpentreau

airBaltic A220 diverted after suffering engine in-flight shutdown

An airBaltic Airbus A220-300 en route from Latvia to Spain had to be diverted and land in France after encountering an engine problem. The incident joins a growing list of similar incidents involving the A220....


Clement Charpentreau

Air France-KLM Group confirms order for 60 Airbus A220-300s

Air France-KLM Group has confirmed its order for 60 Airbus A220-300s. The aircraft will all be operated by Air France and will replace its fleet of single-aisle A318 and A319. That is on top of a firm order for 10 additional wide-body A350XWBs that the Franco-Dutch airline group placed earlier this December....


AeroTime Team

Airbus A220 program reaches 100th airplane produced

Airbus has marked a new milestone in the A220 program ‒ the 100th aircraft produced for a customer. The jet will go no other than the variant’s launch customer airBaltic, which used the occasion to also unveil its new, improved livery. ...


Clement Charpentreau

Volunteers find missing engine parts of Swiss Airbus A220

Answering the call of the French Bureau of Enquiry and Analysis for Civil Aviation Safety (BEA), volunteers recovered parts of the Swiss Air Airbus A220 that suffered an uncontained engine failure earlier in 2019....


Rytis Beresnevicius

Qantas CEO: The A220 is a very good aircraft. Is it for Qantas?

During the Asia-Pacific tour, when the Airbus A220 landed in Sydney, Qantas' CEO, Alan Joyce, said that it's a "very good aircraft". But is it good for Qantas?...


Canadian authorities restrict A220 engine thrust after incidents
Clement Charpentreau

Canadian authorities restrict A220 engine thrust after incidents

Transport Canada, the Canadian civil aviation authority, has issued an emergency airworthiness directive to reduce the engine thrust of Airbus A220 aircraft under certain conditions after several engine incidents were reported....


AeroTime Team

Airbus takes A220 on promotion tour in Asia Pacific

Airbus has began an extensive tour of the Pacific region to showcase the A220. The move is more than logical, given the jet’s stagnant sales in the region.   ...


Clement Charpentreau

Korean Air to inspect A220 amid engine concerns

Korean Air announced that its fleet of ten Airbus A220s would undergo inspection as requested by U.S. engine manufacturer Pratt & Whitney. A day before, Swiss Air Lines temporarily grounded its aircraft after the third engine incident in less than six months....


Clement Charpentreau

Swiss grounds its A220 fleet after series of engine incidents

Swiss International Air Lines grounded all of its Airbus A220s after a new engine incident affected one of its aircraft. Two similar occurrences were reported in the last six months. The fleet will undergo a complete inspection, forcing the airline to cancel some of its flights....