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Rytis Beresnevicius
First commercial Airbus A380 turned to dust

The first commercial frame of the Airbus A380 has been scrapped. The company, which is also in the process of scrapping another A380, announced on Tuesday. ...


Rytis Beresnevicius
How are Europe’s low-cost carriers handling price wars?

While full-service airlines are struggling to contain the competition from low-cost carriers, is the situation the same for the no-frills airlines as well? Exploring the most recent financial results of the biggest three independent Europe's low-cost carriers:...


Clement Charpentreau
easyJet plans to become the first carbon-neutral carrier

easyJet announced its intention to become “world’s first major airline to operate net-zero carbon flights” from now on by offsetting all its emissions. While two other airlines have recently announced similar goals, easyJet is the first to claim it will reach complete carbon-neutrality....


Clement Charpentreau
easyJet orders 12 additional Airbus A320neos

easyJet announced it exercised purchase options resulting in 12 firm orders of A320neo aircraft for delivery in 2024. According to the British airline, the contract valued at a list price of $1.368 billion is subject to a substantial discount from Airbus....


Clement Charpentreau
Dubai Airshow: Airbus unveils fello’fly demonstrator

During Dubai Airshow 2019, Airbus unveiled yet another technology demonstrator inspired by biomimicry. With fello’fly, the European manufacturer claims that mimicking the formation flight of wild geese could allow substantial savings in fuel....


Rytis Beresnevicius
Dubai Airshow: Emirates commits to 50 Airbus A350 XWB

Emirates have announced that the airline has signed a firm order for 50 Airbus A350 aircraft, replacing their previous Memorandum of Understanding, signed in February 2019, for 40 Airbus A330neo and 30 Airbus A350 jets. ...


Zivile Zalagenaite
Dubai Airshow: Air Arabia inks 120 Airbus A320neo deal

Air Arabia has confirmed a previously rumored deal for 100+ Airbus A320neo family aircraft, including the newest A321XLR. The airline and Airbus officially announced the $14 billion-worth deal on the second day of the Dubai Airshow 2019. ...


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Emirates to fly A380 in green as nod to sustainability

Emirates Airbus A380 will make a special fly past, opening the first afternoon of Dubai Airshow 2019 flying display. To make a special nod to Expo 2020 theme, sustainability, the Airbus A380 will be in green livery, while its blue counterpart will be displayed on the ground.   ...


Rytis Beresnevicius
EASA certifies Airbus BelugaXL

The European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has given the green light to the Airbus BelugaXL program, as the dedicated freighter finally received its type certificate. Airbus plans to introduce the XL into service in 2020....


Qatar turns to LEAP engines, places $4B order for Airbus A321neos
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Qatar turns to LEAP engines, places $4B order for Airbus A321neos

Qatar Airways has chosen CFM International LEAP-1A engines to power its new fleet of 50 Airbus A321neo family aircraft in a deal valued at 4$ billion including service contracts. The airline has placed the largest A321neo order in the Middle East....