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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....


AeroTime Team
Airbus lands first A220 customer in Indian Ocean region

Air Austral became the first A220 customer in the Indian Ocean region, Airbus announced on October 14, 2019. The airline, based in France’s Réunion Island, signed a firm order for three A220-300. The deliveries are to start at the end of 2020. ...


Rytis Beresnevicius
airBaltic receives 20 Airbus A220; completes initial order

airBaltic, the national flag carrier of Latvia, has received its 20th Airbus A220, marking the special relationship of the airline and jet:...


AeroTime Team
BEA calls for witnesses into Swiss A220 engine loss incident

The French authority is calling for public help to find and identify Pratt & Whitney PW1524 engine parts that disintegrated from Swiss International Air Lines’ A220 during a flight from Geneva to London. ...


Ruta Burbaite
Airbus latest figures: deliveries up, cancellations shadow orders

While the industry is still reeling from the half year 2019 results posted by the world’s two largest plane makers, Airbus continues to showcase a steady rise in its commercial aircraft deliveries. As has been the pattern, however, the airframer’s order tally also remains marred by cancellations. Republic Airways has recently walked back on its long-standing order for 40 A220 jetliners....