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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 to extend A220 family range

Three years after entering service, A220 Family aircraft (previously Bombardier C Series) will now be offering increased range starting from the second half of 2020, Airbus announced on May 21, 2019.  ...


Zivile Zalagenaite
Status check: Airbus slowly moving forward with A220

Airbus expects the demand for 100 to 150 seat aircraft to represent “at least” 7,000 planes over the next 20 years. And with its A220, the manufacturer believes it has full chance of winning “the lion’s share” of the market. The latest Airbus order book updates reveal that the A220 sales are indeed slowly moving forward....


AeroTime Team
Delta’s long-anticipated A220 debut finally takes off

Delta took its brand new A220-100 to the skies for the very first time. The introduction of the new aircraft type to its fleet has, of course, now gains its own momentum for the U.S. airline. But the fact that precisely this deal − Delta’s A220s order − had previously sparked a trade war between North American plane makers Boeing and Bombardier, makes the event even more significant....


Clement Charpentreau
Airbus conquest of Boeing soil: new A220 assembly line in Mobile

Continuing its American expansion, Airbus launched a new assembly line on its Mobile manufacturing site in Alabama, United States, on January 16, 2019. The facility is to assemble the new A220 (former Bombardier CSeries) for US-based customers....


AeroTime Team
Delta expands A220 order, switches to more popular variant

The biggest A220-100 customer, now opts for a larger – and more popular − aircraft variant, converting some of the previously ordered jets to A220-300....


Jason Shaw
Delta Air Lines to launch A220 flights in January

A new era in US air travel takes place and the end of January next year when the US airline Delta puts its brand new Airbus A220 into normal revenue service. The airline is planning to introduce the f...


AeroTime Team
VIDEO: Delta’s first A220 makes first flight

Delta Air Lines’ first A220-100 made its first flight from/to Mirabel airport, Québec, Airbus announced in a statement on October 6, 2018. The aircraft was crewed by the programme test pilots, who, during 2 hours and 53 minutes flight, checked  main systems....


Ruta Burbaite
E-190 E2 “shark” finds a loyal customer months after Farnborough

Embraer first unveiled the shark-faced regional jett at this year’s Farnborough International Airshow, where the Brazilian plane maker displayed some major order activity. One of its customers, Helvetic Airways (Switzerland), has just made good on its intentions, firming up an order for 12 E-190 E-2s....