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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....


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....


Clement Charpentreau
Air France-KLM to retire its last A380 by 2022

After months of uncertainty on the fate of the A380, Air France-KLM finally announced it would sell the five superjumbos it owns by 2022. The group also confirmed the acquisition of 60 A220-300 aircraft as part of its fleet modernization strategy and reported strong results for the second quarter of 2019....


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.  ...


AeroTime Team
Already 17th Airbus A220-300 reaches airBaltic

Latvian airline airBaltic received a new Airbus A220-300 on April 27, 2019. The aircraft, registration number YL-AAQ, it the airline’s 17th A220, with five more to come by the end of 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....


Jason Shaw
airBaltic to end 737 operations a year ahead of schedule

The Latvian government-backed airline airBaltic has confirmed it will call time on its Boeing 737 operations ahead of schedule.The firm says its Boeing 737 fleet will be withdrawn from scheduled opera...


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
JetBlue Airways confirms order for 60 Airbus A220-300 aircraft

Another major order for the aircraft that was once known as the Bombardier CSeries CS300, demonstrates the power of the Airbus name behind the product.As a Bombardier plane, the CSeries CS300 had attr...