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Clement Charpentreau
What do we know about Pakistan International Airlines crash?

Ninety-seven people were killed after the crash of flight PK8303 from Lahore to Karachi airport on May 22, 2020. As multiple elements emerge on social media, the thesis of an aborted belly-landing seems likely....


AeroTime Team
Air Canada waves goodbye to its very first Airbus A320 C-FDQQ

In January 1990, Air Canada welcomed its very first Airbus A320. Now, thirty years later, the airliner (registration number C-FDQQ), which reached the Canadian carrier by chance, embarked on its last flight from Montreal to a storage facility in Marana....


Clement Charpentreau
Flight attendant falls from Finnair A320 in Helsinki

The Finnish Accident Investigation Board (OTKES) opened an investigation after a serious incident in which a cabin crew member was injured after falling from a Finnair Airbus A320 aircraft....


Ruta Burbaite
Jetstar’s A320 double go-around caused by landing gear oversight

Two Jetstar Airways pilots have found themselves under the spotlight after the Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) released new information regarding an incident on a domestic flight involving an Airbus A320. The flight was forced to abandon two landing approaches after the flight crew failed to follow procedure, leaving the landing gear in the wrong position when conducting a go-around. Distraction in the cockpit has been cited as a factor...


Ruta Burbaite
Airbus to launch new single-aisle by 2030s?

Airbus has said it is planning to build an all-new narrow-body jet that it says could be launched in the early 2030s. But what type of an aircraft will it be and will the technology the manufacturer is banking on be ready in time?...


Rytis Beresnevicius
Airbus and China shake hands to increase A320 and A350 production

Airbus and China signed a Memorandum of Understanding, which will help the European manufacturer to increase the productivity on two of its most popular jets, the A320 and the A350....


Zivile Zalagenaite
Tigerair to retire 2 Airbus A320 in shift to all Boeing 737 fleet

Tigerair Australia will retire two of its fourteen Airbus A320-200 by mid-2020, Virgin Australia, its parent company, announced on November 6, 2019. The retirement is part of continuous effort to “be focused on transitioning” to an all-Boeing 737 fleet. The airline currently has six 737-800s....


Rytis Beresnevicius
IndiGo orders record-breaking 300 Airbus A320 jets

The biggest airline in India, IndiGo, is set to announce a record-breaking deal for 300 Airbus A320 aircraft. The order would come at an interesting and turbulent time for the carrier....


AeroTime Team
IndiGo reports largest quarterly loss: trouble with A320

IndiGo, India’s largest airline by market share, has just reported a multimillion quarterly loss. The disconcerting financial results are attributed to three key factors, including spikes maintenance costs. While the airline’s Airbus A320ceo engines are to remain a burden for its finance sheets, the rescue by the A320neo is also not yet in sight, as the carrier’s management anticipates delivery delays.   ...


AeroTime Team
As privatization looms, 120 Air India pilots quit over pay

The Indian government is moving ahead with plans to exit the struggling national carrier. But the approaching newest round of attempts to sell Air India appears to be causing internal tensions. Following en masse resignation of Airbus A320 pilots over salary, the airline’s management held talks with unions, appearing not only concerned about job security, but overall skeptical about the newest government disinvestment attempt....