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Airbus launches longest range single-aisle jet: the A321XLR

It‘s official: Airbus has launched the longest-range narrow-body jetliner, the A321XLR, on the first day of the Paris Air Show 2019, Monday, June 17. While the launch itself comes as no surprise, the European plane maker is now set to break records at the airshow in a major blow to its U.S. rival Boeing when it comes to mid-market aircraft....


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Will Airbus launch A321XLR at Paris Air Show 2019?

As the industry eagerly awaits for an update on Boeing’s new 797 mid-range aircraft or NMA at the upcoming Paris Air Show 2019, Airbus may have something more substantial up its sleeve. According to various sources, the European plane maker is likely to launch an extra long-range variant of its A321 family of aircraft, the A321XLR, which would be a direct competitor to the Boeing 797....


AeroTime Team
Norwegian, Airbus agrees to defer A320neos, A321LRs deliveries

Airbus and Norwegian’s subsidiary Arctic Aviation Assets have agreed to postpone deliveries of A320neos and A321LRs...


Zivile Zalagenaite
Airbus delivers special A321LR to launch customer

After the initial launch customer of A321LR went bankrupt, Airbus did not have to look long for another one. On November 14, the French manufacturer delivered the first aircraft to ARKIA Israeli Airlines, thus opening a new chapter for what it claims to be world’s longest range single-aisle commercial aircraft....


AeroTime Team
Airbus’ A321neo long-range capability certified by both EASA, FAA

Readiness to start “Long Range” (LR) operations of Airbus’ most capable A321neo version has moved a significant step closer with recent joint EASA and FAA approval. ...


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To be or not to be: Boeing’s new mid-range jet, the 797

Boeing is working on plans for a new mid-range aircraft dubbed the 797. The brand-new mid-size jet should take to the skies by 2025....


Zivile Zalagenaite
Airbus A321LR completes nonstop Paris - New York test flight

Airbus announced that on February 13, 2018 its long-range aircraft A321LR successfully completed nonstop flight between Paris (France) and New York (U.S.) for the first time. According to the manufacturer, the A321LR “has the longest range of any single-aisle commercial aircraft today” as it is able to fly 7,400 kilometres nonstop....