Airbus A321XLR Aerotime news

Airbus drops A321XRL anti-condensation system, supplier concerned

Stepping up in the development of its newest plane, Airbus has reversed its resolution to offer an active dry-air generation system for moisture control as an option for the longest range airliner A321XLR. Anti-fuselage-condensation products supplier CTT Systems puts its development of an active moisture control system for the Airbus A320 Family on hold....


Airbus sinks in the red due to coronavirus crisis

Airbus published a net loss of €481 million in the first quarter of 2020, compared to a net profit of €40 million a year earlier. The manufacturer said it quickly saw the effects of the coronavirus epidemic....


United Airlines picks Boeing 757 successor, opts Airbus A321XLR

United Airlines has finally decided on which aircraft will replace its aging Boeing 757-200 fleet. The spot is going to be occupied by a brand new extra long-range narrow-body, the Airbus A321XLR. The first of new airliners are expected to serve United’s international routes already in 2024, the U.S. legacy carrier announced on December 3, 2019. ...


Dubai Airshow: Air Arabia inks 120 Airbus A320neo deal

Air Arabia has confirmed a previously rumored deal for 100+ Airbus A320neo family aircraft, including the newest A321XLR. The airline and Airbus officially announced the $14 billion-worth deal on the second day of the Dubai Airshow 2019. ...


AirAsia X remains loyal to A320neo Family, cuts A330neo options

AirAsia X, the long-haul unit of the AirAsia Group, sings a firm order for 12 A330-900 and 30 A321XLR aircraft. Despite the fact that the A330neo order includes almost three times fewer aircraft than previously announced, AirAsia group remains the biggest customer of both aircraft types. ...


More customers express frustration over Airbus A320neo delays

Just as Airbus revealed having increased its production rates in the first half of 2019, particularly ramping-up production of the A320 Family aircraft, increasing delivery rates for the same time period have set the manufacturer on course to beat those of rival Boeing by the end of 2019. However, the task to keep up with production targets and delivery rates poses a challenge, as some customers share their frustration over delays....


Airbus A320NEO: the big winner at Paris Air Show with 250+ orders

“NEO” has been the operating word for Airbus at the Paris Air Show 2019. Having launched its brand-new A321XLR jet, the longest range variant of the A320 Family, the company has not only racked up 226 demand for the new plane, but also expanded the A320 NEO orders and commitments to just over 250 worldwide....


Airbus to challenge IAG, Boeing deal for 200 MAX?

On June 18, IAG signed a letter of intent to buy 200 Boeing 737 MAXs, but Airbus does not intend to let this deal progress any further without putting up a fight....


The blockbuster aircraft at the Paris Air Show – the Airbus A321XLR

When the Paris Air Show opened its doors, airline executives got very excited. Airbus finally announced the successor to the 757 - the Airbus A321XLR. Read more:...


American, Qantas deals lift Airbus A321XLR to 191 orders already

Three days after it was officially presented to the public at Paris Air Show, the A321XLR already racks up 191 orders....