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Zivile Zalagenaite
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. ...


Zivile Zalagenaite
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. ...


AeroTime Team
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. ...


Zivile Zalagenaite
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....


Ruta Burbaite
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....


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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....


Rytis Beresnevicius
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:...


Paris Air Show
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....


Paris Air Show
IAG orders 14 Airbus brand new A321XLRs

International Airlines Group (IAG) placed a firm order for 14 of Airbus’ newest A321XLR aircraft at the Paris Air Show, on June 18, 2019....


Paris Air Show
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....