Pijus Jauniskis

StarLux to lease 12 new Airbus aircraft, fleet up to 42

StarLux Airlines, a Taiwan based airline, has put 12 new Airbus aircraft on its leasing order, Taiwan Apple Daily reported....


A350
Pijus Jauniskis

Rolls-Royce identifies cracks on A350 XWB engine blades

Rolls-Royce identified signs of wear in the blades of some Intermediate Pressure Compressors (IPC) of XWB-84 engines that power Airbus A350, the manufacturer revealed on August 11, 2020....


AeroTime Team

Is trouble brewing at Etihad Airways?

Etihad Airways is reportedly facing pressure from debt holders to undergo a restructuring. The news comes following reports that the airline was preparing to permanently ground its entire fleet of Airbus A380, cut thousands of jobs and was rethinking its 20 future A350XWBs. ...


Finishing touches for German governmental A350 XWB
Clement Charpentreau

Finishing touches for German governmental A350 XWB

The first A350 of the Luftwaffe, the German Air Force, flew from Toulouse, France to Hamburg, Germany, to receive a transitional cabin. The aircraft will be used for transportation by German officials, hopefully putting an end to the strike of mishaps involving the country’s governmental planes....


AeroTime Team

Emirates 777, British Airways A350XWB collide on ground

British Airways first Airbus A350-1000 aircraft, delivered to the airline less than a year ago, was damaged during an incident in Dubai International Airport (DXB). The aircraft collided on the ground with Emirates Boeing 777-300 on April 13, 2020. ...


AeroTime Team

SAS A350XWB embarks on another record flight SK7030

Having operated its longest flight ever, from Peru to Denmark, five days earlier, an Airbus A350XWB belonging to SAS Scandinavian Airlines embarked on another long-range journey to South America. On April 7, 2020, the airliner flew from Sweden to Peru, as it is understood to bring back stranded passengers.  ...


AeroTime Team

Aeroflot takes 1st A350XWB: change in fleet, livery

Aeroflot has taken delivery of a brand-new Airbus A350-900. The aircraft is the first not only for the operator but also for the region, as no other airline currently operates the A350XWB in Eastern Europe or CIS. The new airliner also features a subtle update to the century-old airline’s livery. ...


AeroTime Team

British Airways “unluckiest” A350 XWB: 4 incidents in 3 months?

Despite the fact that British Airways is just starting to add Airbus A350 XWBs to its fleet, one of the carrier’s A350-1000 can already claim the title of being the “unluckiest” aircraft. While the three-months-old wide-body already has two incidents under its belt officially, the suspicion is that in February alone it could have suffered two more problems. ...


AeroTime Team

With the phase-out of A330, what is the future Etihad fleet?

Etihad is set to phase out its last remaining Airbus A330s by the end of 2021. The national carrier of the United Arab Emirates has been known for its financial struggles in the past few years ‒ a time during which it often resolved to cut its voluminous plane orders and fleet. What is there to be left once the Airbus widebodies leave the fleet? ...


AeroTime Team

British Airways month-old Airbus A350XWB damaged 2nd time

British Airways brand-new Airbus A350 XWB, delivered to the operator just in the previous month, was reportedly damaged after a hard landing in Tel Aviv Ben Gurion International Airport, Israel (TLV) on January 19, 2020. Curiously, this is already the second incident in which the month-old aircraft is involved. ...