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Airbus updates production rates, slows down pace on A320

As the aviation market is being shaped by the pandemic, Airbus announced the updated production rates for its aircraft....


Airbus preparing for record A320 production rates?

Despite the current downturn in travel, Airbus is still gearing up to increase its A320 family aircraft production rates in the coming years to match demand....


Al Baker changes tone: Qatar Airways to continue taking aircraft

Qatar Airways' chief executive stated that the airline will continue taking new aircraft deliveries, indicating a change of tone compared to June 2020:...


Airbus and Boeing finish 2020: different stories and signs of trouble

Following two separate paths, both Airbus and Boeing finished off 2020 on different notes. As 2021 goes on, duopoly could still follow two different paths....


Do you know first flight dates of these aircraft? [Quiz]

The date of the first flight is a monumental occasion for an aircraft's program. But do you know when some aircraft first flew? Take the quiz!...


History Hour: The Miracle on the Hudson, twelve years later

On January 15, 2009, a US Airways A320 landed on the Hudson River in New York City. 12 years later, Captain "Sully" remains one of the most acclaimed pilots....


Qatar Airways Al Baker: We will only operate half of A380 fleet

Qatar Airways chief executive Akbar Al Baker indicated that the days of at least five Airbus A380 within the Qatari airline are over....


US sets new tariffs on plane parts from France & Germany

The United States imposes new upgraded tariffs on aircraft parts from France and Germany.  ...


Flying wings: airliners of future that never comes | Part 1: Renaissance

With new futuristic designs presented by major manufacturers, flying wing airliners seem just around the corner. But wasn’t it so for decades?...


2021 – perfect time to buy second-hand wide-body aircraft?

With several operators announcing deals for second-hand wide-body aircraft, will we see more deals for them in 2021?...