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Air Canada: A321LR Order, After The 737 MAX and A220?

Air Canada: A321LR Order, After The 737 MAX and A220?

Airlines have tended to homogenize their fleets as much as possible, but Air Canada are now thinking of getting the Airbus A321LR! Why? At its first quarter earnings, Air Canada revealed that they are looking at the possibility of ordering the Airbus A321LR. The...
Lufthansa Orders More Widebodies: 787 and A350!

Lufthansa Orders More Widebodies: 787 and A350!

Lufthansa increases its orders for widebodies from both Boeing and Airbus, as it prepares for the group’s post-crisis future. The airline had started a transformation of its fleet some years ago. Lufthansa placed orders to replace widebodies like its A340s. They have...
INCIDENT: TAP Air Portugal A330neo Hits Lamp Post!

INCIDENT: TAP Air Portugal A330neo Hits Lamp Post!

A brand new TAP Air Portugal Airbus A330neo reportedly hit a lamp post shortly after landing at Bissau, in Guinea-Bissau. The aircraft had just performed flight TP1477, from Lisbon (LPPT) in Portugal, to Bissau (GGOV) in Guinea-Bissau. According to Portuguese media,...
JetBlue Gets First Transatlantic A321LR – And An A220!

JetBlue Gets First Transatlantic A321LR – And An A220!

JetBlue has had an exciting couple of days, as they picked up first an A220, then their very first ‘transatlantic’ A321LR with the new Mint cabin! They will use these planes in transcontinental routes, and to London. In a lot of people’s minds, JetBlue is...
Airbus A321XLR Engines: More Power Needed!

Airbus A321XLR Engines: More Power Needed!

Airbus is reportedly asking engine manufacturers for up-rated versions of their engines, specifically for its upcoming A321XLR. The information comes from Safran, the French engine company working with General Electric in the CFM International partnership. The...