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Airbus Will Try 100% SAF Flights With Single-Aisles

Airbus Will Try 100% SAF Flights With Single-Aisles

Airbus will conduct multiple test flights using 100% Sustainable Aviation Fuels (SAF) using its single-aisle aircraft, at the end of 2021. Airbus is part of a partnership, that will use 100% SAF for flights in single-aisle aircraft. The project is called VOLCAN, for...
American Airlines – A321XLR To Fly Transatlantic Routes

American Airlines – A321XLR To Fly Transatlantic Routes

American Airlines will use its A321XLR aircraft in routes to transatlantic destinations. The airline expects to pick up the first of these jets in 2023. The Airbus A321XLR has excited a lot of airlines, and American appears to be one of them. The first of these...
Airbus – New Wing Design In The Works For A New A322?

Airbus – New Wing Design In The Works For A New A322?

Airbus is working on a new lightweight composite wing project, that could soon lead to a stretch-A321 variant, to become the A322! Airbus calls it “the future-wing project”. Composite materials are not new for the manufacturer. The A350 has a composite wing and...
COMAC C919 – A Worry For Airbus, Boeing?

COMAC C919 – A Worry For Airbus, Boeing?

COMAC could take some time to get its C919 going, but it will eventually trouble the established aircraft manufacturers, says Airbus. But how? The aircraft will likely get its type certification within 2021. The C919 is not COMAC’s first aircraft, but it is the one...