Posts Tagged “A320 NEO”

Air India gets its first A320neo

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Air India gets its first A320neo






Air India took delivery of its first of 14 A320neos leased from Kuwait-based ALAFCO.  Air India is the first CFM powered A320neo operator in India. This delivery is the first A320neo for ALAFCO from an order for 85. The A320neo is now part of Air India’s fleet of 66 A320s. Related posts: Premium #203 –…

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American Airlines ditches seat back IFE on MAX

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[Update: Each MAX seat will have both AC power (with an international outlet) as well as USB. No news on neo fleet yet] American Airlines will not install seat-back IFE screens on its 737 MAX fleet. The first four MAXs are due later in 2017.  The airline plans to offer free entertainment via Wi-Fi (powered…

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MAX orders

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MAX orders






[UPDATED chart] Last week we heard that the MAX was the fastest selling Boeing, ever.  Looking at the data, that’s true as the chart shows. Related posts: Single Aisle Orders Premium #203 – The Impact of Fuel Price and the Benefits of Re-Engined Aircraft Premium #204 – First Flight of the 737MAX – What it…

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A320neo milestone

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A320neo milestone






Mexico’s VivaAerobus took delivery of its first A320neo October 5.  Its last leg of the ferry flight to Mexico is the longest A320neo flight to date. The leg was from Keflavik, Iceland to Monterrey, Mexico and took nine hours and 32 minutes.  The aircraft saw fuel burn 18% better than the airline’s current generation A320s…

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Bombardier Delays Deliveries due to Engine Supply Issues

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Bombardier announced that its 2016 C Series deliver schedule will be delayed, while citing the statistics from the first two aircraft in service with Swiss.  The good news is that the two CS100 aircraft in service with SWISS have collectively flown nearly 400 revenue flights, and accumulated nearly 600 flight hours.   The bad news is that Bombardier stated…

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Delivery slots start to appear – implications are interesting

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We have posted a few stories about the single aisle bubble.  Now it seems there are cracks in delivery slots coming. Michael O’Leary has an insatiable appetite for 737s.  If delivery slots open up, exploiting them will be a card Ryanair has played before.  “If additional slots became available in 2017 or 2018 we’d happily…

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