Posts Tagged “A320”

What the Airbus Narrow-Body P2F Program Means to the Market

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What the Airbus Narrow-Body P2F Program Means to the Market






At the Paris Air Show, Airbus, through its subsidiary Elbe Flugzeugwerke and Singapore Technologies Aerospace announced a joint venture to develop a passenger to freight (P2F) conversion for the A320 and A321 narrow-body aircraft. This is a significant development and will provide competition for the numerous Boeing P2F programs for the 737 and 757 that…

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Airbus ships first parts for Mobile assembly

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A320 aircraft production in the U.S. is on schedule to begin this summer as large aircraft components for the first U.S.-produced aircraft departed from Hamburg, Germany, bound for Mobile, Alabama. The parts on a ship named BBC Atlantic. The major component assemblies consist of wings produced in the UK, rear fuselage section produced in Germany…

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Alaska Airlines launches P2F program

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Israel Aerospace Industries launched a B737-700P2F conversion program through its MRO and conversion arm, Bedek Aviation Group. Alaska Airlines is the launch customer for the program with three firm orders plus an option. Bedek expects certification in mid-2016 with delivery of the first converted aircraft by the end of 2016. Alaska’s cargo fleet consists of…

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WHAT WE KNOW, AND DON’T KNOW, ABOUT GERMANWINGS 9525

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The tragic crash of a Germanwings A320, 4U flight 9525 from Barcelona to Dusseldorf, has led to widespread speculation regarding potential causes for the crash.   We know very little at this point, but expect to learn more as the flight data recorder, which was recovered, is analyzed by French authorities. While that “black box” was…

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BOC Aviation – Bucking Lessor Trends in Engine Selection?

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BOC Aviation – Bucking Lessor Trends in Engine Selection?






On March 13th, Bank of China Aviation made an announcement that it had selected IAE V2500 engines for an order for 12 A320s. We decided to look into this engine selection and evaluated this growing lessors A320 family engine selection over the years. The company has 124 A320-Family aircraft in its fleet. Related posts: That…

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Premium #142 – Will Lower Oil Prices Burst the Bubble?

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Premium #142 – Will Lower Oil Prices Burst the Bubble?






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