Posts Tagged “A320NEO”

GTF Update

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P&W provided us with this release on their GTF engine: “Pratt & Whitney’s carbon seal improvement package received certification April 12 and is being deployed to our customers. These changes are designed to improve the carbon seal’s durability for PW1100G-JM engines on the A320neo fleet. We are working closely with our customers to drive implementation…

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CSeries and A320neo Flight Ops

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CSeries and A320neo Flight Ops






Reviewing flight operations, using data from Flightradar24, we discovered that both aircraft are doing very well.  The flights tracked were through March 30. Since we know our readers like CSeries related information, here you are. The bottom line is that as we reported in great detail earlier, the A320neo is doing well.  There are hot…

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An Analysis of A320neo Flight Operations through February 2017

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An Analysis of A320neo Flight Operations through February 2017






We undertook a review of A320neo flight operations.  There were 71 A320neo aircraft in operation at the end of February.  An analysis of the 28,105 flights scheduled provides some interesting insights.  With recent news reports suggesting difficulties with engines, we decided to look through the data to determine how severe any problems are. The vast…

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Tianjin’s first A320neo

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Tianjin’s first A320neo






Airbus Final Assembly Co., Ltd. in Tianjin, China,  starts assembly of its first A320neo in July and plans to deliver it to an Asian customer in September 2017.  The Chinese plant, a joint venture between Airbus and Chinese partners based in the Tianjin Free Trade zone, has delivered more than 300 A320 aircraft since it…

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A320neo – US experience through January 25, 2017

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A320neo – US experience through January 25, 2017






The A320neo has been a very popular aircraft program.  Airbus has won 3,626 A320neo orders (over 5,000 neo models ordered) for the program since it was first offered.  How has the aircraft been doing in US service so far?  We looked at data on the US fleet. Here is what we know about the number…

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Spirit takes first A320neo delivery in the United States

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Spirit takes first A320neo delivery in the United States






Spirit Airlines accepted the first A320neo delivery in the United States with an aircraft on lease from AerCap. This is the first of five scheduled deliveries, with four additional options for Spirit. Ted Christie, Spirit’s Chief Financial Officer stated “ The state-of-the-art technology will burn less fuel and lower our operational costs. We continue to…

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