Posts Tagged “A320NEO”

Airbus neo news

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There has been a steady flow of news about A320neo program delivery delays.  So far, these have all been directed at the P&W GTF engine.  P&W has explained to us that the issue is minor and a fix is being implemented.  A number of GTF powered neos have been delivered and are, as far as…

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Engine Wars update

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Engine Wars update






The two big engine makers in the single aisle market now are more easily compared as more data emerges.  Both firms have to file documents with the US FAA.  This information provides an insight we have not seen to date.  The CFM LEAP data can be seen here (E00089EN_Rev_1) and the P&W GTF data can…

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Second A320neo customer delivery

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Second A320neo customer delivery






Yesterday in Toulouse, at Airbus’ Delivery Center, India’s IndiGo took delivery of its first A320neo.  The aircraft arrives in India today.  The initial delays in deliveries means the remainder of the airline’s orders will come rapidly.  Its second A320neo delivery  comes next week. Airbus says from this month it will deliver 24 A320neo aircraft to…

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Airbus A320neo Test Progress

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Airbus A320neo Test Progress






Yesterday Airbus’ A321neo with the GTF took to the skies.  This is the most complex flight test program underway at present.  Each of the neo aircraft has to test both engine types.   The table below provides an idea of where the program was as of yesterday.

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Lufthansa gets A320neo #1

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Lufthansa gets A320neo #1






Lufthansa Group, Airbus’ largest airline customer and operator, marked a step in aviation history today by taking delivery of the first A320neo.  From left to right: David Hess, EVP and Chief Customer Officer, Aerospace, United Technologies – Robert Leduc, Pratt & Whitney President – Carsten Spohr, Chairman of the Executive Board and CEO of Deutsche…

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Airbus Pricing

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Airbus Pricing






Airbus announced their 2016 pricing and they added a 1.1% increase across the line.   So what does this look like? After all, no customer pays retail. Since each customer deal will see prices vary by many factors, we will stick to the retail prices to illustrate our points. Let’s start with single aisle aircraft pricing…

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