Posts Tagged “A320NEO”

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. Related posts: A320neo Flight Test – June Update Engine…

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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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The A320neo delays

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First it was Qatar.  Now its IndiGo.  Airbus has been doing a great job moving its neo program along.  The program’s sales are substantially ahead of the competing 737 MAX.  Everything looked so good until mid-December. IndiGo’s reaction to the delay is not exactly positive.  And they have 250 on order, so this is not…

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Lufthansa Airbus A320NEO Maiden Flight

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The is the replacement for the original first delivery. Note the amazingly small noise footprint. And this is the airplane that should have been delivered first. This airline has a track record of not taking deliveries as planned. Related posts: 737 rate hike too costly for Boeing? Its chief likes the numbers Comparing the NEO…

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