Posts Tagged “A320NEO”

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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Airbus A320neo Certified

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Airbus A320neo Certified






Airbus announced that its A320neo, powered by Pratt & Whitney PurePower® engines, has received joint Type Certification from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA). “Today’s announcement marks a significant milestone for the Airbus and Pratt & Whitney team,” said Greg Gernhardt, president, Pratt & Whitney Commercial Engines. “We…

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The Transaero Mess

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Russian airline, Transaero, deep in financial difficulties, was supposed to be taken over by Aeroflot.  Turns out Aeroflot won’t be doing that because the company cannot get the 75%+1 share of Transaero it had expected.  The takeover has fallen through. Transportation Minister Maxim Sokolov told reporters yesterday that the government will not allow the airline…

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A320neo September Flight Test Update

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A320neo September Flight Test Update






Airbus’ A320neo fleet started flight tests outside France last month, with the LEAP-engined aircraft going to Bolivia and the GTF-engined aircraft going to the UAE.  Airbus is pushing its tests hard because it has publicly said it will deliver its first aircraft by year end. There are big kudos for accomplishing this.  Making such a…

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Premium #189 – What does Airbus Opening a New US Production Facility Really Mean?

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