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Lufthansa’s Munich Base to House All Airbus A350s

Until COVID-19 struck, Lufthansa (LH) had split its fleet strategically between its two bases of Frankfurt (FRA) and Munich (MUC).


Airbus Fly-By-Wire Visionary Bernard Ziegler, 1933-2021

MIAMI – Via a press release, Airbus informed today that Bernard Ziegler, former VP of engineering and fly-by-wire evangelist, passed away yesterday at the age of 88. With the launch of the A320 in 1988, Ziegler, one of Airbus’ engineering


Airbus Fly-by-wire Visionary Bernard Ziegler

Via a press release, Airbus informed today that Bernard Ziegler, former VP of engineering and fly-by-wire evangelist, passed away at the age of 88.

Iberia A340-600 Suffers Hard Landing In Quito (+Video)

MIAMI — An Iberia Airbus A340-600 operating flight IB6453 from Madrid (MAD) to Quito (UIO) sustained damage on its main landing gear after the plane performed an impressive hard landing on the airport’s Runway 18 on August 11. Following a


Hi Fly Acquires Two Airbus A380s, Delivery Set To Mid 2018

MIAMI — The Airbus A380 has found a new home. Portuguese wet-lease operator, Hi Fly, has announced the acquisition of two former Singapore Airlines A380s, which the Asian carrier retired after ten years of operation. Singapore took delivery of its

Turkish Airlines Confirms Massive Airbus A350, Boeing 787-9 Order

MIAMI — Turkish Airlines confirmed a sizeable order of 60 widebody Boeing and Airbus planes today. The Istanbul-based carrier will reconstruct its long-haul fleet with the addition of 30 Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners and 30 Airbus A350-900s. The airline will start

Farnborough: Virgin Atlantic to Order 12 Airbus A350-1000

LONDON — Virgin Atlantic has placed a long rumored order for 12 Airbus A350-1000, becoming the 11th customer for Airbus’ largest A350XWB variant. The order, valued at $4.4 billion at list prices (and anywhere from $2.3-$2.6 billion applying standard discounts),

The Airbus A350 XWB: Being There At The Maiden Flight

TOULOUSE — The first half of 2013 and has certainly been a busy year in the annals of commercial aviation. In January the worldwide fleet of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner was grounded; not taking to the skies again until May.

January 2019

Air Tahiti Nui has taken delivery of its first Boeing 787-9, dubbed “Tahitian Dreamliner.” The new plane, featuring the airline’s stunning all-new livery, comes to replace the aging Airbus A340-300s as the carrier celebrates its 20th anniversary. All-star Airways photographer,


US Eases Sanctions on Conviasa, Authorizes E190 Maintenance

Venezuela’s flag carrier, Conviasa has been given the green light for its Embraer E190 fleet to enter the US for non-commercial purposes.

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