Until COVID-19 struck, Lufthansa (LH) had split its fleet strategically between its two bases of Frankfurt (FRA) and Munich (MUC).
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
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
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
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
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),
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.
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,
Venezuela’s flag carrier, Conviasa has been given the green light for its Embraer E190 fleet to enter the US for non-commercial purposes.