Aircraft of the week and Air Serbia’s Boeing 737 fleet

Air Serbia officially retired its remaining 2 Boeing 737-300s on the 18th of February after almost 36 years in operation with JAT Yugoslav Airlines, JAT Airways and Air Serbia for the older aircraft. The 2 aircraft, which are registered YU-ANI and YU-ANK, have recently been operating for Air Serbia’s charter division, Aviolet (note how the […]

Berlin Brandenburg Airport has opened

After decades of administrative blabber and construction problems, Berlin Brandenburg Airport finally opened on Saturday. 2 A320neos from Easyjet and Lufthansa received a water salute in front of Terminal 1. The 1st flight took place the next day to London Gatwick Airport, operated by Easyjet. Germany’s Federal Minister of Transport, Andreas Scheuer, announced at the […]

AirAsia Japan Ceases Operations

AirAsia Japan ceased operations yesterday, following the decision from its parent company, AirAsia Group, to shut it down due to the impact on air traffic created by the coronavirus. The airline was the smallest subsidiary of the AirAsia airline group (the largest only low-cost airline group in Asia), which also operates in Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, […]

Peach takes delivery of its 1st Airbus A320neo

Japanese LCC Peach Aviation has taken delivery of its 1st Airbus A320neo. The airline has 27 more A320neos and 6 Airbus A321LRs (the Long Range version of the A321neo) in its order book. Peach Aviation’s A320neos have a 188-seat, single-class layout and will permit the airline to expand its operations in Japan. Peach Aviation already […]

Wizz Air Abu Dhabi has received its 1st aircraft

Start-up Wizz Air Abu Dhabi has received its 1st aircraft, an Airbus A321neo. The aircarft, fitted with 2 Pratt & Whitney PW1100Gs, was originally ordered by the airline’s parent company, Wizz Air, but then went through a sale-and-leaseback process with Singapore-based BOC Aviation, an aircraft lessor. The airline is also getting ready to receive another […]

BOC Aviation cancels order for 18 Airbus A320neos

Singapore-based BOC Aviation (Bank of China Aviation), an aircraft lessor, has announced that it has cancelled an order for 18 Airbus A320neos. The order for the aircraft was first announced on the 31st of December 2019, for a delivery date between 2022 and 2023. The customer for the aircraft, who is unnamed, now wishes to […]

Sky Leasing completes 2 aircraft deal with Indigo

Sky Leasing (an aircraft lessor based in Dublin and San Francisco) has signed a deal with Indigo (an Indian LCC) for the sale of 2 Airbus A321neos and their leaseback. The transaction covers deliveries to Indigo in August 2020. Riyaz Peermohamed, Chief Aircraft Acquisition Officer and CFO at Indigo, has expressed his contentment with the […]

Vistara receives its 1st Airbus A321neo

Vistara (an Indian LCC) has received its 1st Airbus A321neo out of 6. Powered by 2 CFM International Leap 1As, the aircraft has a a 3-class configuration, with 12 fully flat beds in Business class, 24 seats in Premium Economy and 152 in Economy. This aircraft will add on to Vistara’s current 32 A320 family […]

News Jan-16 Dec 2019

TAROM is in trouble TAROM, the Romanian flag carrier ,will end up, by the end of 2019 with a 40 million Euro deficit (the amount of money a company has lost). The Romanian transport ministry will ask for 47 million Euros from Brussels, the headquarters of the European Union and a restructuring aid of 110 […]