Airbus To Push Ahead With A320 Production Hikes With New Orders

As Airbus wraps up 2021 with a trio of massive orders, the planemaker is more ambitious than ever. Given its ever-growing backlog, the European giant plans to push ahead with production hikes... Read more »

Airbus’ First Converted A320 Is Now Flying

Elbe Flugzeugwerke (EFW), a joint venture formed by Airbus and ST Engineering, this week shared that its first converted passenger-to-freighter (PTF) Airbus A320 has taken flight for the first time. The A320P2F... Read more »

Azul A320 Evacuated After Rejected Takeoff In Brazil

An Azul Linhas Aereas flight came to an unexpectedly messy end on Thursday after the pilots aborted the takeoff, and a chaotic passenger-initiated evacuation followed. There are reports of panicked flight attendants... Read more »

Egypt Expansion: Qatar Airways Adds 2 A320 Routes

Qatar Airways is finding more uses for its Airbus A320 fleet. The airline is adding a new Egyptian route using the narrowbody while resuming services to two more destinations. The resumed routes... Read more »

LATAM Partners With Airbus To Enable Continuous A320 Descents

Airbus is set to upgrade more than 200 LATAM aircraft to allow them to complete a continuous descent when approaching airports. The fuel-saving initiative is expected to save some 60,000 tons of... Read more »

Viva Aerobus Airbus A320 Returns To Airport After Engine Failure

On September 17th, a Viva Aerobus Airbus A320 was flying between the Mexican cities of León and Tijuana but was forced to turn back to the airport it departed from. The cause... Read more »

Airbus updates A320 production rates in response to market environment

Airbus SE is updating its production rate planning for its A320 Family aircraft in response to the market environment. The new average production rates for the A320 Family will now lead to... Read more »

Would A Twin Aisle Configuration Work On The Airbus A320 Family?

The Airbus A320 is one of the most successful single-aisle aircraft families in aviation history. More often than not, the A320 deploys a traditional 3-3 configuration (three seats, aisle, three seats). But,... Read more »

China Begins Equipping Airbus A320 Fuselages In Tianjin

This week, one of Airbus’ suppliers in China began equipping Airbus A320 fuselages. By 2024, Xi’an Aircraft International will complete six fuselages per month, fully meeting the needs of Airbus’ final assembly... Read more »